Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Playful Valentine Vignette...another vintage toy truck...

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I don't do a lot of "Valentines" decor at my house...but this playful little vignette sort of fell into place the other day.

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I bought this little True Value truck on a little getaway over Christmas break...do you love it?  I do :)

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The "John 3:16" sign was(yet again) made by my talented friend and booth buddy Joan...

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Stacked books, pop bottles and bowling pins for "trees".

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I can't wait to use this truck for napkins when it's done here...


A closer look.
Am I too old to play with toys??

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Did you see the one on my WINTER MANTEL?

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Hope everyone is having a great week!!
I need to stop "playing" around and start getting ready for JMS Trunk Show on Feb. 1st!!
Interested?  More details here...

My name isn't on the list because I joined in at the last minute...which is why I have so MUCH to do!!
I'll check in here and there to show you what I'm up to :)

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Chat soon,
Laurel

17 comments:

  1. I love it when things just fall into place! Trucks are so much fun to "play with" around the house and in vignettes!
    Maybe I'll get to the show on the 1st!
    Keep warm!
    deb

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  2. I always love your vignettes but this one with the bowling pins and the springs around the bottles, not to mention the toy truck, is awesome! I think I need a little toy truck now, too! :)

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  3. Laurel,
    Very cute vignette. Love your little true value truck. Adorable.
    Kris

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  4. Looks great, I too love the old trucks. I have 2 around and want more....LOL One is on mu kitchen table and holds my salt and pepper shakers. Thanks for sharing, have a great day. :-)

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  5. Your display is adorable and the truck is fabulous! Great luck finding it. And no, I don't think your ever too old to play with trucks. LOL.

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  6. So darn cute and perfect for hauling all kinds of junk!

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  7. so cute....this would look wonderful in my little boys room....great finds! Christine from Little BRags

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  8. The toy trucks can get a little addictive! Good luck at the show. Once again, I wish I lived closer. It seems like all the cool shows are in Minnesota or Wisconsin!

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  9. LOVE!! I decorate same way. Does not have to have hearts or be anything related to Valentines Day. Just lots of red...

    blessings
    barb

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  10. LOVE it!! I still think playing or having unique like vintage toys to display with is pretty cool! I also love that you put the old rusty springs on the pop bottles!! And that is a very unique display also but all goes together so great. Laurel oh howI would love to have a play date with you!! Repurposing and hunting for the cool junque!! Thanks again for sharing with us your gift of up cycling etc.etc.!! XOXO Love Fran.

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  11. Love, love, love the bowling pins, truck & globe. It all works so well together! And the John 3:16 sign is fantastic!

    Angela @ Number Fifty-Three

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  12. I love, love, love this vignette. I want the bowling pins! Thanks for linky up to my Junk It Up party at Petticoat Junktion

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  13. Wonderfully fun vignette. And, no, you never get too old to play with toys - especially vintage ones. Love the springs on the bottles idea.

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  14. very enjoyable vignette ... love the old trucks to decorate with. I am on the look-out for the perfect one. Cute idea of springs on the bottles.
    Blessings,
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

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  15. This is SO fun, Laurel...love it all! Good luck with your sale!

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  16. Love this decoration and the vintage toy truck is looking great. I love Vintage Farm Toys

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  17. Wow lovely decoration and lovely truck...
    Farm Toys

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