On Facebook -JOIN I Antique Online.com: Collectors of Antiques and Collectibles.
Here is the link for the group https://www.facebook.com/groups/327133184409134/
Please join our FB group where YOU can post directly.

I Antique Online

A Community For People Who Buy, Sell or Collect Antiques, Collectibles and Art

Hi,  my daughter was married in September, 2011 in Las Vegas (which was so much fun - I love destination weddings).  My mother died in July 2011 and it was sad that she wasn't there but I made sure that she was there in spirit.  I took 4 of my mom's beautiful vintage hankies with me to Las Vegas.  I gave one to my daughter, one to her mother-in-law to be and one to her stepmother and I had one.  Before my mother died I asked her if it would be okay if I gave my daughter - her grand-daughter - the engagement ring that my dad proposed with in 1940.  My mother said that this would be lovely.  This was my daughter's "something old".  

I still have some of her hankies and was wondering if anyone had any ideas for using hankies in a shadow box.  In one of her books I found some dried pressed flowers and thought about incorporating these into a shadow box - what do you think about this?

I also have a lot of vintage doilies and will be using a couple of these in a shadow box.  My mom was an excellent athlete in her day and her favorite sport was swimming - something she continued to do until about 2 years before she died.  I found two swimming medals that she was awarded in 1932 and I am going to affix the medals to the vintage doilies for the shadow box. 

I look forward to hearing about any ideas you may have to share for the hankies. They are very beautiful and it's a shame to not use them or see them.  Thanks!


Views: 124

Replies to This Discussion

I would say to be careful that if the dried flowers touch the hankies they don't get discolored.  Actually, I don't think it is a good idea because the hankies are going to get discolored anyway being in a shadow box.


I agree.  thanks so much.


Welcome To I Antique Online: The Best & Biggest Social Network On Antiques & Collectibles

C. Dianne Zweig


Visit my blog Kitsch n Stuff

Visit my Art Studio/gallery  

Visit Pinterest

Visit Facebook www.facebook.com/iantiqueonline and "LIKE" our page.


JOIN OUR NEW FACEBOOK GROUP I Antique Online.com: Collectors of Antiques and Collectibles Public Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/327133184409134/

C. Dianne Zweig's Blog

& Terms of Use

© 2023   Created by C. Dianne Zweig   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service