Framed Vintage Seed Bags

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Dear reader… These vintage seed bags have been on my list to write about for a while.

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Tyson’s sister sent them to us several years ago and I’ve been dying to turn them into pillows. I think everyone was a little afraid that I might actually destroy them, so popping one in a frame was a nice alternative.

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I had grand plans to tell you the story of how Tyson’s family is from Germany and how many of the Mangelsdorf Family immigrated to Missouri. I wanted to tell you how they were farmers and ultimately had their own seed company.

But as I began to take photos of this space, a different story emerged.  A story that is the epitome of why I started this blog.

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