Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Thrift Finds: Love Edition

Hi! Is everyone ready for Valentine's Day?
This year the hubby and I are having a "romantic dinner for 5." :)
The joy of children, right?! ;)
Actually, there's no other way we'd rather spend it...
than with our little love bugs.


While I love vintage Valentine's, I don't have very many
for some reason. I thought this one was so sweet.


I especially liked the cute little rhyme inside.


It's interesting when they have writing on them.
This one was simply signed with a name on the back, "Madge Beam."

I wasn't sure the glasses below were vintage initially--they seemed
like it, but sometimes it's hard to tell with certain items, isn't it?


They each have a different love-related phrase written 
on them in French.


I did a quick search on them, and all I found

 If only this set had a particular line from my favorite film, Amelie:
"I am nobody's little weasel."
I love how quirky and original it was.
Isn't that movie the best?


I sent my lovely friend Kitty a package recently,
and included this Valentine I made for her adorable dog, Bono Baby.
I'm not awesome at craft stuff, but I do enjoy doing it,
especially if there are some vintage elements involved :)
That's one of those oversized playing cards, 
to give you some size perspective.




I also included this. 
I'd been wondering how to use this vintage 
wrapping paper in some way, because it was too cute.
Kitty's son Roscoe just turned 1, and his bedroom is done in
a circus theme. I ended up simply adhering it to canvas,
and then adding song titles from vintage sheet music to the sides.





I'm crazy for bright, kitschy wares
so this kitchen canister practically jumped into my basket ;)


Right before going to the thrift store where I bought this Snoboy sign,
I'd seen one just like it at an indoor rummage sale, but for a lot more.
Ah, cheapness really does pay.


A vintage candy tin to add to my collection.
I love the colors on it, so pretty.




This sweet sign really charmed me,
and I liked it even more for being inscribed with a message on the back.



Cute little bunny bib, 
where were you when my little girl was a baby
and used to stick her tongue out 
in just that manner?

That would've been perf.




A cute little pink basket,
to fill with?
Maybe Valentine's Day candies.


Two pins I picked up at the same sale as the bib.
Really, I think most everyone loves the word "yes."
Yes?


Hope you have a wonderful Valentine's Day!!

Linking up to: A Living Space

7 comments:

Marium said...

Your kids are beautiful! Great finds...love that yes pin - let me know if you are selling it!

Vintage Coconut said...

Happy Valentines day. =D

Eartha Kitsch said...

Such great finds! I love what you did with the wrapping paper and that bib is SO cute. I inherited a question mark brooch from my grandmother that I think of when I see your "yes" one. : )

Kitty said...

oh my goodness...we are so in love with the pretties you sent us. I can't wait to put up both Bono Baby's Valentine and Baby Coco's wrapping paper masterpiece. You are so talented and insightful. My favorite movie is Amalie too. I think the glasses you found are amazing! Everything you pick up is just so so precious. Just like you.
love and hugs,
Kitty

Katie said...

Cute pick of your little lady sticking her tongue out :) Also like what you did with the circus wrapping paper. That must have been hard to give it up but I'm sure your friend and her son will love it!

Laura Irrgang said...

Your babies are gorgeous, and it was so nice to see your lovely face, too.
The 'yes' pin is awesomesauce, and I LOVE what you did with the vintage wrapping paper. May I steal that idea, please?

Laura Irrgang said...

Your babies are gorgeous, and it was so nice to see your lovely face, too.
The 'yes' pin is awesomesauce, and I LOVE what you did with the vintage wrapping paper. May I steal that idea, please?