Let us put by some hour of every day for holy things...

I will not doubt, though all my ships at sea
Come drifting home with broken masts and sails.
I will believe the Hand which never fails,
From seeming evil, worketh good for me.
And though I weep because those sails are tattered,
Still will I cry, while my best hopes lie shattered:
I trust in Thee.
--Ann Kimmel

Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines, the labor of the olive shall fail and the fields shall yield no meat, the flock shall be cut off from the fold and there shall be no herd in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation. Habakkuk 3:17-18

Friday, June 28, 2013

Don't You Love to Get Packages in the Mail?

In my last post, I mentioned getting a package from one of my favorite online shops, Tiny Things Are Cute, and I promised you a peek at the unwrapping. So here we go!

First, I got two packages of vintage diaper pins. You'll see why soon!

Then I got a vintage magazine I thought I'd stash away for my husband to enjoy some dismal rainy day.

After I looked at the contents, I decided I'll have to read it, too, after he's done with it!

Now for the main reason I couldn't resist shopping:  vintage fabric!
A fabulous fat quarter of neon-colored seventies mushrooms and toadstools!

 I bought two panels of this wonderful vintage dog screenprinted fabric. I'm not sure yet what I'll do with it--frame one, probably, anyway--but it's so fantastic I didn't want to risk it selling out before I could decide its ultimate purpose. It's 100% cotton.
Close-up detail...

This second dog print panel is huge! Much bigger than I expected. How cool is that???
I bought three packages of little wooden bead heads, all different sizes. (I'm only showing you one size here.) I have a craft in mind, but I'm not quite ready to unveil it to you yet!

Next, there's a package of adhesive vinyl "Easy Feet". Please don't ask me why. I merely had to have them. I'll figure out the reason eventually.

As always, one of the most delightful aspects of shopping at Tiny Things Are Cute is that there's always a little baggy of fun largely useless freebies! I adore this shop!!!


  1. I love the first dog panel it reminds me of a book I used to read as a child

    the jack and janet books they were to help kids learn to read https://www.etsy.com/listing/128572206/jack-and-janet-vintage-reading-primer?ref=sr_gallery_2&ga_search_query=jack+and+janet+&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_ship_to=US&ga_search_type=all&ga_facet=jack+and+janet

    I think you would love it
    the dog in the books name was Tip :)

    Its really a great shop :)
    have you checked out there facebook page? it updates you when new things come in and gives you coupon codes

  2. Thanks, Vanessa--that's good to know! Coupons... :)
    The dog definitely has that look of a vintage elementary school reader illustration, doesn't it?