11 Dec 2011

Thrift shopping,

Hi everyone,
Love this time of year !
And although it's about the busiest time there's always a litlle moment,

  
to do some thriftshopping.
And this time I found something special to show you,

Stamps?

A small rug that was framed.

so sweet

My mother said,
 it are little banner images that came with a pack of cigarettes before the war
(around 1940) and people collected them.

from about 1940..

I love how they are sewn together
and wonder
who it could have made ​​and in what circumstances.

This is what I love about thriftshopping!

groetjes Heleen
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22 comments:

  1. Oh my, I LOVE the little cigarette banners! They are beautiful! Thanks for sharing them.
    Dorothy

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  2. Whoooo wat een schitterende vondst!!!
    liefs Ester

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  3. Mooie vondst. Ik hou ook zo van "oude troepies"
    Ben benieuwd wat je ervan gaat maken.
    groetjes,
    Sandra

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  4. Wat zijn die leuk, heb ik nog nooit eerder gezien. Daar gaan jullie vast iets leuks mee doen.

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  5. Jeetje wat een goeie vondst!Ik vind het echt prachtig.
    Fijn weekend, Evelyne

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  6. heel intersant deze kleine stitcheries. You find the most interesting things. groetjes

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  7. Fabulous! What a great find!!
    Esther.

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  8. Fascinating! I love to thrift too!

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  9. Super leuk !
    Die had ik ook wel willen vinden ...., maar jullie maken er vast weer wat moois van

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  10. What a neat treasure find, I've never seen that before.

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  11. I have never before seen fabric cigarette banners, although I am familiar with decorative (paper) cigarette cards. That is a wonderful thrifty discovery!

    Best wishes.

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  12. Fabulous Find. But, I do see a new bag in the future.

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  13. Yahoo for you..love finding treasures...now I want to go shopping at my favourite charity shop today....I always find something! Hugs to you dear one. xoxoxox

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Thank you :)
Groeten, Heleen en Corry

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