Friday, August 18, 2017

Jewelry, Fraktur, A Bird in the Hand...

I've listed a few more items for sale... pop on over to my shop blog link to see what's available!

Have a lovely weekend,

Monday, August 14, 2017

Antique, Vintage, & Handmade Items / Crafts Supplies Sale!!!

8-14-2017 update: more items will be added by 11pm tonight. If you placed an order today you have time to shop from this second round of items and combine shipping --- if you let me know before 9am Tuesday morning.

Items are sold on a first to email and pay basis.
To order: email me   lanamanis(at)   with your choices and zip. I'll answer as soon as possible.
Shipping: I will ship the most economical way from me (in TN) to your zip.

Art Deco Frame with 1927 Lithograph
litho is embellished with metallic gold
7 1/2" x 9 1/2"
SOLD ~ thank you! 
VIOLETS miniature book
3" x 3"
SOLD ~ thank you!

Antique Inspired Paper Vase with Original Fraktur Paintings
Each panel is an original watercolor fraktur style painting. Panels are hand-sewn together. This was inspired by an antique theorem vase. Made by me in 2006.
About 9 1/2" high
SOLD ~ thank you!

turkey feathers are not included

Vintage Basket
15" high including handle

Vintage Army Box
11 1/2"wide x 5 1/2" deep x 3 1/2" tall
I found this in a junk store more than 20 years ago. Inside it were photos, dice, and a small journal of a soldier during WWII. I'm selling the box only. Great little storage piece.

Kitchen Scales
Yes, they work! :)

The Birds' Xmas Carol
A very sweetly illustrated Christmas story.
SOLD ~ thank you!

The Atlantic Monthly
January 1883

Alphabet Stamps 1, lower case

Alphabet Stamps 1, upper case

Alphabet Stamps 2, lower case

Alphabet Stamps 2, upper case

Large Assortment of Antique & Vintage Millinery Flowers
SOLD ~ thank you!

Vintage Doves

Beekeeper Pillow
This is the original pillow photographed for Victoria magazine, August 2002.
18" square, over-lapped backing,
linen front, hand-embroidered with variegated cotton thread and silk and organza ribbons,
dark gold chenille fringe.
Bees, bee skep, thistle.
Signed on back.
SOLD ~ thank you!

Curly Crepe Wool Hair.
Off white, red, and dark brown.
Great for dolls and Santas.

Great for dolls, Santas, and sheep... of course!
Purchased from Vermont Harvest Folkart.
There are 4 kinds / colors / textures.
SOLD ~ thank you! 

Antique Ribbons
The green and pink ribbon sash is 1800s, made of silk.
I really don't remember what I was told about the black check ribbon. I think it's acetate.
Black check is 3 1/4" wide x 60" long
Pink and green plaid is 4 1/4" wide x 34" long

Wool Paisley Remnant
6" x 16"
I bought these to make antique style sewing rolls... but never did.
SOLD ~ thank you!

Wool Paisley Remnant
6" x 16"
I bought these to make antique style sewing rolls... but never did.
SOLD ~ thank you!

Wool Paisley Remnant
6" x 16"
I bought these to make antique style sewing rolls... but never did.
SOLD ~ thank you!

 the last two photos show the back side of the wool paisley remnant.

More items added...

Two May Dew Gathering Baskets
Read the story about my inspiration here.
$20 for both 

Two Valentine Cone Ornaments
and Two Decorative Winged Heart Banners
Handmade by me a few years back. Cones are covered with antique sheet music and embellished with vintage crepe paper and hand-cut, hand-woven, paper hearts.
$25 for all four pieces.
SOLD ~ thank you!

Very Old, Hand Sewn, Hen Pincushion
I purchased this a few years back at a flea market in Dalton, GA.

Three large rolls of stickers = hundreds of stickers!
Sunflowers and butterflies, bicycles and lavender, feathers, nests, and eggs.
$25 for all three rolls.

Five sets of block printed lavender cards. There are four cards in each set.
All five sets for

Two Christmas Cone Ornaments
Sturdy paper mache cones from a thread factory are covered with (1) a Santa Christmas card. Santa's red suit is flocked! And (2) the cover of a vintage Christmas song book - When the Christ Child Came.
 $10 for both

Wooden Bobbins
2 sets available
set of 5

Recycled Wool Pins
I have several left and I no longer make these to sell. They retailed for $10.
I need to clear them out so I'm offering an assortment of colors (randomly chosen) at
5 for $20