Friday, March 11, 2011

vintage snail mail...

"Neither rain, nor sleet, nor gloom of night will keep me from my appointed rounds."
The Postman's Motto

  For Vintage Inspiration Friday over at Common Ground I thought I would share the latest Etsy treasury I made.

Vintage Snail Mail...


One of the projects on my winter to do list (which is at a standstill) was to give my entry way a little makeover and I had thoughts of mixing in some vintage post office pieces since this is the spot where incoming and outgoing mail seem to end up.  Looks like my spring to do list just got longer.  How are your projects coming along?   

Thank you for hosting today Debra!
Thanks to all of you for stopping by and enjoy your weekend! 

19 comments:

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

I need to get more accomplished this spring!!! I need to get with the program!

(((hugs))),
Ricki Jill

PS Every time I see your header, I *sigh* Too, too pretty!!!!

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Gorgeous Find!

I am having an antique auction on my blog. All sorts of lovely and romantic finds looking for a new home. I hope you'll stop by.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Victoria said...

What a darling treasury that is Sandi! That's a great idea for your entry way:)

I've been going non-stop in my tiny little home and moving things (and shopping way too much on Etsy!).

Have a wonderful weekend!

T's Daily Treasures said...

Our dining table is the catchall for everything. Just as soon as I get it cleaned up, it fills up with all kinds of stuff again. Spring cleaning needs to happen around here all year long. Good luck with your project. Inspiration is the first step. :) Best wishes, Tammy

red.neck chic said...

Oh - I love your treasury!!! The air mail box has FANTASTIC graphics! LOVE!

We can't discuss projects that have been sitting unfinished for the past few winters.

;-D Have a fantastic week-end!!!
robelyn

NanaDiana said...

My list has grown to accordian file size! Thanks for asking!;>) xxoo Diana

Lisa said...

Love the vintage snail mail pics. No, not much happening here of late.

Cheers,
Lisa x

White Ironstone Cottage said...

Love your header and of coarse the white !!!!!
Hope you are doing well
love the vintage snail mail hahaha

xo
Pam

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

I absolutely love the idea of incorporating "mail" pieces in the entry way Sandi. Put that one at the top of your list. And I can't wait to see the finished project. I just finished a week long project and hope to make it my next post. Have a wonderful week. ~

saltbox treasures said...

Hi Sandi, I'm glad you are doing well.
Hope you're getting better everyday. This is a fun vintage treasury. We are actually looking for a vintage mailbox for our church offering {our church is furnished with antiques}; I never thought about checking etsy.
Your home really is a pretty French country farmhouse.
Take care and have a great Sunday!
~ Julie

Secret Garden Cottage said...

Great treasury, Sandi! Sounds like a wonderful project!
We got a lot more of the chores in the garden done yesterday, and we bought the verbena hedge to go across the front of our front garden. Now, all we have to do is plant it... that will be next weekend though.
Have a great Sunday!
xo,
Jo

p.s. Thanks for your vote! ♥

Roselle said...

LOVE your new header!!! :::swoon:::
My Spring to do list keeps getting long and longer :::sigh:::
xo
Roselle

michele at hellolovelyinc said...

thanks for stopping by. omg your header is swoonworthy. LOVE! i'll be back.

michele

Denise said...

I guess my winter to do list has turned into my Spring to do list! Thanks so much for stopping by.

Jane said...

I love your new blog look! Very pretty. I love the idea of the entry way displaying vintage postal items. The treasury photo had so many awesome pieces.
I hope you are doing well and getting stronger every day!!
Jane

simply objekts said...

lovely treasury! i love snail mail, so more personal!
have a wonderful day!

Betsy said...

Love your treasury with all the post office goodies. Most of what is on my spring "to do" list involves outdoor maintenance, not the fun stuff. I'd much rather spend my time creating something new rather than repairing what's already there.
Have a great week!

Jane @ Jane's Junk and Treasures said...

What a great idea!
I love it!
With email now days we sometimes forget!!

Jane, Naples, Florida said...

I love the vintage snail mail as
my husband is a retired postman!

Your header is just beautiful!

Jane
Flora Doora

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