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Hello, and WELCOME TO THE PINK BIRDHOUSE!

I am originally from New Jersey, USA but moved to Germany many years ago to marry the really cute blonde haired young man that at one time had been my dear penpal, and later I met in person while traveling Europe on vacation one fateful September. Some how I always knew that the country where my grandmother was born was simply my destiny! I passionately enjoy the pleasure of handstitching flowers from soft silk ribbons, an old art from the early 1900's called Victorian Ribbonwork. My new collections of bridal and all occasion garters are lavishly decorated with these roses and blossoms. I especially like to work with vintage ribbons and trims, the thought that they are old and yet in such wonderful condition makes them a pleasure to work with. I like to combine those vintage ribbons with new, bringing the past and present together. Etsy…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 18
  • Joined December 5, 2007

Favorite materials

Vintage Ribbons, Silk Ribbons, Satin ribbons, Vintage Trims, Colorful Beads, Crystals, Silk Fabrics, old buttons, vintage appliques, vintage grosgrain ribbons in rainbow colors, vintage millinery flowers and feathers

About

Hello, and WELCOME TO THE PINK BIRDHOUSE!

I am originally from New Jersey, USA but moved to Germany many years ago to marry the really cute blonde haired young man that at one time had been my dear penpal, and later I met in person while traveling Europe on vacation one fateful September. Some how I always knew that the country where my grandmother was born was simply my destiny! I passionately enjoy the pleasure of handstitching flowers from soft silk ribbons, an old art from the early 1900's called Victorian Ribbonwork. My new collections of bridal and all occasion garters are lavishly decorated with these roses and blossoms. I especially like to work with vintage ribbons and trims, the thought that they are old and yet in such wonderful condition makes them a pleasure to work with. I like to combine those vintage ribbons with new, bringing the past and present together. Etsy gives me a wonderful opportunity to share my creations with others!

Looking for a very special wedding garter, then perhaps you will find it in my second shop, GarterMademoiselle, where I sell silk garters made with fantastic vintage European laces!!
www.GarterMademoiselle.etsy.com

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