While everyone on Pinterest.com is busy creating generic one size fits all vintage Valentine Boards, I decided that the pinning would be more fun to create boards with specific categories of vintage Valentine cards. Personally I kicked off the Valentine phase with a board that is true to my retro kitschy self. I named my board "Kitsch n Valentines" . Kitsch N Valentines Vintage Food Valentines
Now as you might imagine, ""Kitsch n Valentines" showcases vintage Valentine cards which are whimsical and are kitchen or food themed. The play on the words "kitsch" and "kitchen". So now when a suitable vintage Valentine appears on my main page of boards that I am "following" , I can repin a foody Valentine onto my board.
Here are some other possible vintage Valentine categories that you might start collecting or pinning.
C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro café.
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