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Please visit velvetonthepage, my etsy shop full of vintage paper goods and goodies from Portland, Oregon!

As a child I always had my nose in a book. I especially liked scary fairy tales, strange illustrations, and stories about ghosts and animals. I loved to keep scrapbooks, collections, and sketchbooks. When I grew up I became an artist who continues to love books and all things paper and who sees children's books and illustrations as not just for the young but for anyone who is nostalgic for childhood and loves great graphic design.

Maybe you think that seeing the fabulous vintage fashions in a brochure, the low prices on an old menu, or the Mad Men-era suggestions for social planning are as fascinating as I do. I love to treasure hunt in Portland for old books, paper ephemera, vintage souvenirs, and old cards and postcards that people…

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  • Born on November 20
  • Joined April 11, 2011

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About

Please visit velvetonthepage, my etsy shop full of vintage paper goods and goodies from Portland, Oregon!

As a child I always had my nose in a book. I especially liked scary fairy tales, strange illustrations, and stories about ghosts and animals. I loved to keep scrapbooks, collections, and sketchbooks. When I grew up I became an artist who continues to love books and all things paper and who sees children's books and illustrations as not just for the young but for anyone who is nostalgic for childhood and loves great graphic design.

Maybe you think that seeing the fabulous vintage fashions in a brochure, the low prices on an old menu, or the Mad Men-era suggestions for social planning are as fascinating as I do. I love to treasure hunt in Portland for old books, paper ephemera, vintage souvenirs, and old cards and postcards that people have kept safe for a long time until they are ready to share them with you and me.

Please visit my other etsy shop "aVelvetLeaf" full of fun hand painted, upcycled and vintage treasures at aVelvetLeaf.etsy.com


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