6.7.2010 @ 1:26 pm UTC by lilah wild
Itty-bitty toys that all look freshly hatched from a gumball machine: carousels, fairytale carriages, tea sets, beer bottles, turntables, herds of deer, the catalog is totally all over the map and the thematic array ensures that there truly is something for everyone. The jewelry section is a vintage goldmine featuring kitty hair barrettes, plastic flower rings, and Ten Commandments charm bracelets, and the rest of the catalog is well-stocked with crafting goodies and retro playthings.
2.18.2010 @ 11:07 am UTC by lilah wild
A neat little shop of woodworked jewelry and toys. The adornments feature motifs of tentacled water beasties and we do believe them when they say you won’t find a nicer set of pangolin earrings anywhere. Also pendants made up of moving gears, which will surely draw forth cries of “ooh, can I touch?” Build-your-own fishmonsters and ratmobiles make for morbidly mobile amusements, the mushroom puzzle is cool in a retro-70’s way, and gods only know what the Mystery Item might be.
6.18.2009 @ 10:30 pm UTC by lilah wild
Mid-century goodies for the retro-inclined home decorator, both vintage and new, for every room in the house. 70’s cookie jars, picnic baskets, lawn flamingos, Viewmasters, metal lunchboxes, fondue pots, tiki lights, jewelry, and whole pages devoted to cowboys, old-fashioned electronics, cookbooks, pinups, and cocktail hour.
7.25.2008 @ 2:39 am UTC by lilah wild
Toys handmade from natural materials and perfect for kids enthralled with enchanted forests. Dollhouses galore, with tiny pirate ships, castles, and treehouses along with rugs designed to double as backgrounds for figurines. Silk costumes and child-sized playhouses, art supplies, musical instruments, cooking and sewing kits, train sets, little red wagons, fairy dolls and wooden animals, baby slings, kids-room furniture, and they understand that adults might also want a pair of their gnome pajamas.
7.15.2008 @ 3:32 am UTC by lilah wild
An utter goldmine of nostalgia from the fifties through the seventies. The highlights: surreal TV sets and electronics, Halloween costumes, lunchboxes, Super 8, Barbies, swank barware, Muppet stuff, artwork, utterly fantastic kitsch along with a section of vintage clothing. A good place to find toys from the era still in the box.
4.16.2008 @ 2:25 am UTC by lilah wild
Kids’ clothes tinged with rockabilly and hipster tendencies, from polka-dotted bloomers to snap-front plaid shirts, and a ton of t-shirts spanning both the psychedelic and the snarky. The toys include musical instruments and art kits in with the stuffed animals and wooden playsets, and the bags feature spacey stroller totes with adorable animal backpacks for the little ones. And yes, that shirt reads “War is Poop.”
2.14.2008 @ 5:14 pm UTC by lilah wild
Cruelty-free stilettos! Vegan footwear that goes beyond hiking boots and sneakers into creepers, combats, winklepickers, and Victorian lace-ups. Fair-trade bags made from recycled innertubes also lend a touch of funky darkness. Among the rest of the hempiness: bath and body goods, incense, wooden toys, vegan belts, Tibetan jewelry, velvet totes, Celtic throws, and hippiewear.