Friday, March 25, 2011

It's Friday...time for Pink Saturday !

 Happy Friday and Happy Pink Saturday !  Linking with  Beverly's Pink Saturday ... if you go by you will find links to plenty of pretty pink!

   Showing pinks from some of my family treasures.  No silver, gold or precious gems but a Whitman's candy box from 1951 saved by my little mother. It was precious to her so it is precious to me. Hard to believe this box is sixty years old!
Many of us have these pin cushions, this was my Auntie's so it is special and stays on my dresser. I usually have some pretty pins on it. The colors are my favorite and that it was made by her hand makes it a treasure.
A quilt top...belonged to one of my auntie's, I love the colors.  Someday I will get it quilted...... I hope.

STILL TIME to sign up for the tea cup candle give away...see Tea Cup Candle post 3 down!  You can leave a comment here to enter,( follow by clicking on the Follow button on the right I always try to reciprocate).

Looking forward to seeing your pink treasures. Thank you for stopping by and thank you for your sweet comments.  I appreciate them and really appreciate your follow too.  Until next time, you bee sweet and ya'll come back soon!  (())

52 comments:

Gabriela Delworth said...

Happy Pink Saturday!


These are such lovely containers!


~ Gabriela ~

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Happy Pink Saturday, Francie, and thanks for sharing your treasures! The pin cushion is especially dear, I'm sure! Have a wonderful weekend and Happy Spring to you too.

Blessings,
Sandi

Holly said...

So many wonderful treasures - especially when they are in the family. Love old quilts, crocheted items and boxes!!
Thanks for the memories.
Happy Pink Saturday!

Holly said...

such wonderful pink treasures! I have been known to keep wonderful old boxes too not to mention collections of old linens such has crocheted items and old quilts. thank you for the memories!
Happy Pink Saturday!

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

Happy Pink Saturday....I love those sweet olde pin cushions. I found one in blue satin and crochet and I treasure it.
Jil

C'est moi Claudette said...

Happy PS Francie
You know in my head I say your name with a French accent? I just do, and I love it. So when I see you, I'm calling you the name that's in my head OK?
You have some pretty precious treasures from your mom and Aunty. How nice. My treasures are all from Thrift shops... and I love them, because I'm sure they were all loved.
Have a great weekend.
Love Claudie
xoxoxo

Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking said...

The quilt top is so pretty and how special that your Aunt made it. I am new to your blog and I am glad that I found it!

Jori said...

I wish I knew how to quilt! I think it is such an awesome talent! I am following you, hopefully some of your talent will rub off on me. :)

Happy Pink Saturday

Char said...

There is nothing quite so lovely as memories being pasted from loved ones. The colors of pinks are just perfect.
Happy Pink Saturday, Char

Atelier de Charo said...

So cute pin cushion!

Happy Pink Saturday!
Xoxo
Charo

GARAGE SALE GAL said...

LOVE the tin and how very sweet that your Mom saved it! I also enjoy those pin keeps. I have a couple of them too.
deb

Susan said...

I love your vintage things! I have a pin cushion similar to that one!! I just love it!!

Creative Wings Boutique said...

hey lady,
im alive but still buried in room and swaps . i am determined to be done this weekend... wish me luck
hugs

LV said...

I truly love all your pinks for today. I love quilts, so it is my favorite.

Jacalyn @ rmebathproducts.com said...

Great pink treasures but I sure love that chocolate box! What a great item to have.

Happy PS,
Jacalyn

Annesphamily said...

Beautiful pinks and lots of sweet memories from them! Hope all is well with you. HPS! Anne

Lynn said...

Treasures that are passed from generation to generation or friend to friend are so precious and priceless. Your are so lovely, enjoy. Silly me, commented on the previous post, so had to come back to the PS one!

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Happy Pink Saturday!

I absolutely love all of your pink.

I am hosting an auction on my blog of vintage and antique linens ~some are pink! :)

Come by and take a peek.

Cat & Cricket said...

Happy PS! Am in love with the quilt...
have a wonderful weekend..
Smiles~

Cindy Adkins said...

Happy Pink Saturday, Francie! I sure love your Whitman's box...amazing that it was saved for so long--what a treasure! I'm your new follower...I'll scroll down to the other post. I bet you can't wait for Sunday~I'm happy for you! I know how it feels!
XO

jeanne said...

Hi Francie, your pink treasures from your mom and your aunts makes me smile. The Whitman's box is gorgeous. No wonder she saved it. Love the pin cushion and the quilt. You should have it quilted on a machine. I did mine and it is gorgeous. Worth every penny I paid. Actually it was $100. I would pay it again.

Happy Pink Saturday.
Hugs, Jeanne

Sarah said...

I love the tradition of saving Whitman's boxes. I've always saved mine for buttons or special items from whatever baby I've had that year! My mom saved them too for the same purpose. Recently, we were going through my grandmother's things and found that she'd saved sewing notions in them as well! It's neat to see someone else values them too!

