i love a particular, local store that has a wide array of vintage goodies. i usually find at least ONE thing to enjoy. the last time i went, i was lucky enough to come upon a basketfull of old doll clothes. hidden underneath (which is another story!) was this antique lacey top. with a silk layer underneath. yes, it's tattered and torn and worn. i don't mind...all that just adds to it's charming appeal. it looks like a child's camise, perhaps, and i have a few ideas of how to spread the love of this vintage treasure....
handsewn cuffs, bracelets
embellish simple understated pillows with a bit of fabric.
a few small pillow ornaments
a journal covered with this sweet lace
handmade rosettes (one of my favorite things to use and make!)
trim on presents
Oh, and before I forget, my mother in law peruses the same village shoppe and had SEEN THIS EXACT little top and tucked it underneath that entire pile of doll clothing (which I purchased most of, of course!). She thought it too precious to be on top. Little did she know, she must have done that for me, her daughter in law! Tomorrow I am posting about another charming "gift"- from my mother in law. Make sure you come back tomorrow to see it, and for another giveaway- it's big!!!!!!!!
If you post a comment with an idea, I will draw a name and send a sweet piece of this vintage treasure to YOU, as well as another charming gift- it's partly in one of these photographs, and will be a surprise! You have until Sunday....blog about this and come back and tell me you blogged, you'll receive another entry. Follow me, and you'll recieve ANOTHER entry!