Tag Archives: Ephemera

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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Weekend Finds: Vintage Wrapping Paper

I have a large collection of vintage wrapping paper. I love finding all the different patterns and I even use them to wrap birthday gifts. Nowadays when you buy wrapping paper it’s a large roll that takes up valuable storage space. Depending on the size of the roll, you will be using the same paper to wrap […]

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Weekend Finds: Estate Sale Treasures

Today I’m sharing my finds from the amazing estate sale Austin posted about this past Tuesday. I got to the sale early on Friday and was number three to get in the door when the sale started. The house was packed in every room and seemed to be themed: vintage clothing, old toy and holiday, […]

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Weekend Finds: A Good Old Fashioned Estate Sale

Lately I’ve been in less of a buying mood and more in a “get something—anything—done” mood. With years of refinishing projects queued up, my full attention hasn’t been on tag sales. When Tammy told me she had a hot lead on a sale and even sent me the posting, I perused the photos and dismissed […]

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