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Christmas Inspiration From The Past ~ Decorate Your Home Merrily

Christmas Inspiration From The Past ~ Decorate Your Home Merrily

Start your Christmas season with decorations from the vintage past. Old or not so old, it a fun way to personalizeyour own festive celebration.Shop The Gatherings Antique Vintage for lovely Christmas tree decorations such as the glass garlands,ornaments and Christmas greeting card as shown.  Items shown are from the 1920sto 1950s era. Perhaps paper scraps ornaments embellished with…
Scary Or Not So Scary ~ Vintage Halloween

Scary Or Not So Scary ~ Vintage Halloween

Are a collector of antique and vintage Halloween? Do you like the frightful scary things that go bump in the night? Or enjoy the happy faces of smiling pumpkins ready to decorate a party table. Whatever your pleasure, there are some fun things out there, such as this Luhrs cardboard die cut.  Dating from the 1950's, Mr. Pumpkin Head wears his bow tie and bowler hat. With a grin on his face…
Ribbon Art ~ Handiwork Of The Victorian Edwardian Era ~ Dresser Runner And Matching Pincushion

Ribbon Art ~ Handiwork Of The Victorian Edwardian Era ~ Dresser Runner And Matching Pincushion

OH..... here is such a fantastic matching runner and pincushion from the late Victorian / early 1900's.  Done of ribbon art, the pieces are extremely well done.  . Can you imagine such a lovely dresser runner and pincushion upon milady's vanity or dresser?   Especially in the beautiful flora motif of roses.The roses are scattered at the edge of the runner and across the top side of…

Antique Irish Linen Fabric ~ A Fabulous Find Still With Original Label

I thought this was really a fantastic piece of fabric from the turn of the century, 1900's 1920's. in Irish linen.  Still with the original paper label, in unused condition. I am always amazed at the wonderful antique and vintage items that still can be found today, from long ago, which have the original boxes or labels.  Still in pristine condition. such as this piece of linen yardage.A…
An Edwardian 1912-1915 Wedding Dress Of Tulle Lace And Satin Ribbons

An Edwardian 1912-1915 Wedding Dress Of Tulle Lace And Satin Ribbons

A special day, a special dress.  What couldn't be more lovely than this pretty net and lace dress, bedecked with ribbon, worn for a wedding about 1912-1915.The dress is made of three net tiers, with a cream silk satin band of ribbon, sewn to the second tier, to give it a dramatic flair. The bodice, made of tulle,  resembles an over blouse.  The sleeves and yoke are made of machine…