Pearls and Lace, My Favorites!

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Pearls and Lace Thursday #112 Drawer Number Two

For those of you who are wondering, I'm sharing some of my Laces with you that I've collected over the past years.  I have them carefully rolled and stored in some vintage sewing boxes which I posted about previously (just scroll down!), and this week I will be showing detailed pictures of the second of three drawers of laces.  I hope you enjoy them!

The old newspaper pieces were tucked inside an old hymnal that I got from this area of Texas.  The Sulphur Springs newspaper had some interesting prices for items back in 1959
don't you think?  And the pencil writing of songs made me laugh:
Buttons and Bows, Red red Robin, Micking Bird Hill, Buttermilk Skies, Cool Cool Water!

Even the tattered and torn, stained and discolored pieces are pretty.

I guess I have a thing for texture and the colors of whites and ecrus...
I find these old dried roses gorgeous. 
They were white when freshly given to me by my wonderful hubby!

And now for a bit of Fall.
The leaf below is from an extremely old and withered tree in our front yard which I believe we were told is a Boxwood (does that seem right to y'all??).  I picked it up and couldn't resist sharing it with you.  It was soft and supple and gorgeous.  I even used it for the background of some of the closeups of the laces!

texture, color, detail and's got it all!

The gorgeous lace piece below is a gift from my friend have blessed me so much!
I use this piece often in my photos...because I love it so much!

 I've loved this kitchen scale for was my Grossmutter's!  The rusty goodness of it is just so wonderful!  I keep it in my kitchen and put dishes on it...but today it just needed some lace!

It's time for Pearls and Lace Thursday!  Please NO Halloween themed posts...
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I will also be adding this post to some parties I've listed below.  Have a visit and see some gorgeous blogs that will make you swoon!

Mosiac Monday at
Make it Pretty Monday
Today's Thrifty Treasures at
Show Off Your Cottage Monday at
Cowgirl Up Party Monday
Just Something I Whipped Up
Knick of Time Tuesday
Cottage Garden Party
Blissful White Wednesday
What's It Wednesday
Whatever You Want Wednesday
Time Travel Thursday
Vintage Thingie Thursday
Minute for Me Thursday
Open House Party
Home Sweet Home
Feathered Nest Friday
Show and Tell Friday
It's a Hodgepodge Friday
Frugalicious Friday
A Crafty Soiree
Vintage Inspiration Friday
Inspiration Friday
Thrifty Things Friday
Simple and Sweet Fridays
Shabbylicious Friday
Potpourrie Friday
Flaunt It Friday
Pink Saturday
Sew Darn Crafty


Lady of the Woods said...

Good morning Doni, I love your laces, wish I had a collection like that. I linked up to your party, thanks for hosting again. lady

Blessed Serendipity said...

What a special collection you have Doni. Every piece is a delight to see.


jeanetteann said...

Hi Doni,I think your lace collection is so beautiful and love the way you store it. I too love dried roses. We like them to last forever don't we?

Roses, Lace and Brocante said...

Beautiful laces Doni - what a collection you have, I'm drooling!!

Shane ♥

Coloradolady said...

Doni, the lace is beautiful!! So frilly and dainty! I have a lot of lace, I guess I need to do something with it!! Happy VTT

bj said...

So beautiful...nice collection.
Over from Coloradolady

Michelle said...

What a lovely collection of lace! So many beautiful patterns. And I love your vintage scale!

Diann said...

All of your lace are just gorgeous! thank you for sharing all this loveliness with us at TTF.

mypinkprettiesaboutme said...

Doni you have such a beautiful collection. Your pics show the lovely details. I think I have a new found appreciation for even the tattered (or is it well loved?) pieces. Thx for sharing.



Jeannie-JB said...

Love Love Love your old lace and scale and especially the way you styled them with the roses and other goodies for a beautiful photograph. Beautiful collection - thanks for sharing.

Ana Lopes said...

Hi Doni,
Such a beautiful and amazing lace collection you have, a really treasure!
Have a wonderful weekend!
Hugs from Portugal,

Ana Love Craft

Sherry said...

Beautiful pics with your lovely lace collection! Thank you for joining HSH!

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