Can All You Can, the season has begun

Can All You Can, the season has begun

  I have been to 3 farm markets in the last week.  Cannot get enough of fresh greens and produce.  Living upstate New York in the Hudson Valley, there are so many wonderful farms around.  With all that said, what do you do with all that you bring home??  Can all...

Home Page of MSN!!!!!

Home Page of MSN!!!!!

Got an email from a friend saying "Your matchboxes are on the home page of MSN.com" How fabulous is this, Shandell's vintage chicken matchboxes front and center. 50 Things Under $50.00 That'll Make You Smile.    

Spring Cleaning.

Spring Cleaning.

After the winter we have had here in the Hudson Valley, spring cleaning is on everyone's mind.  A customer come in last week with a car full of lamps.  As she hauled them all in from her car, she said "Spring Cleaning, new shades and repairs." Rearranging her house...

Hudson Valley, The Home Issue

Hudson Valley, The Home Issue

Thank you to Hudson Valley Magazine for the current mentions.  Shandell's is thrilled that you picked our  Honeysuckle vintage image wastebasket for your "the hot hue of the home".  I have fallen head over heals in love with pink this year, I have used it when ever I...

Put a bulb in it!!!

Make Pendant Lights Out of Thrifty Vintage Finds -- Put A Bulb In It! from RetroRenovation.com 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...

A wonderful call from Hudson Magazine.

A wonderful call from Hudson Magazine.

I came into the studio on Monday morning and had a message from Lynn Hazelwood from the Hudson Magazine blog.  Her message said that she was so thrilled to find me can I give her a call. So I did and we had a great talk.  She is from England and I love the intro line...

Winter lamp projects, what are yours?

Winter lamp projects, what are yours?

Last winter customers, Frank Delaney and Diane Meier came into the studio and spotted a pair of 19th century cream separators that I had just found.  They have been looking for a pair of lamps for their barn.  They fell in love with them and we proceeded to create a...

Joy to the World.

Joy to the World.

When I uncovered a great box of vintage Christmas cards, this one pictured above was on top. "Joy to the World" Wishing you, Peace, Hope & Joy. See you in 2011. Susan

Shandell’s First Cyber Monday Sale!!!

Shandell’s First Cyber Monday Sale!!!

Shandell's is having it's first Cyber Monday Sale. 12% off all online items, Monday November 29, 2010. Coupon code is 12, just type it in at checkout. I was going through my storage and came across a big box of vintage wallpaper Dove ornaments that I made. Did not...

House Beautiful-Thank you

House Beautiful-Thank you

I get a call, House Beautiful is putting one of Shandell's matchboxes in their magazine. All I can think about is how grateful I am. A big thank you for putting Shandell's matchbox in the pages of "The Best". Susan

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

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...

Grow It Your Self

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,...