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DIY Embroidered Vintage Linen Canvas Art

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05 DSC 1540 DIY Embroidered Vintage Linen Canvas ArtMost of you all know I have quite the obsession with vintage linens! I picked up a bunch of cutters from the flea market a while back including a vintage Vera linen napkin/placemat with a sweet rose print. It was kind of an odd size, not square like a napkin, but smaller than a place mat. I couldn’t quite figure out what I wanted to do with it, so I sat it aside. Then I was at the craft store a couple of weeks ago and saw these skinny artists canvasses and thought it might be fun to cover one in fabric and use it as art in my craft room. Well, as it turns out the Vera napkin was a great fit! A little embroidery and some staples and you have a fun piece of art for your wall!

Here’s What You Need:

*Vintage Fabric, napkin, hanky, etc

*Lightweight Fusible Interfacing

*Marking Pen or Pencil

*Embroidery Hoop

*Embroidery Floss and Needle

*Scissors

*Staple Gun

*Artist Canvas

Instructions:

02 DSC 1436 DIY Embroidered Vintage Linen Canvas ArtStart with your fabric or napkin. Cut it to be roughly about 2-3″ bigger than your canvas. Cut a piece of thin fabric stabilizer or interfacing to the same size and iron on the back of your fabric.

03 DSC 1437 DIY Embroidered Vintage Linen Canvas ArtWrite out your quote on the front of your fabric with your marking pen. My pen was out of ink so I just used a pencil, but a marking pen is best. Make sure your writing is a couple inches away from the edges.

04 DSC 1438 DIY Embroidered Vintage Linen Canvas ArtNow you are ready to embroider. I used the rayon thread you can get at the craft store. Stitch your words using a simple back stitch. If you have never done a back stitch you can see how to do the stitch here. I used french knots to dot my eyes. I also tied off my stitching after each word and started each word with a new knot so as to not have any threads in between the words on the back side.

01 DSC 1439 DIY Embroidered Vintage Linen Canvas ArtOnce you have embroidered all of your quote, you are ready to make your canvas. Lay your fabric face down on the table and center your canvas face down on top of the fabric. Staple down one side of the fabric to the back frame of your canvas. Then staple down the opposite side down pulling it taut. Fold the corners in towards the back and staple down. Then staple the top and the bottom. Now wipe off any marks showing from your pen with a damp cloth. Now you’re ready to hang your canvas.

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09 DSC 1506 DIY Embroidered Vintage Linen Canvas ArtI just love how it turned out! I stitched one of my favorite Coco Channel quotes onto the napkin in a bright blue. You could of course get fancier and trace a special font on to stitch your words, which would be gorgeous. I, however, am lazy, and decided to just use my own natural scribble. This took me most of an afternoon while we were catching up on some Netflix. So, it is pretty quick and easy to make. I love the versatility in that you can easily customize it to your tastes just in the colors and fabrics you use. I have hung this little piece on the gallery area next to my desk in my craft room. It’s quite perfect there, don’t you think! I hope you all will make one of your own sometime! I will be back with another DIY next week. Until then….

Happy Crafting!

Favorite Vintage Finds of the Week- February 23rd

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a lovely weekend! We have had some cold yucky weather here for most of this past week, so we have just been staying inside. I spent the weekend reading and catching watching Netflix. Sounds boring, but it was marvelous! I have been obsessing a little over vintage hair clips lately. Don’t know what sparked this interest in me, but I am glad I started poking around because there are so many amazing clips and accessories out there! I thought I’d share a few of my favorites from Etsy’s vintage community with you all this week. I think you’ll love them!

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1950′s barrettes from Underground Astoria

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Pink Mother of Pearl Hair Stick Pin Vintage 1950s Celluloid Hairdo Accessory Prom Wedding from Loose Ends Vintage

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Vintage Hair Pin / Bobby Pin Set, Enamel Blue Bird Hair Pins, Decorative Hair Pin, Gold Hair Pins, 1950s Spring Hair Accessories Jewelry from Red Garnet Vintage

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vintage princess rhinestone silver bridal hair piece bun holder 1950′s prom expandible piece childrens tiara dress up formal wedding prom from Burst of Vintage

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vintage barrette , sweet white comb, vintage avon from Rosebud Cottage

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Vintage Knitting Pattern 1950s Head Wrap Turban Scarf Headband Digital Download PDF from 2nd Look Vintage

