Greetings to one and all. Well, I spent a great deal of my week replacing my Spider stock. I do normally sell some black widows all year around, but I’ve been selling a lot of these guys this Spring. And all three varieties, too, the regular true-to-life size, the large and the albinos – strange,… Continue reading This Week’s New Listings
Welcome to my latest post. Today I’m covering all the newest listing that have recently been added to my Etsy shop “Old Raven”. Lots of pretty pictures to look at with very little ‘talk’ – it’s just a quickie today. Calligraphy pen & ink wasn’t just for writing 100 years ago, they were frequently put… Continue reading Antique Gillott Pen Nibs & More
Happy Spring Everyone Thanks for stopping by. Today I’m going to show you what I made this weekend and give you step-by-step instructions on how to make your own. (Of course, you’re welcome to jump straight to my shop and get one already made, if you prefer.) Calligraphers usually have lots and lots of pen… Continue reading Six Drawer Pen Nib Storage Chest – How To
Okay – what happened to the month of April? I mean seriously…this is the last week of April and I thought I just turned the calendar page from March a couple of days ago. Sheesh. Well, let’s just make the best of it, then. How about some nice pictures… Two points for the person who… Continue reading What’s New at Old Raven on Etsy
Hey everyone – how’s it going? Thanks for dropping by. Today it’s going to be a singular post about my latest shop listing in Old Raven on Etsy. Check it out. This is a set of six Carnival Glass berry bowls. Being solidly in the ‘older generation’ I knew at a glance what these were… Continue reading Carnival Glass Collectors…Do You Have/Need These?
Hello, I’m so happy you’re here! Today I’m here to show you some pictures of the latest additions to my Etsy shop. Lets GO – Aren’t these fab? Three matching Vintage coffee/tea pots in solid brass. These would make such a cool display. I left the original patina on them (some folks prefer that) but… Continue reading “Spring” Over to Old Raven On Etsy
Yaaaaaay…Spring is starting to jump! Welcome to my blog. Today I’ve got a “how to” to share with you. Though my Etsy shop (Old Raven) started out many years ago as strictly handmade, it didn’t take long for me to realize I would never be able to make enough items fast enough to keep a… Continue reading The Spirit of the Cottonwood
Hello and a big welcome to old friends and new. You might be wondering about the “feature image” above, well, this week was a milestone week for folks in Boise, Idaho. This week, one year ago, Covid 19 wrapped it’s gnarly fingers of fear around the throat of my home town and social distancing became… Continue reading More New Listings and Lots of Sales – Cha Ching!
Hello – and yay, it’s the weekend! I’ve been listing items like crazy in my shop, Old Raven on Etsy, and that means I’ve also been photographing, writing descriptions and in general, work, work, work. But it’s paid off as I’ve had good sales this week and I even got some time in at my… Continue reading A Day In The Life Of Old Raven