Monthly archives: December, 2013

Fill ‘Er Up Please or a Very Simple New Year’s Eve Craft

The grands are spending the night tonight. They were anxious to do a craft and they especially thought it would be fun to do something for New Year’s Eve. Now they are just 4 and 7 so I didn’t want to make something very complicated. So I was thinking about what would be simple to Read More Here…


Trifling and Recent Vintage Finds

Hi all! I hope you had a great Christmas. We had a great time visiting with relatives and friends. Of course, there were also good things to eat and fun gifts to give & receive. It is always hard after Christmas as there is nothing to be working towards. So it is a good time Read More Here…


A Tale of Elves and Veggies

Here is a little tale about some patient elves. They have taken up residence in my home and I am still waiting to see if they will be helpers or borrowers. Read More Here:  The elves were patiently waiting beside the tree in my studio, awaiting the arrival of a kitschy gold plastic sleigh.  I Read More Here…


No Sew Needlebook – Super Quick & Easy Gift Idea

I wanted to share a quick and easy gift idea to make for friends and family. This is a nice gift when you just want to show you care. This does not require any sewing unless you want to sew. This little project is a super easy needlebook for keeping needles and/or pins handy. It Read More Here…


Elves – Helpers or Borrowers?

Will my elves become borrowers or helpers?  When I was a child in the 1960s I read the Borrowers books about the tiny people who live in the walls and floors of a house. We started saying at our house that when something turned up missing that the “Borrowers” took it just like they did Read More Here…


Is That An Icicle I See

I have been sharing some of my vintage Christmas treasures. Today is that an icicle I see? The graphics on these old icicle boxes are so sweet. I love this little scene with the children and their dog around the Christmas tree. This one has great color and graphics.  The back of the box shows Read More Here…


No More Room

When we hear the Christmas story we think about how there was no more room for Joseph & Mary at the inn but they were allowed to stay in the stable. So today I will share the beautiful nativity that I found this past year. I purchased it from an estate sale. The lady of Read More Here…


Don’t Fence Me In!

Blogland is filled with so much vintage Christmas goodness that I hope you aren’t tired of it yet. I want to share some more of my treasures this week.  I love this box of fences. I think even a reindeer wouldn’t mind these and would never be pawing the ground saying don’t fence me in! I sometimes Read More Here…


Can’t Get Enough!

Some of my favorite memories of childhood Christmases include putz houses, Tavern & Gurley candles and vintage linens. I remember as a child I assumed I would have some of these when I grew up. They weren’t in style when I became an adult so I didn’t have any until later in life when I Read More Here…


Going Going Gone

A quick post today to let all of my readers know that Deanie’s Stash is having a holiday sale. All items which are already at great prices will be 20% off through the 24th. At these prices items will be going going gone! Deanie’s Stash is vendor #13. This is a great time for gift Read More Here…