Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Shop Preview: Hats n Stuff

I love vintage clothes, but I'm also always looking for those vintage doo-dads. Here's a peek at some of the pieces hitting the shop this week - some things for the men, some dish towels, hats and more.

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Sunday, January 8, 2012

Vintage Organization: Pyrex

If you're like us, some of your resolve for 2012 is focused on de-cluttering and organizing your life.  We've decided to put together a series on how to use vintage items to keep your life ship shape.

Up first is my desk.  I've found that certain things just need to be easily accessible.  Luckily vintage pyrex fridge dishes fit all the little things (lipstick, airline frequent flyer cards, and change) perfectly.  You can find some similar to these on etsy  or ebay .  I added a vintage San Francisco glass to hold my pens. Easy, cheap and, my desk now makes me happy to catch a glimpse of. 

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Vintage Renewal: Sleevefaces

I know alot of people cringe at the idea of re-using vinyl records (unless they're too scratched for playing music any more) in "creative repurposing" projects, which is what makes Sleeveface such an awesome idea. Participants take photos of themselves with a record sleeve obscuring or augmenting any part of their body or bodies, causing an illusion, and no records get harmed during the creative process.

All of a sudden, those piles of records you pass in the thrift store conjure up so many fun potential photos:

And of course, in honor of Animalhead Vintage ...

(all photos from sleeveface.com)
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