Saturday, February 28, 2009

Vintage Storybook Paper Crafts

Give new life to abandoned, unreadable children's books! Paper wreaths, scrapbook embellishments, Easter ornaments, and collage art make use of beautiful, vintage images. So go rescue castoffs at second hand bookstores and library sales, and have some fun!

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Going Green!

to view all the bloggers showing off their vintage or recycled greens!

Friday, February 20, 2009

Chickens I Have Loved

My friend Sue came to bible study the other day with a chicken purse! I love it! She found it by googling chicken purse. Who knew?

So I rounded up other chickens of note, these from

this from

These were the first chickens I met.
Husband: "Why are there chickens on my dresser?"
Me: "Because we don't have true red in the kitchen anymore. Duh."
(My husband is very tolerant)

And of course, the Angry Chicken by

Monday, February 16, 2009

Sugar Shock and Pink Detox

I thought a black and brown post was needed to balance out all the pink that's been out there!

origami trinket boxes from my shop



A ring crafted
from a vintage button,

The cake you make when you have no time!
Monogram with black sugar.

A fab hat from

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Share the Love Valentine Sale!

I could also call this the "Help I need to buy a new printer" sale, but thought a Valentine sale would match my blog background better :)
You can see my shop for details, but basically I'm selling all journals and cards at wholesale prices. Happy Shopping!!

Friday, February 6, 2009

Vintage Valentines

Unlike Halloween Ephemera, vintage Valentines and post cards are pretty easy to find, and inexpensive too. Check ebay and etsy as well as antique shops, and collage your findings into notes and decorations. Or, if you're out of time, buy them from me!

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Vintage Spring Goodies

It seems a bit early to start thinking about Easter and Spring decorations and paper crafts, but the retail shops who carry my things buy now, so I have to get in the mood!

And what better way than to buy a few little things like these: vintage trims, fabrics, and German glass glitter from resonably priced suppliers, and

And this is my first Easter banner, which perhaps needs a dusting of my new glitter!

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

The love bun

...just hopped into the shop, ready for Valentine's Day!

Plain buns are also available