Antique or Vintage Collectibles · Art Supplies · Calligraphy · Etsy · Etsy Seller

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

Antique or Vintage Collectibles · Calligraphy · Decor · Distressed · Etsy · Etsy Seller · Vintage Collectibles

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

Antique or Vintage Collectibles · Calligraphy · Decor · Distressed · Etsy · Etsy Seller · Furniture · Vintage · Vintage Collectibles

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

Antique or Vintage Collectibles · Art Supplies · Craft Supplies · Etsy · Etsy Seller · Mixed Media

1901 Artist’s Case – China and Porcelain Painting, Supplies and Tools

Oh man – this was like opening a treasure chest!  I love Antique items, especially things that were ‘personal’, things that carry a hint of the previous owner like a name or initials, dates or paper clippings or like this – tools and dreams.   Talk about eye candy!  Wouldn’t this make a fabulous display… Continue reading 1901 Artist’s Case – China and Porcelain Painting, Supplies and Tools

Antique or Vintage Collectibles · Decor · Easter · Etsy · Etsy Seller · The China Cupboard

1907 Art Deco Limoges Candlestick Holder (Pair)

The perfect accents for your Easter table display – Spring by Limoges These are the latest additions to my Etsy shop Old Raven – a pair of Antique Limoges candlestick holders made of exquisite bone china with a molded floral design and subtle Art Deco accenting picked out in gold. Each holder has been hand… Continue reading 1907 Art Deco Limoges Candlestick Holder (Pair)

Antique or Vintage Collectibles · Art Supplies · Craft Supplies · Etsy · Etsy Seller

KOH-I-NOOR Tin Pencil Box w/ Pencils

KOH-I-NOOR pencil tins from the mid century have long been a favorite of artists and collectors.  For the artist – the tin box has a hinged lid that snaps closed making the perfect container for carrying art supplies on the go but with a bit of retro style thrown in from the great Vintage graphics… Continue reading KOH-I-NOOR Tin Pencil Box w/ Pencils

Antique or Vintage Collectibles · Etsy · Etsy Seller · Vintage · Vintage Collectibles

I Love A Mystery…

…which is a good thing because I have no idea what this thing is! I just listed it in my Etsy shop Old Raven.  Click here to visit the listing:  https://www.etsy.com/listing/678337587/vintage-metal-document-keeper?ref=shop_home_active_1 A few details:  This is a metal cylinder.  It’s almost 6″ long.  The metal looks to have a silver overlay.  It has two metal… Continue reading I Love A Mystery…