Category Archives: Private Stash

Private Stash: Vintage Wrapping Paper

With the holidays quickly approaching, the Snag team is going to take a break until the New Year. I am currently knee-deep in making my son’s present: a Wild Kratt’s creature power suit complete with power discs. Anyone else’s kid obsessed with this PBS show? Anyone? We usually give our son one present from us and […]

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The Aluminum Tree Conundrum

This weekend we finally broke out my vintage aluminum tree. I bought it last year and was pretty excited. After measuring each branch to figure out exactly how to put it together, we put on all of the vintage ornaments I had scored from the year before. Look how big my little four year old […]

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Private Stash: Vintage Snow Books

Today marks an important day (at least to a four year old) in Iowa: the first day it snows. My little guy woke up and exploded into our room so excited about snow. Usually I go all bah-hum-bug when it comes to snow, but his enthusiasm was infectious. We’ll see how that continues into February. […]

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Vintage Halloween Cardboard Cutouts

With Halloween only a week away, I decided to share my small but growing collection of Halloween die cut paper decorations. I found my first two pieces last year. I’m guessing they date from the 1950’s. Over the past summer I picked up two more. Yeah! I snagged both of my newest additions at a […]

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Vintage Children’s Birthday Cards

I love finding old cards, especially when they are still in their original box. I found this adorable box on a table at a garage sale and was pleasantly surprised when I opened it. It was nearly full of old cards. The others, long gone, had been handed out years ago as birthday greetings. The […]

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