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Happy Hair – Lot of 10 Vintage 1950s-70s Barrettes, Scottie Dog, Fish, Parrot, Rabbit, Flowers, Plaid, Fun Mix of Hair Clips from Orbiting Debris

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Adorable Yellow 1950s Barrette with Rhinestones Pony Tail Hair Beauty Flowers from The Depot

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Vintage Tortoise Celluloid Hair Comb with Blue Rhinestones and Hand Painting from Hemlock Vintage

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Vintage 50s Rhinestone Ponytail Holder Hair Clip with Pink Flowers – on sale from The Quiet Village

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Vintage bridal headpiece, 1940s wedding head piece, Floral tiara, Vintage bridal accessory, gold headband from Which Goose

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Vintage 1950s Adorable KITSCHY Pink French POODLES Hair Pick Lift Comb Mint Condition in Orig Box from Blackberry Woods

Aren’t they fabulous! I love every single one of them! I am picky about my hair being around my face, so I do clip it up a lot, although none of my clips are this exquisite! Do you have a favorite this week? I really wish I could knit, because that ear warmer would be so fun! I hope you all enjoy browsing through these fantastic Etsy vintage shops as much as I did! I’ll be back next week with more vintage lovelies. Until then…

Happy Shopping!

 

A Home Tour Of My Happy Place (aka my home studio)

19 DSC 1441 A Home Tour Of My Happy Place (aka my home studio)It’s been a while since I have added any new posts to my home tour to share with you all. Quite frankly, my house had been a disaster for months before we did an early spring cleaning back in January. It feels so nice to have a clean and somewhat organized home again. I have a new love for my little house! It’s always going to be a work in progress, but I enjoy the changes. It dawned on me that I had never shared my little home studio/ craft room with you all before, and it is by far my favorite space in my home! So, when I was recently asked by Porch.com to share a story on a favorite space in my house, my happy place, I knew it was the perfect opportunity to introduce you to my little work space. Porch is a great website dedicated to your home space. It is a really cool network that can help you connect with professionals to help you create your space, manage your home, and get lots of inspiration! All for free! You should definitely check them out, there’s all kinds of awesome decorating articles!

15 DSC 1451 A Home Tour Of My Happy Place (aka my home studio)My hubby and I bought our first home almost five years ago. It is just the two of us, so our three bedroom 1100 square foot home has plenty of space for us! We have an office that doubles as a music room and of course our master bedroom. Our third bedroom was originally a guest room, but we really never have any guests since our family is all local. Since I can remember I have crafted out of closets and on the kitchen table. So one day, I claimed the guest room as my own. Our third bedroom has become my home studio.

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11 DSC 1458 A Home Tour Of My Happy Place (aka my home studio)I think my favorite place in my studio is my mid mod dresser area. The dresser was a Craigslist find we spruced up with some paint and new knobs. It holds fabrics, scraps, leather, and felts. On top of the dresser sits my crafty book collection as well as a stack of a few of my favorite vintage children’s books. My Olivia the Pig stands cheerily on the corner and the ceramic whale planter holds heart-shaped confetti collected from the Michael Buble concert my mom and I went to last year for my birthday.

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05 DSC 1471 A Home Tour Of My Happy Place (aka my home studio)My table area is stuffed all around with vintage chotskies and tins, and fun little containers holding some of my most used supplies. My planters have become hosts for paintbrushes or business cards, or stationary. I keep my pens and tools in vintage drinking glasses nestled in an old metal drink carrier. The wall at my craft table houses my favorite prints and decor.

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01 DSC 1478 A Home Tour Of My Happy Place (aka my home studio)My husband made my big red shelves for my room. They hold some of my most prized items! There are containers of vintage feedsack scraps and old hankies. My vintage tin doll house that makes me smile every day! I found it at a flea market in DC while on vacation with my sister and mother. I had always wanted one since my mother told me about her tin doll house that she had when she was a child. It serves as a kind of reminder of my two favorite gals, my mom and my sister Hannah. Hannah is like the best person to have around because she is super lucky! I always find the best things when she’s thrifting with me! My bottom shelf serves as a home to all my old linens. I have tons of vintage cutter tablecloths, bed sheets, towels, pillowcases, fabrics. The patterns and colors are so amazing. They are definitely my favorite medium to work with! Seeing these ever-changing fabrics every day inspires me to create.

14 DSC 1454 A Home Tour Of My Happy Place (aka my home studio)The other side of my room is home to my shabby desk. Above the desk hangs a vintage paint by number that Hannah found me at the flea market for a buck( told you she was lucky.) My wall shelf holds my favorite stuffed animals, most of which were my favorites when I was a child. Every once in a while I have to take one down and give it a squeeze.

