French Tin. Vintage Bangles. Milk Glass.

French Tin. Vintage Bangles. Milk Glass.

New listings in my Nostalgi shop. Click on images to see further information.

French fish mold for aspic’s, cakes and deserts. Brings back memories of my first Christmas in Paris, when my French family, made a beautiful, fish and vegetable aspic from a decorated in a tin.


2 old world prints. Both prints framed. A professionally framed, vintage print, of the painting, by Auguste Renoir” La Balançoire [The Swing]


An Italian print/lithograph watercolour of a painting, The Colosseum in Rome, in a gold wooden frame.


A bunch of vintage bangles. 1970’s brass and brown enamel bangle. Bakelite, wood, faux tortoiseshell.


A collection of old vintage milk glass jars. Food, mustard or, cosmetics milk glass jars/ pots. that


Could be group together to make a lovely vignette with shells, flowers or anything else, interesting.




Free Tutorials Page. Experimenting with Paint & Shellac.

Free Tutorials Page on my arts website Outlook8studio. Experimenting with Paint & Shellac.

Experimentation & New Free Tutorials Page. My blog updates have been scarce lately, as, Ive been studying a couple of arts business and creative courses. This week I created a new “Free Tutorials”   on my Outlook8studio website , where I share some of my favorite, creative ideas and things to do.

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I’ve also, been experimenting with shellac and acrylic paints in the studio

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and plan to create some textile and sculpture pieces too.

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My favourite thing to make on  Free Tutorials  is my large studio easel. I created it when I built my studio in 2000. I wanted something big, so I could work on many paintings at once. It’s a bit slap happy, (I’m no carpenter) but, works perfectly for me.

© 2015, Jenny Davis. All rights reserved.

Handmade Vintage Wallpaper Book.

Handmade Vintage Wallpaper Book

A large handmade book I recently created from vintage wallpapers


vintage French magazine scraps


archival matte board and gummed tape


It’s strong tough and a little rough

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Over 60 pages of vintage wallpapers, watercolor papers, paint splotches and tabs in between

Size 23cm x 16cm.

Hand Painted Papers . Thread Drawing.

Creating and sewing with hand painted papers. After seeing this video from Mary Ann Moss  I am inspired to paint some papers, get out the sewing machine and see where it takes me. Collage, book making ?

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Instant Wall Decor. Vintage Frame Collection.

Super cute vintage collection of plastic?celluloid frames. All highly decorative .


One frame is a beautiful eggshell blue – green with gold gilding. Instant wall decor. Each frame has a lattice backing in plastic. 3 have glass fronts.


1 has the glass missing. The small frame has a stand. The 2 oblong ones are stamped registered designs, Made in Hong Kong.


A beautiful large Italian frame with flourishes,scrolling and gold gilding.


Someone has painted it with shades of mauve, yellow and aqua. It could be stripped back to show the gold gilding again. Reads “Made Italy”.


I only have the front of the frame, no backing.

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Empty frames can add a touch of shabby chic glamour anywhere in your home or a group them in one colour.

All frames can be purchased from my shop Nostalgi  with world-wide shipping to your door.


Home Decor. New Throw Pillows.


See all my new throw pillows & more at Strazz

Vintage Christmas Gift Tags. Society of Now.

Thank you! Natalie Winter, fashion blogger, stylist and creator of “Society Of Now”
for featuring my Vintage Christmas Tags on your blog.


My beautiful large round tags are made from thick sturdy cardboard, aged in a dye bath then, baked in the oven and inked, to make even more rustic. Decorated with 1950’s Christmas rubber stamps. All topped off with strands of aged jute string to tie or hang


Each of my round tags feature a different design. Reindeer, angels, koalas, platypus, holly, retro family, sleigh, Christmas bells, snowdrops and vintage greetings.



Add a touch of old world Christmas to your tree, gifts, art books, journals, mixed media work etc.