Vintage Ephemera Friday #004

Ephemera is defined as something that is not meant to last long– often paper goods. I find myself picking up matchbook covers, postcards, and old magazines at estate sales, flea markets, etc. I know that there are plenty others who dig this stuff too so I’ve decided to post a new piece every Friday as a series, “Vintage Ephemera Friday,” or #VEF on IG.
I encourage anyone else who reads this to also post cool old ephemeral goods (old papers, pins, magnets, pretty much all advertisement goods, whatever you like!) and post it with both “#VintageEphemeraFriday” and “#VEF” tags so in the future others can search through the collective finds.

For my fourth post, I have this small collection of vintage Wedding Shower cards. I don’t remember where I got these, I’m sure an estate sale. I just love all the graphics!

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These are small cards like you see with bouquets and the bride saved them all! The bride illustration is my favorite.

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The best part, she wrote down what the person gifted her on the back of the card! I know it’s common to keep a list when opening presents, but it’s neat to see a list from over 50 years ago.

Please feel free to join in and post your vintage ephemera finds here or on IG on Fridays! #vintageephemerafriday #vef


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