Tuesday, April 17, 2012

You sweet little book. Can I take you home?

At a weekend antique show, 
I spotted this charming vintage child's book.
My heart went pitter patter.  It was aqua and it was old.
I became quite smitten.


But, I couldn't find the price. 
Sometimes at shows, items that seem quite ordinary are priced quite high.
I figured this was the case with this delightful find.

 I picked it up anyway.  I didn't want to go back and find it gone.
The illustrations were just so sweet.


   

     

 I took it up the check out counter and asked it's price.
And it turns out that the surprise was twice as nice. 
{five dollars.}



 Sold!  To the lady who loves old stuff.
It's a collection of stories from Child Life magazine.

How darling will this be in a mantel motif?
Or tucked into a vintage baby gift basket?
Or scrapbooking.

(the teacher with the bat cracks me up.)

xo jeanne.


5 comments:

  1. Cute, cute, cute! I KNOW you'll make something fantastic out of that.

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  2. Wow only $5! great graphics and like you said nice price.

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  3. What a treasure. I love those old books and the illustrations in yours are wonderful. Great find!

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  4. Hi found your blog via Pinterest... thanks for sharing your pictures and adventures in decorating.

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  5. This is an adorable book! I love olden children's books. They are wonderful to read to my "grands" and to decorate with. I'm new to your blog via Pinterest. So glad to find you.
    CAS

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