Friday, February 13, 2015

Innocent Love

I haven't been writing posts recently but I couldn't let Valentine's Day pass without sending a greeting to all you special people I've gotten to know through linky parties.  

Searching through my box of vintage Valentine postcards, this  delightful series of greetings remind me of the tokens that children would swap with their school mates.
Based on copyright marks and postmarks,
 these postcards date during the 1911-1912 time frame.

Don't you love the sailor suits that young boys wore in this era?

This shy miss is hopeful ...

And, even at such a tender age, a heart can be broken.

Happy Valentine's Day!

Until next time, live and love well.

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What's It Wednesday at Ivy and Elephants
Share Your Cup at Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson
Pink Saturday at How Sweet the Sound

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My thrift store addiction said...

Debra, I was so intrigued by your blog name I had to stop by for a visit. I absolutely adore Vintage valentines! Blessings, Cecilia

LV said...

To me, the old valentines had more real meaning than the ones today.

Unknown said...

I like the girl flashing her panties! I have vintage Valentines also. Hope you'll stop by and check them out.

Deanies Stash said...

Saw you over at Pink Saturday and had to hop by. These are so sweet! I love old valentines. Have a Happy Valentine's Day!


Ivy and Elephants said...

What beautiful old cards, they are such treasures! The graphics are amazing!

Jeanne said...

Hi Debra, I so love the vintage post card valentines. You have some very sweet post cards. It is great fun to find and collect vintage post cards for a hobby. Thank you for sharing yours.

Happy Valentines Day.
Hugs, Jeanne

Gina @ VictorianWannaBe said...

Oh Debra, those postcards are just darling! I like those conversation heart candles, especially that bright green one that goes perfectly with the little girl's dress in that first photo.
So nice to see a post of yours again, I miss you and your posts.
Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving me a comment.
Happy Valentine's Day!

Ann said...

An age of innocence I'm afraid we have lost nowadays. I still love this kind of expression of love.

Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson said...

Debra, I am so happy that you are back and sharing your darling Valentines! I do love those sailor suits and each one is so sweet! Thanks for sharing them with SYC.

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