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Vintage crafts, updated August 1, 2012

Filed under: Arts & Crafts — bellsandthistle @ 1:21 am
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So, I saw this cute blog on “craft fads through the decades” on Etsy and the macrame crafts soooo reminded me of the house I grew up in.  We had macrame plant holders like these (including wood panelling):

 

…but there are some nice modern interpretations:

and a modern DIY craft

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and then...String Art!

  

there’s some cool modern string art going on now, like this subway sign.  I’ve pinned a few examples on my Pinterest board.

subway string art

I also liked the 50’s paint by number, very Mad Men-ish.

and here are the modern ones which are pretty interesting.

Pinned Image

This one has a nice tutorial

Paint by numbers

Interesting how crafts have changed throughout the years…and how they haven’t.

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