Check out the back cover of this delightful 1896 premium catalog for the Bee Soap company, complete with "brownies"...a product line from Colgate & Co. Each wrapper had a big black bee, you'd cut them out, save, and mail away--return postage was not included. Click on the photo.
You may also have an interest in the S&H Green Stamp Catalog for 1915; click on the link http://bit.ly/15yRpTZ
Wonderful colors: bullion and crinkle wire http://www.vintage-ornaments.com/craft-supplies/bouillon-crinkle-wire
A really neat black and white photo of a novelty store, circa 1950 Baltimore, with Halloween eye candy http://www.flickr.com/photos/mary-m/8122470932/
For all you mid-century modern enthusiasts, a page full of mid-century goodness http://midcenturymodernfreak.tumblr.com/archive
A stunning piece of pressed tin Coca-Cola memorabilia http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/08/vintage-lillian-nordica.html