Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Running Pumpkins!

Black die cut and heavily embossed paper running pumpkin Dresdens from Germany, ready for you to use in your card making, scrapbooking and Halloween decorating. They also come in gold metallic.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Vintage Handmade Millinery Anemone from Czechoslovakia

What a gorgeous millinery flower, handmade in Czechoslovakia in the 1950s and still with its original paper tag! We have these in several colors, but I must say, I think I like this pale blue one the best!

Sunday, July 29, 2012

New Specialty Craft Papers From Germany

This is the time of year when so much of our Christmas merchandise arrives from Europe. These papers came from Germany yesterday and we couldn't wait to share them with you! Above, the Santa and angel pictures are arranged in frames as if in a gallery - great images for card making, scrapbooking, ornaments - lots of projects!
We're delighted with these Victorian angels on traditional red and green paper. And below, the old fashioned rose and daisy paper is perfect for every day. Wouldn't it be beautiful on an old hat box?
We couldn't resist showing you some closeups of the angel and Santa paper - these are some of the designs scattered across the paper. They have a timeless quality sure to bring charm to your Christmas projects. They're available now in our Etsy store and will be on our website in a matter of days. Of course, we have multiple sheets of each design, in case you need more than one!

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Halloween Crepe Paper Streamers From Germany

These crepe paper Halloween streamers are perfect for your autumn holiday decorating! The were made in Germany with traditional witch and pumpkins designs.
The black and orange nut cups, below, work well for party treats and were made right here in the USA. If you need these, you can find them in our Etsy shop.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Vintage Millinery Fruit

We have a large selection of vintage and current handmade spun cotton and lacquered millinery fruit from Germany and Japan. These are for more than just hats - you can make candle rings, della robia wreaths, Christmas tree garlands, intersperse them in bouquets, add to Easter baskets - lots of projects!
They all have stems, which makes them easy to attach baskets, bouquets and wreaths.
This is a just a sample of what we have.
You can see the rest on our website or in our Etsy store.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Victorian Santas From Germany

These are just the tip of the Christmas iceberg!
These large embossed, die cut papers scraps from Germany are perfect for your Christmas paper projects.
They're all for sale in our Etsy store and on our website.
If we can answer any of your questions, please drop us an email, either through the website or Etsy.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Victorian Girls From Germany

Here are a few more of our favorite large scraps. They're die cut and beautifully embossed, made in Germany. with great attention to detail.
These are available in either our web store or Etsy shop. Tomorrow we'll show you a few of the Santa Claus images we have - they're awesome!

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

3 More Glittered Christmas Cards From Germany

Victorian images + glitter = beautiful Christmas cards.
Three more cards, made in Germany, available in our store.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Old Fashioned Millinery Forget Me Nots For Any Time Of Year

We love old fashioned flocked paper millinery forget me nots. They've been popular for years for hats, sashes, nosegays and bouquets. Even though we're a ways off from Easter, we thought you'd like to see how you can use the flowers massed in a basket. We have a good supply of different colors right now on our website and in our Etsy shop. Some of the colors will work for autumn and Christmas, too!

Victorian Christmas Cards From Germany

Two more Victorian Christmas cards from Germany, new to our shop.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Victorian Easter Cards

Yes, Easter is way down the road, but I couldn't resist showing you these two cards that are new to the shop. Both are made in Germany and have an irresistible Victorian charm.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Whimsical Birthday Cards From Germany

Gnomes, and elves, and fairies, oh my! These two birthday cards from Germany are full of detail and so charming.
One is written in German, and the other in English.
These are sure to please kids of all ages. You can find them in our web store here.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Pretty In Pink

This is an amazing greeting card, as the background is entirely glittered in pink. The detail is beautiful and this made in Germany card is perfect for a birthday card, baby shower or for scrapbooking! We have it for sale on our website, along with scores of other charming cards from Europe.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Sweet Gnome Card From Germany

If you like elves and mushrooms as much as we do, you'll love this card, too! The image is the same on both sides and as it has no printed greeting inside, it can cover a whole host of occasions. Made in Germany, it can be found in our web store.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Beautiful Czech Glass Buttons

These glass buttons are made individually by hand in the Czech Republic. They come in so many colors and can be used for so much more than garments.
You can remove the loop from the back and make earring or cufflinks.
They can be attached to a key chain or used for making bracelets.
They come in all colors of the rainbow.
These are made by a family that has been working in glass for generations.
The picture below is the gentleman who actually makes these. You can see our entire selection in our Etsy shop here.