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To end the tour of my room I leave you with my little Roux. This photo hangs on the wall next to the desk. It is directly across from my door and is the first thing I see when I walk around the corner to my room. My little angel kitty watches over me and the room we spent every day together in. Apparently it was his favorite room too. So, there you have it. My studio, my craft room, my creative sanctuary. It is not only a place where I work, but a place in my home that I absolutely love to be in. It has transformed little by little over the last five years. Always changing, adjusting to my growing collections of supplies. My closets and shelves are a hodgepodge of organized chaos, my walls filled with little things that make me smile. It is bright, sunny, cheery, splashing with colors and textures and patterns. This room is undoubtedly my happy place!

DIY Upcycled Vintage Playing Card Lampshade

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02 DSC 1225 DIY Upcycled Vintage Playing Card LampshadeA while back I made a lamp shade out of old photo slides. It continues to be one of my favorite lamps ever! Back when I made it, I thought it would be a lot of fun to use the same technique using playing cards. I collect vintage playing cards. I love to use them when wrapping gifts, or sometimes I may frame one. The artwork on them captivates me! This lampshade is pretty simple to make and it only takes a few supplies. I made mine in a little over an hour while I was watching tv with the hubby. It may take longer or not as much time depending on the size lampshade you have. Here’s how I made mine:

Here’s What You Need:

*Vintage Playing Cards (You can find some great ones on Etsy Here)

*Old Lampshade

*1/8″ hole punch

*Ruler and Pencil

*Large Jump rings

*Jewelry Pliers

Instructions:

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The first thing you need to do is measure your circumference of your lamp shade and measure your cards and decide how many rows and columns you need. Mine fit three rows of 10 cards. Lay your cards out in a design that you like. Then stack them by row.

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Find the middle of your side lengths and top and bottom. Mark in about an 1/8th to a 1/4 inch in the middle of each side.

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Punch a hole in each of your marks on your card.

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Then use the first card as a template to mark all your other cards. Then punch out the holes on all the rest of your marked cards.

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Now you are ready to start joining your cards. Open up a jump ring and load one of your cards on it at the side hole. Then add another card at the other side hole and close your jump ring. You want to make sure your cards end up facing the same way when laid flat. Then add another card to the side of the first two, and so on until you have your first horizontal row.

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Make your other rows. Then very carefully join them together matching up the bottom holes from the top row to the top holes on the bottom row. Join all the rows together.

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Next, strip your lampshade of the fabric and plastic so all you have left is the rings. You can use both rings if the shade was a cylinder, or you can use just the top ring if the shade was tapered. Very carefully join your cards at the top to the top ring of your shade with the jump rings. Once you get it on at the top join the cards together at the sides where the ends meet. To finish, add your lamp shade to your lamp and enjoy.

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01 DSC 1226 DIY Upcycled Vintage Playing Card LampshadeI LOVE my new lamp! The whole thing is thrifted, which makes me super happy! The lamp shade and lamp I picked up at the thrift store near me. The playing cards I picked up here and there, and got a bunch on Etsy as well. This lampshade was really simple to make and I really loved laying out my cards to patterns I liked. The finished lamp is sitting on my vintage tv in my living room and I think it is perfect there! I hope some of you will give this one a try sometime. I think you’d love it too! I’ll be back soon with another fun DIY. Until then…

Happy Crafting!

Favorite Vintage Finds of the Week- February 16th

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend and a lovely Valentine’s Day! Today is a special day! Twenty years ago today, my little sister came into the world. I was thirteen. From day one she’s always been my baby, but what’s wonderful about our relationship now is that she’s also one of my very best friends! Hannah is brilliant and an avid gamer! She loves everything from video games to board games to card games, and she’s really flippin’ good at them all! So, this week in honor of Hannah’s birthday, I am going to be sharing some of my favorite vintage game finds with you all. Check em’ out:

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Let’s Go Sailing Lotto, Vintage 1958 Samuel Gabriel Sons and Company, Boat Bingo Game from Goodlookin’ Vintage

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Vintage Mixies Card Game 1950s CLOWN Cards from NeatoKeen

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Vintage ‘Put and Take’ 1950′s Game from Big Fun Vintage

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1950′s French Family Game Set from To Every Season

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Rare 1950s Annie Oakley Board Game by Milton Bradley from Dogbotz Boneyard

