More from our growing addiction to vintage French and German Christmas cards! Hand-colored and PRE-1920's in all likelihood.
It's followed by a special request---we still haven't completely scanned this entire calendar from 1902--"Sea Pearls"; it's a large die-cut, almost 11 inches high, with three more pages of seaside illustrations and poetry. The cover is nothing short of extraordinary; click on the photos - close-ups of the cover are also provided. A beautiful piece of illustration.
Some people find the greatest stuff! A vintage milk glass Christmas punch bowl set--gorgeous; see more here
Vintage Santa and sleigh, plastic and celluloid--marvelous; click here
Making putz house bases - tips; more here
Request for a repeat: the history of Christmas crackers; more here
If you weren't blessed as Sharon was--to inherit an antique lithophane, here's the next best thing from Victorian Trading; click here
Rayna found this sweet little DIY Christmas project; we'd make the boxes out of cardboard instead: http://www.mysocalledcraftylife.com/2012/11/05/diy-cute-vintage-christmas-card-boxes/
Light-up bases; more here
A nice little collection of vintage radios, so worth looking at, courtesy of our friend Miss Conduct! Click here.
SEE THE LAST EDITION OF MORE FABULOUS VINTAGE WEBSITES, FINDS, ETC. FROM EVERYTHING CROTON HERE.
REMEMBERING RONALD COLMAN, AND A TALE OF TWO CITIES; more here