Tuesday, July 29, 2008

I Want Candy

I searching for some vintage inspiration recently. One of my favorite sources is vintage advertising. I came across this Brach's ad from the 50s. I love the colors and especially love that it features candy - one of my favorite things!


16 comments:

~Becca~Bluebird Rose said...

That is really *sweet*! :)
I remember the Brach's Royals.... they were chocolate, Tootsie-roll like, but had different flavors in the middle (and softer). They were in "bulk" in the grocery store, and my brother and I were allowed to select a few when we went to the store with my mom.
Nice memories; thanks for sharing this.
~Becca~

Heidi (http://journals.aol.com/hwoodred/everyday-cookies/) said...

Hi Karla,
You and me both...looking for inspiration in old candy ads! I've been looking for vintage Halloween candy ads. Not too many of those around!

"I Want Candy" too!!!

*Heidi*

Lori said...

what a great ad...that girl is adorable, she kind of reminds me of my sis when she was younger...

Natasha Burns said...

How cute! Love the colours in vintage advertising and vintage children's books are another great source too if you're looking for inspiration xo

Laura said...

Hoo boy! I loves me some vintage schlock. Those old adds have such crazy colors. Have you ever seen any of the old saltwater taffy ads from the east coast? Some of those colors are really gorgeous.I really like the little resin charms, too, by the way.

http://afancifultwist.typepad.com said...

I love it tooo!! And candy, especially the old wrappers, PERFECTION!!! xo

Sophee-a Laroo Bijoux and Sheri too said...

That vintage ad is so cute..
How are you? I have been going crazy and finally have some down time.
Just posting or trying too and visiting blogs today :)

Vicki C said...

Oh.. I love this ad! Thanks for sharing.. now pass the candy! lol

Heather ~Pretty Petals said...

What a cute add Karla! love it...missed you this weekend. I wore your bracelet I bought from you so that a little piece of you was there with us. lol. ;)

xo

Rosemary said...

Hi Karla,
I love old ads like that one.
You said wish was your favorite crown, my daughter too!!!
She loved it, and now she wants one.
Thanks for visiting,
Rosemary

Merci-Notes said...

Love this! Do you think tha tolder adds are better than new ones?
Hugs,
Mary

Penny @ Lavender Hill Studio said...

I think I remember that ad! Now I am telling my age. Guess I am vintage too :-)
xo
P

Lisa said...

I don't know if they still have bins of Brachs candy in grocery stores but I remember when I was little that was one of our favorite things about going food shopping. There always these bins and bins of Brach's candies.

Great candy ad

Gypsy Mermaid said...

Hey chickadee! I am hosting another swap! Its a Halloween theme called "Witches Cupboard" Its going to be wicked fun! hehe I hope to see you join. Help me spread the word! hugs

toodles-
Sarah

Susie Q said...

I remember this ad! Does that mean I am *vntage* too? Wait! Donot answer that! *laugh*

Do youhave some old Halloween candy ads? I bet they are amazing!

Love,
Sue

Joy Zaczyk said...

Hi Karla!

Don't you just love vintage candy? So sweet and innocent, I just love the advertising for it. :)

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