Tuesday, November 29, 2011

the sew, sew cute sewing kitty.


one of my favorite recent estate sale finds.

put all your sewing things in their place
with this retro 1940's sewing kitty
in holiday colors.

and later today i will be adding some dear little deer.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

another flock of lost sheep looking for direction.

SOLD, also moving to canada.

look at their poor innocent faces.

need new loving home before the holidays.

waiting for you at

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Monday, November 21, 2011

a fun license plate upcycle.


this is my favorite purchase from last week's favorite 
estate sale.

it was a welder's estate sale, and he used his skills
on my purchase.

both SOLD

repurposed license plates... probably meant to be house numbers.

if the number 499 has a special meaning to you,
you are in luck.

one still available at

Saturday, November 19, 2011

handmade holiday

holiday handmades by me.

{i do feel the need to make
 something every so often}

**up before dawn, and off to an estate sale**

breaking news~~~~yesterday was a milestone day for me.
made my 2000th sale on etsy!

have a great day, everyone.

my handmade items available in limited quantities at

Thursday, November 17, 2011

from primitive to modern.

it isn't often that objects can cover the whole range of
decorating styles from primitive to modern.

but these old bowling pins can do
just that.

equally at home with primitive, country, farmhouse, cottage,
urban, retro, industrial, minimalist styles.

weathered, charming, restful.


this is the last group of 3
available at anythinggoeshere.etsy.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

easy peasy diy ornaments.

cut out some fun holiday pictures.
sprinkle on glitter.
add a bit of tinsel or garland.
hang with ribbon or string.

and you have easy peasy new ornaments.
for gifts, to sell, or just for yourself.

20 vintage curtain rings
available at

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

since these have been so popular.

here are
two more vintage folding skirt hangers
with unusual accent colors.


and a bright yellow at that.

available at anythinggoeshere.etsy.

Monday, November 14, 2011

ring my bells.

i have always had a special fondness for these
funky 1940's foil bells.
they remind me of grandma's house.

this set of two is available at

Thursday, November 10, 2011

oooh la la! vintage french stamps.

i may be all out of vintage red stamps,
but i still have a small supply of
vintage french stamps from the 1920's and 30's.

25 colorful vintage french stamps come in a decorative tin.
 a nice gift for your friends who love
everything french.

or great addition to your projects that need
a touch of france.

available while they last at anythinggoeshere.etsy.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

the red, red reindeer of christmas.

these 3 guys have gotten a lot of etsy love
over the last two days
and have been featured in a treasury already
 this morning.

and what's there not to love?
cute faces.
nice big size.
their very own bell necklaces.


and red,
and i did say flocked, didn't i?

available as an instant herd at

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

who knew plastic could look so yummy

large dramatic, colorful 1960's 
 acrylic poinsettias.

found wrapped and stored in a 1968

3 available at anythinggoeshere.etsy.

Monday, November 7, 2011

monday shiny and bright

last year during the christmas season i was still doing shows
so i didn't started adding holiday items to
my etsy shop until very late.

but this year i am not doing any holiday shows
so everything i have found for christmas
throughout the year will be listed on etsy.

right now i am concentrating on items that YOU can use in 
your holiday projects!

over the weekend i added 3 listings of 72 small ornaments each.
perfect for tucking into
bottle brush trees, tiny wreaths, or little holiday arrangements.

available at anythinggoeshere.etsy.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

folding ruler stars are back. tis the season. and the winner!


there are a couple of times a year that stars burn more brightly.
christmas is one of them.

so vintage folding ruler stars are back in stock

just think of the possibilities.

christmas cards
inspiration board
holiday shopping list 
christmas themed photo holder
funky, fun tree topper.

available at anythinggoeshere.etsy.
this ruler star is SOLD. and i have added another one.

and the winner of my vintage red stamp giveaway

Saturday, November 5, 2011

what do 116 vintage artist brushes look like?

116 vintage artist paint brushes look just like this.


and the perfect thing to hold them all
is this 1940's McCoy Flowerpot.

available at anythinggoeshere.etsy.

and email me if you are interested in buying some brushes.