Thursday, December 16, 2010

Holiday Cheer Coming Your Way!

Just got our first snow of the season in Northern Virginia. I thought I would spread some holiday cheer by sharing a picture of the little evergreen we planted this fall when we landscaped the front of the house.

Maybe someday he will grow into those bulbs. Happy Holidays!

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

10% Discount at Virgo's Vintage

Today only, I am offering 10% OFF all items (including already marked down items) to all the fans of Virgo's Vintage on Facebook! Use the coupon code that is posted in the status at checkout.

Happy holidays!

Friday, December 10, 2010

Letterpress Christmas Card

So, I have always been in love with letterpress. In fact, it is sort of my dream to buy one and start selling cards, stationery, and invitations on Etsy. Maybe someday....*wistfully looks off into the corner of the room*

Last weekend, I took a letterpress workshop in Alexadria, VA. I figured if this was something I thought I really wanted to do, then I better actually get to it and take a workshop. And, as I had hoped, my love for letterpress was confirmed and solidified!

At the workshop, hosted by Stewart Bradely from Railway Station Press, we learned to set type, lock the chase, set the tympan paper and gauge pins, and ink the press (a beautiful tabletop Chandler and Price Pilot!). We made 40 copies of our own design—mine being Christmas cards.

From my home to your's...Merry Christmas!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

New York City Trip

In October I went to New York City with some of my husband's family for the weekend. We made it to China Town, Little Italy, and Grand Central. Unfortunately, I only had my camera on me for Grand Central. Here are some of the pictures I took...

I just love the architecture and constellations on the ceiling!

Grand Central's Main Concourse

My sister-in-law, me, and my mother-in-law in the in front of the Information Booth.

Murray's at Grand Central Market

Penzey's at Grand Central Market
I am so taking a guided tour of Grand Central the next time we go. It is amazingly beautiful, and I would love to know more about it!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

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