I’d Like to Thank the Academy – Vintage Loving Cups

And the winner is …

Vintage loving cups - see this beautiful collection kellyelko.com

Will I win?

Will I trip on my way to the stage?

Will I have a trail of tp stuck to my shoe as I wave to my adoring fans?

What am I doing, you ask.

I’m in a pageant – and I’d love you to join me.

Vintage loving cups - see this beautiful collection kellyelko.com

It’s for all of us gals (and the occasional guy who drops by) who deserve recognition for all of our fabulousness!

So go ahead and strut your stuff on the catwalk, break out your little (virtual) red bikini, twirl a baton or belt out a tune in the talent category.

Because I am awarding all of you who stop by and read my ramblings the

All That and a Bag of Chips award.

Vintage loving cups trophy collection - see this beautiful collection kellyelko.com

You see, if we don’t believe we are fabulous, who will?

So grasp that trophy by both handles,

raise it high over your head and

start your acceptance speech.

Vintage loving cups - see this beautiful collection kellyelko.com

Special thanks for my fabulous vintage trophy collection goes to Sara of Simplify by Sara

I spotted these beauties on her blog and begged and groveled (ok, just asked) her to sell them to me.

Sara, please take a bow because you just won the

All That and a Big Bag of Barbecue Chips award!


Now if you’ll excuse me, I need my beauty rest if I’m going to keep

The Money Maker in tip top condition!

Vintage loving cups - see this beautiful collection kellyelko.com

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  1. They look so beautiful! All shiny and pretty ,,, Thanks for the shout out, so happy that they are being enjoyed, and Uncle Joe would be too.

  2. Awesome! You deserve a trophy for all the cool things you do. What’s a single single though??? Or is that not what the trophy has printed on it?? I love the tarnished metal, it looks so ancient!

    Have a great day!

  3. i accept with a simple wave (like that would ever happen — my mouth never SHUTS UP : ) i love that collection — it is AWESOME!!!!! WOW!!!!! by the way — your kitchen should NEVER feel inferior — that place ROCKS!!!! sending hugs and wishes for sun for the girls of jersey!!!! hugs…

  4. I like the chips, but I LOVE the trophies! Remember, I am looking for some JUST like that for my kitchen? I would buy them from you at a mark-up even!! C’mon, you could make a tidy little profit here! 😉 I know I’m the budget design girl, but I know splurge-worthy when I see it!!

    Seriously AMAZING trophies!! What an awesome collection!

    -And, um, I won’t be doing anything in a little red bikini without some kind of juice fast, and fat melting herbal spa wraps, followed by weeks and weeks of torture from the most chiseled, handsome personal trainer at the gym. (Whom I’ve gaze at from afar all starry eyed but have never spoken too, and after weeks of his relentless training methods, I will grow to LOATHE as he tries to get this 45 year old body bikini ready. Have I thought about this too much?) Maybe I should just do the baton thing…

    Have a great day! 🙂

    1. Gotta let me live with my finds before I can consider parting with them – but you never know!! Yes, I do think you’ve given way too much thought to your fantasy personal trainer – but that doesn’t mean I don’t want to train right along side you!
      Thanks for making me laugh!!

  5. I think the moneymaker should take it on the road. And support you in your old age 🙂

    You already know how much I adore your tropies!

    🙂 me

  6. I tilt my crown to you and the trophies,too. I actually think the trophies should be awarded to those who comment on your blog. They are the most entertaining comments I have read. Sometimes I just come over to read the comment page!

  7. I would like to thank my family for looking the other way and not saying a word when I bring home, yet one more piece of junk to “redoux”. I would like to thank all the people who cast off their unloved stuff and leave it for me. I would like to thank my car for not minding that there is no way it will be anywhere near parking in the garage this summer because my garage is so full of other people’s junk. And most of all, I would like to thank you for this fabulous post. I have a congratulatory golf cup to someone named Roger that I proudly display as part of my “junk” silver collection. I love old trophies too.

  8. Kelly, this is so cute! I think the trophy collection is fabulous. What a buy! Totally in awe of W H Simpson’s trophy. ~ Sarah

  9. Your begging and pleading paid dividends, what a fabulous Collection of Loving Cups these are… I’m green with envy in fact! *LOL* But I’ll still take my walk down the catwalk… Your Post made me smile and drool at the same time and I’m so glad I discovered your Blog!

    Blessings from the Arizona Desert… Dawn… The Bohemian

  10. Hey Kelly, these are wonderful, you sure know how to elicit envy from all of blogdom!! I’ll be featuring this post at Vintage Inspiration Thursday. thanks so much for joining in!

  11. Oh gosh. I’m loving all your loving cups. LOL Now I know why I can’t find any…you have them all. Just kidding. Great collection.

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