Saturday, July 30, 2016

Handmade Ceramic Giving Bowls and Hearts

These Giving Bowls and Giving Hearts are handmade in Alexandria, Virginia. Each bowl or heart, while similar, are unique because they are handmade. They come in a hand printed muslin bag. The artist explains that the Giving Bowls and Giving Hearts were created to give a good feeling to both the giver and receiver.  These have bright colors and are a perfect gift for occasions when a little something is just right ... sure to be appreciated by friends, teachers, family and loved ones.  These are priced at $10.95 for the bowl/heart and muslin bag, and are available only in our Los Gatos shop.

Containers for Storage and Home Decor

Card Holders (starting at $10.95)
We have always carried various containers and storage items, both new and vintage, for you to organize your craft or workbench, kitchen or desk. Getting organized clears your mind for more creativity and efficiency. We have added some very cool tin and wire items to our shop ... bins, hooks, bottles, bookends and more.

Here is a gallery of what we recently added along with a few customer favorites.

Four Bin Organizer w/Handles ($39.95)
Small Hardware & Craft Bin ($19.95)
Tin Wall Hanging Bin (ONE left at $129.95)
Three Hook Metal Coat Rack ($36.95)
Five Hook Wood Entryway Coat Rack ($36.95)
Bicycle Bookends ($54.95)
Owl Bookends ($29.95)
Ceramic Antique White Pitchers ($25.95 & $39.95)
Metal Wall Rack with Bins (ONE left at $259.00)
Songbird Lantern ($59.95)
Mercury Glass Containers ($29.95 & $35.95)
Wire Baskets (starting at $20 each)

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Just In! Gorgeous Scarves ...

Here's a new line of scarves ... infinity styles in soft viscous bamboo fiber ($32.00) and luscious wool scarves ($38.00). Wrap one of these divine scarves around your neck for soft, stylish warmth. Generous length and thickness, the infinity scarves are a continuous loop that provides a soft layer to keep out the chill and make a fashion statement as well. The wool blend scarves are soft, long and feel great! These come in elegant, rich hues and subtle stripes.

And remember we have other scarves in stock like these fantastic bicycle scarves ($24.95) or these gorgeous silk ones in brilliant colors ($19.95) ... the perfect compliment to your wardrobe.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Trends, Ideas and Inspiration from the Gift Show

We just got back from the Atlanta Gift Show. Lots of ideas and inspiration ... plus we placed quite a bit of orders, so watch for new products arriving over the next couple of months. One continuing trend ... which lines up with our vintage and new offerings at Vintages ... is the mix of old an new ... vintage and modern in interior design and mixed media art.

Friday, July 1, 2016

Summertine Vacation Travel ... Need a Guide?

At Vintages we have a lot of old books ... collectible ... antiquarian ... children's ... first editions ... novels ... and more. One area we specialize in is old city and country guide books. We have France, Paris, England, London, Italy, Rome, Greece and more. We also have a small selection of maps as well.

These guide books go back to the turn of the last century and have descriptions of hotels, attractions, restaurants, travel tips, old advertisements and numerous maps. Great stuff. Most are priced at around $45.00 each and are available in our shop ... inquire if interested.

We also have the Grand Daddy of Travel Books ... The Stoddard's Lectures. John Lawson Stoddard traveled the world in the last quarter of the 19th century and talked about his experiences in a series of lectures, which were serialized and later published as a set. We have two sets and they are FABULOUS! (These are priced at $179 & $195 per set.)

Have a great vacation!
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