New Year ~ New Site

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Happy New Year!!!   It has been a while since I have sat down to write a post.  So much has been going on, lots of new things to share. has gotten a new facelift, out with the old and in with the new. Take some time to search around, new items will be added daily… Read more »

Put a bulb in it!!!

Make Pendant Lights Out of Thrifty Vintage Finds — Put A Bulb In It! from on Vimeo.   I got a call from my friend Pam at Retro Renovation a couple of weeks ago. She talked to me about making a video for her readers. “Put a bulb in it” was the theme. Taking… Read more »

3 chances to win and a brand new online shop!!

September was very busy here a Shandell’s.  There is a new shop online, hope you enjoy it.  I have been working hard filling it and getting ready for the holiday season.  You will find new items: vintage wallpaper tags, vintage dictionary tissue boxes and wastebaskets and matchbox candle gift sets. I am excited about the… Read more »

Grow It Your Self

One of my daily reads, A Way To Garden did a story on WPA posters.  The graphics alone make you want to plant your own garden.  Well this year I was unable to plant a garden (but have big plans for next year). The garden I have been growing has been Shandell’s, rearranging and planting… Read more »

15% OFF, Shandell’s yearly THANK YOU SALE.

For the third year Shandell’s is having a summer sale. It is that time again to thank all of my customers with 15% off of all in stock items online or in the studio. The studio is fully stocked for your enjoyment. Hope to see you either in the studio or online. Susan