Friday, February 3, 2012

Discombobulated for sure!

I wish I knew why I seem to be really scattered right now…..it is the weirdest thing…just can’t “seem to light” as my mother would say…..like a flighty bird!

Things on the homestead couldn’t be better, the weather is great, my kids are great….so what is up?????  Wish I could tell you.

I spent some time on Flickr, sometimes just getting my mind calm helps….and I found a person who goes by the name of “salty cotton” that has done incredible research and scanned a ton of vintage advertisements for everything you can think of!  Here are just a few of the at least hundred they have. You know me and my love of vintage graphics….:)

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This is not for toy trucks, but real ones…look at the colors! 

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I want one of these carriers…..:)

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I would have had a hard time picking a color back then…..

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Metal kitchen cabinets….still not a favorite…..

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OK….gingham Formica topped tables…in yellow and red????  I have never seen one of these!  Hate the chairs, but the table???  Be still my heart!

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I want all of these vintage ones please…..:)  look at those tins and bottles!

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Vintage Rubbermaid ad…..

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These two flower packets are incredible!!!!!

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Pretty enough to frame, don’t you think?????

And the last one???  Part of a painting company ad…..and yes, I will take this one please….

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Now for some actual fun in this world…..

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Just click on the photo to go to their site!  I got some of the fabric toweling for placemats and a runner…..perfect for my Fiesta ware!

Oh and I almost forgot….tomorrow is…….

HBTMCover2

And yes, at times I feel the amount of candles is correct! LOL

Thanks for stoppin’ by…….

23 comments:

Nan said...

I love the seeds the best so gorgeous it would make me want to plant those for sure!!
Thanks for the tip on the images too. And Happy Birthday. I'm sure you are quite young, (my son will turn 50 this year) you know how to feel young don't you? Pal around with old people. When I lunch at the Senior Center I feel like a teenager in there no kidding, now those people are old!! I leave with just a spring in my step!!

carol fun said...

oh I LOVE all those vintage ads! And the bright colors just make my heart sings, which is probably why I love my Fiestaware and I'm always trying to find ways to add more color to my home. Thanks for sharing!

Cindy said...

First of all girlfriend...I am impressed you could spell Dis....ted...I never could of spelt that...lol

Then to think you took the time to share these yummy goodies with us...yes so much of this was from my era....I would seriously fight ya for the gingham table...lol

Happy Birthday to you tomorrow....you deserve to be spoiled rotten!!

Hugs and join the other flighty bloggers right now...lol I don't know what is in the air...lol

Hugs and Happy Birthday..Cindy from Rick-Rack and Gingham

AshTreeCottage said...

Happy Birthday Sandy! Wishing you all of the best.
My ~ a gingham fomica table, who knew?

Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

Ric Rac and Polka Dots said...

Well, lucky for us you needed a break. I am so excited to visit that site. Thank you so much for sharing!
Julie

Ric Rac and Polka Dots said...

And a very happy birthday to you tomorrow!
Hugs,
Julie

Shirley Hatfield said...

I feel like I just got a present...all those colorful ads. I just had to steal a few to look at again and again. Happy Birthday, tomorrow...may the sun shine even brighter on your special day! =D

Mary Ann said...

Oh wow, we had an 8 mm film of that Howdy Doody movie when I was growing up. We just loved it.

Andy's Attic said...

Happy Birthday Sandy!! Love all the vintage things you posted. Don't you wonder what people will love about our day and time some 50 years from now??
Annette

Sandie said...

Oh I just love these ads! And Happy Birthday to you!!! I sent you an email! Hope to hear from you soon! Sandie

Holly- Cutie Pie Cottage said...

Happy birthday to you tomorrow, Sandy! Those adds are great! ♥

Betsy said...

Hi Sandy,

It was so fun to see all those vintage ads. Everything was just so more fun and colorful back then! I know the feeling you're describing--I can just end up walking myself in circles some days.

Happy Birthday! I hope you have a truly special day.

Betsy

My Vintage Mending said...

Well look you have my kitchen, my table, my home and my seeds. I am set...oh its your birthday my mistake. I was lost in the graphics....they are gorgeous. Happiest of days to you sweet friend...Smiles...Renee

Carla said...

Happy birthday. Hope you have a fun day tomorrow!

Diane Mars said...

Happy Birthday have a Wonderful Day! ox

Cindy said...

Tee Hee...I am still up..and today is the real day....so....

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!

Now you can go back to sleep...lol

Hugs yours truly...Cindy goof ball.

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Happy Birthday to you! I hope you have a fabulous day filled with fun...and some cake! ENJOY your special day! ♥

T's Daily Treasures said...

Stopping by from Two Crazy Crafters to wish you a happy birthday. I've been quite scattered lately but slowly my mojo is coming back. Wishing you a wonderful birthday weekend. Tammy

Charlotte said...

Happy Birthday!

BeautifulDees said...

Oh the gingham table take's me back to my child hood (wish I would have kept it).
Your blog has got to be one of the cutest blog's I have seen.
Love,Debbie:)

Speedy Lady said...

Happy belated Birthday! Thank you for sharing the vintage ads. I love 'em too. I've been feeling the same as you lately. I feel like the lights are on but nobody's home. Maybe it is just "that time of year...."

A Vintage Chic said...

Oh! These are wonderful, Sandy! Thanks so much for sharing them...I'll have to check out that site!

I know what you mean about "can't seem to light"--I've been feeling that way a lot lately. Just never had a good term for it--I'll have to borrow your mother's!

Wishing you a beautiful "lighted" day, dear friend!

Julie

kpaints said...

Love those vintage ads...so much color!

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