Saturday, May 18, 2013

the perfect sale.



i bet anyone who regularly reads my blog
knows that i am selling many of my collections.




this week it was this collection of 11 antique butter paddles.
i listed them in little groups,
but my secret hope
was that one person would buy them all.




and yesterday someone did.

all of them are going to stay together and
they have already left for their new home in kentucky.



do you have a perfect buy or sell story?

share it in the comments!

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

under glass.




since all the rubber stamps are up for sale (or already sold) i rearranged the domes
on this old blue blanket chest.



these domes are right next to me when i sit on the couch
and i love looking at them.

all the domes and everything else in this display came from
local estate sales.

even the beach stones, the antique blue blanket chest, and the old microscope.



these are the only vintage "office" rubber stamps left.









i only have the copy stamps left because i had 7 of them
in my stash.




and i had two of these "by messenger" stamps.

i am going to be working on alphabet and picture stamps next,
but i have to check and make sure they still "stamp".

some of them seem to be too stiff and dried out to make 
a good stamping impression.

i might have to keep them as display props if i can't get them to work.

come by and check out my destashing progress
at 

Friday, May 10, 2013

where did you keep everything?



that is one of the comments i got yesterday
about where all the stuff i am selling was
stored at my house.




here is the answer for the vintage "office" rubber stamps.
one of these three places.



right in the family room.

under a dome or in a bowl.

now something else has already taken their place.

see the vintage rubber stamps i currently have listed. 

Thursday, May 9, 2013

rubber stamps... cleaning out another collection


another collection going up for sale.


(oan pending is really loan pending.  funny though.)


(sold)

all of my rubber stamps, vintage and new are going to be sold.



(sold) 

i am starting with the old, office supply style stamps.
and then i will be moving on to the old letter, number, and design stamps.



(sold)

and then i'll finish with my crafting stamps.



(sold)  

it is interesting to note that i have several etsy stamp lovers
who are buying pretty much as fast as i list them.
i love that.


(sold)

it will take me awhile to get them all listed,
but not as long as the buttons.
and these are more fun.
most of them i have never inked.

here is what i have for sale currently.


and you can see what else i am clearing out here