Thursday, July 11, 2013

Pretty Things to Make Me Smile

I have been feeling so out of sorts lately.  Sadness, frustration, anger, feeling like I take one step forward and two steps back.  Of course not everyday is like that but when it is I enjoy pretty little things that make me smile. 

Here are some recent finds, don't mind my photos I rarely have time to take them when the sun is actually shining.  They are still pretty...

Old lace on an old lace card

Mother of pearl buckles and buttons
In a plastic Art Deco jewelry box

Hair pick decorated with tiny sea shells, pearls and glitter

Hand painted Japanese hair ornament

Flower garden quilt with old fabrics


Flapper era hosiery bag

Filled with hand crochets pieces

 Glass jars with tins lids

Old Valentine's


  1. You updated! I was hoping you'd post again soon. Vintage stuff never fails to cheer me up when I'm feeling down. Grad school has definitely been tough this year (and has made me feel like an idiot more times than I care to remember), but it's amazing how much happier I feel when I find something great at an estate sale. Or when I succeed at getting stains out of a dress that seemed irreparable. Or when the sun shines through my collection of old apothecary bottles sitting on the windowsill. It's nice to know that you are similarly affected by beautiful old things, and I really hope that those feelings of frustration pass you by in a hurry.