Monday, January 26, 2009

flower pins

proof that flickr is educational...

I bought this pin last summer at an estate sale:


recently I saw this on cathy of california’s flickr stream:

{photo used with permission}

I had no idea these were a fad – nor that Enid Collins made them.

so I checked the back of my pin:


cool!

while I had my flower pins out I took a couple more photos just for fun:



p.s. if I was in CA I would so be taking that class...sigh.

9 comments:

Sunshine said...

score!! i had an ec bag that i adored even tho it was totally impractical & in bad shape.. seahorses :D
now i will keep my eyes peeled for pins

tpanderson said...

How did we ever get by without the internet? And I'm sure you know that vintage flower brooches are all the rage now because Michelle Obama favors them.

Average Jane Crafter said...

HOLY SMOKES! What a find! That rocks! :)

cathy of california said...

thanks for the shout out!

xo

Patty said...

I like the pin with the dots the best.

diana p said...

Gorgeous!

Heather said...

LOVE the dotted red one!!

Rua said...

Very cool find! Nice photos, too...they make me think of spring...ahh...can't wait for better weather!

Hannita said...

How much fun are those?