Wednesday, December 3, 2014

JET of the Day: ChickieVintageLove

Most Etsy shops offer handmade items. But Etsy is home base to many Vintage and Supply shops as well, and ChickieVintageLove fits right into both categories very nicely!

On the left, you'll see one of the vintage button lots sold in this fantastic shop. These are all Mother of Pearl and shell; new buttons like these are very expensive. Supply lots like this one are a great value!

Buttons like these can be used to make all sorts of craft items ... including jewelry. A simple wire wrapping technique turns them into links, making them perfect components to create necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Another wire wrapping project creates rings.

Buttons are good for making everything from sock puppets to greeting cards!

There are more traditional jewelry supplies here also. While browsing the shop I found these great vintage glass Millefiore beads from the 1970s. They're just waiting to be made into new jewelry. This is typical of this shop - you can expect to find crafty bargains on every page - so be sure to dedicate enough time!

Maybe you just love vintage things ... and if you do, this shop could become a favorite. Fabulous clothing ... cookbooks from famous authors, cool household items and a whole lot more are hidden among the 200+ items offered for sale at bargain prices!

On the left is a "craft lot" made up of cool vintage clip-on earrings. These look like they're from the 1980s and many of them look like they could be worn today.

Even broken earrings can be used to create other jewelry, like a pendant. In many cases as long as the front looks good they may be converted or "upcycled" to a different style - or even repaired. Many commercial costume pieces are made with glued connections so repairs are pretty simple.

To the right person this lot is a bargain! Lots like the three shown above have a huge profit potential. ChickieVintageLove is a fantastic place to find amazing deals on crafting supplies!

Visit and browse https://www.etsy.com/shop/ChickieVintageLove today ... its a great shop!




10 comments :

SendingLoveGallery said...

being a fan of upcycling pretty buttons and jewelry bits I love Chickie's "stash" and her other vintage finds!

Urban Pearl Studio said...

LOVE all these great vintage finds!

Erin Austin said...

So many possibilities!

Erika Price said...

An amazing shop - an Aladdin's Cave of goodies!

Lori Taggart said...

Cool shop! She finds great stuff!

jemsbyjb said...

So much to choose from. Great shop.

TheBrassHussy said...

Love all the unique finds!

Rough Magic Mollie said...

I always have fun visiting Chickie's shop! So many wonderful vintage finds!

Brooke said...

A fun little on line vintage boutique, you never know what you will find:)

Gemstones on My Mind said...

A wonderful shop with so many choices. I enjoy looking through it, but be careful, because things move fast. I learned that lesson the hard way! Get it before someone else does!