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  • Vintage French Clock Face

    $20.00

    Vintage metal clock face from France that features white face with black numbering.  Would look beautiful propped up on a shelf, nestled among books, or even hanging on the wall!  This clock face actually used to hang in my own home as part of an eclectic gallery wall (see photo).  There are three small scratches on the III (see photo).

    Clock face measures 10.5 inches in diameter by .75 inches in depth (due to the metal shafts on back).

  • Blue/Gray Stripe Vintage Grain Sack

    $0.00

    This is a gorgeous antique Hungarian grain sack that is approximately 80-90 years old.  Three gray/blue strips down the center create a lovely focal point.  This is an actual bag that was once used to store grain.  The stripes and weave were specific to each farm and acted as a label as to which farm…

  • Chunky Vintage Grain Sack

    This is a gorgeous antique Hungarian grain sack that is approximately 80-90 years old.  Three gray/blue stripes down the center create a lovely focal point.  This is an actual bag that was once used to store grain.  The stripes and weave were specific to each farm and acted as a label as to which farm…

  • Three Red Stripe Vintage Grain Sack

    This is a gorgeous antique Hungarian grain sack that is approximately 80-90 years old.  Three red stripes down the center create a lovely focal point.  This is an actual bag that was once used to store grain.  The stripes and weave were specific to each farm and acted as a label as to which farm…

  • Three Red Stripe Vintage Grain Sack

    This is a gorgeous antique Hungarian grain sack that is approximately 80-90 years old.  Three red down the center create a lovely focal point.  This is an actual bag that was once used to store grain.  The stripes and weave were specific to each farm and acted as a label as to which farm the…

  • Two Blue Stripe Vintage Grain Sack

    This is a gorgeous antique Hungarian grain sack that is approximately 80-90 years old.  Two blue stripes down the center create a lovely focal point.  This is an actual bag that was once used to store grain.  The stripes and weave were specific to each farm and acted as a label as to which farm…

  • 1908 Leather Book

    $10.00

    This is Volume X of The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, printed in 1908.  This is a gorgeous dark brown soft leather book that looks beautiful on display.

    All pages are still attached to the spine.  The front cover has RLS imprinted in gold and the back cover is blank leather.  Book measures 7.25 inches tall by 5 inches wide.

  • Blue Stripe Vintage Grain Sack Bag

    This is a gorgeous antique Hungarian grain sack that is 70-100 years old.  Two blue stripes down the center create a lovely focal point.  There are no holes or patches on this grain sack, but some discoloration consistent with age.  This is an actual bag that was once used to store grain.  The stripes and weave were specific to each farm and acted as a label as to which farm the grain came front.

    This grain sack measures 42.5 inches long by 18 inches wide.  There are two CLASSIC BLUE stripes on a chunky woven texture in a light, natural beige color.  As with any antique, there are discolorations and markings in areas of the fabric consistent with age.

    The stripe detailing is on both sides of the bag and there is no seam at the bottom.    All grain sacks are twice as long, and are handstitched together at the left and right side.  The sewn sides could be undone to create one long length of fabric.  Grain sacks make beautiful table runners, placemats, chair backs, chair seats, pillows, purses and more!

    I have soaked the grain sack in Oxi-Clean, washed and dried it so that it is clean and ready for use.  The more you wash it, the softer it will become.  Wash with hot water and dry in the dryer.

     

     

  • Set of 2 Large French Skeleton Keys

    $10.00

    This set of 2 LARGE 1940’s skeleton keys came from Normandy, France.  These are REAL antique keys once used to open doors.  They are super rusty, but that’s what gives them their charm!  I believe they are made of iron given their weight, but can’t confirm for sure.  The largest key measures 4.5″ and the smaller is 4″.  Both keys have oval openings on the handles.

    I have a few of these and use them on top of books for a little bit of interest, but they can also be used for jewelry making, steampunk art, display and repurposing.

  • 1884 French Book

    $19.00

    This is L’Art de  Dire Monologue, a gorgeous French hardcover book from 1884.  The leather spine is a rich caramel color with gold detailing.  The book measures 7″ tall by 4.5″ wide.

    Antique books add so much charm and character to your home.  You can stack them up to use them as a pedestal, display them on mantels, bookshelves, or even under a cloche!

  • Blue Stripes Vintage Grain Sack Bag

    This is a gorgeous antique Hungarian grain sack that is 70-100 years old.  Five blue stripes down the center create a lovely focal point.  This is an actual bag that was once used to store grain.  The stripes and weave were specific to each farm and acted as a label as to which farm the grain came front.

