Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Happy Halloween! :)

Hope you have a great Halloween,
with no tricks and lots of treats!
Here are some more vintage
Halloween illustrations!
 These first three
are from Jack and Jill
October 1972.
I believe the name of the artist is Betsey.

 This last one is from
October 1967.
The artist is Dorothy Forsyth.
I just love all these wonderful owls!
Bye for now!

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Vintage Halloween Art

 Here are some examples of 
great vintage illustrations
from some of my old Jack and Jill magazines.
The first three are all from
October 1967,
and the art is by Allan Eitzen.
 The next three are from
October 1972,
and the art is also by Allan Eitzen.


Bye for now!

Monday, October 29, 2012

Fall Bulletin Board

 This bulletin board is in my kitchen,
where I used to have a black board.
I loved the look of that black board, 
but I never seemed to use it.
So I took a bulletin board from my bedroom and
repainted the frame and covered it with burlap 
to match my kitchen.
 Then I dressed it up for fall.
I love it!
Bye for now!

Friday, October 26, 2012

The Camera Loves Him

 Smoke sure loves attention,
even if it means I'm taking his picture.
In fact I think he really likes it!
 Just one more shot!
Bye for now!

Thursday, October 25, 2012

It's Getting Squirrelly Around Here

 Our resident squirrels are very busy right now,
eating seeds right and left.

 I just happened to notice him 
when I was peeking out my front door window.
 I wish I could have him for a pet, 
he's so cute!
 And the maple tree out front 
just gets prettier
and prettier!

Bye for now!

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Red and Brown

 What I wore:
Cardi, skirt, and handbag: thrift
Boots, tights: Target
Pin and necklace: vintage from my Mom
Coat: Steve and Barry

Bye for now!

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Thrifted Craft Book

 Here is the great 70's craft book I found
on needlepoint. 
Beside all the great project ideas,
there is lots of stitch tutorial too.

Bye for now!

Monday, October 22, 2012

Thrift Store Finds

Found at the thrift:
this adorable little elf 
sitting on a mushroom.
Don't know if this was part of something else,
but it was made by Lefton.

 Also found these two great trivets!

Lastly I found another great 
craft book,
but I'll show that tomorrow.
Bye for now!

Friday, October 19, 2012

Thursday, October 18, 2012

What I Wore

 What I wore to the Mall of America:
jeggings, boots, purse: Target
top, vest, vintage poncho: thrift
vintage leaf pin and bracelet: my Mom

Bye for now!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Thrift Store Finds

 I've been finding lots of fun 
vintage clothes at the thrift.
Like this maxi skirt.
I'll shorten this before I wear it.

 Love this print, 
especially the kitties!
 And then there is this adorable
pinafore apron.
I will shorten this 
and make this into a jumper.

And lastly there's this skirt. 
This just needs some minor repair to the seams.

Bye for now!

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