Vornado Vintage Vfans in Four Sizes and Colors

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Since our VORNADO fan story based on Richard Ten Eyck’s design in 1945, I’ve been craving it. When the heat and humidity returned to Wisconsin for the summer, I casually mentioned my wish to my husband. This is a man’s self-heated stove all year round, and immediately agreed that it would be a good purchase. […]


Authentic Vintage Plans Still Accessible Today

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Are you interested in using an authentic vintage laminate design for your bathroom or kitchen countertop? Over the year I have been blogging, so-called “document” models have appeared and disappeared. Here is an update/sweep of the current offers. I have at least 8 samples of reproduction laminate patterns available today, some of which are available […]


Vintage Costume Jewelry Christmas Tree on My List

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I have been collecting broken vintage costume jewelry for several year—with the goal of creating a lifelong feat of craftsmanship: a Christmas tree made of costume jewelry. This weekend I gathered all my supplies, took over the dining room and set about the collage. This project has not been easy — like making decorative wreaths, […]