Missives from The Mrs — Handmade Finds

A blog about life...everything from enjoying our vintage past to gratefully living in the present.


Three Ways to Use Vintage Plates

Mrs. A. Handmade Finds Helpful Ideas Thoughts in Passing Vintage Finds

Vintage plates are so cool.  They served a single purpose when new, but can serve multiple purposes when loved the second time around. 

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September Faves

Mrs. A. Handmade Finds Monthly Faves Vintage Finds

For September Faves, I chose a subject matter of interest to me -- Hats and Hat Boxes.

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February Faves

Mrs. A. Handmade Finds Monthly Faves

I decided to start a new monthly blog post featuring just a few of my “faves”...

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A Family Tradition

Mrs. A. Handmade Finds Vintage Finds

My mother and both of my grandmothers were accomplished seamstresses. I think they were re-purposing and up-cycling in their day more out of necessity than a choice of style. 

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The One That Got Away

Mrs. A. Handmade Finds Vintage Finds

It was just another day of garage sales and estate sales when...

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