Monday, December 23, 2013

BOOTS, 1948

January 18, 1948.  Here is Miss BOOTS standing at attention to model her new dresses.

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Picture Frames to Color and Cut-Out

 March 24, 1901.  Picture Frame To Color.  "The figure shown is that of a Chinese general.  The bamboo frame paint a straw color.  The dragon paint green with a red head and a yellow tail.  The spear should be black, with a light blue blade.  A yellow suit for the Chinese general, with a gold breastplate.  The other trimmings treat in gold and red.  The background may be left white, or given an uniform pale tint.  Cut out the oval, in which a photograph can be inserted, and mount the finished frame on heavy cardboard.  The picture frame, with your own photograph inserted, would make an acceptable gift."  Those are the instructions included on the page which you can follow or use your own creativity to finish the frame.
July 11, 1993.  The Seven Dwarfs and Me!  "Draw a picture of yourself in the center of the mirror or create a Seven Dwarfs picture frame by carefully cutting out the center of the mirror and pasting the frame over your favorite photo!"  HEY KIDS, consider making your parents or grandparents one of these picture frames with a photo of you as a Christmas present.

Santa ROD Paper Doll

December 21, 1947.  ROD, husband of BOOTS, needs a lot of padding to play Santa.

Santa BABE Paper Doll

December 19, 1943.  BABE gets a turn to play Santa.


December 01, 1993.  A newspaper coloring contest for CHRISTMAS.  This is CHRISTMAS!

White House CHRISTMAS Card, 2007

2007.  Christmas card received from George and Laura Bush.  "May the joy of all creation fill your heart this blessed season."  One of my treasures.

Friday, December 13, 2013

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

FERD and CORA Comic Strip Paper Dolls from BOOTS

 November 28, 1943.  FERD is ready for the cold weather that is suppose to blow in this weekend in Houston.  I do not like cold weather!!!
December 05, 1943.  CORA called BOOTS to tell her about her new dress and coat.

TRIX Paper Doll by Arval Grover

February 19, 1933.  Another paper doll by Arval Grover, a S. L. T. Junior member.

Monday, December 2, 2013

BOOTS and A Couple of Holiday Party Outfits

December 03, 1944.  Here is Miss BOOTS  and a couple of her new holiday party outfits.  BOOTS is always the belle of every Christmas party.

JOYCE Has a New Hat and Dress

April 04, 1915.  JOYCE the paper doll would like to know if you like her new hat and dress.