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
Greetings and Good Day. The weather is changing here – Fall has arrived. And I love it! Cool days means long dog walks and when the rain falls – more time to spend in the craft room. Today’s new shop listing is a rare find for the embroiders out there. This is the definitive “how to” book… Continue reading Elsie Svennas Handbook of Lettering for Stitchers, 1973 Embroidery How To Book
Welcome back and hello! Today I’ve just listed a nice set of Noritake China in the Mardi Gras pattern. There are three pieces here, a salt & pepper set and a gravy or sauce boat (great for dips and relishes, too). Each piece is in excellent condition. Noritake Mardi Gras is from the Progression line… Continue reading Noritake China Mardi Gras Salt & Pepper and Gravy Boat Set
Hello – I hope you’re enjoying your Sunday. Today I have an Estate Sale find, TWO pristine spools of Kaminow Tinsel for Crocheting or Knitting. We might be just a tad spoiled today as we can easily track down “specialty” threads, cords and yarns in an nearly endless variety of colors, finishes and weights. But… Continue reading 1940’s Kaminow Crochet or Knitting Tinsel
Whew! I made it through a full moon on Friday the 13th but not without some weirdness, most of which was good weird, so I’m happy to laugh and keep going. But what’s new in my shop? Well, I’m going to show you: A pair of Vintage (probably early mid century) handmade crochet throw pillows. … Continue reading Vintage Crochet Throw Pillows w/ Purple Roses – Shabby Chic Beautiful