Sunday, January 15, 2017

Things I Didn’t Buy 34

Here are some medical supply tins. I really like that Vince tin.

I think both the Ex-Lax and Singer tins are well-designed.

And this first aid tin is perfectly simple.

I adore this Satisfaction Cut Plugs tin.

Finally, this Karbonap tin is awesome. My favorite part is that it’s “non explosive” (which makes me wonder what its competitors were like).

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Vintage Wool Dress

I bought this wool dress at a thrift store for $10. I didn’t need it. Perhaps I shouldn’t have got it. But it was interesting…

The dress looks to be from the 1950s. It has kimono sleeves (which makes the top feel a bit large on me). It sort of fits. But I love all the details the dress has. I love the cute little collar. I like the buttons down the front. I adore the decorative stitching the top has (that goes all the way around). I love the pleated skirt. And the color is nice.

The dress needs some mending. It has maybe two small holes, the buttons are a little loose, and the sleeve stitching may need to be fixed. Truthfully, this warm wool dress isn’t the most useful of dresses (just because it’s only really cold a few months out of the year). But I would totally wear this dress…once I get around to fixing it.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Things I Didn’t Buy 33

I thought this Boy Scouts handbook was interesting.

This Fabulous Foods cookbook was rather impressive. I love the script font on the cover.

It was super thick book and divided into many sections. Each section began with a full-color illustration.

And then had cute 2-color drawings throughout the section. I liked this cookbook but restrained myself from getting another cookbook.

And finally, I really liked the cover on this sewing encyclopedia. So cute. But the interior didn’t interest me much.