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Blue Ridge Collectors – This One’s For You

Hello and Welcome. I know – two blog posts in a row! The reason is I’ve got a lot of shop listings to catch up on and WordPress, in their infinite wisdom, changed their platform configuration (gack – another techno thing to learn) so I’m going to try to get a few posts up back… Continue reading Blue Ridge Collectors – This One’s For You

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Man, Have I Been Busy Listing In My Etsy Shop!!!

First up – how’s everybody doing out there?  Considering we all currently have zip codes inside the Twilight Zone, I’m almost afraid to ask.   These fellows live on a shelf right next to my computer and they offer me sage advise on a daily basis. Before I post here, or on Facebook, send a text,… Continue reading Man, Have I Been Busy Listing In My Etsy Shop!!!

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Great New Listings on Old Cool Things

Welcome.  I hope this finds you well and filling your day with something fun and/or interesting.  I’ve got three of my latest listings to show you, lets go… First up…this is a Vintage (c1940’s) Cigarette Box that’s also a Music Box.  I love this piece, all that gorgeous inlaid wood and that border is actually… Continue reading Great New Listings on Old Cool Things

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String Art and Cross Stitch Kits…The Joy of Keeping Your Hands Busy

Hello and Welcome! On my last post we discussed “things to keep us entertained” and “good reasons for doing so”.  2020 has become the year we all are trying new things to stay sane.  I’ve been a cross stitcher for years and though my interest waxes and wanes, needlework has got me through some difficult (and just… Continue reading String Art and Cross Stitch Kits…The Joy of Keeping Your Hands Busy

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Quarantined and Bored – Try This – Needlework (Really)!

Hello and welcome to all. I know almost everything involves Covid and its related problems these days, but I would like to shine a light on something worth considering:  Needlework. Are you finding yourself at home with nothing to do?  Maybe you’ve already watched every show available, ate far more food than you ever thought… Continue reading Quarantined and Bored – Try This – Needlework (Really)!

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Black & (925) Silver Bakelite Bracelet, Earring Set

Happy July 1st everyone!  As usual, time is just zipping by.  I’ve been making Spirit Shrines (I think we can all use a moment of serenity and calming right now) and catching up on replacing some of my other handmade pieces that are selling and leaving a gap in my inventory (nib storage, kitten knobs,… Continue reading Black & (925) Silver Bakelite Bracelet, Earring Set