Wednesday, February 1, 2012

paper love



Out and about, I'm always on the lookout for pretty paper, notebooks, notecards and accessories. If it's covered in a pretty floral, stripes, or polka dots, look out...

I'm taking it home.

Spotted this light blue wire bin languishing in the clearance aisle. Sporting a tattered metal label proclaiming it a 'dvd storage' bin. I made quick work of that with a pair of wire snippers. Much prettier filled with an assortment of stationery.

And speaking of pretty stationery, don't you just love getting letters in the mail? Valentine's day will be here before you know it. Let me know if you'd like to exchange valentines. I'd be happy to send a little love your way.

A life without love is like a year without summer.
~Swedish proverb

23 comments:

Cozy Little House said...

You can undoubtedly put the prettiest and perkiest things together! It is an art form.
Brenda

Kim K. said...

Lovely papers, Molly. I picked up the sweetest packet of vintage blue bird valentine tags. A few are going to Miss Renee and I'll be sending the rest your way.

Hugs!

My Vintage Mending said...

I am most certainly sending you a sweet Vintage Valentine. Thought of you just today (aside from the pins) when I picked up the most beautifully colored pails at JoAnn's pink, aqua, red and green. I declared them Molly-perfect!

Smiles...Renee

Tiffany from HOLIDAY said...

You're so cute. And so is your paper stash! It comes in handy, that's for sure.

Terra said...

What a pretty stash of stationery you have displayed. I buy notecards and stationery too; a few days ago I bought note cards that are antique paintings of butterflies and flowers, from the Smithsonian collection. Love real mail too, like you.

Ruby Jean said...

Oh so PERFECTLY Pretty and Sweet :)

koralee said...

I am the same as you...pure joy! Hugs to you dear one. xoxoxo

Angel.Pearls said...

So pretty -lovely blog! I'll try to make some nice Valentine tags today!
Wish you a wonderful day
Eva

Hopelessly Romantic Art Studio said...

Love your basket filled with papers, I too love polka dots. I'd love to dig around in what you have stashed there. Isn't it lovely getting mail! There is something magical about opening a pretty envelope. Would soooo love exchange valentines!
Gerri

Clara {Clover and Violet} said...

So very pretty, fabric and stationery, my two favorite things!

Carol said...

Its so nice to find neat things in the clearance isle, that can be turned into something lovely! Great idea!

MelMel said...

Oh so pretty pictures!
I love the wire basket!

Melx

Holly- Cutie Pie Cottage said...

Sweet, sweet, sweetness! ♥

Elyse said...

hi molly,

i am the same! favorite haunts: target and barnes & noble stationary clearance, tj maxx and homegoods.

nicely done with the wire basket. :)

xo
elyse

Cindy said...

Oh how wonderful! I have always had a love of pretty stationary. I would be beyond happy to exchange a pretty Valentine with you...

A very happy Thursday to a the lovely bb!!!
Cindy

Gloria said...

Molly, what a perfect way to display all of your pretty papers!! You have such a great eye when it comes to these possibilities...:)

Your flower towel rack turned out wonderfully too. I like things shabby and rusty. But, when it comes to hanging up the bathroom towels, I agree that painting it like new is a better solution. Beautiful!

Happy week to you!!

xoxo...Gloria

polkadotpeticoat said...

Your paper is so pretty and I love the container you keep them in....and those Swedes are wise....I hope your having a good week!

LBP said...

Those are the sweetest, springy colors together! That would actually make a lovely gift for someone.

Blessings

Linda

Fishtail Cottage said...

awe ~ these are so cute they way you displayed them! love coming over to peek at what you are up to, always so cheerful here! xoox, tracie

kayce hughes said...

I am in love with those red polka dots!

Sewn With Grace said...

I would love to exchange valentines with you! Please count me in!

Janae said...

I just love these colors so gorgeous!!

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