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IMG_9525IMG_9522IMG_9524IMG_9528Estate sales are such a great Place to find the odd holiday decoration. This year I happened upon two or three sales that had lots of fun vintage Christmas items. I have been itching for YEARS to put together some wreaths packed with masses of stuff just oozing that “Holly, Jolly Christmas” feeling. For some reason, today was the day. I didn’t plan it to be but I wanted to do something creative and this fit the bill perfectly. I started with a foam form from Michaels, wrapped it in red and white gingham, plugged in the hot glue gun and got busy. It was a blast! Next up, Kitschy Christmas Wreath #2 in an aqua and pink color scheme.

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Found: Super groovy message board made of burlap scored at an estate sale for three bucks. That’s a lotta happy for three bucks!

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~Post Card~

Ms. Samba in Sac found this post card at an estate sale on Monday, dropped it in the mail and it arrived on my door step this afternoon. The phrase “they just don’t make them like they use to” is a very accurate statement with regards to this lovely piece of vintage ephemera. The detail is amazing. There is gold foil, embossing, a piece of embroidered ribbon sandwiched between the double layer of paper as well as a sweet green ribbon tied in a bow. Thanks Ms. Samba! You sure do know what I like!

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