Chocolate Letters' Profile

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Firstly-If you have an itch for kitsch...let me help you scratch it.

Next-My "Vintage Florals Shop", "Vintage Leaves" and "Vintage Stamens and Pips" are gardens of unusual and charming old stock treasures from long ago. Most of the flowers in this collection are more than forty years old and display a skill of craftsmanship and detail, which is almost lost today. Each embossed stiffened "fabric" petal, leaf, floral stamen and bud was individually created, then assembled by hand into the lovely floral collectibles you see here. They are as fresh and colorful as the day they were made. You are sure to appreciate the nostalgic beauty of these vintage floral collectibles and accessories.

And-The shop name ""Chocolate Letters" was named for my immigrant parents, who each brought their Dutch Traditions to the United States. During…

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  • Joined March 12, 2006

Favorite materials

kitschy craft supplies, cotton fabric flowers, plastic, pipe cleaners, bump chenille

About

Firstly-If you have an itch for kitsch...let me help you scratch it.

Next-My "Vintage Florals Shop", "Vintage Leaves" and "Vintage Stamens and Pips" are gardens of unusual and charming old stock treasures from long ago. Most of the flowers in this collection are more than forty years old and display a skill of craftsmanship and detail, which is almost lost today. Each embossed stiffened "fabric" petal, leaf, floral stamen and bud was individually created, then assembled by hand into the lovely floral collectibles you see here. They are as fresh and colorful as the day they were made. You are sure to appreciate the nostalgic beauty of these vintage floral collectibles and accessories.

And-The shop name ""Chocolate Letters" was named for my immigrant parents, who each brought their Dutch Traditions to the United States. During Sinterklaas Season a generous alphabet letter made from solid chocolate, denoting the child's first initial was given on the night of December 5. A fond memory from my childhood.



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