There is a fine line however with these vignettes becoming kitschy and I think the key to keeping them classy is to not clutter the space with lots of little pieces like this:
ah!! sourceHere are some fine examples of vignettes:
I love how a vignette was created on the bottom of the staircase!
on a fireplace looking awesome with the sea fan...
LOVE this via House Beautiful
and this via myhomeideas
love this real-life vignette from lisaferncreek.blogspot.com
I could spend hours playing around with little areas and snapping photos trying to get that magazine quality: Here are some from my former home:
and some more from Dovecote:
and the Drawing Room in Greenwich:
Have any vignettes in your home? Send along, I'd love to see!!
*update* my blogger pal at Sealaura sent these my way and I just love her style and creativity:
she loves the one right above because it reminds her of beach vacations, cute isn't it?