Wednesday, December 9, 2009

How things have changed - or not?!


A parcel arrived a couple of days ago. I'd scanned some of my 18yo daughter's art work and ordered some cards online with VistaPrint. But their upselling got to me and I thought, what the heck... So I ordered mugs and a notebook and keyring as well. Great presents for grandparents and teachers.



So here they are, all the way from The Netherlands in only a few weeks. I was thinking how much things have changed, and that we could never have done this just a few years ago. And then I remembered these plates...



These were a Heinz promotion from about 40 years ago! I remember my mother unpacking the art paper and textas and my two sisters and I sat down to do our best art. 
That I still have these plates is testament to their durability and my inability to throw things away! I wonder if my daughter will still have her mug in 40 years' time!

4 comments:

  1. Love love love your blog. Great title. Your dd is very talented. That is a really cute little graphic she created. It looks like something I'd buy for my dd. I'm glad you started this! I'm a follower!hehe.

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  2. I love your daughter's artwork. Very appealing and a great gift idea. I also had my memory jogged by the plates as our family did one too. My Mum still has the plate.

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  3. Fun mugs...your daughter's artwork is cute. I love those plates, too...we have some that Izzy did a few years ago in preschool, and those are so fun for us to look at.

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  4. Was she absolutely rapt seeing her artwork on all those products? Can't beat Vistaprint for quality, although the daily emails nearly do me in! LOL And I do remember those plates too! You were an artist all the way back then, and still are with your scrapping!

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