PEACHY KEEN VINTAGE PURSES

    I've been madly trying to get my newly renovated Etsy shop stocked with lots of dresses, jewelry and purses. And the selection of purses in the shop so far won't disappoint. Vintage purses, like all vintage fashion, are a great addition to your wardrobe. They're usually very well made, reasonably priced, and chances are you won't see anyone out and about with the same bag.

A SWELL VINTAGE DIY FRIDGE MAKEOVER IDEA

I had to share this fun vintage DIY decorating idea, a DIY long before that term existed. The idea came from International Harvester, a company known best for their tractors and trucks but who also made refrigerators back in the day. I can just imagine the many fashion forward housewives getting giddy over this idea. A basic white fridge? What a bore when you could give your fridge a colourful

VINTAGE VALENTINE’S THAT WILL MELT YOUR HEART

With valentine's day less than a month away and the store's filling their shelves with heart shaped chocolates, jewellery, giant teddy bears and other toys, I thought I'd share these amazingly sweet vintage valentine's from the 1950s - a time when valentine's day wasn't so commercialized. These little valentines cards would have been very special to get. The illustrations are so lovely and the

VINTAGE JELLO RECIPES TO DELIGHT…OR DISGUST

I've come across some pretty 'interesting' recipes using gelatin (popularized and most widely known as Jell-O) in my growing collection of vintage cook books. Some of the recipes look okay but some, well, I find it hard to believe that people back in the day actually ate them. Jell-O is still on grocery store shelves today and you can find plenty of colourful dessert recipes using gelatin on

VINTAGE CARDS FOR EVERY OCCASION

I just love vintage cards. The darling illustrations and warm sentiments on vintage cards really makes me wish we still lived in an era where people regularly sent cards in the mail. How lovely would it be to get an actual card in the mail among all of the bills? Next time you need to thank someone, invite people to a party or announce the arrival of your latest bundle of joy, consider sending a