Spring Jacket with Vintage Jewelry

I am participating again in the "How I Wear My" by Adrienne and Jill. This month's theme is "Spring Jacket."...more

DIY Vintage Jeweled Hat

If you’ve been following my blog for awhile, you may remember previous posts dedicated to my wonderful grandmother, my nanny (click HERE & HERE to read a bit more about her). She is one of my most favorite people on the planet! When I was young, I spent every Friday night with my grandparents who completely spoiled me (in a good way)....more

So Much Jewelry, So Little Time

 As you might imagine, as a writer on vintage style and owner of several vintage shops, Madge owns some jewelry. A lot of jewelry. It’s a constant struggle to keep all her pieces organized. She’s tried hanging necklaces on hooks, used desk organizers for earrings and bracelets but nothing has worked....more

Kenneth Jay Lane - Fabulous Faker

Madge is participating in National Blog Posting Month  (NaBloPoMo) on her blog Livin' La Vida Vintage.   She is going to attempt to write a blog post every day this month!  NaBloPoMo was started in 2006 by Eden Kennedy, as a response to NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month).  Check out the official site on BlogHer, then come back daily to see how Madge is doing....more

How to Create a Vintage Jewelry Wreath

Have you ever wondered what to do with old costume jewelry? Or seen vintage jewelry at an estate sale or antique store and wished you had an occasion to make good use of it? Sarah Ives, Designer at Upscale Downhome has designed a welcoming wreath using interesting and unique pieces of antique jewelry. She shared this easy-to-follow tutorial on how to make a beautiful vintage jewelry wreath. How to Make a Vintage Jewelry Wreath ...more
I love vintage jewelry and love your style too so am definitely going to try this one.more

It's so Etsy: Down2Earth handmade jewelry

I have two relatives with birthdays coming up and I'm thinking of buying them each a piece of hand-hammered and hand-stamped jewelry created by Michell Mathis, an Etsy artist and mother of two. The handmade jewelry is available at down2earthjewelry at Etsy....more