Weekend Finds: Vintage Holiday

I found this first item last week at a small shop that had just brought out its holiday goodies. The item is an old Christmas corsage. I have a few other Christmas corsages, but this is my favorite being that it has an adorable painted clay face of an elf with a chenille beard. Also I was happy to find a “Made in Japan” paper label still attached to the backside. Who else wants to start wearing Christmas corsages?

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With all this cold weather we are getting right now, I also found a little sign of spring with this 1950s papier maché candy container egg. The inside of the Easter egg is marked “container made in Western Germany.” I paid $1.00 for it at a church sale.

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What have you guys found lately? It’s so slow around here and so very, very cold, but at least it’s getting me in the mood to start decorating for Christmas.

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