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August is the month that most kids dread - time to head back to school! Students might not like the early alarms and long days spent learning, but I'm a big fan of old flashcards, vintage labels, and other papers you'd likely find tucked in a desk from the 1950's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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Before getting to July's Paper Parcel reveal, I have a bit of good and bad news to share. Let's start with the good! Good News: August's Paper Parcel is just about ready to go and will go in the mail in the next day or so. If you signed up... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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Happy Friday! If you are looking to give yourself a little weekend treat, there is no better time to check out the shop. I spent the past week adding nearly 30 new products. There are new ephemera collections, notebooks, airmail sets, and everything in between. Hope this weekend is a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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June's Paper Parcel was centered around one of my favorite activities - strolling the rows of your local farmers' market on a Saturday morning. It provides a chance to be outside and enjoy some fresh air, gives you an opportunity to pick up farm fresh produce and flowers, and allows... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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As soon as it starts to warm up, the desire to get out and travel tends to pop up. May's Paper Parcel was devoted to this love of exploration and included a pile of papers perfect for use in a scrapbook or art journal documenting your latest trip (or dream... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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Yesterday the last Sunday evening shop update in April went up! Did you guys enjoy the Sunday shop updates - easier to shop on the weekends, or prefer something to look forward to during the work week? This week's shop update featured a little bit of everything as I restocked... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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April's Paper Parcel was all about what makes Spring such a pretty time of the year - plenty of flowers and birds, and lots and lots of color. When I'm asked where I find all of my papers, I always mention how lucky I am to have family that appreciates... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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This week's shop update was small, but mighty. Only four new products made their way into the shop, but each is a labor of love with months of searching and collecting involved. My favorite addition was this Army Green Metal Box filled with a long list of vintage office supplies,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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Another weekend gone by. Another Sunday evening shop update gone live. After several requests over the months, this update was devoted almost entirely to unused vintage postage stamps - stamps that are not only lovely to look at, but can also be used as valid postage on special letters, packages,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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Lots of good mail going out and coming in lately. The common theme among them all - a really, really good mix of stamps! I always keep a collection of new and vintage stamps nearby to mix and match. Mixing the stamps works especially well when I'm sending a letter... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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The first of four Sunday evening shop updates in April went live yesterday with another pretty Spring group, including more vintage bird flashcards, label booklets, and mini tea cards - all of which were the clear favorites last week. Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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[Instant Collection of Vintage Seed Packets] There were plenty of vintage seed packets in the last shop update because they are just so pretty, but not everyone knows what to do with them. If you fall into this category, here are my favorite ways to use these papers. 1. Vintage... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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Spring is such a pretty time of the year - wouldn't you agree? Birds, butterflies, and flowers. They are all now available in the shop! There are a couple pages of new products, including gorgeous seed packets, bird flashcards, seal booklets, and an old cigar box filled with some of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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With frigid temperatures and endless snow making up many weather forecasts, the goal of March's Paper Parcel was to provide a little Parisian escape. This month's Paper Pack was inspired by the most romantic country of all - France. The color theme came about after I found these antique flower... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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If you missed out on this month's Paper Parcel, now is your chance to get in for April! There is a limited number of 1 Month / 3 Month / 6 Month Paper Parcel subscriptions starting with April's Paper Pack now available in the shop. Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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The theme for February's Paper Parcel practically chose itself. February is both International Correspondence Writing Month and the Month of Letters, plus eX Postal Facto was held in San Francisco over the past weekend. "Mail Call" was the only choice. Each Paper Parcel started with a selection of lined /... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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Happy Olympics Day! Will you be watching the winter games over the next couple of weeks? To be honest, I'm not a big fan of the Olympics, but I do love old Olympic papers, of course. To celebrate the start of the Olympics I added a couple of new products... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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February is often associated with hearts and chocolates and love. However, it's also a month celebrating mail and the handwritten letter. First, I know I am not the only one anxiously looking forward to the Ex Postal Facto mail art event in San Francisco starting Friday, February 14th and going... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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Love is in the air, and now it's in the shop. Lots of pink, purple, and red was added to the shop yesterday, including a small handful of Love Paper Packs that were the January delivery of the Paper Parcel monthly subscription. Curious about what kind of papers you'll receive... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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My family gives really good gifts. Everyone "gets" vintage, so rather than hitting the mall a few days before Christmas they are constantly on the look out for the perfect gift at flea markets, antique shops, and estate sales for weeks, or even months, before the holidays. This little stamp... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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Some people might be into "spring cleaning", but my mom taught me the New Year is the best time to clean and organize. No better time than January for a fresh start. I am putting this lesson to work not only in our home, but in my shop. There are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2014 at saturday morning vintage
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You guys came up with some good color combinations - navy / yellow / green, red / gold / black, pink / red / orange, among others. However, the winner of the "Design Your Own Paper Pack" giveaway is Anne D. who chose purple, navy, and gray. I probably wouldn't... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2013 at saturday morning vintage
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When Danni from Oh, Hello Friend asked me to join her 12 Days of Parcels package exchange I knew a few of the others that were also participating. However, there were also some I hadn't been introduced to yet. I decided to use the project to get to know everyone... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2013 at saturday morning vintage
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I couldn't have been happier when Danni from Oh, Hello Friend included me in a gift exchange with 12 other creative ladies from around the world. There were no rules - just send everyone a little treat and receive 12 packages in return! It certainly has made checking the mailbox... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2013 at saturday morning vintage
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[Vintage Want Book] Shipping deadlines for Christmas are almost here, but you still have a little more time! The Saturday Morning Vintage shop will close tomorrow, Thursday December 19th at 9pm PST. All orders will be mailed on Friday and the post office says all packages should arrive before Christmas.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2013 at saturday morning vintage