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Friday, February 22, 2013

A few lovely, old things...just what I love ~

Hello dear friends!!
I guess you can tell I've been taking it easy this week...
but I do have to get back into my creative groove very soon ~

I scanned in this precious baby for you (a gift from sweet Lisa)
and blushed her cheeks ever so slightly too!!
Click to enlarge and save ~

I just have to share some wonderful gifts I recently received from Linda of Willow Nest ~
She said she had some things that she knew I'd love and
of course you know I DO!!!
She was able to bit TONS of  wonderful treasures in this little 9 x 16" pillow slip...
let me give you a little peek:

I unloaded it all and carefully laundered all of the precious fabric goodies,
French baby dresses, shirts, bibs....
I'm so in love with those two blue and white dresses!!!!

Beautiful old French ephemera and photographs ~

She told me that the bibs are from a French friend of hers when she was a baby!
All laundered, all pressed...what to do with them?
I've got to think of something ~

And just look at the teeny doll hangers...

Yes, this is the smallest, most precious doll pillow case!
Now I've GOT to make a pillow for it.

Look at the old fabric measuring tape, it's beautiful to me.

I so love this, I'll be sure to scan it and share it with you!

And I so love this red striped thingie with button holes...
it has them on each end like it was a cuff or something.
Wouldn't it be beautiful foundation for a collage???

I hope you enjoyed seeing the sweet treasures she gifted me,
you really couldn't even see them all!
Thank you so much precious Linda,
you are such an angel for thinking of me!!!

Wishing you wonderful weekend precious friends,
hugs and love,


Dorthe said...

Dearest Dawn,
that is the most beautiful gifts you recieved from Linda, oh she surely knows all about what you love, sweetie-so many special old treasures in a pillow slip, that is fantastic how much it hided.I love the bibs and litttle shoes-the wonderful cards and photoes, and the wonderful old handmade things. You must have been smiling all day long, after opening up all this.
Thank you friend for the lovely foto from Lisa-I will save it :-)
Hugs and love to you with wishes of a happy weekend.

BumbleBeeLane said...

Beautiful little treasures.Love them all especially those little shoes and hangers.Sweet Gifts.Warm Blessings!~Amy

Rhonda said...

Absolutely wonderful! You will be inspired with all these gifts, I am positive. Incredible treasures.

Linda K. said...

Oh! Dawn. You're gonna have some fun with all these old baby things. What a sweet gesture for your friend to do. Can't wait to see what you do with your new treasures.


Desires of the Heart said...

What lovely treasures Linda sent must be very special to her as you are to all of us in Blogland. Thank you for sharing the sweet picture from Lisa and I LOVE the Lord is my Shepherd card. I loved the crocheted pin cusion and bibs as well and I know you will do something cute with the coat hangers. So many treasures to play with. Have a blessed day. We are covered in snow here in Kansas, but we are grateful for it as we are so dry!!

Vee said...

What a great blessing to be the recipient of such treasures! Are those little shoes pink? Awww... Just amazing all the things tucked into that pillow case.

morkaren said...

Jeg forstår din glæde, sikken mange "skatte" du fik. knus morkaren.

Leann said...

Aww makes me want to go and dress up a baby - any baby. They'd looks o sweet in your new treasures!

Enjoy your weekend!


At Home in English Valley said...

Hi Dawn, I picture a tiny clothesline with all those precious baby things hanging from little clothespins! Thank you for sharing that sweet baby photo...the blushed cheeks are the perfect addition. Have a great weekend my friend. Love, Penny

Theresa said...

WOW, that's a lot of beautiful loot you received! What a thoughtful friend you HAVE and ARE:) Have a blessed day... looking forward to what you create with all of your new treasures! HUGS!

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Createology said...

Such sweet precious treasures. I adore the little dresses and collars. Wonderful generous gift. Blissful...

PattieJ said...

What an awesome gift!! Love those sweet dresses,bibs and hangers. Can't wait to see what you are going to do with them.


Sherry at The Rusty Pearl said...

You have some beautiful Treasures there. OMGOODNESS I love them all and NO WAY NO HOW could I pick a favorite.. They are all just so lovely .. (just like you guys ) Love your sweet blog.. Leave here full of inspiratioin .. .Sherry @ The Rusty Pearl

marda said...

What a treat..and a wonderful assortment. Love those little dresses..oh my!!!! Lucky you.. look forward to your creations with these beauties.

Becky @ Vintage 541 said...

Hi Dawn, much
sweetness all in one package!
I met Linda years ago at an
antiques show in Portland, Oregon. She is amazing!
Sorry I haven't been around for awhile.
I actually have a new blog now.
long story...
please stop by if you get a chance.
~~ Becky @ Vintage 541

Luvcreatincards said...

What gorgeous goodies you received from Linda - I know for sure you will work your wonderful magic to transform them into more darling delights. Have a great weekend.
Warmest best wishes,

Rustique Gal said...

Dear Dawn, What a sweet gift and full of lovelies that I know you will find a way to use so artfully!

I received my sweet lavender sachet this week. It is just so adorable! I love the postcard design and the seam binding and jewel-just perfect! I'm so exciting to be a winner-Thanks!

KAM in CA said...

Oh MY!!! Such beautiful pieces! I am sure the pictures don't do the little dresses justice. How wonderful of your friend to gift you with them.

Jen said...

Hi Dawn, Thank you for shareing your beautiful gifts. So many pretty things on your blog .
The baby image is lovely and the blushed cheeks are beautiful.

Schnookums said...

Adore the precious little hangers... can't wait to see what you do with them!!!


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