Archive for July, 2010

A Vintage Owl Necklace Guide

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

vintage owl necklace articulated gold tone

A vintage owl necklace is cute and has been experiencing new found popularity. But what about a true vintage owl necklace? What are the types? When were they made? What about vintage lookalikes? Read on to learn more. (more…)

A cow creamer is a happiness maker

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

cow creamer plastic
A cow creamer can make your day. Seriously. Learn why after the jump. (more…)

Yesterday’s Plastic Vintage Napkin Holder Find

Friday, July 16th, 2010

I found this cheery plastic vintage napkin holder yesterday and wanted to share.

yellow plastic vintage napkin holder

The retro daisies on it are just what I was referring to in my recent vintage napkin holder guide.

The napkin holder is made out of harvest gold plastic and was made by Akrow Plastics. It matches perfectly against the original wallpaper of my friend’s period kitchen.

The Metallic Disco Era Lives On

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

vintage metallic diso blouse

I like metallic disco stuff and this 70s metallic disco blouse is no¬†exception. (more…)

A Vintage Napkin Holder Guide For Collectors

Monday, July 12th, 2010

orange lucite vintage napkin holder

A vintage napkin holder was a fixture in a 50s, 60s, and 70s vintage kitchen.¬†Because they were made in such quantity, many have survived, making them affordable collectibles. But where do you start when you want to begin collecting? Read on to become a vintage napkin holder expert. (more…)