As always, some wonderful finds, oldies but goodies, special requests and more. Click on the photos and links.
First up, a fab piece of illustration--In 1934, LifeSavers had some competition: Beech-Nut Fruit Drops and Mints. Their angle was to claim that their product, unlike LifeSavers, was ALL CANDY, THEY'RE SOLID!
A wonderful old snapshot (thanks Jim) from Christmas 1941---God bless the U.S.O,
That's followed by a circa 1890's a page from a London catalog for a company known as Benetfink. Two possible building projects for our putz artisans. And finally vintage model toy horses; the large one in the back is a "Peter Stone" horse and the rest are vintage Breyers.
For those who don't know....
Breyer Animal Creations is primarily a manufacturer of model horses.
Founded in 1950, the company, now a division of Reeves
International, Inc, specializes in model horses made from cellulose
acetate, a form of plastic, and produces other animal models from the
same material as well. READ MORE HERE.
AND NOW Noma Original Rocket Bubble Lights! AND WITH THE BOX! CLICK HERE.
A wonderful pdf putz house ornament pattern; click on the link! You can see the finished product and get the pdf here--a mini clock tower.
Here's a fab site--SCALE SCENES---U.K.---now the site is a little slow--be forewarned--but it's worth the trip---https://scalescenes.com/
AND NOW HERE'S AN INTERESTING PRODUCT THAT CLAIMS TO ALSO HAVE CRAFT APPLICATIONS... IT'S COSMETIC--AND CALLED FUZZY WAVE GLITTER
SEE THE LAST EDITION OF MORE FABULOUS VINTAGE WEBSITES, FINDS, ETC. FROM EVERYTHING CROTON HERE.P.S. YOU MAY ALSO ENJOY---EVERYTHING CROTON'S ALL THINGS COOKERY, KITCHEN & TABLE #19--EASY PRETTY DESSERTS WITH JUST A FEW INGREDIENTS--PART ONE---MORE HERE
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