As you may know, I love collecting vintage buttons. It was the inspiration for my book – ButtonWare! The history of American mother-of-pearl buttons is a great story. You can read more about it in a great blog post I wrote on Indygo Junction’s blog – Mother of Pearl Buttons: A Uniquely American Triumph. This […]
Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Use this free image to make up quick place cards. Just print to card stock & add your guests name to the card! Or if you are more computer savvy use your imaging software to add the name before printing! To download this free image, be sure to click […]
Halloween is almost here! This darling image reminds me of how many homemade Halloween costumes have been put together in my house over the years! What’s the best Halloween costume that you’ve helped create?
This whimsical vintage card warns of what to do when you see a black cat on Halloween…I wonder what’s supposed to happen if you don’t follow this odd advice! What strange Halloween superstitions have you heard?
Here’s a fun and free printable that you can use as a notepad or recipe card! I love the vintage Halloween design with the clown and the jack-o-lantern. The kitty makes me think of Chloe, our beloved cat, who also enjoys lounging around on a shoulder! Here she is getting ready for Halloween What are […]
Enjoy this beautiful botanical! And if you love flowers, don’t miss my new book – Indygo Junction’s Fabric Flowers. It’s blooming with inspiring flower projects!! Be sure to click on the image first to see the full size image. Then right click (Mac: control+click) and â€œsave toâ€ your computer desktop or a folder of your […]
I love this vintage playing card. My grandmother – who happens to be named Mildred – is my artistic inspiration! This fun card reminds me of her love of flowers. My new book – Indygo Junction’s Fabric Flowers – was dedicated to Mildred as well. Click on over and check it. Be sure to click […]
Are you ready for some freebies? As you may already know, my love of vintage ephemera & imagery led me to start my business TheVintageWorkshop.com years ago. Vintage Workshop offers a vast library of scanned vintage ephemera, collaged images, real vintage photos, as well as sewing & fashion imagery – all available for purchase. Each […]
Easter is just around the corner, and Spring is in the air! In my collection of vintage home arts books and magazines, I’ve found an abundance of wonderful vintage kids crafts to share with you. This fun, “jolly Easter duck” project came from a children’s magazine called the Buddy Book, published in 1929. This project […]
Valentine’s is just a day away, but here’s a great project that you can do in no time! It’s perfect for sharing some sweets with your sweetie! This Valentine Truffle Box project was also recently featured on the blog by my good friend, Cindy Hopper, on her blog, Skip to My Lou. Cindy invited me […]