AND NOW SOME OLDIES BUT GOODIES, special requests, new finds and more.....
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First up, a curious pre-World War 1 New Year's Eve postcard, courtesy of collector SQ...
There's mushrooms, snow, a good luck horse shoe, four leaf clovers and a lady bug; charming and strange in every way!
That's followed by one of our favorite finds many years ago from Asbury Methodist's
annual spring tale sale--this wonderful old cabinet
card/postcard--discovered in the lining of an old sewing basket!
Probably early 1900's and possibly French. Love the bonnet. It seems very "French Revolution" in styling to most of us....
She's followed by one of our favorite putz houses from Howard Lamey--the
little red schoolhouse--and a great shot, 1941, of Vivien Leigh from
And an oldie but goodie, always worth a second look--David Montreal's vintage Santa Claus candy containers--made in "West Germany". AGAIN....Click on the photos and enjoy.
One of our favorite putz houses by Steve--great texture, excellent color choices, looks authentic in every way--go to http://bit.ly/1MGvffj
CHECK OUT WHAT THIS COMPANY IS DOING WITH GLASS INSULATOR LIGHTS! CLICK HERE -- P.S. A FRIEND PUTS BATTERY OPERATED TEA LIGHTS UNDER HERS AT CHRISTMAS TIME.
AND FROM TOYS & STUFF: Monday, March 29, 2021 - My Franken-Alamo Set-up - Pt 1
I like putting together toy soldier set-ups but every now-&-then they become quite a handful. This was one of them. The space used for this was the same space I used for last year's Christmas layout, battery operated Korean train, the Gettysburg set-up, and more. It measures 44" deep x ca76" wide and is in no way sufficient enough to properly depict the real Alamo compound, which was actually quite large. Of course, the original Marx playsets featured a very small compound because they were meant as a child's playset. But using components from...READ AND SEE MUCH MORE FROM TOYS & STUFF HERE.
Fast becoming one of our favorite sites for little bits and pieces--Alpha Stamps Their charms and miniature sections are filled with "putz-abilites".
CHECK OUT THE LATEST HOWARD LAMEY CREATION IN HIS HOMAGE TO THE CARDBOARD CHRISTMAS HOUSES OF THE 1950'S---TEN CENT CITY!
And here's fab Easter project-----went to a friend's house where she had set up her miniature Easter village--alas my battery was too weak for photos---but--she had these fun little Easter bunnies made out of paper throughout her village. And she sent me the video this morning. She made hers super small---and it worked!
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