And oh did we get some wonderful goodies.
Vintage pictures of children. Their clothing was unusual in several of these shots and I particularly like the brothers and sisters pics. My sister also gave me the large Irish lace tableclothe used here for the background. It is so pretty, even though it has some damage and stains.
As with so many of these older items, they have seen better days. Once loved, but forgotten, they have found a new home.
I like to think that when I collect these items for crafting there is a responsibility to preserve them as best as possible. If too damaged, I'll use the good pieces and design new creations and do what I call "blessing them forward." Each item will have the opportunity to once again be loved and treasured.