Thursday, March 28, 2013

A Few Pretty Things

Took a little time today to
play with a few favorites from my button collection, and some of my goodies from Michelle.

Hope you enjoy seeing them!

One of my favorite purchases ever are these
charming little vintage French tart tins!

Snagged them at The French Nest in Orlando,
when I was hanging out with Carol, 
a couple of years ago.

Wish I could find some more of the
vintage mattress buttons!! Such a
great look!

Another favorite is this adorable crown Abby created!

These little cuties came with a 
surprise on the back!

They were made in France in
the early 1900's, and one of the
workers used the card to write down
all the ailments a cold pack could cure!

The funny thing is the writing is in English, and appears to have been written prior to the buttons being stitched on!

Just love little surprises like this!

Oh and the next time you find yourself stricken with hysteria, just apply a cold pack, ok?


Joy and Hugs,


Susan EvelynAndRose said...

'Sew' pretty Becky! Love those buttons and the trinkets from dear Michelle. Abby's so talented with that crown, too.
Too funny about a cold pack for hysteria - guess it's meant to cool someone down. :)

Chenille Cottage said...

"When the dog bites,
When the bee stings,
When I'm feeling sad....
I simply remember my favorite
And, then I don't feel so bad."

I love your beautiful arrangements of a few of your favorite things!

Becky...What a beautiful post!
Have a Happy Easter, my friend,
Carolynn xo

Kar said...

That is so awesome to find a treasure such as the cold pack list amongst all those goodies.

Hope all is well with you! Have a very Happy Easter!


Melanie said...

Oh Becky that little vignette of buttons is so beautiful. Love the buttons !

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Such pretty little treasures, Becky! "Appendicits"? Gosh, I wish I would have know that a cold pack would have worked before I had that emergency appendectomy a few years ago. : ) Have a wonderful weekend and a Happy Easter! Give your little "bunnies" lots of hugs!

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

Love the vignette of the buttons,Becky and your photos are always gorgeous.Have a Happy Easter.

NanaDiana said...

That last card is quite comical- what a neat thing to find. Love the post- xo Diana

Donna Wilkes said...

What wonderful treasures and lovely vignettes. I now wonder why I have never thought of snipping old mattress buttons!

~ Liz ~ said...

Very sweet little pretties. Thanks for sharing them with us.

Robin said...

Your collection is so pretty. I love how you've displayed it. I've just recently started a small collection of sewing items so I'm really loving this post. Gives me something to aspire to. thanks

Barbara Jean said...

Great finds...
be blessed

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

These are wonderful treasures, Becky. So YUMMY, YUMMY!

Bente said...

Love that buttons too. Very difficult to find, at least here.
The photos is so beautiful.

Wish you a nice Easter.

Patty said...

I loved seeing your treasures - so pretty! I'm a new follower. Thanks for visiting me.

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Becky,
Your treasures are so wonderful and such precious keepsakes.
Love the cold pack list. Too wonderful.
Thank you for the inspiration.
Wishing you a blessed Easter filled with many blessings.
Hugs, Celestina Marie

Trisha said...

Love your little pretties, and the writing on the back of the button card; wow! Have a Blessed day, Trisha

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Becky, thank you for your sweet note.

I didn't get the text for some reason. Not sure why. I will check my phone and see if I somehow missed it.

I will try and email you. I have lost your number.

Happy Easter, my friend!

Love you...



Kerryanne @ Shabby Art Boutique said...

Such gorgeous treasure Becky. I'm thrilled to be featuring this post at Shabbilicious Friday tomorrow. Please pop by and pick up a feature button.

Curtains in My Tree said...

Beautiful pictures makes me want to go in the studio and play with my buttons
I seen you featured at Shabbilicious Friday

Petite Michelle Louise said...

a sweet collection of button cards...i have an affinity for them myself! made me smile to see my petite tresors amongst them. so happy you are enjoying your goodies. happy w-end mon amie! ;)

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