Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Vintage Christmas in July Swap

I always get  THE BEST swap partners!
For Erica's Vintage Christmas in July I was partnered with 
Maggie from Maine. 
She is the sweetest lady,
and she sent me not one, but TWO tins full of goodies!

The little angel above with the star is from her own childhood-1940's,
I thought that was the kindest, most thoughtful of her to send treasures from her own past.

This little Putz house is from her own village from the 50's!
A beautiful Christmas pin to wear, Santa picks, and a cute little elf ornament, an old ornament from her collection, and more!

Beautiful vintage rick-rack from her hubby's great Aunt.
The Santa Boot fabric is in the background, she sent for quilting.
She and I both love to quilt.

 This jolly Santa face was in the attic of the house when she moved in. 
He looks like the Santa I remember from the 50's.

 Beautiful old cards with sweet messages,  the envelopes and stamps still on them!

Another pretty tin with bits and bobs in it!

I love these little craft books!

Look at the beautiful hankie that still has the original Kresge tag on it!

More pretty embroidery for the tabletop.
I'm telling you, she went all out!

Y'all, in the bottom of the tin was this beauty, just waiting for me!
This beautiful Christmas apron from her own collection.

Thank you sweet Maggie, from the bottom of my heart!! :-)

And a thank you to Erica, too for being our host.

Happy Christmas in July,
from Dorothy and Ms.Wilma

This is a peek inside the tin I sent to Maggie.


Tuesday, July 2, 2013

The Custards Giveaway

Hi everybody,

Just look at this pretty bag I won from Jenny at "The Custards" blog!!

I love this Cathedral Window pattern on the front of the bag.
She is some kind of talented!

And not only did she send me the bag, she made this gorgeous banner out of vintage embroidery.

All of these lovelies wrapped in a pretty package.

Inside this pretty vintage box were the letters "Hens Rule"

I fell in love with her blog the very first time I saw it, she is some kind of special.

Thank you Jenny!

P.S. Please do not pin these pics to Pinterest, she doesn't want her work on Pinterest and I don't blame her.

Blessings and a Happy 4th of July everyone,
Dorothy and Ms.Wilma