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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

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 · 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…

Etsy · Etsy Seller · Vintage Collectibles

Collectible Vintage Makeup – You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby

“you’ve come a long way baby”  Some of you may even remember that line from when it first came out.  Back in the late 60’s “Women’s Lib” was marching it’s way through America and the marketing world was taking advantage of the new angle.  This often quoted line was actually coined by a cigarette company… Continue reading Collectible Vintage Makeup – You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby

Decor · Distressed · Etsy · Vintage Collectibles

Vintage Distressed 1930s Wall Mount Sconce

As many of you know, I have a shop called Old Raven on the online selling platform Etsy where I sell my handcrafted creations and crafting supplies, as well as, a multitude of Vintage treasures that I feel compliment my “distressed” style in my art.  I’ve decided to share more of my new listings for… Continue reading Vintage Distressed 1930s Wall Mount Sconce

Decor · Etsy · The China Cupboard · Vintage Collectibles

B & G Seagulls and Bella and Bunnies

Yes, I know, it’s been over a month since I last wrote to you but here’s a quick summation of what’s happened since my November 25th post: CHRISTMAS !!!  Now, every seller who has a shop on Etsy hopes to have a busy Christmas season but I’m happy to report that Old Raven had an… Continue reading B & G Seagulls and Bella and Bunnies

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Vintage Treasures and Upcycle Possibilities

BUT FIRST… The latest from my cat – Smokey.  Cats, being the total Prima Donnas that they are, how does one explain a cat finding comfort laying on shoes for a nap? She did open one eye in disdain for me interrupting the snooze.  I slunk away in shame and left her to her beauty… Continue reading Vintage Treasures and Upcycle Possibilities