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February 11, 2011

i really should not have been spending money right now. but i could not resist when i found these amazing antique letterpress letters from nicnak’s vintage. i wandered into this etsy store for it’s dazzling vintage knobs and pulls. let’s just say that there is a soft spot in my heart for antique knobs. it kind of goes with my obsession for wanting to refinish every piece of craigslist furniture i find. and i think that the hardware on a piece of furniture makes all the difference in the world.

letterpress letters

i ordered 50 of these letters

back to these amazing letters. they are a mixed media artist’s dream. i love to mix sizes and fonts in my work and these are just perfect. i used them to make these valentine tags yesterday. now i just want a huge set so i can do my really big paintings with them. here are some of my other favorites from this store.

vintage knobs

nicnak's vintage


vintage knobs

nicnak's vintage



vintage chandelier

nicnak's vintage

3 Comments leave one →
  1. February 11, 2011 9:20 am

    WOW wendy, gorgeous items and that shop is awesome! I love your tags! So happy to be back here visiting you after my chinese new year holidays! Have a lovely merry happy weekend and love to yoU!

  2. joanne permalink
    February 11, 2011 1:50 pm

    Oh my goodness,you lucky thing.What a yummy shop they have.There are a few things there I like too but to expensive to send to Australia.

    • February 12, 2011 8:33 am

      yes i want to buy all of her vintage knobs. but right now i am just spray painting the ones i already have. 🙂 it is really pretty easy. but i love the way hers are mismatched. and i would kill for that chandelier too. imagine how fun that would be hanging in my studio!

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