Hello World! How’s it going? This is the time of year my Etsy shop Old Raven really starts moving Halloween. And I LOVE making Halloween treats (and tricks). This is a version of my Faux Log Fires that I make for Christmas Holiday decor (or dollhouse decor, Barbie campfires, etc.) only – Halloween’s fire has… Continue reading Witch Fire – Halloween Decor
Good Day All. Today’s new shop listing is for the collectors of Vintage/Antique Glass, especially Dairy Bottles. This bottle is unique and unusual in that it has an amber hue to the glass and it also has an intricate chevron pattern embossed in the glass. It’s in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or stains. … Continue reading Collectible Cream Dairy Bottle – 1/2 Pint
Hello all, today I’m listing a rather unique item in my shop – a Mandrake Apothecary Jar aka Mandragora. These lovely apothecary jars were made by Eli Lilly (pharmaceuticals) in the 1970’s and were given as promotional gifts and were a Limited Edition. It’s hard to believe, but this jar is over 50 years old!… Continue reading Mandrake Apothecary Jar (Mandragora)
Hey Everyone – how’s your Tuesday going? Today I’m traveling back to the 1800s. This is a Dietz Buckeye Dash Lamp Model No. 0. This was made for the horseless carriage (what the very first automobiles were called) industry. It burned kerosene and basically just hung off the front of your carriage/car and lit the… Continue reading Horseless Carriage Lantern – Dietz Lamp
Hey – how’s your weekend going? We’re enjoying an early Fall day here – and it’s beautiful. I’ve posted lots of these tin nib storage units in the past, all of which have featured varieties of the Gillott’s brand, but this one is a bit different. I use artwork from the old 1800’s nib boxes… Continue reading Tiny Nib Storage (or) Stash Tin!
Happy Friday! Today I’ve added a Vintage card game to my shop’s inventory – but this isn’t just any card game – it’s the national game of Germany and is called the “King of German card games”. It certainly has lovely face cards! This is a three-person trick-taking card game and has been around since (approx)… Continue reading The “King of German Card Games”
Hi Guys! Just a quick flash here. INARCO (International Art Ware Corporation) was a US company that began in Cleveland, OH in the 1960s. They made ceramics. This is one of their indoor planters and talk about your “timeless” style. This little beauty is ready to go right on to a windowsill and be full… Continue reading An INARCO Collectors Treat