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Repurposing Vintage


Vintage Cigarette Case as Business Card Holder Have you ever wondered what to do with all the cigarette cases that no-one uses anymore? Are you tired of the beautiful but impractical business card cases that can't hold more than 10 business cards at at time? (OMG...I sound like I'm doing an infomercial!)

20130108-012848.jpg Well...I got tired of the beautiful but useless business card holders. I found the perfect solution for both issues. Using a vintage cigarette case to hold my...

Essential Accessories

Winter Gloves

I am always anxious for it to get cold enough to require wearing gloves...and it's finally cold enough in Texas to wear them. But I'm not talking about any old glove. I am talking about vintage gloves. I love vintage gloves and I own quite a few. [caption id="attachment_380" align="aligncenter" width="448"] Dark Brown Leather Gloves Dark Brown Leather Gloves[/caption] I have all lengths...from driving gloves to opera length. [caption id="attachment_381" align="aligncenter" width="448"] Cream Opera length Cream...

Little Beaded Purses

[caption id="attachment_331" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Beaded Black Purses Beaded Black Purses[/caption] It's the season for PARTIES!!! Along with the perfect need the perfect little beaded purse!!  Sure, you can go to the stores and purchase a purse that everyone else will can visit the vintage store and find the most beautiful and unique little purse for your occasion. [caption id="attachment_332" align="aligncenter" width="640"] White and Gold Beaded Purses White and Gold Beaded Purses[/caption] A great feature of these...

Boho Chic Bags

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I know it's fall/winter (depending on which part of the US you are), and I should probably be blogging about warm clothing and coats and sweaters and such...but when I see great items, I have to write about them.

I've been doing my regular rounds at vintage stores and I've been seeing a recurring theme...lots of great leather bags.

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