We love looking at design and decor websites to see what’s trending, and tropical items have been hot all summer—popping up all over at places like Pier 1, World Market, and Target. Pineapples, sea horses, palm trees, starfish, and parrots galore. We were particularly intrigued when we ran across this Houzz piece about pink flamingos. We’ve always thought… Continue reading Pink Flamingos Are In
You may have noticed the resurgence of vinyl records in recent years. A lot of us have held onto our vinyl collections for decades and have continued to browse used albums for sale wherever we’ve run across them: yard sales, thrift stores, flea markets, vintage shops, and record stores. A funny thing has happened, though.… Continue reading Vinyl Revival
I used to wonder why anyone would need more than one set of salt and pepper shakers until I began to notice the amazing variety! They’re fascinating when you consider the range of materials (from cast iron to wood) and shapes (from dog and hydrant pairs to anthropomorphic vegetables). I can see now why some folks just can’t get enough. And did you… Continue reading Shake It Up
We’ll talk about radios in future blogs, too, but this entry will concentrate on those with wooden bodies. When it comes to style, wooden radios certainly fall into that “they don’t make ‘em like they used to” category. Wooden radios, especially of the Art Deco period, were beautiful and elegant objects whether they were table radios… Continue reading Radio Gaga
As in our entry about typewriters, cameras are a good collectible that won’t break the bank. Most people aren’t looking for working cameras per se, they’re more interested in a vintage look. Typically ranging from $15 to $50 for nice-looking cameras such as the Brownie or Tourist/Tourist II folding camera from Eastman Kodak, this is… Continue reading An Eye for Cameras
If you love antique glass bottles as much as we do, you might want to check out the assortment we have in the shop right now!
Crimson Clover Vintage owes a lot of its reason for existence to vintage typewriters. As a writer and editor with degrees in Communications and Creative Nonfiction, Tim has a fascination for old typewriters and began collecting them a few years ago. Once the collection reached about 20, it was clear there was no room for… Continue reading Is That Old Typewriter Worth Anything?
We’re new around here, so we wanted to let you get a sneak peek of our space. You’ll find us at Shope’s Studios—just upstairs from Shope’s Furniture in Weaverville, NC. Hope you’ll come see us soon!