Monday, June 21, 2010

Thrifty Instant Ancestors

Since I didn't get to do any "real" thrifting this past weekend I thought I would share a find from the recent past.

There is an older lady near here that had been a collector and has a garage sale each year that is just to die for!!

I picked up several items from her, put since I was rearranging tonight I thought I would share just one.

You might remember my fabulous chippy dresser  from this post.

Well it has looked like this.024

And this

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And this

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Well most recently it looked like this

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And after adding my instant ancestors

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Here are a few more pictures of my picture

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Believe it or not this fabulous vintage photo with the frame was only $3.00.  I picked this up in May during my birthday weekend.  I'm still amazed that I was able to get this for just $3.00 it is 14x16 inches.

Does anyone out there have any idea what era this may be from?  Also are these school uniforms or a children's choir?

Linking up to:

Nifty Thrifty Tuesdays at Coastal Charm

6 comments:

  1. Love the display and the vingate photo with frame. What a great buy. Blessings, Vicky

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  2. Just lovely girl...and from the looks of the suit the man has on I would say ca. 1920...hope you have a GREAT day my friend...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

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  3. That is a great photo-I would love to know the vintage too.

    Lovely display Michelle.

    Best wishes,
    Natasha.

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  4. Trust me, children's choir robe. I have a photo of me wearing mine. I also have a lot of photos of folks I don't know, that I call instant relatives as well. Fun to decorate with. Have a great day.

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  5. I am trying again! I like those egg cups, but I don't think I would be very good eating out of one! Someone somewhere had a good idea of a cool way to use them, and AND NOW I FORGET!!!

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  6. Such a cute vignette!
    Love the nostalgia!
    Makes me wanna sing, "mi mi mi"

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