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Sunday, December 25, 2011

Happy Christmas!

I had a lovely Birthday yesterday.  It was sunny and almost 40 degrees outside.  I sure couldn't ask for anything better as far as the weather goes!

As planned, Bubba took me to the antique mall in Volo, Illinois.  It's a huge antique mall and just a hop, skip and jump from where we live.  I found a few nice vintage goodies to add to my stash.

First, a few vintage hankies:
The blue one is flocked!  I have a few in my collection from my flea market travels. 

Next, I found 2 yards of this beautiful machine embroidered fabric:

I love the scalloped edge on this!  And 2 yards will go a long way for what I do with it.

Next, I found this gorgeous vintage apron:

I almost hate to cut it up because it's in mint condition.  It just needs a good hand wash.  But I did buy it to cut up for my crazy quilting.

Last but not least, this pair of sweet vintage bunnies:

Yes, I'm always thinking of Spring! 

Today, we'll be going over to mom's for a few hours.

I hope ya'll have a wonderful Christmas Day!


Gerry Krueger said...

All great finds but that apron is to die for... If you do cut it up and put pieces on etsy...let me know... What a great husband that will take you to a antique mall for your birthday.. Have a restful day and remember the days are getting longer now!!! Ger

Sandy said...

Great finds. Have a good time at your Mom's.

Gaby Bee said...

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful... as always!
Best wishes for the festive season. Hope it’s a fabulous Christmas for you and yours! Health, Happiness and may all of your dreams come true for 2012!

Gaby xo

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