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HONEY BEAR (3) Vintage Single Swap Playing Cards Scrapbooking Paper Ephemera from Antique Whimsy

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Vintage Metal Bingo Boards with Metal Shutters, Bing O Matic, Set of 6 (1950s) – Family Game Room Decor, Collectible, Altered Art Supply from Third Shift

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Vintage Game, 1950′s Collectable Game, Mid Century Game, Tiddly Winks set from Pink Neon Vintage

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Vintage Pressman Bingo Game with Metal Spinner, Bingo Cards & Markers from Found Alchemy

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Vintage Duck Pin Set – Unused in original box from Stack and Bundle

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Parker Brothers Miniature Fun Cards Jigsaw Puzzles from Autena Vintage

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Vintage Parker Brothers Who? A Game of Hidden Identity, Vintage Board Game, 1950′s Game, Vintage Parker Brothers Game from RD1 Vintage

I swear I want to play every single one of them! I love them all! Do any of you have a favorite this week? I hope you all enjoy browsing through these wonderful Etsy vintage shops as much as I did! And to my Hannah: I hope you have a fantabulous birthday with your friends up at school! 2015 is gonna be your best year yet! I love you bunches!!!

Love Week- Upcycled Vintage Soft and Cuddly Pillow Case

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4 DSC 1350 Love Week  Upcycled Vintage Soft and Cuddly Pillow CaseOne of my favorite things in the whole world is vintage linens! I have bunches of sheets and pillowcases. When it’s cold in the winter I like to have something soft and cosy to cuddle up with at night, especially when my hubby is on the road and it’s just me and the dog. So, I made a cuddle pillow. It is oh so soft on one side and then is reversible to a beautiful vintage print. The best thing about this pillow is that it was so easy to make and you can whip one up in under an hour!

Here’s What You Need:

*Vintage Pillowcase

*Soft Fabric like Minky ( I used the cuddle fabric from Jo Anns, it’s even softer to me) About a yard

*Ruler and Marking Pen or Pencil

*Sewing Machine and Coordinating Thread

*Straight Pins

Instructions:

The firs thing you need to do is cut your fabric. Gather your vintage pillowcase lay it flat and measure it. Take the measurement and add an inch to it both width wise and length wise. So if your pillowcase is 17×25, you would cut your fuzzy fabric front and back to be 18×26″ each. Use a half inch seam allowance for all seams. Stitch the front and back pieces of your fuzzy fabric together right sides facing. Stitch down one side, across the bottom and then back up the other side, leaving the top open. Next, insert your vintage pillowcase into your fuzzy fabric with right sides touching. Pin the two together all the way around the top opening. Stitch around the top all the way around leaving a couple of inches open for turning right side out. Turn the fabrics right side out through the hole in the top you left open. Lightly iron with a warm iron. Then top stitch all the way around the pillowcase opening. Stitch close to the edge to stitch the opening down neatly. Insert your pillow and enjoy!

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6 DSC 1347 Love Week  Upcycled Vintage Soft and Cuddly Pillow CaseI am so in love with this pillow! It is so nice to sleep with! I am always cold so I don’t get hot or sweaty when I sleep, but if you are more warm natured, you can always reverse the pillow to the cool fabric side. The soft fabric on your cheek is just lovely! I think this would make a great gift for your favorite little love or your grandma this valentine’s day. And of course you should make one for yourself too! You’ll love it! I’ll be back soon with another Valentine’s DIY. Until then…

Happy Crafting!

 

Favorite Vintage Finds of the Week- February 10th

Hello everybody! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! We had beautiful weather here and took the dogs on a walk at Umstead Park, which is a beautiful hiking trail in our area. Valentine’s Day is this weekend! I love Valentine’s Day. Not really just the holiday but the season. It’s a bright spot in the middle of winter. What’s not to like about a day dedicated to love? This week on the blog I will be sharing lot’s of posts for “love” day. To kick things off I thought I’d share some of my favorite vintage finds inspired by Valentine’s Day. Here are just a few of my favorites:

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Valentine’s Day Heart Print 1950′s Dress – Red and White 50s Cotton Day Dress – Sleeveless Retro Fifties Dress – Size Medium from Chariot Marie

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Vintage Heart Locket With Engraved Initials L.G. from Luxxor Vintage

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Lady Raspberry heels • 1950s heels • vintage 1950s shoes 6 from Dear Golden

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Vintage 1950s VALENTINE Handkerchief Hearts and Roses with Scalloped Lattice Border from Hey Betty Vintage

