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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+ sales with a 5 star average review rating 🙂 Here’s a very special 7 items from Etsy shop StarShineVintage:   Me & Ro Graduated Shell… Read more 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 pieces that are timeless & designed to last. Reviews & Sales:  1200+ sales with a 5 star average review rating! Here’s a very special 7… Read more 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 VintageTeacupShop; based in Franklin, MA, VintageTeacupShop is owned by Mary-Ann Wood, who also owns Etsy shop DinnerWearJewelry. Mary-Ann often goes shopping for vintage china supplies… Read more 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 pick the Etsy shop!) Check out today’s featured shop, MajorDivision. Located in Mississauga, ON, Canada, owner Tristan Campbell opened MajorDivision in early 2015 and offers… Read more 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 customers. Right now, RussianSoulVintage is offering 10% off your order with coupon code SAVE10! Lucy has over 2000 items currently in stock, so picking my… Read more 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 of a button. For example, Turkish pillow cases from Etsy shop SummerBrompton. Recently opened in early May 2015, SummerBrompton is a store where you’ll find… Read more 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 carefully curated jewelry collection with the aim of finding each piece a loving home. Specializing in vintage jewelry and accessories, proceeds from sales will go… Read more 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 evoke a fun & free spirit. Isabelle is offering several specials in her shop right now, including a special for $10 off when you make… Read more 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 book on a rainy, lazy day that can’t be beat. Today’s featured shop, OCBookShoppe, has a huge selection of vintage books that would be perfect… Read more 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 picks from KBandFriends:   Vintage romantic floral recipe book / recipe album with recipe cards and dividers / black / yellow / burgundy $29.99  Altered… Read more 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 in Des Moines, Iowa, owner Nancy has been given a second chance at life, and her shop features many vintage items that have been given… Read more 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 items that caught my eye: Vintage 1950s Prom Dress – Baby Blue Tulle Evening Gown – Full Length Cupcake Style, $225.00 Vintage 1930s Pink Depression… Read more 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 also includes a few vintage gifts and curiosities. Based in Monroeville, AL, Ol’ Curiosities & Book Shoppe has a store front in the historic district… Read more 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 FREE! Not only can you find them on their website at, you can also find them on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and more! Don’t forget,… Read more 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 Fish Two Fish Book Yellow Tablet Device Case, $39.99 Recycled Record Album Container for Accessories, $15.99 Book Purse Nancy Drew The Witch Tree Symbol Book… Read more 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 marigolds are alive), but I was cautiously optimistic. Through many waterings, some Miracle Gro, and a lot of coddling, I finally have…my first tomato! There… Read more The First Tomato and Vintage Recipes