For Every Season
by petal & pins
While I may be enjoying Spring, you may be somewhere watching the leaves turn and fall.
In this picture it’s surrounded by some of my vintage pieces including a very special bag.
It arrived one day in the post with a lovely note from a friend, the bag belonged to her mum and made her think of me and so wanted me to have it.
“…You bring me fond memories of my mum when you talk about her. I don’t mean for it to be a bag you would carry – it just feels as if it would be more at home with you!”
Now I’ve always been attracted to vintage bags, from ones in my childhood dress up box to the op shop and flea market finds I collected as a fashion design student so it was easy to see why she thought of me!
I was delighted with both the bag and the sentiment from a friend I see all too rarely (we live in different parts of the country) and this lovely gesture shows we will always be kindred spirits. I will use the bag – in fact I already have, I’ve also been leaving it sitting on my grandmothers dressing table that we use for a hall stand so I can glance at it every day.
You can see all my card and art print designs here.