Sunday, June 19, 2011

Adorable Creative Ideas For Displaying Your Vintage Costume Pins And Brooches

Cute Ideas For Displaying Vintage And Antique Jewelry

This idea for displaying your antique and costume pins and brooches requires that you have a set of colorful Sharpie pens or magic markers and some scrap heavy or postcard weight paper. Who doesn't have these supplies hanging around?

You Will Need Card Stock And Markers

Now you cut the card weight paper into fun shapes . Here Peter Roth, the owner of "Tree House Art And Antiques", in New Hartford, CT (Route 44), cut his card stock into floral shapes or shapes and designs that are compatible with the piece of costume jewelry that he was "framing" on his card stock.
Creating Colorful Backings For Costume Or Handmade Jewelry

You will see that the gold color beach chair pin is attached to a white cardboard backing where Peter drew a beach umbrella. How cute is this? Or look at the cute flower shaped cardboard backings? Isn't this a sweet and inexpensive idea? If you try this idea, send me your photos ( Thaks.,

C. Dianne Zweig
is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro cafĂ©.To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at dianne@cdiannezweig.comVisit my website, CDianneZweig.comDianne is a member of:The American Society of Journalists and AuthorsThe Society of Professional Journalists

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