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Vintage Japan Valentine Girl Heart Planter from Wildrose Primitives

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1950s Valentines Day Decoration Honeycomb Crepe Paper Heart Vintage Paper Decoration from Red River Antiques

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Vintage 1950s Kitsch Kissing Boy and Girl Sweethearts China Salt and Pepper Shakers Cruet Set from Jumble Sailor

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25% OFF SALE MINT Vintage Pillowcases Applique Boxers Panties with Pockets Red Valentines Gift from Dr. Carrot

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Vintage Floating Everlights | Mini Floating Candles from Western Germany (c.1950s) – Valentine’s Day Decor | Unique Holiday Candles from Third Shift

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Vintage “Be My VALENTINE” Valentine’s Day Gift Wrap Wrapping Paper – Pink HEARTS and Gold Keys – 1950s from Mid Century Addiction

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Vintage Twin Scottie Dogs Double Pin With Pink Rhinestone Heart on Chain 1950s / Scatter Pin / Scotty Dog / Valentines Gift from Open Slate

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Wee Wisdom Magazine February 1951 – Valentine’s Day, Be My Valentine, red hearts, lace, retro kids decor, nursery decor, February birthday from DH Booksellers

I tell you what, I love them all! I know I say that a lot, but I would be such a hoarder if I had lots of money and a tiny waist! Do you have a favorite this week? I hope you all enjoy browsing through these wonderful Etsy vintage shops as much as I did! I’ll be back next week with more vintage fun. Until then…

Happy Shopping!

Favorite Vintage Finds of the Week- February 3rd

Hey everybody! I am back! I hope you all have had a wonderful couple of weeks! Thank you all for being supportive while I took a little time off following losing our kitty Roux! And a huge thanks to all of you who left me sweet comments on my post and social media regarding his loss! It meant the world to me! I have been really mulling over my whole blog and what I feel like I want out of it and for it. Some things are going, some things are going to stay the same, and I will be adding a few new features that I am excited to share with you all soon! My vintage finds posts even though they are quite a bit of work, are still one of my favorite posts to do every week. A little vintage love to start the week just makes me happy! So, without further adieu, this week I’d like to share some of my favorite finds with you all inspired by all those wonderful shades of pink!

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1950s Hat / VINTAGE / Fuchsia / Petals / Ombre / Pink / Trebor / Silk / PRETTY from High Hat Couture 

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Vintage 1950s Large Cigarette Pack Prisoner Art Folk Purse from Trust Fund 21

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Vintage 1950s or 1960s Ladies Italian Sunglasses with Transparent Pink Frames Decorated with Rhinestones from Planet Alissa

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Beautiful Retro Turquoise 1950s Working Phone Master Tube Radio from Pigeon Atelier 

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Vintage 1950s Dress / 50s Cotton Dress / Jr Flair by Sportlane Pink and Red Floral Dress XXS from Tuesday Rose Vintage

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Kitsch Cat Rubber Toy, White and Red Pink with Blue Yarn Ball, 1950s Vintage Cat, Kitschy Cute, Bow Tie Cat Figure from Vintage By Jade

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Vintage Milk Glass Jar, 1950′s Face Cream, Cold Cream Jar, Atomic, Starburst, Pink Bathroom, Mid Century Decor from Thirsty Owl Vintage

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1950s Marx Pretty Maid Metal Toy Play Sink with Working Faucets, Pink and White with a Bonus Miniature Red Plastic Dish Drainer and Basin from Tparty

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Vintage Noritake #5234 Lindrose Salad Plate 1950s Pink Roses from Retro Groovie

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Vintage Towel White Cat Pink Flowers from Neato Keen

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Lovely Heavy Duty, Vintage 1950′s Pink and White Cotton Table Cloth, Very Good Condition, Needs Ironing :0) Wilendur? from Willowood Cottage

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Vintage White Half Apron printed with Pink and Red Daisies glamping from The Rural Rabbit

Aren’t they all fabulous! We must all remember to “think pink” darlings next time things are a bit drab! I hope you all have enjoyed my finds this week! Definitely be sure to check out these wonderful etsy vintage shops too, you’ll love them! I’ll be back next week with more vintage love. Until then…

Happy Shopping!

