The short story of a handmade, vintage wallpaper-covered box and the upcycled vintage Christmas
ornament inside it.
photos. With minimal words.
like to interrupt the silence here by mentioning that I continue to be
hot-glue-gun-impaired and I get around this by using Aleene’s Glass & Bead
adhesive (it comes in a tube!) which doesn’t smell all that great but works
like a charm when you need something shiny & slick to stick to something
else that’s shiny & slick.
desperate attempt to unearth some sort of vintage Christmas treasure at a local
thrift shop, I turned to a part of the store I usually never even slow down for, let
alone browse in.
It's that place where old vinyl albums and cassette tapes go to collect forever-dust: The Record Department.
where I found it.
A very rare,
out-of-print album featuring an extremely collectible cover, designed by two
well-known vintage crafters before they turned their talents to blogging, spun-headcollecting and vintage-Christmas-ornament-locating.
hands were shaking as I slowly turned it over in order to find the tiny,
telltale evidence that this was the gem I suspected it might be.