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Vintage Tole Painted House Recipe Box

I know, it’s just too cute! This is actually a Vintage Recipe Box.  It’s made out of wood and hand-painted using the Tole technique by a very talented artist. Look at all the detail – sheer curtains, blooming potted plants, heart cutouts in the shutters, plank walls and door, brick walkway and shrubs all around. This side has more… Continue reading Vintage Tole Painted House Recipe Box

Antique or Vintage Collectibles · Etsy · Etsy Seller

Circa 1910 Hoppes No 9 Bottle

Just in time for the hunting season and a perfect gift for the hunter or bottle collector – this is a rare c 1910 Hoppes No 9 bottle that is the hard to find ‘cork top’. The bottle is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or damage of any kind.  Just a little interior… Continue reading Circa 1910 Hoppes No 9 Bottle

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Marx Bar M Ranch – Giddy Up Cowboy

JUST LISTED:  Flash back from the 50’s – a huge set of the Marx Bar M Ranch toys. Westerns were BIG in the 1950’s, shows such as Roy Rogers, The Lone Ranger, The Rifleman, Bonanza and many more were shootin’, rustlin’, ridin’ their way across our black and white TV screens. Many a child had… Continue reading Marx Bar M Ranch – Giddy Up Cowboy

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Shabby Chic Jewelry Box/Stash Chest

How’s everyone’s summer going?  I can answer in one word: FAST!  This summer I’ve been trying to expand my territory for where I find Vintage and Antique treasures to list in my Etsy shop Old Raven, as well as, finding those “raw” treasures that will be the springboard for a new altered art project for… Continue reading Shabby Chic Jewelry Box/Stash Chest

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New In The Shop

Normally, I’m posting on my latest creations but lately all I’ve been working on is replacement items that are selling out in my shop.  Lots of Black Widow Spiders have been going into the mail recently (in June?, yep – they sell year round). 50 of the “regular” or actual sized black widows and 20… Continue reading New In The Shop

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Antique Gillott Nib Boxes – Pretty Irresistible

TWO WEEKS !  I can’t believe it’s been two weeks since I’ve posted.  I don’t know how you daily posters do it.  (slaps hand to forehead as a sign of frustration) So what have I been doing?  Nibs.  Gillott nibs to be exact mixed in with my love of little boxes.  A few years back… Continue reading Antique Gillott Nib Boxes – Pretty Irresistible

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Antique 1880’s Pressboard File Drawers

Sunshine and Spring wishes to you all! Yesterday I made time to visit a crafting recycle store and was treated to an amazing surprise.  14 Antique document file drawers made of pressboard. Pressboard is a sturdy rigid paperboard stock with a smooth, distinctive finish which has a marbleized look – you’ve probably seen it before as… Continue reading Antique 1880’s Pressboard File Drawers