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Who is Strawberry Shortcake?

Last week I listed a vintage Strawberry Shortcake sheet that features the original illustrations of the character. According to Wikipedia,  Strawberry Shortcake is a licensed character owned by American Greetings, originally used in greeting cards and expanded to include dolls, posters, and other products. The Strawberry Shortcake properties … Continue reading

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Trends for Halloween 2013

The boom in Halloween business continues to grow each year, and is the second-biggest decorating holiday of the year – behind Christmas. The NRF’s 2012 Halloween consumer spending survey reported a record 170 million people planned to celebrate Halloween and … Continue reading

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Christian Dior Neckties

I currently have three Christian Dior neckties listed on eBay. My search for background on Christian Dior’s neckties landed me on the ties2pillows website. Neckties are fashioned out of silk, linen, synthetics, cotton or wool. The patterns in the fabric … Continue reading

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Listings 9.29.13

Ziggy and Christian Dior Today! Link to Rose’s Sundries on eBay for bids.

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Who is Ziggy?

Ziggy is a cartoon created by Tom Wilson, a former American Greetings executive. Ziggy first appeared in the 1968 book collection When You’re Not Around, published by American Greetings. The newspaper strip began in June 1971. In 1987 the strip … Continue reading

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Metal Art Clay Jewelry

Yesterday I listed a pendant that appears to be handmade from metal art clay. Today I found this video from Fire Mountain Gems that demonstrates how this product is made into jewelry. Enjoy!

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Listings 9.19.13

Jewelry Today! Link to Rose’s Sundries on eBay for bids.

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Did You Know Amazon Sells More Than Books & Media?

Amazon has expanded it’s catalog to include products from art to jewelry, kitchenware to clothing, office supplies to collectibles, …you get the picture.  And if you are a Prime member, your shipping is free for many products. Here’s a  sampling … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Tell Your Kathy Van Zeeland Bag is Genuine

Here are 4 ways to tell a Kathy Van Zeeland bag is genuine. Look for the signature hardware. A charm/key fob is a signature part of a Kathy Van Zeeland bag. Also look for heavy metal charms on zipper pulls. … Continue reading

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Listings 8.25.13

Kathy Van Zeeland Handbag Today! Link to Rose’s Sundries on eBay for bids.

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