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Mother’s Day Card Ideas

Mother’s Day Card Ideas

I hope this Mother’s Day offers you a chance to be with your family, something you may have missed last year. I know I am looking forward to spending Sunday with my daughter and niece who will be visiting from Michigan. Here is a little history and vintage inspiration...

Fabric Valentine Fun!

Fabric Valentine Fun!

Digging through Valentine images I found this gem!! Dian Stanley made me this fabric Valentine 10 years ago! If there was a year to send Valentine's to friend and family, this is it! So how about creating an extra special fabric valentine? Check out the beaded accents...

Christmas Inspiration for Merry Making- A VMM Video!

Christmas Inspiration for Merry Making- A VMM Video!

Time flies! It is hard to believe 2020 is coming to a close. I have had so much fun sharing my Vintage Notions book in my Vintage Made Modern Youtube Series! From the Department of Inspiration, I share thoughts on Mary’s advice in the Joy of Doing Things essay and...

Vintage Notions Monthly: August

Vintage Notions Monthly: August

Thanks for joining me in my next installment of our monthly club where we are revisiting our 2016 Vintage Notions Monthly magazine issues. The timeless wisdom and inspiration that are found in the pages continue to inspire me. The August issue provides some sound...

Vintage Made Modern – Fabriflair!

Vintage Made Modern – Fabriflair!

Fabriflair™ is a new brand I created for Indygo Junction. It falls into my focus of products that are "Vintage Made Modern”. Here a little bit of the story behind the brand. This is the inspiration that started the process- a vintage star made with feed...

Decorating for Valentine’s Day

Decorating for Valentine’s Day

Since it's Valentine's Day, I thought I would share a few of my favorite Valentine-themed items I love this tattered and torn, embroidered Valentine that I found at the Mission Antique Mall last season. It's so simple and beautiful. I bought this "Lovers" image at the...

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas! To download this free image, be sure to click on the image first to see the full size image. Then right click (Mac: control+click) and save to your computer desktop or a folder of your choice. This process will ensure you get...

Needle Minded New Yorker Gift Ideas

Needle Minded New Yorker Gift Ideas

While preparing for Christmas, I came across a series called the Needle-Minded New Yorker written by my muse Mary Brooks Picken in Home Arts Needlecraft.  Mary, of course, has some great ideas for those hard-to-buy-for family members including baby and Grandma...

Deck the Halls with a Holly Centerpiece

Deck the Halls with a Holly Centerpiece

Happy Holidays everyone! We are a week away from Christmas, and that means its time to start wrapping up your holiday preparations. For decoration, Christmas trees and wreaths may last for awhile, but you'll want something fresh to use the week of and for your...

Christmas Treats: Candy Cane Popcorn Mix Recipe

Christmas Treats: Candy Cane Popcorn Mix Recipe

When I read Vintage Notions, one thing that I am struck by was Mary Brooks Pickens encouragement to take a moment out of your day to do something kind for others, even something as simple as having a neighbor over for a visit. Christmas Kindliness, the article we...

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