Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Buttons and other Smalls

A button asks little more than to be held, admired and worn close to the heart ... I've always loved this quote that I read in Victoria Magazine a number of years ago.
And I've always loved buttons. As a young girl, I used to get out my mother's button box and put the two prongs of old fashioned bobby pins through the two holes of a button and Voila! instant tutus and lovely skirts on little 'dolls' - (okay, we were kinda poor and I didn't have a lot of toys - lol)
These are some of my pearlies that I move around in jars from room to room in my home. I have piles more and will get them photographed too. In the meantime, here are some other smalls that hang around my home. More favourite things - blue willow pottery and chintz dishes. I have lots more pictures to take and load up. I'm on a roll.

3 comments:

a pink-bee said...

What a wonderful post! I love buttons too, used to play with my grandmothers button box.Am working on a project with some buttons I will share next week on my blog. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving such a sweet comment. Hope you'll visit often. I will :)crystal

LPVintage said...

Thank you for the lovely compliments, pink-bee - love that name! I will visit your blog again soon and look forward to seeing your button project!

ShabbyInTheCity said...

Oooo girl! I love your blog and if I've ever been here before I can't remember...but I just saved you to favorites.
The picture of blue willow mixed with chintz is striking!

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