Monday, May 21 2018 / Published in Seasonal, Spring
Today we step away from our regular “Blog” topics and pay homage to all of the great men and women, who have given their lives, so we may live ours freely! From all of us at a A Vintage Address, our humblest  “Thank You”!  Marylee Jacobs Several years ago, when my kids were in their
Thursday, May 03 2018 / Published in Classics, Seasonal, Spring, Uncategorized, Vintage
Spring is the time of renewal. I feel the same excitement as I did, when I was a young girl. I love the first spring rains! They seem to paint vibrant colors, into a previously drab and sometimes barren landscape.  I love the emergence of butterflies, that seem to appear from thin air. I love
Friday, March 23 2018 / Published in Lace, Vintage
Whether it be the delicate threads tied and twisted together, in graceful web-like masterpieces, surely to make any spider,want to step up their game; or intricate cut work skillfully stitched into dazzling threaded kaleidoscopes, lace can be used as beautiful embellishments, for pretty much everything. Lace adds a dash of romance, to anything it touches.
Friday, February 02 2018 / Published in Seasonal, Uncategorized
It was always one of my favorite activities in elementary school. Red, pink and white construction paper and paint, paper doilies, white paper bags, and tissue boxes, paste and rounded tip, little, scissors. There was also, a standard assortment of crayons, markers, colored pencils, a few staplers. Every year was a bit different, depending on
Friday, January 26 2018 / Published in Winter
January; the first month of a brand-new year. It is a transitional month in many ways, with all the happy, hectic, chaos, replaced with a tranquil serenity. Once you have finally tucked away the last holiday ornament, the house is quiet, and seems a little empty. Spring still feels, so far away, and winter, has
Friday, January 19 2018 / Published in Antiques, Classics, Vintage
I’m sure we all have heard those old sayings; “It’s the thought that counts”, or, “It’s the little things in life, that are the most important”. I guess we all say things like that, however, do we truly believe it? And, even more so, do we practice what we preach? When my girls were little,