Wednesday, December 12, 2012

D is for Deer

D is for Deer

I simply adore the kitschy deer from the 1940s and the 1950s. I don't know why but I have none of the figurines or anything. I have some deer images and a few large art prints of deer but I don't have any vintage deer. I need to get myself in gear and get some vintage deer, my dear. Deer are such beautiful and graceful animals. I think they are a lovely part of nature.

This is my personal favorite vintage santa and deer image. This image was actually in a 1940 magazine.

"November 1940~Went to the market today and saw Ellen McIntosh. I talked to her about the Ladies Luncheon at church and she said she would be arranging the decorations and wanted me to do the flowers. I told her I would. I washed and dried all of the bedding, aired the beds out, and put fresh sheets blankets and quilts on all of the beds. Since Thanksgiving is over I'm going to start my Christmas decorating. Received my favorite housekeeping magazine what a lovely Christmas ad I found on one of the pages I think I will frame this up and add it to my Christmas decor this year. Warm Wishes, Ruby"

Ruby's Favorite Ad

Here is another vintage deer and Santa image I adore (Ruby does, too). This picture is actually from the 1950s but I wanted to add it to show everyone how cute that baby deer is laying there.

I'm linking up to Alphabe-Thursday which is one of my favorite blog hops ever! Go to Mrs. Matlock's classroom to see more fun posts.

**Go to my first post to see more about Ruby Johnson.**


Riet said...

I love these, great d word.

EG CameraGirl said...

I hope you have a very merry Christmas! Maybe Santa will bring you a vintage figurine of a deer. :)

Eggs In My Pocket said...

So adorable! I love prints like these!

Carol L McKenna said...

Absolutely delightful post with wonderful vintage advertisements ~ love the art style of the era ~ Wonderful blog ~

( A Creative Harbor) aka artmusedog and Carol ^_^

Debra said...

I just love all the vintage stuff. I did a "childhood memories" post a few days ago / come visit if you like for that

I have some figurines that were from the 1940's and my grandparents then my mom's but it's mostly a post about christmas when I was little

Anonymous said...

Those are wonderful pictures. I was treated to seeing two beautiful does in my pasture this morning. They are wonderful graceful creatures.

Sandy said...

Where did you find the vintage
coke adds.. and yes, that baby
Deer is so sweet..
Happy Holidays

Naperville Now said...

I like these images, too. The fawn snoozing by Santa is very sweet. A different time, for sure.

JDaniel4's Mom said...

I really like these too.

Splendid Little Stars said...

The vintage images are fun!

Jenny said...

I love the kitschy deer, too.

I found some delightful clip-art to use on my Christmas cards this year!

I think the recipients were quite delighted!

Thanks for a fun link for the letter "D".


Scudds Harrison said...

Oh deer! What a very nice D post. I hope you'll have a cracking Christmas.