Thursday, August 29, 2013

Another of our house's interesting quirks...

I would love to know what this house looked like back in the day. Now and then, I catch a tempting glimpse of its past. Remember that horrifying floor I uncovered in the boys' room?

I don't spend a whole lot of time in the back of Teenage Daughter's closet. I knew she had neat old wallpaper, but until I went in there to take some pictures, I'd forgotten how stinkin' cute it was!
 
 
 
She's got a beret! We can't seem to decide what this little creature actually is -- any guesses?


And they've got little gas pumps -- squee!
 

It's in poor condition and I know most people would have painted over it as soon as they moved in, but it's survived for so many decades I just can't bring myself to do that, especially since it's tucked away from everyday sight.

This post is linked to Time Travel ThursdayTreasure Hunt ThursdayVintage Thingie Thursday, Share Your Cup, and Ivy and Elephants.

7 comments:

Tammy said...

How cute and "vintagey " looking

Needled Mom said...

It's a shame you can't peel it off and frame some of those. Maybe a photograph of them in a frame would be cute.

Barb said...

Now that's true vintage! I wouldn't peel it off either.

Quilt n Queen said...

OMG 'stinkin' cute for sure!! I couldn't take it off...it is sEw vintage...luv it!!

Terri in BC said...

Any chance you could peel some off from a back corner and scan it? It would make an adorable fabric through Spoonflower. I'm sure any copyrights would have expired long ago!

LV said...

Somethings are just better left alone.

Jann Olson said...

Oh, I think it's just precious and needs to be preserved! I think they are rascally rabbits. Thanks for sharing it with SYC.
hugs,
Jann

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