Today's story is one that keeps happening to me.
I showed you this large daisy crewelwork stitchery piece a while back after I purchased it at a thrift store:
And not long after that, I discovered this advertisement for the very same gorgeous thing in one of my vintage magazines:
I guess it only makes sense that this should happen. I mean, I LOVE vintage - and I collect old magazines, so it stands to reason that I might find some of my things in the magazines I buy.
But I still get a major kick out of it every single time.
The coupon with which one would have ordered it is seen below:
Mine is framed, and that means I paid less than one-sixth the total price 39 years later - and somebody else had already done all of the work!
(From Family Circle Magazine, February 1973).