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New Items for Salvo

Here are some of my new dry erase boards available for sale at Salvo Collective downtown. Each board is unique, made with vintage material and re-purposed frames and comes with a brown dry erase marker.

 

 

 

Glasbake

When shopping for vintage glass, it’s important to know the differences in the brands. Glasbake is a well-known brand of vintage glass and bakeware. It was introduced by McKee Glass Company in the early 1900s. The spelling was originally Glasbak, but was changed to Glasbake. McKee Glass Company became a division of Thatcher Glass Corporation (1951-1961).  Jeannette Glass of Jeannette, PA gained control of McKee Glass in 1960.

Glasbake produced by Jeannette Glass will most often have a J prefix followed by a number om the bottom of each piece.  Jeannette Glass closed their doors in 1983.  (That’s how you can tell when your Glasbake was made. If it has a J prefix it was produced after 1960.)

 

 

Free Monthly Giveaway – Owls

Congrats to Lauren Taylor for winning the December giveaway, a handmade dry erase board! (Remember, each winner is chosen at random) There are still 6 more giveaways though, so don’t worry!

January’s giveaway is all about owls!  The set includes a vintage owl vase and vintage owl artwork.  A few cute little accents to decorate your home with! To be eligible to win just comment on this post about why you love owls!

The winner will be chosen in early February and announced on the blog at the next monthly giveaway.

 

Washi Tape

Washi Paper Masking Tape is multi-purpose adhesive tape made of washi, handmade Japanese paper known for its use by artists and craftspeople. It comes in beautiful styles and colors and can be used for gift-wrapping, book-marking, arts and crafts, and other projects. It is easy to tear by hand, write on, and remove.

Cute Tape is a great website for purchasing Washi Tape. They carry a huge variety of styles perfect for your DIY craft projects!

Mod Cloth

Mod Cloth is a website that sells vintage and designer items. Their stock includes everything from clothes to hip retro accessories.  Not everything on the website is vintage, many items are by indie designers. Their collection is eclectic and offers something for everyone whether you want skinny jeans or a mid-century June Cleaver style dress. I chose a few of my favorite items to show you. Mod Cloth was started by one person and successfully grew into what it is today! Learn more on their website through their history and browse their collections!  http://www.modcloth.com/

 

 

Free Monthly Giveaway – Vintage Owl Salt and Pepper Shakers

Congrats to Katie Davis for winning the October apron giveaway! (Don’t be discouraged if you didn’t win, there are still 8 more giveaways left that you can participate in!)

November’s giveaway is in honor of Autumn, my favorite season.  I’m giving away these adorable vintage owl salt and pepper shakers! You know they’re going to look great on your dining room table!

To be eligible for the giveaway just comment on this post about your favorite thing about autumn!

 

 

Featured Louisville Etsy Seller

DRTY AWSM makes unique jewelry out of fun drawings and vintage textbooks and magazines. Their pieces are one-of-a-kind and colorful. I chose a few of my favorites from their etsy store to show you. I especially love the vintage flying machine earrings.

Check out their etsy store!

Salton

I recently bought a vintage Salton hot food tray at a yard sale for $1! Salton is a brand that started making appliances in Canada in the 1950s. I think my food tray is from the 1960s based on color and design.  This hot plate not only warms your food but also looks good on the table! I’m excited to use it when I host my Mad Men party in a few weeks!

Daniel Chaffin Furniture Makers

Daniel Chaffin Furniture Makers is a Louisville based company that makes furniture using renewable wood and excellent craft skills. They make tables, chairs, cabinetry, armoires, etc.  I’ve seen their work in person and it is just beautiful! If you’re looking for eco-friendly furniture with high end style, this is the place to go!

Their storefront is located at 804 East Broadway downtown.    http://www.danielchaffin.com

Embroidery

Embroidery is the art of decorating fabric with needles, thread and yarn.  I am a big fan of embroidery artwork with yarn.  Here are three vintage works that I have. These pieces have a country craft feel but still embody mid-century style.

Visit http://www.sublimestitching.com/ to learn how to embroider for yourself!

For local information about embroidery check out Louisville Embroidery at 714 E Chesnut street, The Embroider’s Guild of America at 426 W Jefferson Street, or You’re Sew Vain at 3937 Chenoweth Square