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Elsie Svennas Handbook of Lettering for Stitchers, 1973 Embroidery How To Book

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

Antique or Vintage Collectibles · arts and crafts · Decor · Etsy Seller

Vintage Crochet Throw Pillows w/ Purple Roses – Shabby Chic Beautiful

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

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Mid Century California Ceramics – Collectibles

Yay, it’s Saturday!  I hope you’re out having fun (but of course you check for awesome blog posts before you go to bed). This is my second post for Avis Wright mid-century California Ceramics.  Look at that face – isn’t she beautiful!?! This darling girl in her pretty dress accented in gold was meant to… Continue reading Mid Century California Ceramics – Collectibles

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Halloween Cat Paper Doll Banner Kit

As promised – my Halloween Banner! But this isn’t just any old ordinary banner – it’s articulated cat paper dolls!!! There’s six different kitties on this garland of ghouls.  Their arms, legs and heads all move. There’s also 7 different Halloween themed flags that go with this banner.  Plus 10 feet of jute cord and… Continue reading Halloween Cat Paper Doll Banner Kit

Altered Art · arts and crafts · Decor · Distressed · Etsy Seller · Halloween · Steampunk

Steampunk Halloween ATB Art Cube

For those of you who are starting to get a little tired of the unrelenting HEAT of Summer – here’s a glimpse of cooler days and Fall fun to come!  Halloween is happening here at Old Raven Creates. When you have an online shop like I do (OldRavenonEtsy.com) then now is the time to start… Continue reading Steampunk Halloween ATB Art Cube

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Halloween Desk Decor – ATB Art Cube

Finally – I know I’ve mentioned that this ATB would be “coming up next” and I did have the project completed for a little while but the dog gone pictures seem to take forever to get right.   And the fact is, they’re still not very good in the sense that the pictures do not properly show the… Continue reading Halloween Desk Decor – ATB Art Cube

Antique or Vintage Collectibles · arts and crafts · Decor · Etsy · Etsy Seller · Vintage Collectibles

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