    This grain sack measures 24.5 inches long by 20.75 inches wide.  There are five thin blue stripes on a soft oatmeal colored background .  There are some blue markings on the sack itself, as shown in the pictures, that are consistent with age and use.

    The stripe detailing is on both sides of the bag and there is no seam at the bottom.    All grain sacks are twice as long, and are handstitched together at the left and right side.  The sewn sides could be undone to create one long length of fabric.  Grain sacks make beautiful table runners, placemats, chair backs, chair seats, pillows, purses and more!

    I have soaked the grain sack in Oxi-Clean, washed and dried it so that it is clean and ready for use.  The more you wash it, the softer it will become.  Wash with hot water and dry in the dryer.

     

     

  • Gray Stripe Vintage Grain Sack Bag

    This is a gorgeous antique Hungarian grain sack that is 70-100 years old.  Two gray stripes down the center create a lovely focal point.  This is an actual bag that was once used to store grain.  The stripes and weave were specific to each farm and acted as a label as to which farm the grain came front.  One side is stamped with a number that appears to be “140” (or perhaps 110).

    This grain sack measures 43 inches long by 17.5 inches wide.  There are two GRAY stripes on a chunky woven texture.  One stripe is slightly wider than the other.  There is a hole at the very top as shown in the pictures and some discoloration that is consistent with age and use.

    The stripe detailing is on both sides of the bag and there is no seam at the bottom.    All grain sacks are twice as long, and are handstitched together at the left and right side.  The sewn sides could be undone to create one long length of fabric.  Grain sacks make beautiful table runners, placemats, chair backs, chair seats, pillows, purses and more!

    I have soaked the grain sack in Oxi-Clean, washed and dried it so that it is clean and ready for use.  The more you wash it, the softer it will become.  Wash with hot water and dry in the dryer.

     

     

  • Bone China Cup and Saucer

    $20.00

    This is a gorgeous set of Colclough Bone China made in Longton, England.  It features a light pastel green background with pink, yellow and blue flowers and a gold scalloped trim.  The pattern # is 6562 and is marked on the bottom. Excellent vintage condition – Wear consistent with age but no crazing or cracks.  One tiny chip on the underside of the saucer (see photos).

    Imagine drinking your morning hot beverage of choice out of something so delicate and lovely!  As part of decor, teacups such as this one look beautiful as part of a display, or can be used as a small flower vases.

    The cup is 2 5/8″ high and 3 3/8″ diameter

    The saucer is 5 1/2″ diameter

  • Three Blue Stripe Gain Sack Bag

    This is a gorgeous antique Hungarian grain sack that is 70-100 years old.  Three blue-gray stripes down the center create a lovely focal point.  This is an actual bag that was once used to store grain.  The stripes and weave were specific to each farm and acted as a label as to which farm the grain came front.

    This grain sack measures 42 inches long by 18 inches wide.

    The stripe detailing is on both sides of the bag and there is no seam at the bottom.   The sewn sides could be undone to create one long length of fabric.  Grain sacks make beautiful table runners, placemats, chair backs, chair seats, pillows, purses and more!

    This grain sack has a three gray-blue stripes down the center (more blue than gray) on a chunky woven texture in a light, natural beige color.  There are two holes in the center of each side.  There are also three patches on this unique grain sack (see photos).  Patches are what give a grain sack it’s character and charm and look beautiful when you repurpose (see picture of pillow idea).  As with any antique, there are discolorations and markings in areas of the fabric consistent with age.

    I have soaked the grain sack in Oxi-Clean, washed and dried it so that it is clean and ready for use.  The more you wash it, the softer it will become.  Wash with hot water and dry in the dryer.

  • Set of 2 Small French Skeleton Keys

    $10.00

    This SMALL set of 2 1940’s skeleton keys came from Normandy, France.  These are REAL antique keys once used to open doors.  They are super rusty, but that’s what gives them their charm!  I believe they are made of iron given their weight, but can’t confirm for sure.  The largest key measures 4″ and the smaller is 3″.  Both keys have scalloped openings on the handles.

    I have a few of these and use them on top of books for a little bit of interest, but they can also be used for jewelry making, steampunk art, display and repurposing.

  • Small Ironstone Pitcher

    $23.00

    Sweet little ironstone pitcher with beautiful detailing on rim, handle, and base.  Measures 6.5 inches tall by 6 inches long and 3 inches wide.  Stamp on bottom reads “Royal Crownford Ironstone by Arthur Wood England”.  These can be put on display as part of a collection or put to use! This size is perfect to work as a vase for flowers.