Category: Shop Small

Weekly Feature #37—Trays and Tins

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Thanks For Sharing!Timeworn Treasures for Serving and Storage This week’s feature covers a wide array of styles and purposes. From the minimalist appeal of sleek lacquered Japanese serving trays to the busily attractive golden print on a chintz paper mache vanity or tea-tray also from Japan these homely items come in a variety to please all tastes. Tole painted flowers… Read more →

Weekly Feature #35- All About That Brass

Weekly Feature #35—All About That Brass

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Thanks For Sharing!Bragging About Brass It is very difficult to find an American home that does not include some piece of bric-a-brac, fixture or item of home decor made from Brass. While the warm golden metal has remained a staple of metal workers of all sorts for centuries, its popularity has risen and fell with the trends of the times. It… Read more →

Weekly Feature #33

Weekly Feature #33— Beginning to Look Like A Christmas Sale

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Thanks For Sharing!Whats Red, Green and White?   Christmas in August, of course! There’s still another week left in our Holly Jolly Summer Christmas Sale. And I’m adding some neat new/old Christmas items to the shop just in time to take advantage of the 17% off discount on all Holiday merchandise. Just enter code KRISKRINGLE at checkout to take advantage of this special.… Read more →

Weekly Feature #32—Vintage Glassware

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Thanks For Sharing!  Drink Up… A Toast to Vintage Glasses As I have said before, I love vintage and antique glass. Whether crystal, depression-ware, mid century barware or an old mason jar. It all calls to me like few other objects can. I have listed several new sets of various types and sizes of glassware on the shop this week,… Read more →

Weekly Feature #31

Weekly Feature #31—New Kid on the Shop

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Thanks For Sharing!Lace-Winged Pink Bat This week we are Featuring the latest creation to emerge from Gaia’s magic sewing machine. It’s been awhile since she added a new mini plush to the Etsy Shop.  Gaia is always working on something—I know for a fact that she has several projects underway right now. However, I seldom get to see these new… Read more →

Weekly Feature #30—Have a Holly Jolly July

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Thanks For Sharing!Time For The Ubiquitous  “Christmas in July” Sale   Don’t get me wrong. Christmas is my favorite holiday of the year. In fact, if you peek around my workroom/office area, you will see that a little bit of Christmas lives here year around, and if you look behind the curtain on the large closet across the room, you will… Read more →

Weekly Feature #29-- Wood You Look At That

Weekly Feature #29—Wood You Look At That

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Thanks For Sharing!From Prim To Tiki… Wooden Vintage   Wood, along with such items as animal bones and skins, stone and clay, was one of the earliest materials used by humankind to make things for home and hearth. Carved wooden vessels have been dated back to Neolithic times. The beauty and durability of wood make it as popular for household… Read more →

Feature 28- The Casserole

Weekly Feature #28—The Casserole

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Thanks For Sharing!Be It Ever So Humble… The Casserole— A dish used both to cook in the oven and to serve. Also the food cooked in the oven and served in the dish…     Originally, the word casserole described the pan (often of pottery) in which food was cooked. In French, the word casserole literally means pan or saucepan.… Read more →

Glitter shakers

Weekly Feature #26—Salt and Pepper Shakers

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Thanks For Sharing!Homely, Ordinary, Innocuous or Exquisite… Nothing is more commonplace or more universally used than the humble salt and pepper shaker. Nearly every household has several sets and they grace the tables in every cafe, restaurant, inn and fast food joint in the USA. However, the variety of colors, shapes, sizes, styles and manufacturing materials these come in is… Read more →

Vintage Nirvana- In love with vintage and antuques

Vintage Nirvana

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Thanks For Sharing!#VINTAGENIRVANA   We have been busy, busy at O Deer Mercantile lately! It just seems like I never have time to catch my breath any more. I have been busily photographing lots of the vintage items that seem to be currently occupying every flat surface in my workroom/office. We have listed more than two dozen new items on… Read more →

O Deer Mercantile: Celebrating 1st Birthday

Happy 1st Birthday O Deer Mercantile!

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Thanks For Sharing!We’re Celebrating Our First Year in Business We are so excited! This week marks the first Birthday for our Etsy shop O Deer Mercantile— a milestone that I wasn’t sure we would reach at times during this past year. In other words, there have been bumps, twists and turns on the road, etc., etc. We still don’t exactly have… Read more →

Gwen's Slightly Eclectic Gift Guide 2015

O Deer ~ Gwen’s Gift Guide 2015

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Thanks For Sharing!Welcome to the O Deer Christmas Treasure Hunt… Originally, we were going to do a single post featuring the O Deer Favorite Christmas Shopping Sites. However, we are such an eclectic group, with intersecting but still widely divergent tastes and styles, that we decided to do not one, but three gift guides featuring the places and products we like best… Read more →

Gaia's Gift Guide for 2015 - O Deer

O Deer ~ Gaia’s Gift Guide 2015

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Thanks For Sharing! Welcome to the O Deer Christmas Treasure Hunt… Originally, we were going to do a single post featuring the O Deer Favorite Christmas Shopping Sites. However, we are such an eclectic group, with intersecting but still widely divergent tastes and styles, that we decided to do not one, but three gift guides featuring the places and products we like best… Read more →