Tag Archives: vintage

Curious Experiments… RH’s Chemistry Cloches

I have featured Restoration Hardware before, and I’m doing it again because their offer of awesome items just keeps growing. This time, my eye was drawn to a combination of two things I love: curiosity cabinets and science. The “Chemistry … Continue reading

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For Poison And Pills… Locket Rings

I have always been charmed by the concept of “Locket Rings”, or “Poison Rings” as they’re often advertised. Not only they give me this very Lucretia-Borgia-like feeling (and that alone is awesome), but I imagine they could be very useful … Continue reading

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Flash Lights… (R)electronics

Camera and vintage enthusiasts, attention! In Jim Smith’s Etsy shop “(R)electronics” you can find vintage electronic devices -mostly cameras- ingeniously repurposed as fashionable night-lights and other cute decorations. They’re unique and make for a nice accent in any decor… Definitely … Continue reading

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Tea Party Plates… By Britgal

“Tea Party By Britgal” is a lovely Etsy shop that sells supplies for that one time of the day we all love: Tea Time. Jennifer from Ohio makes tea cozies, towels and cupcake displays, and its those last that I … Continue reading

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Back In The Days… Publicity That Would Have Feminists Screaming Now

Times are a-changing, that much is certain, and if you needed proof that it’s been like that for as long as the human memory reaches, these publicity campaigns are a good start. Feminists would scream at these! I hope they’ll … Continue reading

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Typewriter Lovers, Attention!

So I was just wasting the night away browsing Etsy… And my eye fell on this. Just… I loved it from the very moment I saw it. Ecological? Check. Quirky and Eccentric? Check. Attention-drawing statement piece? Check. Subtly Geeky? Double … Continue reading

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Sarcastic (and other) Pill-Boxes… SweetheartSinner Creations

Yes, I am in a bit of a pill-minded state, forgive me. I have gone on birth control lately, and the psychiatrist altered my meds, and I also have to take a load of food supplements because apparently I have … Continue reading

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Curious Collections and Historic Awesomeness…. Restoration Hardware

Restoration Hardware is one of those sites that is so full of awesomeness you would like to feature the whole of it. Since that’s not possible, I’ve opted to feature the interesting collections of vintage objects they have on sale … Continue reading

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Breaking Dishes… China Knuckledusters

I love it when people combine the un-combinable… The fragility of porcelain and the toughness of knuckledusters… why not? I love everything from The Broken Plate Pendant Company, but their funny knuckledusters made of newly cast and recycled china reach … Continue reading

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Tea Cup Wine Glasses

I saw the Tea Cup Wine Glasses in an issue of Prima Decor and then I knew I would not rest before I had found their origin… Surprisingly, I found that there are multiple people selling these vintage repurposed teacups/wine … Continue reading

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