Vintage Costume Jewelry, Antique Alter Ego

Accessorize For the Holidays

There shall soon be celebrations and merry-making afoot. Are you ready to trim yourself, like you would trim your tree?? A little bit of vintage, costume jewelry to give a splash of color and glitz would be perfect! Costume jewelry is made to look like the real thing, only costs a lot less.  This enables…

Fostoria Heather Stemware, Antique Alter Ego

Fancy Glassware for the Holidays

So….the holidays are coming up fast. It’s time to make ready your “tools of entertainment”!! We enjoy having family and friends over for holiday celebrations, and it makes it especially fun to make them feel welcome, by using fancy glassware!  It’s not something most people use everyday, so when it comes out, it signifies a…

wool blanket, Antique Alter Ego

Cozy up with 100% Wool Blankets!!

We have a couple of beautiful vintage wool blankets that will keep you warm as the temperatures drop! This one is a gorgeous wool blanket, called Golden Dawn, that was sold by J.C. Penney’s.  It has a great, vintage look and would work great on a bed or as a snuggle blanket for a couch.…

Orrefors, Antique Alter Ego

Orrefors Swedish Art Glass Bowl

This gorgeous hunk of Swedish glass was made by Orrefors.  It is absolutely stunning when sunlight caresses each facet.  Lars Hellsten is the designer, and as with many Scandinavian artists, nature is a muse. His pieces are considered massive and forceful, with many of his designs from the 1970s and 1980s, still being popular today. …

Murano glass, Antique Alter Ego

Vintage Black & Gold Murano Bowl

This bowl really captures attention!!  It is a beautiful example of a Fratelli Toso Murano bowl.  This heavy chuck of glass has a mid century modern form and gorgeous gold fleck spots all over!  I personally like pieces like these for the coffee table, which makes them the center of attention. Care of Murano Glass: …

Vintage House Plans, Vintage Homes, Mid Century Homes

Vintage House Plans: Tri-Level Tudor

This exquisite Tudor style home has a formal dining and living room, a U-shaped kitchen with a snack bar and a family room on the main level.  There is a built in planter on the lower level that is visible from the other two levels. Want some pretty things for your mid century home? 🙂