Thursday, 18 August 2011

Vintage Love....

 I always know deep down, really and truly, one does not gain happiness from *things* but from people, family, friendships, love, relationships etc etc. Though *blush* hands up, when I found this little beauty, I found oh so much happiness....


Oh it is just so cute....


And like me, vintage 70s ;) All the lovely little and original, things inside. Cups and saucers, plates, cutlery, flasks, sandwich boxes.... I love playing with them like a little girl would, who enjoys playing with her toys....


I love, love, love the little salt and pepper containers, so cute....


And as for the basket itself, just beautiful....


I love it!! And well tis my birthday today, so if you can't treat yourself on your birthday, when can you ;)

X

18 comments:

  1. Its beautiful - and yes, if its your birthday then you must have pretty treats! Have a great day!
    Liz & Shortbread & Ginger

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  2. I bought a lovely picnic basket from car boot last week for £3. I will be using it for display for my handmade soaps. Its perfect!

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  3. Happy Birthday, it is a lovely birthday treat just for you :)Hope you have a lovely day xxx

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  4. Aw so cute!
    Happy Birthday Mary!
    Hope you have a wonderful day xxx

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  5. Happy birthday! :) wonder if you will go on a picnic? love the basket, great buy.

    Bee happy x
    Have a delicious day!

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  6. A wonderful find indeed! Great job!

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  7. Happy Birthday have a great day and hope you get spoilt xx BTW love the trunk ♥

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  8. Such a beautiful picnic basket and a perfect birthday present! Happy Birthday! x

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  9. Happy Birthday! And your hamper looks lovely.

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  10. Happy Birthday Mary. I love your birthday present to yourself. It is the sort of thing that I love too. I never really grew up either, you see. When I was a small girl, I had a miniature tea set, real porcelain with the willow pattern on it. I loved it. Now I don't have it anymore. I wonder where it went? If you see it amongst your travels, do tell me :)
    Hope you get your pink food mixer this year?

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  11. Happy Birthday Mary....

    Love the hamper, very pretty find. Enjoy....

    Also really looking forward to the small peoples room makeovers.

    Lx

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  12. I love the crockery!!! We have 2 baskets like this which I just posted pictures of! Yours is lovely!

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  13. Happy Birthday! I love the picnic basket, it's gorgeous!

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  14. Happy Birthday from across the pond.
    Love the picnic basket. My parents had one like that in the 1950s. It was versatile.
    And I won't suggest that your special birthday gift means you're a basket case. Won't do that. Promise!

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  15. How lovely - I have a pile of hampers as they are so nostalgic.

    Happy Birthday to you!

    Jayne

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  16. What a wonderful hamper! It's really cute and I love how 70's it is. :)
    A really Happy Birthday to you! :)
    xx

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  17. Oh yes that is indeed wonderful and such a sunshiny colour, just perfect.

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