Connecting Past Treasures Into Imaginative Creations Today

Do you remember the Mother Goose ~ nursery rhyme story of three little kittens who lost their mittens and didn't know where to find them?   Well, this post isn't about kittens loosing their mittens, but about dolly loosing her mitten.  Oh dear, she didn't know where to find the one.  She looked high and low and nary did it appear. So this one little mitten has languished tucked away...

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...