Old Is New Again ~ Decorating With Antique And Vintage Linens

Have you thought of adding antique & vintage linens to your home decorating style? You don't have to be a collector of antiques, to find a pretty little doily that would cozy up to that bed side table, to give just the right look. Or why not dazzle your dinner guests, setting your dining table, with a vintage tablecloth and napkin set. As a hostess, wear one of those pretty vintage aprons to...

The Make-Do Pincushion ~ A Useful Object Again

Life for many of our early ancestors was difficult, with many of them living in very rural primitive settings . Living was sparse both in material items as well as friendship of neighbors, as many times neighbors would be quite distances apart. Even a small town may be a day's travel (or more) away. It is probably within this setting the make-do was born. Some out of necessity and other fr...