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Let’s Talk Vintage! #117: If Antique Photos Could Talk 10


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Welcome to Let’s Talk Vintage!

Each week we all gather together here to see what others

are working on, buying, selling, collecting or creating!

This week I am sharing an antique photo that a customer

brought into the shop with some other things.

This photo was my favorite. It’s a treasure really. At least, to me.

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Is this great or what? I love how it looks like they were not aware

that the camera was ready to flash. Some are looking away.

Some have relaxed and leaned on another. Some are laughing/smiling.

Were they all gathered for a wedding? With all of those white dresses you have to wonder.

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But if you look real close, you can tell some of the “bearded” men are young boys with wigs on!

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A friend suggested they were in some sort of play or production. I think that is a great guess!

If antique photos could talk, what would they be saying?

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“Boy is this suit hot!”  or “How long does this take?”

 

Zooming into the photo kind of makes the people seem real.

Which they were… but I think when we look at old photos

we don’t think about the life they may have lived.

What kind of personality they had, etc. 

As the old song goes… “if a picture paints a thousand words”…

And as if you didn’t know already, I ended up purchasing this

photo and some others from this customer. It was such a treasure to me.

Our Current Project:

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A coffee bar!

Painted with a cream colored chalk paint with a

nice contrasting “cocoa” color on the top.

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A little stenciling and it is in the shop already. I am

integrating some other “coffee” displays, a sign, etc.

Stay tuned for more as I work on this among

other projects! Always fun to be creative.

 

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Now for this week’s features:

 

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Sharon of Blue Willow House shared her “vintage fascination”

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and Penny of Penny’s Vintage Home shared her winter tablescape.

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and last, but not least, is Ann Marie of Musings of a Vintage Junkie who shared an amazing

new co-op where she has signed on for a new booth. Congrats!

 

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If you were featured, feel free to grab this LTV graphic for

your blog post or sidebar! Thanks so much for linking up!

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Now it’s your turn. Let’s Talk Vintage!

 




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