Wednesday, May 26, 2010

My Vintage Hat Rack


"Grab your coat and grab your hat, leave your worries on the doorstep. Just direct your feet to the sunny side of the street!" So goes an old tune. At our cottage we like to be prepared for any adventure and we always like to be happy. If you need a vintage straw hat from I Magnin, we have it. If you need a straw hat to protect you from the sun while on the links, we have it too. How about a vintage velvet riding helmet?? Check!! Need a vintage camera in it's case, we have you covered. Now how about a little straw bag to carry some cash to go thrifting for vintage treasures???

To see more vintage treasures hop on over to Suzanne's place for Vintage Thingie Thursday! You can find her at her fabulous blog The Colorado Lady. Wait a minute, I think I must have a vintage map to get you from Idaho to Colorado via the easiest route. Shall I pack you a lunch in a vintage picnic basket??

What's that Bentley? I know I mentioned lunch, but you just had dinner!!

Love,
Susan and Bentley
xxoo

27 comments:

  1. I do love the straw hats hanging on the pegs. :-)

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  2. I love how this looks with all the hats!

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  3. Love your hat rack and all your things displayed there...so charming...now girl...go find that map!!! Bently is a dog after the heart of my three....always looking ahead to their next meal! Have a great VTT!

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  4. Very need hat rack and your display is so charming. Have a great VTT. Vicky

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  5. straw hats always reminds me of walking on the beach or in the garden enjoying the beautiful weather! thanks for sharing and happy VTT.

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  6. Love that velvet riding hat! I assume, my dear, it is yours :) Do you have a horse now, Susan? I know you are a rider. You know I was with my Granny and Grandpa most every weekend. They lived 10 miles away. He kept a horse for a guy on the farm. I named her Princess. She was always pregnant it seemed. I might do a post on her sometime. I have a funny story about her.

    Bentley, I am missing my poochies while on vacation :(
    xo
    Robin

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  7. Lovely!! I love the vintage straw against the blue.
    ~Liz

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  8. Thanks for showing all your VTT treasures today. Very interesting and nice pot.

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  9. A lovely story to go with the rack and the hats!

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  10. I'd like to use the bag, please! Are those little porcelain tips on that hat rack? Cute!

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  11. It's nice to have a display that is also useful like yours.

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  12. Very cute! Good morning, Bentley!

    Sarah

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  13. Hi Susan~I like the things that you have hung on the hat rack, especially that camera.:)
    Yes, I'd say you and your guests are ready for whatever anyone might need!
    Have a great Memorial Day Weekend!
    Fondly,
    Ann
    @
    The Tattered Tassel

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  14. I love all your vintage goodies! I have three vintage hat racks like yours. Whenever I see them for a good price I just have to pick them up. They're great organizers.

    Be sure to visit the cottage, and get the details for the three linky parties I'm starting up the first week of June. Would love to have you and Bentley join in on the fun!

    Have a great Memorial weekend!

    Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage

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  15. What a LOVELY display. I really like the handbag :)

    Blessings!
    Gail

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  16. Oh! Your post brought back memories, I used to love I Magnin! My mother and I used to go to the one in Beverly Hills. Way WAY out of my league but it was so much fun to see the beautiful linens, etc. My mother always said "when my ship comes in".

    Love your things ever ready for an adventure!

    Happy VTT,
    Sally

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  17. I remember those vintage hat racks! Cool!

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  18. Love the vintage hat rack and all the goodies on it!! My MIL has some straw hats on display that were her mothers...and your photo so reminds of hers.
    ~Cindy~

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  19. Hi Susan!

    You sure are bringing back alot of childhood memories for me! My brother had that same rack in his bedroom.
    I like the velvet riding helmet!

    Sam's still in the tree fort!
    Pamela xo

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  20. I could sure use one of those hats to garden in. Looks like another era there!
    Brenda

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  21. What a cute little display you've got set up there! The riding helmet is lovely! Happy VTT and thanks for sharing with us today!

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  22. This is just lovely! I love that it has such a vintage feel...wonderful!

    What ever happened to I. Magnin? I used to shop at the one in La Jolla when I was in high school. Wow...that brings back memories!

    Great post!

    Enjoy!
    Cathy

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  23. I love it! Perfect for hanging your straw summer hats! :-)

    Susan and Bentley, if I didn't say it before (I get a bit lost sometimes with responses) thank you so much for dropping by the other week. Your comments were fun and made me smile! :-)

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  24. Terrific! I love the hat rack and hats but the camera is just so delicious!

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  25. Hello to you and Bentley, and thanks for visiting my blog.

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  26. Happy Memorial Weekend my friend…Hugs and Smiles Gl♥ria

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  27. Lovely photo!! Love the hat theme!!!
    xxxx

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