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Buying and Selling Guide to Vintage Teddy Bears

Buying and Selling Guide to Vintage Teddy Bears

Vintage Teddy Bears If you know what you’re looking for, these treasures could bring more than just snuggles By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales With cooler weather upon us we decided to write about a topic that would inspire warm, fuzzy feelings in our readers: the teddy bear. First produced in the early...
Fashion - Vintage Whites

Fashion – Vintage Whites

Winter Whites Stay classy KC, with a palette of crisp, rich and bright whites. Photos Nicole Bissey Photography Hair Kat Collett, Ashley Nelson Studios Makeup and Nails on Lacey/Amber Ashley Nelson, Kathyrn Craig, Holly Hayes, Ashley Nelson Studios Models Lacey Lee, Amber Ross, Linda Yang, Voices& Jozzi Rainy Apparel Re-Runs; Vintage Vogue Apparel Concept and Styling Calli Green    ...
DIY Vintage Photos

DIY Vintage Photos

Photographic Memories Our creative people take on the trend of the season Give your black and white photos a modern makeover with a pop of color! Choose your favorite vintage photos and scan them into digital form and save them. Remember, the higher the resolution you choose to scan with, the better print quality you’ll...
Antique Liberty Family Home

Antique Liberty Family Home

Historic Home in Liberty, MO, Gets a Facelift 1800s charm meets a bustling family of seven in historic downtown Liberty Words: Samantha Collins Photos: Jill DiMartino In 1868, there lived a man and his family in a red brick house on the edge of Liberty, MO. Horses roamed around the surrounding acres and a mill...
Buying and Selling Guide to Vintage Cameras

Buying and Selling Guide to Vintage Cameras

Vintage Cameras Film cameras can be worth a second look!                   By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales Visit any Kansas City-area antique store, vintage shop, flea market, estate sale or auction house and the chances are pretty darn good it will have a vintage film...
Vintage Women's Work Wear Fashion

Vintage Women’s Work Wear Fashion

Work Wear By Calli Green Mix up your work routine with vintage pieces Photos Tiffany Cody, Smash Glam Hair Ash Haze Beauty Makeup Aisha Simon, Smash Glam Model April Snow, Voices& Apparel Vintage Vogue Apparel; Re-Runs Concept and Styling Calli Green    
Fashion DIY

Fashion DIY

Mad About Plaid Fall weather activities like football games and bonfires call for cozy style. Here are two easy DIY projects made with items that may already be in your home. By: Calli Green DIY Poncho Made with a plaid blanket and a belt. What you’ll need: Fabric, matching thread, sewing machine, scissors, plate, chalk,...
DIY Burned Wood

DIY Burned Wood

DIY Burned Wood Difficulty MILD Time MILD Cost MILD Wooden spoons are an easy find at thrift stores and estate sales, and usually cost $.50 or less. Their versatility make them great objects for crafting and decorating. Wooden cutting boards are also usually in abundance and fun to upgrade. There are lots of ways to update wooden spoons and cutting...
DIY Scrap Plant Shelf

DIY Scrap Plant Shelf

Dustin’s DIY – Scrap Plant Shelf Simple odds and ends combine to make a minimal, artistic shelf. By Dustin Bates The sight of these paint strainers usually makes me cringe because it means I’m painting, which is not my favorite part of home construction and remodeling. But it was fun to re-imagine these as part...
Design Book: Budget Design

Design Book: Budget Design

5 Tips for Budget Design By Jennifer Bertrand There’s no need to break the bank when designing your spaces. Hold on to your pennies with these expert tips. Hellooo everyone! I am here today to gently remind all of you what to think about when approaching a DIY design job, and how not to get...
Maker Memo: Oh So Lovely

Maker Memo: Oh So Lovely

Maker Memo: Oh So Lovely Perfectly printable art for your walls, desktop or screensasver—and Oh So Lovely gives it away for free! VKC: What inspires you in décor art design? Audrey: I’m inspired by practically everything I see in a day, but a few different words would describe my freebies—modern, simple, whimsical and fun. VKC:...
Vintage Mens Fall Fashion

Vintage Mens Fall Fashion

Dark Neutrals By Calli Green Make a bold statement with a subdued palette this fall Photos Tiffany Cody, Smash Glam Hair Ash Haze Beauty Makeup Aisha Simon, Smash Glam Models Armeen Rouyanian and Jake Wilkerson, Voices& Apparel Vintage Vogue Apparel; Re-Runs Concept and Styling Calli Green