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Tag Archives: vintage

#24 yellow

What colour is the sun, cheese, butter, blonde hair and bees? Well, according to children’s paintings . . . Yellow! The Pencil names below? Dark Cadmium, Zinc, Lemon Cadmium, Primrose, … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · 4 Comments

#12 brooches

A Brood of Brooches Born in Indonesia, Persia, Australia, Canada . . . made with wood, plastic, leather, pewter, shell, brass, Persian turquoise, wool . . . gifts from grandmothers, … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

#9 clear glass buttons

I keep buttons of every colour but when it comes to camera & light play, clear glass buttons are the stars! Check out the shadows . . . If clear … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

#8 glass salt shakers

. . . the preservative qualities of salt made it a peculiarly fitting symbol of an enduring compact, sealing it with an obligation to fidelity. The word salt thus acquired … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · 4 Comments

#5 baby cards

What’s pink and blue and sparkly and decorated with bunnies, kittens and mini plastic combs? My Baby cards circa 1965 . . . kept safe all these years by my … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · 7 Comments
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