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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Gifts To Make #6 ~ The Five Second Anthropologie Sweater

Years ago fur and crochet collars were all the rage.

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You may have noticed that they have made a comeback in a big way.

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Two summers ago my Grandma Jingles sent me a package of some of her long ago favorites. They included this blue collar and broach that have since sat in my closet.

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I decided to pair them and now wear them.

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My kids call me the cardigan Queen. What can I say, I like layers.

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While I adore Anthropologie sweaters, I have a bit of trouble wanting to pay Anthopologie prices.

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I found the other vintage collars at various estate sales and thrift shops. Some received a dye bath and new buttons. All received tulle and silk ribbon.

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Vintage and antique millinery nestle into the softness.

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The Fashionista also likes them on collarless coats.

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The collars look pretty cute on crew neck tee’s too.

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You can find these collars in my Etsy shop.

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Be merry and bright!



Bloggymom said...

Your collars are beautiful. I just gone one from my Grandma's things as part of my inheritance.

I love that old and classy things come back every once in a while (as popular).

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

I have yet to make it to that store, but it is on my list for 2012! Good luck with the sale!!

Amy Jo said...

Hello There,

I am new to your blog but I adore these collars. I would definitely buy some!

Merry Christmas,
Amy Jo

Lou Cinda @ Tattered Hydrangeas said...

Oh my goodness!!! These are gorgeous! I LOVE them!!! I would love to see them in your Etsy!


Lou Cinda

{Bellamere Cottage} said...

I do believe I have some old collars stored away... I'll have to go on a finding quest...


Johanna said...

Hi Laura,
those collars are pretty and very romantic. Nce idea.
Best greetings, Johanna

The Cranky Queen said...

How wonderful are your collars!!! I adore them,& may use my own spin on one for me! thanx for sharing...Visit my blog palace sometimes...Tiffany

Hollace said...

You never cease to amaze me!

Robin's Nest said...

Hi Laura, thanks for leaving me a message on my blog. Your blog is wonderful. I love your newest post. Thanks for sharing. I'll be stopping by often.

Robin at Robin's Nest

Hibiscus House said...

Those are beautiful.

~ ~ Ahrisha ~ ~ said...

Beautiful Laura. I agree with you about the rush for Christmas decorating. We just returned from 3 weeks away so my tree and decorations just went up. They will be up till sometime in Jan for sure and one year they were up till Valentines day so I did the tree again in red and pink hearts. It was so much fun.
Enjoy your Christmas.
~ ~Ahrisha~ ~

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really, really nice. especially the blue one

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Karena said...

Laura these are stunning!! I love the crochet colars with the brooches.

The winner of your gift package for the 12 days of Holiday Giveaways is our friend The Lavender Dreamer!! I will let you know when i Have her contact info.


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