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Antique and Vintage Horse Brass

Hi All.  I’ve got a truly unique listing going up in my shop Old Raven on Etsy today. Horse Brass  Yep, that’s what I said.  Here’s a quick definition from Wikipedia: “A horse brass is a brass plaque used for the decoration of horse harness gear, especially for shire and parade horses. They became especially popular… Continue reading Antique and Vintage Horse Brass

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Tart Tin Christmas Tree Forest

Welcome to one and all.  My twinkling Christmas lights are up, it’s snowing and I’ve been making adorable little Tin Christmas Trees. I’ve posted a ‘how to’ if you want to make your own. https://oldravencreates.com/2019/11/29/repurposed-tart-tins-christmas-trees/ I’ve also already posted links to a couple of the trees pictured above.  Instead of doling these out one listing… Continue reading Tart Tin Christmas Tree Forest

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Tart Tin Christmas Tree with Red Trim

Hey everyone – how’s your weekend going?  Snowflakes are falling outside my window as I write this and I have ‘Very Snowy Spruce’ scented wax melting in the burner so my whole house smells like the mountains. In my last post –  https://oldravencreates.com/2019/11/29/repurposed-tart-tins-christmas-trees/ – I did a step out ‘how to’ for making these cute… Continue reading Tart Tin Christmas Tree with Red Trim

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Repurposed Tart Tins Christmas Trees

Hello everyone and now, with Thanksgiving in the rear view mirror, it’s all eyes locked on Christmas. A few blogs back I mentioned a project in progress – Tart Tin Christmas Trees.  You’ve probably seen other Christmas items made out of upcycled tart tins such as Christmas tree ornaments but these trees are a new… Continue reading Repurposed Tart Tins Christmas Trees

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ME (Mary Engelbreit) Scottie Dog Cookie Jar

Hello everyone, and Happy Holiday week – Thanksgiving – yeahhhhhhh.  (Food’s a biggie with me, can you tell?) So, today I just listed something that’s near and dear to my heart – Mary Engelbreit’s (ME) Scottie Dog Cookie Jar.  Near and dear because I had three of these adorable Scottie dogs over the years.  Two… Continue reading ME (Mary Engelbreit) Scottie Dog Cookie Jar

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Ardalt Verithin Set of Candle Holders (with a SURPRISE)

Happy Saturday to All.  Whew, that was a busy week wasn’t it? Take a peek at today’s new shop listing – A Pair of Ardalt Candle Holders.  These clever little porcelain floral baskets appear to be just, and only, that – baskets of flowers. But SURPRISE, the center rose in each bouquet lifts out to… Continue reading Ardalt Verithin Set of Candle Holders (with a SURPRISE)

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Prohibition Era Diamond Patterned Amber Rittenhouse Whiskey Bottle

Good Friday to you all and thanks for joining me here. Isn’t it strange how things can seem to go in waves?  For instance, lately as I’ve been pickin’ for the Vintage and Antique side of my shop I’ve come across a number of glass items such as a unique pint milk bottle, three manganese… Continue reading Prohibition Era Diamond Patterned Amber Rittenhouse Whiskey Bottle