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Mid Century Carstens Tonnieshof Ashtray

A good welcome to all. Today’s new shop listing (Old Raven on Etsy) is this truly lovely dish from West Germany. Look at those colors!  This is a lava flow pattern that was very popular in the mid century and one can see why – it’s just absolutely beautiful.  The minty greens and the smokey… Continue reading Mid Century Carstens Tonnieshof Ashtray

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Antique Hand Painted Postcard – India Elephants

Hello and Welcome Back to my blog. Today I’ve listed a new item in my shop that was an Estate Sale find. This is an old postcard (probably from the 1920’s or there about) that has three hand-painted Indian Elephants on the front. And aren’t they gorgeous!  Not only is the detail wonderful – they… Continue reading Antique Hand Painted Postcard – India Elephants

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NEW Deluxe 5 Inch Christmas Fire

Thank You and Good Wishes to all Veterans, especially today. And WELCOME to all my followers and drop-in guests. Today I want to show my latest addition to my online shop Old Raven on Etsy.  I recently made a “how to” post about my miniature faux fires, but this post is about my NEW faux… Continue reading NEW Deluxe 5 Inch Christmas Fire

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Lace Bobbin Suncatchers

Hello Everyone – and welcome back for my latest project “how to”: Suncatchers. This is the temp I woke up to this morning… Burrrrrr.  We just sort of went from the end of Summer to Winter overnight here.  Okay, if that’s the way it’s going to be I need to bring a little more sun… Continue reading Lace Bobbin Suncatchers

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Faux Fire How To

Hey everybody – it’s almost Friday!  Do you have anything fun planned for the weekend yet? I’ve put away my altered art dictionary project (unfinished, yet again), but I added four new pages so at least I’m over the half way point. https://oldravencreates.com/2019/10/16/paper-crafters-dictionary/ I had just started into a new project (Accordion House) when I… Continue reading Faux Fire How To

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Vintage Tin Collectibles – x 2

Hi All. Another quick hop on and post.  Today’s topic:  Collectible Tins This one goes WAY back to the early 1900s.  Lipton’s Tea use to come in these tins – I know, great, huh?  The lid and base are embossed. Just reading this lid makes me crave a cuppa’. This tin was once full of… Continue reading Vintage Tin Collectibles – x 2

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Join The Battle – Sergent Major Tin

Welcome All! Just a quick post today.  This is the other new nib tin storage I made last weekend.  Before anyone starts shaking their head at my spelling of “sergent” this is accurate in French which is appropriate since this is the upcycled box of Sergent Major nibs by Blanzy Conte Gilbert. I spend quite… Continue reading Join The Battle – Sergent Major Tin