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Blog Hop Finale!-and a WINNER

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Wow! What a  super fun, creative-packed week! We have some last projects to share by Melissa Phillips using Maya Road embellishments, chipboard and the Vintage Street Market Family Fun collection.

Don’t you just love all of the sweet little details? These frames would be so fun attached to a gift bag.

Don’t forget to visit Maya Road HERE for their finale! More creativity is also shared on Facebook, so be sure to “Friend” Vintage Street Market HERE and Maya Road HERE. Come say “hi” to us!

And, we have a WINNER! Congratulations go to:

sharon gullikson says:

I would LOVE to win it. I LOVE sewing themed thing, and this is amazing. I could hang it in my craft room…

Sharon, you win the awesome dress form canvas created by Jamie! Send your address to and we will see your prize gets to you!

Have a super Friday!!!


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More Inspiration!

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Inspiration week continues! This week the Design Team is working with Basically Bare products to show you how well Vintage Street Market works with these great new alterables! At the end of August, Basically Bare’s Design Team will be showing you even more ideas on their blog. So much fun!!!

Here’s a couple of great projects created by Melissa Phillips using the Family Fun collection and Basically Bare:

Thoughts of You card
“For my card, I used the Basically Bare Bare Basics Canvas Hearts.  I layered two different sizes together, sprayed both with Glimmer Mist and then layered on vintage trims and buttons.  The canvas hearts are such a fun embellishment to dress up or down in your own unique style.”

Create Beauty notebook

For this project, Melissa decorated one of the great Basically Bare books using the Family Fun collection. A Basically Bare dress form makes a great focal point!
Lots of great ideas are still to come, so be sure to visit us all week long!

memory keeper…

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I have long been a fan of shadow boxes.  The idea of keeping a memory on display in a beautiful way, makes home decorating even more meaningful.  We were challenged this month to use a beautiful shadow box frame sent to us in conjunction with some products from Vintage Street Market.  I chose to use the Dimestore Vogue collection as it fits in perfectly with my craft space.

I painted my frame with celery acrylic paint, then a light coating of antique white, and then distressed it with distress ink.  I love the shabby, pale blue it turned out to be.

I used Dimestore Vogue paper as my background topped by a vintage Bingo card, doily, and then a Dimestore Vogue die cut layered with coordinating paper and vintage buttons.  This project made me take a look at the things I have on hand…things I love and treasure as some have memories attached…and then incorporate them into my decor to surround myself with my favorite bits and bobs of history.

Thanks for visiting.

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Retro Easter…

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The Easter Retro Vintage Kit is so much fun…

It’s packed with all things spring, and seeing as how spring never quite lasts long enough, I love enjoying it through paper, embellishments, trinkets, etc.  The signs and symbols of spring are some of my favorite…you’ll find something you love and that takes you back to your childhood in this sweet kit.

For this project, I used the kit to create a couple of handmade tags that fit snug inside a glassine envelope dressed up in more vintage findings you’ll find in the kit.  I adore glassine envelopes…they seem to have such a sweet elegance and are a perfect place to display you handmade treats.

Happy Spring!

Melissa Phillips

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vintage street market sweets…

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We made a fresh batch of cookies last night…today needing to share some with a friend.  I love thinking up new ways to give treats away…inexpensively of course, and today I bring you a strawberry basket full of Chocolate Chip Cookies…you can whip one of these up in a hurry.

All you need is a strawberry basket or small container and scraps and dies from the Dimestore Vogue collection.

Attach a strip of the Dimestore Vogue paper around the inside edge of the basket, followed by trim that peeks up just above the paper, and finally, a strip of Kraft crepe ruffles also found in the Dimestore Vogue collection.

Buttons, real and die cut, dress up the outside edge, followed by a stamped die cut ticket tied to the center of a bow.  Fill with a dress pattern tissue paper, cookies, and enjoy!
Happy Monday!

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