• 70's Craft Series,  Featured Collectibles

    Featured Collectible – Vintage Macrame – 70’s Craft Series #2

    If you have followed me for a while you know that over the last couple of years I’ve developed a bit of a macrame obsession. So you can imagine the internal cartwheels I was doing when I found the holy grail of all vintage macrame scores a couple of weeks ago: Vintage Macrame Hanging Planter Holder Side Table Yep, that’s a nearly 8′ tall hanging plant holder / side table and it is GORGEOUS. SO hard to part with – but it is up at auction on eBay right now! Luckily, macrame was a really popular craft in the 70’s – that means there is still quite a bit of…

  • 70's Craft Series

    Featured Collectible – Vintage String Art – 70’s Craft Series #1

    The next several Featured Collectible posts are going to be a series about one of my current obsessions – 1970’s crafts! It seems like there was just as big of a crafting trend happening in the 70’s as there has been in the last few years… Luckily a lot of those crafters’ work has survived to be re-discovered today! I will be forever grateful for all the “keepers” in this world… ;) I’m starting off with vintage String Art – not only are there amazing finished pieces out there, there are also a lot of unopened, original kits that you can buy if you want to give it a try.…