HaPpY pInK sAtUrDaY!
Sarah

That shabby Pink Girl said...

The pink Whitmans Choclate Box is the cutest, I've never seen one like that. I do have a pink crocheted heart tho.
Love your Pinks. thanks for sharing.
marian elizabeth

Rebecca said...

That chocolate box is wonderful and I love the colors in your pincushion heart-how fun!

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

What pretty family treasures you have!! How lucky you are to have them!

Hugs,
Debbie

Connie said...

Well, sweetpea, I have no energy left after those 2 days of fluffing up! LOL Happy pink saturday.
xoxo,
Connie

Dru said...

After all these years I find out that what I bought at a thrift store years ago is a pin cushion! It seems big so I had no idea that's what it was - I just loved it and had to have it! Thanks for sharing - love your pinks!

xinex said...

Your pinks are so lovely and precious!...Christine

Kay Ellen said...

Happy Pink Saturday!
Have a blessed weekend filled with Pink!

:)

Kay Ellen

KarenHarveyCox said...

Your pinks are wonderful. Those Whitman samplers were my favorites growing up. This way I didn't have to squish the chocolates to see my favorites.


Happy Pink Saturday,

Karen

bj said...

I love all your pinks.
Happy Pink Saturday.
xo bj

Collected Treasures...for the home, heart and soul said...

Crochet hearts are my favorites and yours is very special.
jana

Linda M. said...

Happy Pink Saturday Francie, It wonderful to have all those lovely heirloom items. Have a great weekend.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

HI Francie

The orchiuds on the Whitman box are beautiful, but what really makes them special is that your Mom loved them and so do you!

Happy Pink Saturday!

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Experimented this week with Pink Saturday and not that many visitors came by.....funny! Love that beautiful box Francie. I sold a couple of pretty old boxes this week. I love them too. HPS my friend.

~~Carol~~ said...

I wish they made candy boxes now as pretty as they did back then! What a wonderful family heirloom, and so is that quilt top. Love the combination of pink and that turquoise color. It really will be a fantastic quilt one day!
Happy Pink Saturday,
Carol

Olivia said...

Oh my vintage linens are one of my faves! Yours are very pretty! Happy Pink Saturday.
Hugs,
Olivia

Regina said...

How beautiful!
Happy Pink Saturday Francie.
And enjoy springtime.

Ginger said...

I have seen those antique pin cushions, they are beautiful. Enjoyed looking at your blog.
Happy PS

Donnie said...

Such sweet pink treasures and memories.

Michelle said...

Lovely pink share today...love that quilt top and the crocheted pincushion...of course that candy box had me at "hello"...

very merry vintage style said...

Love all your pretty pink treasures! Happy Pink Saturday-
Mary

Kathy said...

Aww...I love all of your family treasures! I can imagine your mom keeping love letters and Valentine's cards through the years in that pretty candy box. So sweet! And I agree that the colors of that quilt top are beautiful.

Melody said...

Hi! New to PS and just popped in to cjeck out alll the pinkiliscious pretties. Love the vintage crocheted heart pincushion.
So happy I found yout blog. By the by...Your pic is very good..I envy photogenic ability. And, I'm excited to realize you are the 'Scented Cottage' I love to visit at Shabby. I've wanted to join since I've seen them in many Country Almanac and other magazines, but am monetarily cha;;enges to do so right now, but I still love to visit the Lane and meander thru saying someday..someday......
Hope you can stop by sometime
www.brownginghamcreations.blogspot.com

CailinMarie said...

Happy PInk Saturday! Thank you for stopping by my blog. I love all your sweet pink treasures. I think those who live a life of moving around cherish things that make the many houses into homes and keep loved ones close. :)

Susie Jefferson said...

Just lovely! Unfortunately I no longer have my grandmother's crochet pieces (we moved house several times, and I know we lost a few boxes along the way) but I certainly remember that wonderful pineapple filet crochet! Thanks so much for sharing - and for visiting and lwaving a comment.

Happy Pink Saturday, and hugs from the UK!

Amisha said...

Lovely treasures!

Jan said...

Beautiful inspiration for Pink Saturday!

Leann said...

These family heirlooms are more precious than gold. I love things like these!!

Thanks so much for stopping by!
Leann

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Hi Francie! You've won the apron. I am so very happy it will live with you!

Please contact me at

http://decortoadore@hotmail.com

Thank you!

Laura

Debbie said...

My favorite is the Whitman's sampler vintage box. That's wonderful! My grandfather always gave us a Whitman's sampler for our birthday. When I see the boxes, I always think of him.

Sugah Beez said...

The Whitman's candy box is so sweet! Love all of your Pink Saturday pretties! Have a great week ~ Heidi