Hello. Welcome to the second installment of Queenie’s Top Ten Vintage Picks. A monthly blog feature where I showcase a number of beautiful Vintage Finds from all over the web, from independent sellers, collectors and small businesses.
As February is a month of love and romance it feels only right this article has a Valentine’s theme.
So weather you are looking for the perfect unique gift. Some romantic decorative inspiration or just a trip down memory lane take a browse through ‘Queenie’s Top Ten Vintage Picks for Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas’.
Vintage Valentine Heart Shaped Chocolate Box
£8.76 from Etsy seller AvidVintageShop in Nebraska, United States
A stunning “red heart shaped box with gold edges and gold embossed lettering”. Our Top Tip: Fill with photos as well as love letters for a special personal gift. One that will be cherished for all your years together.
Teddy Bear cast iron doorstop
£32.85 from Etsy seller LititzCarriageHouse in Pennsylvania, United States
A charming and useful gift this Valentines Day. The teddy bear doorstop will offer a helping hand even when the other half is not available to open the door for you.
Personalised Retro Valentines Sweet Gift Box
£7.50 from eBay seller Sweet Dreams Heaven
Who can say no to sweets and chocolates on Valentines Day. This retro selection will make sure everyone is smiling and having a ‘sweet’ day.
Red music sheet paper rose
£14.50 from Etsy seller AlanaPhoenixandCo in Oxford, England
This “hand cut and hand shaped design” rose will last a life time. Each item is handmade by Etsy seller ‘AlanaPhoenixandCo’. Who promises the perfect gift with no two roses being the same.
The Cupid’s Almanack by The Peter Pauper Press
£8.03 from Etsy seller Mapleclovervintage in Maine, United States
“The Cupid’s Almanack” by The Peter Pauper Press. Is a fabulous little book that offers “a collection of epigrams witty and wise about love and marriage arranged for your delight according to the seasons of the year.”
Large Vintage Etched Glass champagne Bucket
£45.00 from Etsy seller CuriousTiger in Coventry, England
For those who prefer an evening of style. What better home accessory then this large champagne bucket. Featuring a “gold rim and etched leaf decoration”.
Long Neck ” I Love You” Cat
£32.69 from Etsy seller LittleMissModShop in Vancouver, Canada
This pair of “long neck” cat figurines are a fun gift idea. For those who simply want to say ‘I Love You’ in a retro way.
Vintage Fragonard breakfast trio
£24.54 from Etsy seller atelierAFdesign in The Hague, The Netherlands
Breakfast in bed? Start the morning with this romantic mix and match cup and saucer from the “Love Story series from HK porcelain from Bavaria” and a breakfast plate from “Limoge france”.
Stunning Vintage Modernist Arcoroc Luminarc Red Glass Assortment
£50.00 from eBay seller TheRetroVintageShop in Birmingham, England
Following on from the everything red Valentines theme. This stunning “Arcoroc vintage ruby glass assortment.” would add a delightful touch to your evenings social gathering.
Victorian Valentine’s Day Cards
£8.76 from Etsy seller APaperWitch in Michigan, United States
These “original vintage Valentines Cards are embossed with beautiful lattice.” The decorative designs are perfect for any Valentine craft project.
*All links, prices and information where correct upon completion of this article.
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