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I am artist of texture and color. I enjoy working with textiles, mixed media and the graphic arts. I am an avid cottage gardener with a love for pass along plants and big fluffy pink peonies and pink roses. Many of my tangible creations reflect my love of the garden and all its wonderful colors. I am not one who will settle for neutral colors as they bore me. I have been selling my creations online since 2002 beginning as a hobby and 10 years later my art is my full time passion.
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30 November 2010

The vintage alphabet party for November

The party has already started and I am a little late!

This month the letters were W and X

First a Washboard, no clue if this a reproduction, it was a found object by my hubby, he loves these as long as they look old!


a vintage sample box Washing soda!

for X, I  took a cue from Melody because I could not think of anything!
So here is X-mas....a vintage 1958 Napco candle and floral set that was my grandma's. I display it every year. I treasure it so much, it reminds me of Christmas's spent at the farm.

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8 comments:

Cheri said...

Thanks for visiting my blog. I also live in MS, near Memphis. I'm a new follower!

Niesz Vintage Home said...

I love your Washday collectibles!
They would be so cute in a laundry room.

Yes, X was hard...I think I cheated a little with x-stitch. LOL

Kimberly :-)

Janet Ellis said...

Your blog has inspired me in such a way as I am passing along two blog awards. Please visit my blog at http://theskinnyonmini.blogspot.com/2010/12/sweet-surprises-blog-awardsfor-me-so.html to accept one or both of them. And before I go, I want to thank you for sharing your life, your thoughts, your passions with all of us. ~ Blessings, Janet

Marydon said...

I so remember those wash boards, every Saturday at G'ma Maggie's house we did the wash, yuck! Love my automatic washer lmty!

The little angels I remember also.

Lovely share. Hope you had a lovely holiday celebration.

Happy Christmas days ~
TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

SavannahGranny said...

Hi, I love your X post. I especially love the candle and floral set. They are awesome and have memories from a precious time past are great. Thanks for visiting my post and your comments. I am your newest follower. Please follow me as well. I look forward to our visits, Ginger

Francie...The Scented Cottage Studio said...

oooh I think it is vintage...I have a few in my laundry room. Love your W's and X's (())

Judy said...

I love the wash day items! Used to have a washboard in my laundry room, but it lives with someone else nowadays.

The Napco Christmas items are favorites of mine! I buy a lot of them and resell them in my antique booth. There are Santa S&P shakers in there now and just sold a cute Noel set two days ago.

Thanks for sharing!

xinex said...

You got so much vintage stuff and they are all treasures. Thanks for sharing!...Christine

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