Friday, January 14, 2011

last things

these are the vintage things my sister gave me for Christmas...finally!

this antique box i think is from the civil war era. velvet with silk embroidered R. my last name starts with an R so she had to get it for me :)

beautiful silk embroidery.

inside lined with striped silk.

bits of paper and lace found in the box.

sweet poems from long ago.

tiny vintage crochet hooks and???? anyone know what those metal things are?

also she sent this funny etiquette booklet and christmas card.

with an owl of course!

tiny hand painted ceramic owl beads.

and a pretty pin!

thanks amy! i loved everything you sent! especially the handmade ones! love you!

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