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17 Jan, 2012

Will you be my (vintage) Valentine?

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Oh! Things!|Publishing/writing/career stuff

Teacher valentine

A peek into another wee collection of mine … over at the Used blog today. :)

p.s. while I was going through my collection this morning I found an old letter dated February 14, 1957. It’s a real keeper. I will scan it and post it!

3 Responses to "Will you be my (vintage) Valentine?"

1 | Valerie

January 17th, 2012 at 12:22 pm


hah hah – sweet! I’ve been thinking I should get the kids started on making their own. Some of those are nicely punny. :)

2 | Pauline

January 17th, 2012 at 12:46 pm


I LOVE vintage valentines! They are so cute!

3 | Brenda A

January 17th, 2012 at 2:11 pm


Cute! I will be on the look out for more!

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