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
Today I hit the jackpot. About 30 years ago Rock and I had an oak table and chair set made for us. It was really sturdy and that ‘classic’ style that would look good for many years to come. And it did, we’ve loved it for decades now. But when Covid hit we purchased a… Continue reading The Perfect Kitchen Table & Chair Set
Just joking, but sometimes I might wish for mine to be a breed other than a tortoiseshell. The rather strange spelling of their breed’s name should be your first clue. Tortoiseshells or ‘torties’ for short, are known for their ‘unique’ personalities. (Wikipedia) Tortoiseshell cats are sometimes credited with having a strong-willed and hot-tempered personality. Cat aficionados believe these feisty personality traits… Continue reading Anybody Want A Cat?
Hello and welcome. Normally, what follows is a picture book of my latest craft project and/or my most recent listings I’ve added to my shop Old Raven on Etsy. But today I’m doing something really different. I’m just going to talk friend to friend. A couple of weeks ago I closed my two accounts on… Continue reading The Problem with Facebook
Hello, and welcome back (or if you’re here for the first time) – WELCOME to Old Raven Creates. Today I want to show you some unique Vintage art posters that came from, of all places, a Pontiac car dealership! Now, you might think these feature cars…but no…these incredible posters pay homage to the ‘original’ Pontiac… Continue reading Rare Vintage Pontiac Dealership Posters
Welcome All and Welcome Back… Today’s blog is a chronicle of our last big outdoor project for the Summer. Our backyard is in three fairly small sections with the above picture showing the largest piece that runs parallel to our detached garage. When we first built our house 21 years ago, we planted a line… Continue reading Summer’s Last Big Outdoor Project
Hello, Hi, Howdy and Welcome! I’m almost dizzy from how fast the days are whizzing past. My shop, Old Raven on Etsy, has been very nicely busy even though traditionally this is my slow time of the year. At least the pandemic has one or two upsides to go along with its massive, overwhelming down… Continue reading Know Any Good (Bird) Divorce Lawyers?
Welcome. Today I thought I would give you a tour of my backyard. If you’ve been following my blog you know that I do altered art and mixed media pieces that I sell in my Etsy shop Old Raven. My “quirky” style does seem to carry over into all areas of my decorating life, let… Continue reading My Backyard Garden Tour
Hi everybody. Just hopping on for a real quick link to a post I found today. How To Make A Face Mask I found this link on Etsy’s Forums today. My husband made a couple of these masks while I was working in my craft room. He thought they were very easy to make. I… Continue reading DIY No Sew Face Mask