Saturday, October 14, 2006

Dazzling delight

I recently purchased a copy of Woman's Day magazine from 1951. The thing is just a wealth of information (the children's clothing patterns posted the other day are from the same magazine, as well as a few other posts).

Some of the most precious finds in here are the ads. Like this one for cake flour that states:
"Just watch his eyes sparkle when you bring on this posy-decked dazzler."
Boy, would it were so simple, eh?

Vintage cake flour ad
(click on the image to enlarge. Flickr uses the 'all sizes' button above the pic to show several sizes)


Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a great ad!
You should join the pool here:

I posted some to the Flickr pool, but they were pretty gross.

One of the ads was a platter of hot dogs. (Yuck!)

11:51 PM  
Blogger The Calico Cat said...

O.K. so when are you going to make that cake?

4:00 AM  
Blogger Teri M. said...

Too funny. Hey - I use that flour.

11:40 AM  

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