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Friday, July 8, 2011

PINK SATURDAY - good to be back!

Its been a long time since I have been on here and I have missed all the wonderful blogs that post, so very happy to join in the fun again for tomorrow - July 9th.

Stopped by 1/2 Price Books and found this book that is full of COPYRIGHT FREE vintage images: so great that the cover is PINK!

 a few pages showing what is offered inside the book - wonderful images!!!

 these will definitely be used on ATC's


Last week I found a shoebox full of vintage greeting cards at a local antique mall and this adorable little girl was in the mix - you can't really tell but is has glitter around the door and on her sweet pink dress!

this is another card from the box - the other pink is covered in glitter

this was at the bottom of the box, I HAD to post this because of the tiny little pink ribbon at the top of this graduation announcement from 1926 !! It is in mint condition!

close up of pink ribbon

That's all for today - wanted to get my "feet wet", now it is time for me to go view all the other great blogs!

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Thanks for stopping by!


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22 comments:

Jori said...

I love vintage images SOOO much! Thank you for sharing!

Kathryn Ross said...

Hi Robin! Thanks for visiting at The Writer's Reverie - thought I'd drop by to say "hi" - and gush over your finds! That 1926 piece is a find - I love old things. Your greeting cards are nice, too. I have four bins full of my grandmother's cards - she kept everyone - dating back to the 1920's. I'd love to do something with them - but my aunt wants me to just "keep" them. Ya!
Joy!
Miss Kathy

LV said...

What a great variety of pinks you treated us with.

Holly said...

Hi Robyn~
Thank you so much for your visit! You have some wonderful finds here, but I gotta say - I love that copyright free book - that is awesome!
Hope you have a great weekend and Happy Pink Saturday!

Jillian's Bella Rosa Antiques said...

I want to see inside the first book! Will you show us next time??? Love that commencement announcement...with the ribbons too! WOw...great finds.

monah http://graciouscottage.com/ said...

Hi
Hi,
I am visiting early for PS.
I really like your vintage cards. One of my fav...
Graciously,
monah

Molly and the Princess said...

Wow, what fab finds! The vintage illustrations are wonderful.

Susie Jefferson said...

What a brilliant find - I'm so jealous! And I love the girly card as well. You have a great 'eye' (and a lot of luck, obviously - I rarely come across things like this).

This week, my contribution is a desktop screensaver calendar. Happy Pink Saturday from the UK!

DearHelenHartman said...

The images are smashing but the little Birthday girl has my heart. Happy Pink Saturday!

Honey at 2805 said...

Thanks for sharing your vintages images. I especially like that 1926 announcement!

Tricia said...

What a wonderful illustration book - I'd love to use a couple of those pictures in my altered art. What a treasure! Happy Pink Sat.
Blessings,
Tricia

Melody said...

What a great find! love vintage images too. They just have something that todays images lack.

Susan said...

Hello Robyn,
What lucky finds you discovered! I love that copywright book with such lovely images, and the cute little girl's card is precious.
Happy PS, and thanks for your visit!
- Susan

Robin said...

lovely little pinks....
Have a pinkishly beautiful weekend

Jamboree said...

Hi,
Just discovered your blog. Wonderful to see your vintage related finds, adore the book - on a mission to fine one to :D - look forward to seeing your ATC'S.

ceodraiocht said...

Hi Robyn - thanks for visiting. I have that vintage image book and haven't dragged it out in quite awhile. Thansk fro the reminder!

My Crafty Little Page said...

Hi Robin - Those cards are so darling and what a neat old announcement. Love the cover of the images in pink! You just can't have too much paper ephemera, can you? ;) Nancy

lynne said...

Happy Pink Saturday
I would love to discover such treasures, these images are just my thing.
Thanks for sharing.
Wishes
Lynne

Dogmom Diva said...

What great vintage images, and love the vintage greeting cards..thank you for sharing!

Barb

mypinkprettiesaboutme said...

Really great finds. I always love finding new treasures.

HPS

LL

Leann said...

Hi Robin

Well, I'm soo jealous - love all that vintage-y goodness. What a mother load! The book alone makes me drool, but then add in all your other great finds? I'm a puddle:)

Thanks for stopping by last week. Come back soon!
Leann

♥ Miss Tea said...

love love love everything, as i said earlier, i love everything vintage! so lucky you found that adorable girl card, super cute!

Susan