Favorite Vintage Finds of the Week- January 12th

Happy Monday everybody! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! It has been pretty cold here the last week! I realize that cold for us southerners is like a tiny drop in a bucket for some of my northern friends, but for me it has been freezing! I have heard we may get snow this week sometime, which I would be quite excited about. If it’s going to be really cold, I’d at least like a nice pretty snow. Since my mind has been on snow, I thought I would share a little collection of some of my favorite wintery white finds with you inspired by snow queens. It was really hard to narrow it down this week! Here are just a few of my favorites:

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Vintage Earrings Milk Glass Rhinestone Clip On Mid Century Circa 1960s Pear Teardrop Baguette Lozenge Cabochons Hand Prong Set Rhodium Plate from Patty’s Porcelain ETC

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Vintage 1950s White Hand Crochet Lace Collar from Revival Vintage Boutique

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1950′s Mr. Spencer Off White 3″ High Heels Pumps from Nora Barry’s

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High End Vintage Necklace, White Glass Stones & Jonquil Yellow Chatons, Silver Tone Rhinestone Necklace Choker, Winter White Jewelry from Accessory Avenue Boutique

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1950s Wool Waffle Sweater // Winter White // Vintage 1950s Cardigan // Medium from Thrifty Vintage Kitten

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1950s White & black rhinestone butterfly cat eye sunglasses from Veramode

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Silk Petal Beret. Vintage Wedding Hat. // ONE SIZE. // Off White. Knit Beanie, 50s Swim Cap. // Winter Bridal Headpiece. Hair Cover from Salvato Collection

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Vintage 1950′s White Beaded Purse Filigree Frame from Salvage Life

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1950s, Tacoma Washington / silky faux Persian lambswool / satin lined, gold rimmed buttons / Mid Century Winter / small medium from Artistry Vintage

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1950s hat set/ 50s angora knit hat and scarf from Shop KLAD

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Vintage 1950′s “SNOW QUEEN” Full Circle Skirt Sparkly Silver White Peter Pan Collar Dress XS / Small from It’s Darling Vintage

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Vintage off-white gloves, mid-century, short, brushed nylon, hand stitched and embroidered, size medium, 6 1/2, wedding, bridal, lovely from Costume Consortium 

Aren’t they all so beautiful! I love winter whites! I love them all! Really loving the clothing! My favorites on Etsy are always public, so you can always see more of my favorite items in my profile. I hope you enjoy browsing through these wonderful Etsy vintage shops as much as I did! I’ll be back next week with more vintage lovelies. Until then…

Happy Shopping!

Favorite Vintage Finds of the Week- December 30th

Hey everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and got to spend lots of great time with the ones you love the most! New Year’s Eve is coming up tomorrow and I thought it would be fun to share a little collection of vintage items perfect for a New Year’s party! There are so many lovely party finds and beautiful dresses and such in Etsy’s many wonderful vintage shops! Here are my favorites for this week:

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Vintage Cocktail Shaker illustration page Alice and Martin Provensen whiskey sour party wall decor for framing – Free U.S. shipping from Arcanium Antiques

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SALE Vintage shoes, pink leather heels, champagne gold silver metallic, wedding, Almalfi, Italy, 8 from Roselein Rarities 

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Goldleaf Champagne Glasses – Set of 7 1950′s Mid-Century Vintage VTG from Rue 78 Vintage

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New Years Sale / 1950s Fleur Champagne silk dynasty dress / 50s oldstock from Croatia Vintage

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Carolee Champagne Brut Bottle Swarovski Crystal Black Enamel Brooch Pin from Kansas City Treasures

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French vintage ice bucket. French vintage champagne bucket . Handle in stainless metal 1950s. Seau à glace. Vintage ice bucket.from Passe Simple

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Lucite box purse vintage 1950′s, Charles S. Kahn, clear and champagne satin-finish DuPont acrylic plastic, carved top and handle from Costume Consortium

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1950s vintage earrings : Circle of light from No Carnations

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New Years Eve Retro Party – 45 lp Auld Lang Syne, Should Old Acquaintance, Guy Lombardo 1959 record from Ribbons and Glass

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VINTAGE Lithographed TIN NOISEMAKER Toys, New Year’s Eve Party, 1950′s Retro from Frankie Steinz 

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SALE — 1960s Asian Oriental Sequin Silk Jacket Beige Off White Evening Wedding Prom Sparkly Glittery from Old Used Stuff

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Vintage New Years Eve Cards, Game Cards, Candle, Holly, Clock, 1950′s from Caffeinated Squirrel

Aren’t they all just fabulous! I love all of them! That dress is just to die for and the leucite purse. Do you have a favorite this week? I hope you all enjoy browsing through these lovely vintage shops as much as I did! I’ll be back next week with more vintage fun. Until then…

Happy Shopping!