I walked home from work this morning with a spring in my step, no work tomorrow and a long-awaited lie-in (I'm not at my best first thing in the morning so getting up at 5am is not my idea of fun). I visited a few charity shops - no pickings today but when I got back, a parcel arrived in the post which made up for it at least ten times over.
I had come across these on Ebay when looking for something completely different, they are vintage cards and scraps. I had a project in mind using cards so I placed a moderate bid, not expecting to win - well you can see that I did.
They had been described as mounted on card - I assumed they would be lightly mounted and could be removed, but these are very firmly pasted on, so I have ready-made vintage scrapbook pages.
They are much prettier than they looked in the listing, and probably my photos don't show just how lovely they are (the sun hasn't got his hat on today!).
The backing cards have been covered with a pale pink fabric and the cards and scraps beautifully arranged.
Quite often when buying things in lots there will be some you like and some you don't particularly care for. I can honestly say there is not one single card or scrap here that I don't like. Of course I do have some favourites...
These won't be going into a scrapbook though, I think they will look stunning framed and hanging in a group. I'll be on the lookout for some vintage frames now... oh dear, it's neverending, isn't it!