Monday, February 2, 2009

Valentine Article on Vintage Indie

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and local stores have started filling their shelves with heart shaped candy boxes, stuffed animals and little trinkets of love. While new decorations are plentiful, I prefer to decorate in true vintage style at our house. There is something sweet and nostalgic about the valentine collectibles of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Wide eyed children with hearts hidden behind their backs, the comical play on words found on greeting cards and novelty children's valentines alike, vintage graphics in advertising and plastic candy containers featuring popular characters of the time add a charm that one can't find read more click here

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