First up, from our growing obsession with cabinet cards, an oldie but goodie: A Pair of Gibson Girls.
For those who don't know: The Gibson Girl began appearing in the 1890s and was the personification of the feminine ideal of beauty portrayed by the satirical pen-and-ink illustrations of illustrator Charles Dana Gibson during a 20-year period that spanned the late nineteenth and early twentieth century in the United States. You can read more here
They're followed by an amazing piece of Made in Japan tinplate featured in a previous auction @ Croton's own SeriousToyz.com - Highway Patrol!
And then by special request--some putz house inspiration---home designs from the 1860's. See more of the 1860's house designs here
And finally a great new and relatively quick project from PaperGlitterGlue---the dogwood wreath! It's a beauty---see the tutorial here. Again, click on the photos and links.
We've become big fans of vintage Halloween nut cups--crepe paper or otherwise; this link takes you to oodles of examples, patterns and more, courtesy of PINTEREST; go here.
Gorgeous pink putz house and other than the photo on Pinterest, not much else available about it; click here
Howard Lamey has completed his version of the Green Roof Holiday House made from Lucy's Pattern; click here
Some great Christmas villages featuring---trains!
--Vintage Marx train and Tin City Bridge by Howard Lamey--click here
--Linda's 2008 Christmas putz village with American Flyer train and lots of gorgeous putz houses by Karl Fey http://bit.ly/1kXeKbm
SEE THE LAST EDITION OF MORE FABULOUS VINTAGE WEBSITES, FINDS, ETC. FROM EVERYTHING CROTON HERE.
IF YOU LIKE VINTAGE MODEL TRAIN CATALOGS AND ADS, CLICK HERE.
THE ELDON SHERMAN TANK; CLICK HERE
AND IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, NEW FLASHBACK ROB AND MONICA--MORE HERE
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