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
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
Just in time for the hunting season and a perfect gift for the hunter or bottle collector – this is a rare c 1910 Hoppes No 9 bottle that is the hard to find ‘cork top’. The bottle is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or damage of any kind. Just a little interior… Continue reading Circa 1910 Hoppes No 9 Bottle
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
Hello Everybody! I know for many of us, this is a busy time of year. For some it’s getting kids off to a new school year, for others (like me) it’s getting the husband off to a new school year (yep – he’s a teacher). But still, I’ve been spending some quality time in my… Continue reading Halloween Desk and Table Decor (ATB)
Hi Everyone, When you make art and crafts for a living you need to keep an eye on the calendar and plan ahead. This is the time of year when it’s a steady production count down to the “Holidays”! I know, many of you just let out a large groan but when you have… Continue reading Glittering Halloween Witch’s Apothecary – Part 1 of 2
Hi everyone – I have a special post for you today. Reuse, recycle, upcycle, reprocess, reclaim, re-purpose, remake, remodel, upcycle, new use, salvage, economic sustainability, convert, transform, regenerate, fabricate, re-manufacture – and the list goes on. Now apply those words to arts and crafts. Today’s world is swollen with options, a place where there are… Continue reading The ReUse Market – Best Deal In Town!