Category Archives: Weird Collections

A Stitch or Two

I am feeling pretty crabby this week, so I decided to be a little more informative and perhaps a bit less witty, but I will try. I lost my 18-year-old buddy this week: I love this photo of him because … Continue reading

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Little Boxes Part Deux

I was going to just throw the box pictures in at the end of a regular post to conserve our blog fodder, but to no one’s surprise, I have enough paper boxes to fill a whole post. I rediscovered most … Continue reading

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Feelin’ Froggy

As I write this, I am sitting at the desk with a hankie tucked into a clear eye patch over my right eye.  I had eye surgery this past week, and while I appreciate the fact that they are able … Continue reading

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Crazy and Not-So-Crazy Craft Patterns Lucky XIII

Lucky for us, but maybe not so lucky for the rest of you!  We see these vintage (mostly) craft books and laugh ourselves sick at the projects themselves and the examples we’ve seen over the years.  Kathy came over in … Continue reading

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Crazy and Not-So-Crazy Craft Patterns XII or Put Down the Crochet Hook… Please

Well folks, it has come to this.  We have given up shopping.  Not for the long haul, but we both feel that we have responsibilities to other folks that mandate our giving up our Fridays, for now.  So far, everyone … Continue reading

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Purses: A Multi-Part Love Story III

Every four or five years I get an urge to add to my purse collection posts, so here we go with a post about evening bags.  I was reminded about the continuing purse saga while cleaning out a closet and … Continue reading

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Bling Is Our Thing

I was thinking just the other day that we don’t post a lot about jewelry and wondering why.  Then it hit me—we almost never think jewelry is weird!  And if we do, well, then we are just as likely to … Continue reading

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Crazy and Not-So-Crazy Craft Patterns X

Well, we did it again.  Yes, we made the mistake of going into our favorite used craft supply store together.  It seems we always find a whole lot more stuff when we are together, and this time was not an … Continue reading

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Glass Act

Summer seems to be winding down; I have no idea how that happened.  There is the usual flurry of back to school sales, and for the first time in 13 years, I don’t have to go out and buy pencils.  … Continue reading

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Bananas Aren’t Just For Pies and Other Vintage Cooking Pamphlets

I thought it was time to do another weird collection post.  I have quite a few collections so it’s kind of hard to choose.  Fate stepped in, and I got into an organizing frenzy.  Patterns, doll clothes, and cooking pamphlets … Continue reading

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