Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Vintage Children's Hats

There's something about an old straw hat in a small size that charms me.  
A few of them are hanging in the sunroom.
Last summer my granddaughters borrowed two of them for a bit...
...to keep the sun off while walking Gracie.
The favorite of my small collection is this one.
I call it the "coming & going hat", as it has a brim front & back.
 It's tattered and worn...
 ...and has a little surprise inside.
Sweet!


7 comments:

  1. Those hats are just charming!

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  2. I love your granddaughters' shadow portraits. How creative. Rosemary

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  3. Little girls and hats...so adorable. Thanbks for stopping by my blog...I LOVED setting up next to Joan and posted about it today!

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  4. Just wanted to get back to you and thank you personnaly for the sweet comment you made on my blog about our grandson!! Truly I cried! That is one of my favorite bible verses and so appropriate! I will become a new follower and I know you've been one of mine for awhile and sorry I'm such a slacker in returning the favor! Have a great day! Julie

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  5. Me again--by the way, where in Wisconsin do you live? I live just south of Fond du lac- about 1 hr. N of Milw. It's so nice to meet a fellow Wisconsinite blogger!! Julie

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  6. Julie - I'm in Waterford, (Racine County). I think we met when I shopped the Vintage Nest in Sturgeon Bay in Feb?? That was you wasn't it? ...it was such a terrific sale!

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  7. Sorry-not me at that sale!! I wanted to go to it but we had my daughter's baby shower that weekend! Take care, Julie

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