10 March 2012 | etsy
I totally think Ginger (rather than Mary Ann) from the old hit TV show "Gilligan's Island" when I saw this gorgeous beaded top available in a pastel green. It is fully lined so protect your bosom from wool and beading. This item is vintage and was made in the sixties era.Read more...
Available on eCrater here.This book is printed with classic mid-century “optimistic style” illustrations.This wonderful vintage handyman's book is is filled with "Shag"-style kitsch illustrations of 1950's families doing work around the house. The copy is loaded with everything you need to know for remodeling and/or maintaining a mid-century modern home. This appears to be a “man’s” companion
Purchase on Etsy here.This sweet little fairy babe sits in a nest on top of an antiqued spool.While is often believed that faeries are bright and sparkly in colour, this is not necessarily true for some varieties of the woodland kind. When the mama of a wee woodland fairy leaves the nest to get food for baby she is often gone for long periods of time. The baby is protected by her camouflage
Purchase 50ml of Walnut Ink on eCrater!Throughout the centuries walnut ink was used in the arts and letters.However, bet you didn't now that in ancient times walnut ink was used to stain the hands of gypsy criminals in Europe because once stained, it's extremely difficult if not impossible to wash off and it remains in the skin for a long time.In more modern times, walnut ink is used in scrapbooking
Now Available in my Etsy Shop: Vintage Hand Painted Porcelain Toothpick Holder by L Hutschenreuther Turned Into a Pincushion
04 March 2012 | etsy
This lovely little porcelain toothpick holder was originally made in Bavaria by L. Hutschenreuther in 1915. However, almost 97 years later and no other china pieces from the original set to keep it company, I've upcycled this little gem into a stand alone pincushion!Read more...