StarShineVintage: Vintage Clothing, Jewelry and Accessories

The shop: StarShineVintage The owner: Krista Morrison from Seattle, WA The products: A carefully curated collection of vintage clothing, jewelry and accessories. Use coupon code 15OFF for 15% off your purchase! Fun facts: Krista’s motto is “Live in style, wear vintage”. Vintage pieces are a great way to add flair to your wardrobe, and timeless pieces never go out of style. Reviews & Sales:  1300+ … Continue reading StarShineVintage: Vintage Clothing, Jewelry and Accessories

StarShineVintage – Vintage Clothing, Jewelry & Accessories

The shop:  StarShineVintage The owner:  Krista Morrison from Seattle, Washington The products:  A great assortment of vintage clothing, jewelry, accessories and decor – with items dating from the 1800’s all the way to the 1990’s. Use coupon code 15OFF for 15% off your order. 🙂  Fun facts:  Krista has always had a passion for design; Drawn to vintage and antique items, she loves coming across … Continue reading StarShineVintage – Vintage Clothing, Jewelry & Accessories

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: VintageTeacupShop

I’ve always loved looking at vintage glassware and china patterns. It’s one of my favorite things to look for when I’m in antique shops, and I love seeing all of the colors & patterns that have been created. With the advent of online shopping in the past decade, it’s become easier and easier to browse china & other vintage items online! Check out Etsy shop … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: VintageTeacupShop

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: MajorDivision

Vintage clothes are a great addition to any wardrobe… Some styles are timeless, and other styles, if not currently in style, will be in a few years as things have a way of cycling. 🙂 You can browse the thrift store, hoping to come across that one in a million special buy…or you can browse a carefully curated Etsy shop with quality vintage items. (I’d … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: MajorDivision

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: RussianSoulVintage

Every item has a story to tell. With new items, you can create your own story…but with vintage items, there’s already a story to be discovered. Meet Lucy, owner of Etsy shop RussianSoulVintage; Lucy has curated a wonderful collection for sale of vintage Russian books, postcards and more in her shop. Opened in 2011, RussianSoulVintage has amassed an impressive 6000+ sales with wonderful feedback from … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: RussianSoulVintage

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: SummerBrompton

If you’re unable to travel, modern technology has allowed you to be able to visually travel all over the world. Thanks to internet searches, social media sites and loads of pictures, you can look up almost any place you want to go to! Also, with the increase in technology, you can purchase items with international flair from all over the world with the simple click … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: SummerBrompton

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: TheSlyFoxVintage

Every piece of jewelry is capable of creating new memories and stories. Some jewelry, like the jewelry from today’s featured shop, comes with stories of its own. Meet Tara Penick, from Fort Lauderdale, FL, owner of  TheSlyFoxVintage. As the only granddaughter of her grandmother Marcia, she has had many items passed down to her over the years. With her grandmother’s permission, Tara is listing this … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: TheSlyFoxVintage

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: ZazaofCanada

Today’s featured shop specializes in carefully curated clothes, accessories and vintage one of a kind pieces. Meet Isabelle, owner of ZazaofCanada. Based in Victoria, British Columbia in Canada, Isabelle’s shop showcases a fun mixture of boho, ethnic and free spirited clothes and accessories. Whether it’s a Mexican inspired peasant blouse or a vintage clutch bag with rockabilly flair, all of the items in Isabelle’s shop … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: ZazaofCanada

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: OCBookShoppe

While e-readers are increasingly popular, there’s just something about physically holding a book & reading it. Whether it’s the texture, the feel of the pages or the smell (I happen to think that there should be book scented candles!), there’s nothing like the real thing for most people. Don’t get me wrong; e-readers are wonderful, but there’s just something about curling up with an old … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: OCBookShoppe

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: KBandFriends

Based in San Diego, CA, today’s featured shop is KBandFriends. Specializing in vintage, retro and whimsical scrapbooking, KBandFriends offers digital downloads, mini albums and more. With an impressive amount of sales and glowing reviews, KBandFriends has a wide array of items available for sale. KBandFriends is owned by mother-daughter team Velma & Kathryn Balint, and showcases their creativity and love for color! Here’s my favorite … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: KBandFriends

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: NancysGeneralStore

Vintage items have a way of evoking certain memories, reminding us of our past, and delighting us with their exceptional craftsmanship. I’ve always found it fun to walk through antique stores and glance at the different shapes, colors and patterns of items from long ago. So, imagine my delight when I came across NancysGeneralStore, an Etsy shop that has an array of vintage items. Based … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: NancysGeneralStore

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: YellowBeeVintage

Today’s featured shop allows you to own a piece of the past – timeless fashion, intricate housewares and fun accessories – all at affordable prices.Meet Nicci, the owner of YellowBeeVintage. Based in Glendale, AZ, Nicci’s shop offers a wide array of vintage goodies; dresses, dinnerware, patterns and more. Recently opened in August, YellowBeeVintage has amazing photos and impeccable reviews. Here are a few of Nicci’s … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: YellowBeeVintage

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: OCBookShoppe

Books have always been one of my passions, and most days that I’m able to set aside time, you’ll find me curled up with a book. While I love eReaders, I don’t think anything can beat an actual, tangible book…especially vintage books, with their history and character.    Today’s featured shop celebrates the vintage written word with an impressive inventory of over 700 items, which … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: OCBookShoppe

Featured Post: EstateSale.Company

Have you ever wondered where to find great vintage items? Where vintage sellers from Etsy find their shop stock? Where the the great estate sales are? Check out, where you can get news from preferred estate sale companies, check out estate sales, and even read articles on how to spot fake vintage items, such as Roseville pottery!  Find, hire and review estate sale companies…for … Continue reading Featured Post: EstateSale.Company

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: RetroGrandma

Today’s featured shop brings new life into old books. Say hello to RetroGrandma, an Etsy shop with over 1800 sales and sparkling feedback! Based in Saskatchewan, Canada, you’ll find a wide array of items, including hidden book safes, purses, bookends and more. Here are a few of their items that caught my eye: IPad Mini Case, Kobo Cover, Kindle Cover, Nook Holder Dr. Seuss One … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: RetroGrandma

The First Tomato and Vintage Recipes

So, earlier this summer, my wonderful neighbor offered me 3 tomato plants-Apparently, she had planted all of her seeds, thinking that some of them wouldn’t sprout, and ended up with 98 tomato plants! I gladly took the plants, with the warning that I’m not exactly known for my green thumb. I’m better with vegetables than I am with flowers (I’m still not sure how my … Continue reading The First Tomato and Vintage Recipes