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The Color Of Blue ~ A Peek At Primitive Country Textiles

The Color Of Blue ~ A Peek At Primitive Country Textiles

What says country farmhouse primitives?  Well, many things ~ from time-worn fabrics, to make-do household items, to other basic needs of the simple homesteader.   Add this element to color and it opens a new realm of delightful comfortable pleasure.  All from another time, The Gatherings Antique Vintage is offering a a quick peak of up and coming attractions to be listed on the web…
Sneak Preview ~ Spooky Vintage Halloween Costume Wicked Witch Black Cat Decorations

Sneak Preview ~ Spooky Vintage Halloween Costume Wicked Witch Black Cat Decorations

Here's a sneak peek of "coming soon" vintage Halloween offerings from The Gatherings Antique Vintage.  Things that go bump in the night are always a delight, especially ephemera collectibles, such as the Beistle witch stirring her black kettle or the long neck black cat howling at the moon.  Both have fold out honeycombs. Interested in early vintage costumes?  Wow!  Here i…
In The Flower Garden ~ A  Mix Of Old, New And In Between

In The Flower Garden ~ A Mix Of Old, New And In Between

A branding of flowers, mixed with colorful Depression era garden pots, adds charm to a small garden spot..  To anchor the spot, the old potting steps in weathered blue paint, is surrounded by three bower vines which bloom profusely.  Set against deep green leaves, the soft pink flowers, in a trumpet shape, are so pretty to view.    The vines were moved from the arbor trellis. f…
Tips for Successful Selling From Experienced Etsy Seller

Tips for Successful Selling From Experienced Etsy Seller

13JUL 2019 HomeĀ»Small BusinessĀ»Tips for Selling Vintage on EtsyTips for Selling Vintage on EtsyOne of my very longtime clients has been selling on Etsy now for a few years and has had success. This is in addition to her own website and blog. I asked her if she would be kind enough to share some of her tips for success with selling vintage on Etsy.  Perhaps these tips will help y…
From The Collectible World ~ Vintage Thanksgiving Decorations  & Other Treats

From The Collectible World ~ Vintage Thanksgiving Decorations & Other Treats

Paper mache turkey candy containers were a favorite party favor.  These colorful fowl  held small sweet treats for young at heart.......now, who couldn't resist... whether you are young or old.    There are many styles of these gobblers, from the 1950's type above, to the early type with metal feet. The best were made in Germany.   What could be more fun than this table de…
My Secret Garden ~ A Story To Tell

My Secret Garden ~ A Story To Tell

Here at The Gatherings Antique Vintage, a short term of respite is welcome relieve in the "secret garden".  Aptly named, as this sheltered area is situated between three building walls and a vine covered block wall.  Secluded, its a pleasant place for sipping coffee or catching up on phone conversations.   It is also a spot that has stories to tell, stories of long ago vintage purch…