A Vintage Glimpse ~ Fad of the Month Club

But first, an apology. I disappeared! I shouldn’t just disappear like that. I always tend to think I need to do a big, beautiful blog post and if I don’t have time, I just stay silent. But I should have at least touched base. Now, you know we had our epic 5 week road trip. … Continue reading “A Vintage Glimpse ~ Fad of the Month Club”

Oneida Flatware and the Betty Crocker Catalog ~ A Vintage Glimpse

One of the reasons I’ve said that buying and selling stainless flatware can be profitable is because of the memories and emotions involved. People want items they remember from their childhood or want to recapture the feelings they had while eating at Grandma’s house. A big contributor to this later effect was the popularity of collecting … Continue reading “Oneida Flatware and the Betty Crocker Catalog ~ A Vintage Glimpse”

Vintage Glimpse ~ 1962 Seattle World’s Fair ~ 50 Years!

This year, 2012, marks the 50th Anniversary of the World’s Fair in Seattle, Washington. I was reminded of this fact when I found this scarf at the Goodwill recently. Silk blend Vintage World’s Fair Souvenir Scarf Of course it doesn’t get more MOD than the design of the Space Needle…but I love some of the … Continue reading “Vintage Glimpse ~ 1962 Seattle World’s Fair ~ 50 Years!”

Vintage Glimpse~The Lost Art of Postage Stamp Messaging

I recently came across this delightful book from 1919, Love Letters Made Easy by Gabrielle Rosiere. The opening words of the foreward are “What magic in the words “a love letter,” and is there any one who does not thrill at the enchanting prospect of receiving one?”. Even in this electronic age, I don’t think … Continue reading “Vintage Glimpse~The Lost Art of Postage Stamp Messaging”

Selling Vintage A to Z ~ Announcing a New Blog Series

I am super excited about this post. I have dabbled in the past with various “Vintage Glimpse” or “Vintage Education” posts…but with no real focus. Just items or brands that I had come across that I wanted to learn more about and so I shared my research with you. The idea for a vintage dictionary … Continue reading “Selling Vintage A to Z ~ Announcing a New Blog Series”