Vintage

30-Fabulous-Vintage-Linen-Projects

30 Fabulous Vintage Linen Projects

If you have ever even accidentally ended up at Flamingo Toes there is a good chance that you’ve come across a vintage fabric project. Or a project that I wished I used vintage fabric on but restrained myself. One of those two things. Because seriously, it is just too yummy….

Pretty Fabric and Trim Scrap Banner

Adorable Fabric and Ribbon Scrap Banners

We are kicking off the first installment of our Scrap Busting Extravaganza with the super awesome Shannon from Fox Hollow Cottage! Hello-Hello Flamingo Toes readers! Just call me thrilled to be sharing here today with Bev and you as part of the Scrap Busting Extravaganza. Or you can call me…

Flowers and Gold Polkadots Mug

Fabric Flowers and Polkadots Mug

I love making handmade gifts but I will confess that I am terrible about not planning ahead – so I’m usually rushing around at the last minute trying to make things. Totally the holiday atmosphere I am going for. (or not.) So I love gifts that don’t take a ton…

Christmas-Bells-Card-Stitchery

Vintage Stitched Christmas Card Art

Don’t you love those old colorful Christmas Cards? I think they are so sweet – and sometimes funny too! The illustrations are so sweet – and definitely perfect for my vintage loving heart. I was browsing around online and came across this darling Vintage Bells card. Isn’t it great? I…

Pretty Vintage Handkerchief Apron

Colorful Vintage Handkerchief Apron

You might have seen this project a few weeks ago at Skip to My Lou – but in case you missed it I’m reposting it here! I love sewing all sorts of projects – but I have a special love for all things vintage. I think I was born in…

Floral Christmas Sign

DIY Merry and Bright Christmas Sign

You know I’m all about the vintage look around here – I just love making things that have that style but have a fresh look to them too! This DIY Merry and Bright Christmas Sign is all dressed up with some vintage style roses but it has a fun updated…

Vintage Syle Winter Wonderland Wreath

Vintage Style Winter Wonderland Wreath

Well I am super excited to share my new Christmas Wreath with you today! If you have visited here before you know that I love things with a colorful retro feel to them – so this wreath was a perfect fit for that vintage style! I am just all in…

Pretty Vintage Handkerchief Necklace

Easy Vintage Handkerchief Necklace

I am always on the looking for fun vintage goodies at the thrift stores – you can usually find much better prices on things there rather than antique stores. Though sometimes they are a little more “loved”. And by loved I mean stains and holes and such. But sometimes you…

Halloween Mantel Black and White

Vintage Black and White Halloween Mantel

I am so excited to show off our Halloween Mantel for this year! This year we’re in a new house! So I have this amazing antique marble fireplace to play with and this dark red wall. Which I confess I would rather not be red. But I am totally up…

Handkerchief Curtain valances

Colorful Vintage Handkerchief Valances

In our sweet little new farmhouse in Tennessee I have a sewing room! (That deserves a few more !!!!!) Ok, it’s not just a sewing room, it’s a crafting, painting, jewelry, sewing room. What do they call those? Well, whatever it is, it’s all mine. I’ve been working on getting…

Framed Pom Pom Monogram Wreath

I am kind of addicted to all things pom pom right now. They are so fun to make and so easy. For me, they are the perfect activity to sit and do while I’m watching a movie in the evenings. Because I can’t just sit there and do nothing you…

Vintage Fabric Wrapped Ampersand

I have a deep and abiding love for vintage fabrics. They are so pretty and colorful, and I love all their sweet florals and patterns. And since my previous job was as a graphic/website designer, I have a thing for typography too. This giant Vintage Fabric Wrapped Ampersand is the…

Get Out of Town Hoop Art

Retro Camper Embroidery Hoop Art

Summer is around the corner! And that means vacation time. Now someday I would love to have a fabulous pink and turquoise retro camper that is all decked out with pretty fabrics and a bunting to roam the country in. Though if it is pink and turquoise and buntinged (totally…

Vintage Floral Vases

diy Vintage-Style Floral Milk Vases

It is no secret that I love playing with vintage fabrics – and finding pretty antiques to decorate the house with. Sometimes I can’t find what I want – so I have to just make it myself! A couple of months ago I found the coolest floral pitcher on Etsy,…

But First Coffee Hoop

Simple Embroidery Stitched Coffee Hoop Art

I have a sweet little embroidery hoop project to share with you today – this “But First, Coffee” embroidery hoop art! It’s simple and quick and would look so perfect hanging next to your coffee maker! I have a little coffee “station” – which is really just a corner of our…

Totes Canvas Tote

“Totes” Cute Canvas Tote Bag

I don’t think you can have too many totes – do you? I mean, you need to have different totes for different occasions – and for different outfits right? I think so too. A month or so ago I came across this list of the 50 Best Bags of Fall 2014….

Large US Map Hoop Art

Huge Fabric US Map Hoop Art

Do you ever see something at the thrift store, and your heart just about stops? You don’t want to draw attention to it, on the scary chance that someone else will spot it and make off with it before you get your hands on it. So you do a subtle…

simple lace diy headband

Super Simple Lace DIY Headbands

While I love detailed projects, and even projects that take a lot of time (I’m weird like that), sometimes I just want something fast and easy. Especially when that project is something that I end up using all the time. That is definitely the case with these Simple DIY Lace…