Category Archives: Vintage and Antique

Antique storage options for creative supplies

When an artisan has a plethora of items from which to choose from to create all the goodness it can be a real challenge to find ways to organize and store such items. And I’m the kind of person who … Continue reading

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A Bit of This and a Bit of That…

I am very happy to have begun creating in my new art journal. Those blank pages were just calling to me! I wanted to put something on the inside front cover and first page so that’s where I started. I … Continue reading

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A new batch of altered book pages from “All About Women”

The experimenting, learning and growing with mixed media and art journaling is still happening on a daily basis. I like to peruse Pinterest for images and videos about art journaling for inspiration and to learn new techniques. It’s been very … Continue reading

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More altered book pages

Without further ado…. If I can find something to use for my art journal I am going to begin on that as well. Since I have to cut out many original pages from the altered book as well as glue … Continue reading

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The First Bounty of the Supplies Swap

Last post I shared about swapping and friendship…much joy! After the supplies swap with  Central Coast Charms I just simply couldn’t wait to get started creating. The goodies were calling to me…especially that long vintage chandelier crystal shown toward the … Continue reading

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Swapping with New Friends…and so much more

I have found that being a part of the Etsy community is about so much more than selling and/or buying. I am making some friends that share similar interests and goals. We communicate back and forth, we share and we … Continue reading

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More creations…second installment of the “goodies”

Shame on me for being so neglectful of blogging. I’ve got many things to share but will start with photos of jewelry I have made with components I shared in the “Goodies” post. For starters, here are some earrings: Are … Continue reading

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As Promised…new jewelry created with components from a recent post

I’m having a great time with my new supplies featured in A Bit of a Shopping Spree. Without further ado, here are some of my creations… I call this pair of earrings “Passion” because they are full of feeling and … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of a Shopping Spree

I found myself needing a few new (but in some cases old, as in vintage) things to work with. I want to make several new pairs of earrings since my supply is dwindling so I hit the online stores because … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Nurses

As someone with chronic health and pain problems for well over twenty years I have encountered a lot of health care professionals over time. Especially nurses, those wonderful folks who are the first to see you and usually the ones … Continue reading

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