Very Delightful Things

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Category: Etsy

The Gentleman Caller and the Mysterious Black Tie Affair

“Every respectable young lady needs a suitable gentleman caller,” she whispered demurely as she slid his calling card into the narrow pocket of her purse. At least this is the way I imagined the conversation must have went when I came across this exquisite vintage Walborg purse complete with the original coin purse, beveled mirror, […]

3 Tips for Selecting Vintage Clothing

1. Quality/Detail:  Those who have an eye for vintage pay attention to quality and fine details. Any savvy vintage shopper understands that quality and detail go hand in hand. When selecting vintage clothing, make sure that you inspect the quality of the piece. You may want to avoid delicate materials unless you are using them for […]

The Way We Wore…

Tennyson, one of history’s most prolific Victorian poets, knew what he meant when he said, “Tis better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all.” I lost something yesterday that was truly dear to my heart (no, I’m not talking about the love of my life). This 1980s Charles Glueck of […]

I Sell on Etsy

I Made My First Sale on Etsy Today

How exciting! My first day as an Etsy shop owner and I made my first sale. It was a vintage leather measuring tape. Here’s the description I listed it with: Whether you’re a DIY fix-it person or a collector, this vintage measuring tape will be sure to give you hours of function and pleasure. The […]

What Story Would an Object Tell if it Could Speak?

As a child I loved to read stories, and loved to hear them. I still do, and often wonder what stories objects could tell if given the opportunity to speak. While perusing my inventory, I stumbled upon these gold Salvatore Ferragamo open-toe pumps. My imagination began to soar and I visualized myself doing what the […]

Still Life Photo Shoot in Brooklyn Studio

Hey everyone, I’m pretty excited about the latest turn of events. Very Delightful Things spent much of this season gathering, sorting, styling, and photographing many new items to be featured in our Etsy store that’s set to launch in the first week of December. I’m so excited! Getting great pictures of all the merch was […]