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Hannah's Treasures Vintage Wallpaper
Midwest
Marilyn Krehbiel, owner of Hannah's Treasures, along with her daughter Hannah Early, work together collecting vintage wallpaper and sharing stories.
Interests: vintage wallpaper, antiques and antique shopping, art, design, drawing, painting, photography, reading, writing, creativity, artists, artisans, the midwest, travel ...
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If anyone shares a love for both beautiful vintage designs and petite florals, they are sure to immediately fall in love with these vintage Laura Ashley wallpapers from the 1970s. We picked up a trove of these Laura Ashley papers in tandem with a larger collection of retro wallpapers from... Continue reading
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Making a business out of collecting something you love can actually be a bittersweet thing. Of course it's full of joy (i.e. that immediate excitement of discovering new papers), but with that joy also comes sadness (like the heartache of inevitably parting with that same paper later on down the... Continue reading
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1970s Red and White Daisies Vintage Vinyl Wallpaper We've already shared a few of our most recent vintage wallpaper findings in our last post, but we have even more goodies to share now! 1970s David & Dash Geometric After recently picking up an assortment of vintage wallpaper in Pennsylvania, we've... Continue reading
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A couple of weeks ago, we received a tip about some vintage wallpaper in Pennsylvania. So in a whirl of excitement, we packed our bags and immediately headed East to a town near Hershey in search of the hidden trove of wallpaper. Chasing vintage wallpaper is like being on a... Continue reading
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One of the things that makes vintage wallpaper so interesting is the vast array of paper types and printing methods that have been used to create it. With all of the varied designs and techniques, we end up with so many interesting types of wallpaper: vinyls, flocks, mylars, hand-prints, kraft... Continue reading
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Hanging vintage vinyl, flock, metallic, and mylar wallpaper is much the same as hanging older wallpaper. Some time ago, we posted a detailed tutorial on How to Hang Vintage Wallpaper and included some helpful step-by-step photos. While those instructions were more specific to 1940s and 1950s era papers, they are... Continue reading
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It's National Wallpaper Week in the UK right now--woohoo! To celebrate, we want to showcase some of our favorite European vintage wallpaper designs. Each of these vintage papers is an authentic vintage wallpaper printed in Europe during the 50s, 60s, and 70s. They are all available on our Website so... Continue reading
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A beautiful background for a beautiful bride-- We had the privilege of creating a photo board for our dear friend's wedding. As an member of our Hannah's Treasures extend family, she loved the idea of bringing in some vintage wallpaper on her special day. Creating a vintage wallpaper backdrop is... Continue reading
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About a year and a half ago (on an unexpectedly dreary and blustery April day, as I do remember well), a semi truck rolling in from Canada and laden with vintage wallpaper parked its wheels in our driveway and opened its trailer door. And on that day, shivering under layers... Continue reading
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Somewhere between dusty pink and a pale purple, you find mauve, a classic vintage color of the early 20th century. The mauve color family was a popular choice for use in vintage wallpaper during the 30s, 40s, and 50s and was often paired with gray and beige. While the different... Continue reading
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We are so excited to have recently acquired another stunning collection of vintage wallpaper--this time from Europe! We love all of our American papers of course, but we're thrilled to be able to offer some great vintage designs from across the ocean too. Sorting through all of these papers brought... Continue reading
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With the July 4th holiday upon us, families are getting together for a wonderful weekend full of memory-making. Dads are firing up their grills, kids are throwing snappers at the sidewalk, and moms are doing the hundreds of things that they do to make sure the holiday is memorable for... Continue reading
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When Damon sent us photos of his apartment, there was only one suitable response—Wow!! With one green-on-green flock wallpaper and one black-on-white, Damon crafted two different spaces that are not only enviable, but inspiring. His living room is spectacular. Not only do we admire the richness of the sage green... Continue reading
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Now that our bundle of joy has arrived, I thought I’d share some photos of his new living space. Sweet baby Ferris was born on March 18th, and it was such an exciting moment to bring him home and snuggle him into his new nursery. Here's what it looks like:... Continue reading
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Great news! We've just added a whole slew of fantastic vintage wallpaper border rolls to our website with a new section devoted entirely to them. Visit our "Borders" page to browse through all kinds of great florals, geometrics, and other various designs. Vintage Floral Border Each border roll is at... Continue reading
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We're so honored to be mentioned in the April issue of Old House Journal Magazine! Within their Kitchen Issue, we made it on their list of favorite things for a Kitchen Retrofit! Have a look-see at number 2. From the article: "Give a 1940s or '50s kitchen an authentic makeover... Continue reading
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In 2006, Julie Jackson published Subversive Cross Stitch, a hilarious collection of insolent and witty cross stitch patterns that doused an all-too-vanilla craft with a bottle of hot sauce. Even with her tamer designs like "Kiss My Grits," "Get Lost," and "#@%&!!," Jackson's caustic phrases wrapped in pretty flowers and... Continue reading
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We are so excited to announce the launching of our NEW WEBSITE! Same wallpaper collection, same great service, and same web address (www.hannahstreasures.com), but we've freshened up our look to better showcase our awesome vintage papers. Please take a look around; we're adding new patterns all the time. This is... Continue reading
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A new year sometimes means a new room (especially if you're a teenager). My younger daughter Emma, who is soon-to-be 13, decided that she was done with her preteen pink cheetah room and needed a more mature space. So over the holiday break, it was out with the old and... Continue reading
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Looking for some original and thoughtful gift ideas? We recently showcased four outstanding Etsy shops in our "Artisan Spotlights"-- Scodioli Creative, Vintagetypegirl, Mitzi's Collectibles, and Fondue Vintage Homewares. All of these shops have great gift options for the holidays (and birthdays and Valentine's day and all around great gift giving).... Continue reading
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Of all the unique artisan shops that we know and love, none is as invested in engaging, exploring, and expanding their use of vintage wallpaper as Fondue Vintage Homewares. Fondue specializes in using old wallpaper to transform humdrum items into extraordinary coversation pieces. Switchplates, tissue boxes, and lamp shades, once... Continue reading
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Motivated by the enduring charm of "old things" and a passion for discovering aged treasures, Mitzi Curi spreads her love for vintage through her Etsy store, Mitzi's Collectibles, and her fascinating blog, Mitzi's Miscellany. Her Etsy store is a mix of both hand-selected vintage keepsakes and handmade upcycled pieces. Mitzi... Continue reading
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In collaboration with her two favorite vintage typewriters, a 1972 Super 12 (affectionately called the O.G.) and a 1965 Olivetti Lettera 32 (also known as Oliver the cursive typewriter), Catherine of Vintagetypegirl creates a plethora of amusing and charming items for her Etsy shop. From magnets and framed quotes to... Continue reading
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Madame Scodioli of Scodioli Creative on Etsy || Tintype Photo by Victor Vague Born of carnival inspiration and teeming with imaginative genius, Scodioli Creative offers a truly unique experience in bath and body care products. From the handmade soaps and perfumes to the alluring bearded figurehead of Madame, Scodioli Creative... Continue reading
Thanks Mark! Glad to have you here with us. :)