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LAMB: I wanted to document some of the antique bonnets I've collected for you over the years. The only problem was that as soon as I put the bonnet on you you would rip it right off again. In the end I did what I swore I'd never do if I ever had children (another one for the ever-growing list) , I said "If you keep the bonnet on mummy will give you a treat". As soon as you heard the word 'treat' your eyes lit up, "treat?" you echoed and you instantly complied  with my request. You put the bonnet on and stood where I told you but refused to take the sour, defiant toddler expression off your face. This is the closest I got to a smile.

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  1. oh mercy, I've just found you via your little follow button on my blog and woha- what a skill you have with the camera!!

    Teach me EVERYTHING you know!!

    Can't wait to see this project unfold for you :)

    xo em

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    1. Thank you Emily but I've seen your blog, I don't think you need my help somehow :)

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  2. Oh, my. I'm a bonnet fan and this is stunning!

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    1. Thank you. This is one of my favourites! I have a few from the 20's but this is probably the earliest one I have. The ribbon is very tattered but you can't really tell - at least not in photographs.

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  3. Adorable picture, love that bonnet!

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