Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Some of my Christmas Goodies

I just thought I'd share some of my lovely Christmas gifts with you all. I had a lovely day. It was, as usual, a small family affair. Breakfast was at my sister's, then my brother came over for lunch and then my sister and her partner came over for dinner. I made dinner this year, for the first time: lasagne and tiramisu, which is our very own tradition. As usual, more food than needed was made and I was eating lasagne and tiramisu for days after!

I purchased a couple of hats on etsy earlier in the year - I paid for one and the other was paid for by my mother, who saved it as a Christmas gift. I can't wait to wear it.


These babydoll pyjamas are also from my mum. I actually mentioned them in a blog post, earlier in the year, too.

On the left is a vintage newspaper from my sister and her partner; on the right is the box for the pyjamas.

This was also a gift from my sister and her partner.



And I got a few vintage-themed books, too. The Dirk Bogarde biography is quite intimidating at over 700 pages! But it will be a very interesting read, I'm sure.

Did anyone else get any lovely vintage goodies over the holiday season?

And I almost forgot, but here's a look at my Christmas outfit:

Candy Cane Sugary Plum

Outfit details: veiled hat - Salvo's; dress - made by mum; belt - gift; shoes - Big W.

Candy Cane Sugary Plum

Love,
Andi B. Goode
x

20 comments:

  1. I love the dress!!!
    p.s. - your portrait is next on my crazy to do list. I'm so sorry it's taking so long! (being a photographer, I'm sure you know how easy it seems to tackle many projects and then they all successfully overwhelm you).
    xoxoxo
    amanda

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  2. Amanda: Thanks. =D And no worries! I do completely understand. =]

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  3. Those are great gifts!

    I have the purple Vintage book and it's a great inspiration source.

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  4. Angel: Thanks. =D Yes! I've already felt very inspired by some of the images in that book.

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  5. DOPE gifts. Love the babydoll pajamas.

    and....

    I WANT YOUR MUM!

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  6. Your Christmas outfit is gorgeous! Very nice hair especially.

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  7. The christmasy fabric of your dress is lovely!
    The pj's are super cute! and such a sweet colour.
    I would love to look in the old newspaper, its amazing to see how things have changed.

    Rose

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  8. the dirk bogarde book will be well worth the read , his own auto biographies are really good too

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  9. Adorable dress :)
    Glad you had a fab Christmas.
    Your pressies look great too!

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  10. Wow, those are great gifts! And your tiramisu sounds lovely. :)

    I like your outfit a lot, although it would only be worn in July and August over here! :P

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  11. You got some wonderful presents!! The hat is my favorite! :D I didn't get any vintage gifts for Christmas, but for my birthday, my mom got me a 1960s dress! It was so exciting!

    http://playingdressupwithkellie.blogspot.com/

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  12. You mama is smart! such a cute set.

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  13. Hey, Andrea!
    I love your style and I have programed a post about you for January 2sd.
    Come and check if you want!
    Your presents are very nice!

    xoxo

    Aline

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  14. Andi, you've inspired my new year's resolution - I need to get more glamour into my life! (Or at least stop leaving the house with no makeup on!)

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  15. What immensely wonderful gifts, you're very lucky to have a family who knows you're tastes so well!

    I'm head-over-heals in love with that dress! I really mean it when I say your mom should quite literally go into business, for her frocks are true works of beautiful art!

    Wishing you a serene & splendid Sunday, honey!
    ♥ Jessica

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