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Vintage Ephemera

Vintage Ephemera - It could very well be a diagnosis. It sounds a bit like a medical term, doesn't it?! It can sure take over my house like an illness =)

This Show & Tell might be a little like hanging out my paperie laundry! I've posted before about my bizarre affinity for paper and since I'm still unpacking from vacation, I'm just going to share a few things that are currently out on my dinning room table (and it's a good excuse to not show you the business end of my ephemera mess)...

Love those old gals!

Sheet music is difficult to sew with! Huh - who knew?!

Any other homeschool moms starting to hunt and gather for the Fall?

Here's a little something I came across - New Ideas for Your Vintage Ephemera ('cause I don't have enough hair-brained ephemera ideas-lol!)

My latest hair-brained ephemera project (scroll down one post).

This is one of my favorite vintage ephemera pieces. Mom's old Bible - with her handwritten notes. I've been focused this week on a verse in Psalms 139 Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thine hand upon me. Is there anything more endearing than knowing He is both behind us and ahead of us?! He's given us the only scrapbook ephemera that has always been fade resistant... His word will endure forever.

Big, big thanks to Little Pink Studio for hosting our Show & Tell Sunday this week!!
Sunday Note: Because the Bible says that honoring the Sabbath is sign of the covenant between God and us - forever, I take Sundays as a day of rest. To honor Him, my Sunday posts are prepared the day before and any questions or orders that come through on Sundays will be responded to on Monday. Thank you so much for visiting.

18 comments:

  1. What a fun post, I love all your ephemera and what a great project! Hope you are doing well and I so wanted those Vogue puffs!! Oh well guess I will just lust over the pic;-)
    *hugs*
    Michelle

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  2. I just love your blog Polly...hopefully soon I can come and visit you for the day, I would love to bring Maddi and hit Nickleworld since her sisters got to go when they were her age.
    Hugs and Love,
    Amy (Mom to the Four Sisters)

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  3. PS...Tip and Mittens!!!! GET OUT...I used that book with the big girls when I was homeschooling them years ago!!!
    LOVE SEEING IT AGAIN!!!
    Amy (Mom to the Four Sisters)

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  4. Love it all some really neat things...Mary

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  5. Awwwww...I love the Vintage Stockings!! Just my kind of thing....Great Idea! xoxo Sher

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  6. Polly, you've quite captured my heart with those photos, my sweet blessed chickee! It is so hard for me to keep off here on sundays but I think I sometimes can "spread the word" with the internet. I can at least "TRY", right?!?!
    Smoochies, lovely lady,
    Connie

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  7. What a beautiful blog post! Thanks for sharing. By the way, did you know about shabby scraps Show Us Your Form day on Aug. 1st? Have a nice Sunday! Twyla

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  8. Neat blog! Love your beautiful ephemera!
    xoxo
    Dollybelle

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  9. Hi Polly! I love your collection. The Tip and Mitten children's book and the socks you sewed out of vintage music sheets are so cute! Happy Sunday! Di

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  10. Hi Polly Congrats on the Thriftville book I want one ..
    wow you are really something girl(:)You should really be pleased with yourself~~ big hugs Patty

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  11. Me again
    ..just letting you know that I have your Book ''Thriftville'' on my blog(:) hugs Patty

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  12. Love the clothespins and those stockings - too clever!

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  13. Hi Polly,
    I forgot.. a Good book to read is another favorite thing. There are so many things. I'll be getting your book. How COOL.Just have to wait for a little more "pin Money"
    Come visit, I'm having a little give away :) It's a good reminder about Honoring God on Sunday..Thanks, Deb

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  14. tip and mitten!!! how funny to see that, that was the book we used when i was in kindergarten for reading...thanks for sharing your lovely papers with us, you really have some great stuff!!!

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  15. Love your post! Great projects. Your blog is beautiful!
    -Karoline

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  16. Oh Polly! If I'd had milk in my mouth just now, I would have spewed for sure on that diagnosis!!! Silly girl.

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  17. Now if I could just have that mannequin to "pick off" whatever I wanted as I am creating. That's nto too much to ask for is it? I just might have to get this book. Love the clothespins.

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