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Vintage Stamps

Last year I inherited my dad’s stamp collection. It is basically two thick binders of old stamps that are barely worth more than their face value. He bought them as an investment but they never amounted to much. Lucky for me they can still be used as postage and they are very cool looking. My favorite thing to do is to match up the stamps by color a la’ Bari Zaki. Buy your own vintage stamps here.

  1. love.boxes

    January 18, 2008

    They are so pretty. I love stamps. 🙂

  2. Melissa de la Fuente

    January 18, 2008

    I have been reading your blog for sometime now but, I confess I have never commented before now. I just would like to say that I just love your blog, your style and your recommendations. I have found two fabulous new singers that I really love via you and your blog and assorted other excellent finds(read: your latest garland post!) so, thank you and thank you!

  3. Heather

    January 18, 2008

    I love stamps!…and I love your blog.

  4. Salem

    January 18, 2008

    Dad had a stamp collection?

  5. ali

    January 18, 2008

    I am so jealous of your inheritance! Your dad must be one cool dude.

  6. Allison

    January 19, 2008

    After looking through that great ebay store, I’m strongly considering doing this for my save-the-dates for my upcoming wedding. Have you (or any of you commentors) had any problems mailing them?

  7. jordan

    January 19, 2008


    everything ships fine. 🙂

  8. Joanna Goddard

    January 20, 2008

    oh how pretty! i can’t wait for the eames stamps….

  9. eclecticentertaining

    January 22, 2008

    I saw that there were going to be Eames stamps this year also. Wouldn’t they be great paired with the Chippendale chair or the clock (once postage goes up again)? I like the dichotemy of modern with tradish.

  10. Allison

    January 23, 2008

    Thanks, Jordan! I’m going to start bidding now. 🙂

  11. Madhavi

    January 25, 2008

    ooh, decoupage something with them b/c someone else might not appreciate them as much as you.

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