Category Archives: vintage accessories

Hans Bølling’s Stritt vs. Zooline knockoff

And now for something a little different… Awhile ago I bought what I thought might be a “Stritt” figure by Hans Bølling, but I wondered about a few minor details that didn’t seem quite right.  It was hard to find any information … Continue reading

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Teak monkeys!

These teak monkeys belonged to a friend.  The one on the left is missing his ears and upper…jaw?  Is that what that part is called? They aren’t the Danish monkeys by Bojesen, just adorable vintage Japanese knock-offs. I cut new … Continue reading

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Heywood Wakefield pouf ottoman gets a fresh new look

Looks hopeless, right? Obviously this was taken after I’d gotten started on taking the thing apart but that’s exactly how the fabric looked.  It’s that scratchy frieze fabric and the color was brown with a rosy undertone.  And some bald … Continue reading

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change of pace

Lately I’ve been making crewel embroidered pillows when I need a break from pulling staples and weaving paper cord.   These owls are a vintage design from the MCM period.  I like little personal touches like this that fall outside … Continue reading

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