Monday, 30 May 2011

collection number one

For as long as I  can remember I have loved collecting things. Not all of those collections were intentional - I often don't realise how many of one thing I have until I try to gather them together and then notice I have quite a collection! Most of my collections are things I've found at car boot sales and just accumulated slowly over time, but this collection is one I bought all in one go.

At a car boot sale a few weeks back I purchased a huge box of vintage drink mats. I never thought I would have a collection of drink mats, but the graphics, and the colours, and the typography just won me over. Admittedly not all of them were great, but I picked out all the ones I like and there were probably about 40 of them. These are just a few of my favourites....

















I have a few Carlsberg ones, not because I particularly like them, but because my Dad worked for them for many years when I was younger and I like having something in my collection that reminds me of that time. I can't wait to share some more of my collections with you - I have quite a few, so will share one every week or two. xoxo

5 comments:

  1. these are so cute. You should have your own little vintage shop Zoe, then these mats could adorn the walls. x

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  2. love the 'jane' one, so pretty.

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  3. just love the bright bacon one!

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  4. guess who made it to my weekend links.....http://theartofstayingupallnight.blogspot.com/2011/06/photo-by-hagen-schmidt-hilas-blog-is.html

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