Retro Ladymate Powder Puff

I recently found and won this lovely retro piece from Japan! I’ve often collected Ladymate music boxes, and there are a small few I will keep. These amazing types just draw me in, and when I do find one… I must say, it is hard to not want them all. Just like my last trinket […]

More Upcycling Fun!

I recently won a Lot of shaker cuties… On ebay, I found this lot. I’ve already listed the mod green pair. I didn’t want to up-cycle them, they look amazing just as they are.

VTG Licca Chan Gum and More!

Here are some amazing things I was able to find, that came in today! As you may already know, I collect Licca chan Lotte bubble gum toys. They are similar to Glico toys, but these have the Licca chan name on them, also by Lotte. I grew up with these yummy gums at my local […]

Want to Make a Furry Figurine?

Here’s a quick way you can create those really cute vintage furry figurines you see in some collectors photos. I was asked a few times, on how I made the furry cutie here in this post. So, naturally, I’d rather share how I did it via blog post! You saw the cute little deer shakers […]

Upcycling Latest Finds!

Monday’s mail was a lot of items, I wanted and needed to see if I could upcycle?! I received some fabric fur for a project, I’ve been wanting to try… I also got two vintage pin cushion chairs made in Japan. They arrived to me below, with rust, faded fabric, and dirty, faded flowers…

ISO Found!

I recently found one of my ISO’s on ebay up for auction. I bidded and surprisingly won! What?! I was sure I would be outbidded… I guess not. Sorry, if I outbidded you fellow collectors. For the past 2 years or so, I’ve been wanting the very hard to find the dotted deer couple ceramic […]

This Weeks Haul!

Here’s what came in this week! It was a long busy week for us. The girls had music lessons, and then dental appts. etc. Ugh. But, one constant thing was mail slowly flowing in. Whew. First, I received this lovely retro inspired pull toy from Retro Kids.com! I first saw their announcement on it, back […]

Vintage Litho Art Print by Eden!

I recently used “Buy it Now” on ebay for this cute vintage Litho art print by Eden, called, “Pensive”. I just love it. Most of Eden’s works are lovely, but this one, is my fave, I think, unless I find another? Haha.