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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

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Hull Pottery – Water Lily Vase – Perfect

I hope everyone takes a moment today to remember those lost on this date in history – America remembers you. But time helps heal the pain and beauty soothes the soul.  Today I offer a bit of beauty that has come through time. This is Hull Pottery made in the USA in the 1940s (another… Continue reading Hull Pottery – Water Lily Vase – Perfect

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TOP OFF – It’s a What???

Newly listed in my shop – this is a Vintage kitchen tool that you could put in a collection, but better yet – put it in your kitchen drawer. This guy may have been made in the 1930’s but it still works great!  Stuck on lids have met their match. The handle is wood with the original… Continue reading TOP OFF – It’s a What???

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The Cat’s Meow Village – 13 Piece Lot

Hello everybody – anyone into The Cat’ Meow?  These are block structures made from 3/4 inch wood and then painted to represent anything from an Historical structure to scenery items or even events or markers. This is a ‘Woman Owned Business’ that started in 1982 by Faline Jones.  I’m sure she had no idea what… Continue reading The Cat’s Meow Village – 13 Piece Lot

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Pacific Pottery Artware Vase #3311

Sensuous Art Deco – so gorgeous!  This is a vase made in 1937 by Pacific Pottery from their Artware line. Both sides are an exact image of each other so it doesn’t matter which way you wish to place this vase and it is particularly lovely in front of a mirror. The Pacific Pottery Company… Continue reading Pacific Pottery Artware Vase #3311

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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

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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