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A Day of Thanksgiving + Free Thanksgiving Clipart

Released in 1951 by Centron Corporation " A Day of Thanksgiving" is about a working class family  experiencing financial hardships and so the parents have to break the news to the kids that there will be no turkey for Thanksgiving this year.The film was written during the dark period in American history: the era of the House of Un-American Activities Committee and McCarthy-ism.  While the
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Unique Paper Mache Materials Technique and Weldbond Adhesive Product Review

New hat displays and wig stands in my Etsy shop.I just uploaded my latest creations of mixed media wig stands and hat displays in my Etsy shop and now I want to break it down as to how I made them. If I knew how awesome they were gonna turn out, I would have photographed a full on tutorial. But I didn't. When I started making them, I was just going by intuition so now I need to back track a little
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Oh, what an adventure I've had today!

See this hat on Etsy!I was originally going to list this post in the "shop" portion of my blog but I simply had to tell you this amazing story of my armchair travels today.  It started when I went to list a vintage hat by American designer and milliner Marian Valle (left) in my Etsy shop.  It's cute, don'tcha think?Well anyway, one of my favorite things to do when I offer up a vintage gem
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Free Digital Collage Sheet - "Vintage Wall Street"

In response of the burgeoning Occupy movement that started on Wall Street a few weeks ago (but has since gone global) I thought it might be worthwhile to post this collage sheet I researched and put together. Perhaps you can use it in your mixed media and collage work?  All images are in the public domain.Starting from upper left:Image #1 (Upper left) - The Bankers Trust and Stock Exchange on
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How To Easily Clean A Vintage Coffee Percolator

Today's blog post is brought to you by... C O F F E E ! ! !Click image to embiggenWarning: I'm obsessed with ways to make good coffee on the cheap so I think several upcoming posts are going to be about coffee!  I'll resume my regular standard posts as soon as I get over this kick. As I mentioned in my previous post, I'm totally into making coffee with a percolator.  It turns out, the
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