Since I am not a large vintage seller I mostly intend to use this blog as a valuable resource for vintage sellers and collectors alike, using my knowledge of 28 years of collecting and researching vintage clothing and furs, one that I can edit and add to on my own at will (I hope I… Continue
Lucrezia Borgia was a beauty but she really was quite the devious enemy when she needed to be... Sometimes I think that mean gene never died and still exists (I saying this with love from past experiences with people) .. BUT, getting back to old Lucrezia .....
It seems she and her personal jeweler had a deal.... She keeps them alive and they figure out new and convenient ways to knock off her enemies with none being the wiser...And at the… Continue
As our community continues to grow steadily, we have been receiving more and more interest from the media about Silkfair and its users. We would love to take this opportunity to spotlight our users and their talents.
Currently, here are just a few of the themes that our press team is looking for:
* Did you start your online business as a result of a layoff?
* Are you a "Mommy-prenuer" who created an online shop as a business ?
* Are you a retiree who created an… Continue
Added by Silkfair on May 17, 2009 at 12:46pm —
I couldn’t sleep at all last night. Ideas were racing through my head. This antique bronze from an old light fixture has been calling out to me. It just wants to be a canopy over a little girl’s bed. Just picture this…wide, faded, vintage ribbon, spaced around the circle, pulled up and attached to the ceiling. Sheer, gauzy, fabric attached to the tiny holes at the base, draped over the bed. Leaded glass drops dangling randomly beneath the cherubs… Continue
The Goth movement, with bizarre black clothes, creepy spiders and strange creatures has caused many to take a second glance. Many say WHAT WERE THEY THINKING? When you think about it and take a peek back in time at the 19th century aesthetic movement, you… Continue
I live in a house that was built in the 1920's and have a lot of vintage furniture and accessories that are vintage. It's a constant work in progress and we still have lots of renovating and decorating left to do. I love seeing how other people work vintage items into them homes and decorating.
I think Mother's Day is a great time to be thinking of some of the things I love. One of my passions is vintage as you all know. Here are some of vintage treasures I found in Etsy shops this week.........Read more at the VintageLove blog.
I'm continuing my search for creative ways to deal with and find vintage clothing that fits large or plus size. I know I have searched through the years for something to fit and have had to use my sense of humor and a little creative sewing. I'm writing an article about this and need some feedback. I will gladly post whatever information or suggestions I find so all can benefit.
So my question is - How do you dress in vintage when you feel like everything you find is small…Continue
Added by Hey Viv ! on April 29, 2009 at 4:33pm —
There is just something about the ticking of a wind up alarm clock that brings me back to my Grandma's house in my younger years.
My parents would put us down to have a nap in Grandma and Grandpa's room. Being a hyperactive child, I did not do naps. The only comforting sounds was the tick tock of the clock on the bedside table as the other children napped.
Here are three of the clocks that are part of my collection.............
Read more at the… Continue