Listen to the rain

Let it soothe your spirit. Smell the freshness. Hear the patterns. See the cleansing. The way trees and plants drink it in. Feel the renewal.

-Patrick Lindsay

Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Bee happy .... buy vintage

I wanted to share these vintage postcards with you.

I just love the pictures on the front and the writing on the reverse.
Writing used to be so much neater and fancier years ago.

I have some sets for sale in my eBay shop.

I have also just put these vintage pink wall hooks into my eBay shop.

I have one myself in blue in my office.

I hope everyone is having a great week so far.

I went to Ikea yesterday with a friend and bought some white cardboard magazine files to store my magazines in the summer house. I was a real good girl and didn't spend more than £8 which was amazing for me!

Bee happy x
Have a delicious day!


  1. I love reading old handwriting on old postcards and often wonder about the sender and the recipient.
    Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger

  2. Vintage postcards are beautiful arent they? And yes the handwriting was gorgeous then, in fact even in medieval times the writing was quite stunning, compare it to the rubbish writing you see these days. Im sure England is going backwards!! xxx

  3. I love these old cards and the sentiments that came with them. Such a shame that they are hardly ever sent now. A text just isn't the same! M x

  4. I love to look at them at sales.
    You would love my Dad's handwriting, I'll send you a sample with the Jubilee swap package and you can use it in your craft work if you wish.

    Have a lovely week,

    Sandie xx

  5. Old postcards are so intriguing aren't they, with their flourished old fashioned writing. Such beautiful objects in their own right and even more so in this age of emails!
    Jess xx

  6. Lovely cards! I love to find old things like this and I am always fascinated by the beautiful handwriting people used to have. I know some people still do have lovely penmanship but it is not often and sadly I cannot include myself :)
    Delicious wishes to you, too xo Karen

  7. I love old postcards and trying to picture who sent them:)

  8. I love old postcards - and yes the writing is truly beautiful. Love how you've knotted them together - it looks so romantic. Your trip to IKEA has reminded me that I need to do the same - I have a mountain of magazines by the side of my bed that need re-homing - thanks for jogging my memory!

  9. Oh, I just love vintage postcards!! LOve to read the sweet messages, too!! Have a lovely day! xo Heather

  10. I adore your postcards, they are gorgeous. I do love Ikea, I don't get there often enough though *sigh* well done for not spending too much, it is hard to do :) Have a fabby week lovely x

  11. I found your postcard post very interesting, now i will take more notice when i come across old handwriting........xx

  12. I also love these old cards, we have lost the beauty of that era,there is nothing more exciting and personal than a hand written note.

  13. Hi I love reading old postcards too. I have just bought some hearts from your Ebay shop !
    Best wishes
    Sue x

  14. the postcards are lovely and i think you dressed them up so nicely with the ribbon and bows!

  15. Those postcards are lovely. Heehee I can beat you with Ikea though, I once went and came out without a sausage!! Never repeated that experience though xxx

  16. The postcards are just lovely. I have a couple of old Easter postcards, the writing on the back is in another language I have no idea what is written on them.

  17. i do love a vintage postcard!!! and especially reading whats on them xx

  18. These are lovely, I do like an old postcard and what's written on the back is part of the fun. I try to cultivate nice handwriting although I don't always succeed, my great-uncle had lovely writing though, real copperplate that used to be taught at school many moons ago.

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  19. What lovely cards. Writing used to be a real art form. But it's fast becoming a lost art. They barely even teach it in elementary schools anymore... printing is enough with everything going computerized. And of course they do teach keyboarding.

  20. lovely vintage postcards there! it's a shame nowadays not many people sending/receiving postcards anymore with fancy handwriting and to top it all off, the price of stamps are now risen :) i do love the cute pink wall hooks and well done not spending more in ikea! ;)



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