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The Vintage Vertigo Team ~ An Etsy Team Spirit Finalist

28 February 2016

A Jump on Leap Day

To celebrate and get a "jump" on Leap Day, February 29, I thought I'd put together some fun facts associated with this fab Feb day and feature more faved Vintage Vertigo team member shops and their wonderful vintage items. 

Did you know that...

 Frogs have long been associated with "Leap Day", February 29th?

Australia's "Rocket Frog" is capable of leaping over 6 feet! 

This lovely little

is just waiting to Leap into your life and is offered by

Hugh Hefner opened his first "Playboy Club" on February 29, 1960. 

A few famous Bunnies include; model Lauren Hutton, actress Barbara Bossom, musician and lead singer of Blondie, Debbie Harry, Gloria Steinem, and actress Susan Sullivan.

A fabulous addition to any home bar or "Man Cave" and makes for great conversation are these awesome

brought to you by

Queen Margaret of Scotland was apparently 5 years old when she came up with the notorious February 29th "Proposal Trap" which proposed

and according to tradition, a women popping the "Question" would have to wear either


like the ones shown here on the right, or a

like this

one offered here from

Now, if a man refuses the "proposal", he might be fined a...


a silk dress, perhaps like this beautiful

and an array of affordable vintage clothing that you'll find over at


twelve pairs of gloves that probably looked a lot like these

pair found over at

One in five engaged couples in Greece will plan to avoid getting married in a Leap Year.  They believe it is bad luck.

Anthony, Texas is the self-proclaimed "Leap Year Capital of the World". It holds a festival which includes a guided trip to Aztec Cave,

A lovely thoroughbred horse and foal figurine from

Have a look at this vintage AUTHENTIC patterns No. 277 from

Hoping you have a great Leap Day and be sure to "hop" on by these wonderful Team Vintage Vertigo shops!

21 February 2016

Spring Springs!

Some of us are not quite experiencing it yet, but Spring is springing throughout the country.  I've noticed that some of you have mentioned that you're still in the midst of inclement weather with snow showers and rain.  Never fear as Spring shall soon spring in your neck of the woods.  Here are a few Team Vintage Vertigo shops and some faved items of each.  I am hopeful it will help to wipe away those winter blues...

I was over at a friends blog and just wanted to share with you her beautiful shot of white blossom in a open meadow that just reminds me of the Spring to come.  This shot was taken by

over at RedRoseAlley on blogspot.

Spring and afternoon picnics.  This lovely little

is offered over at

Just the perfect tin to hold snacks and a few drinks for that spontaneous getaway.  Besure to stop by to see more of Trish's wonderful vintage finds.

Teamie Dale from the vintage goods Etsy shop

has for your purchasing pleasure this lovely vintage

that's sure to give your picnic or dining table that Spring feel.  Check this out and more at his awesome vintage shop.

Stay hydrated with plenty of cool water on those day hikes with this
very cool and vintage 1960's Picnic Jug Gibson by Thermos brought to you by my gracious pal or should I say "Pals" at...

Find this and more eclectic vintagicities in this Vintage Vertigo team members shop.  Be sure to tell her that "Blockhead" sent ya!

Spring, a time for renewal, a time for rejuvenation.  Gardens and planting.  Why not do so by adding your favorite plant or herb to that garden window with this adorable

brought to you by


This beautiful vintage

McCoy Wagon Wheel and Trellis Vase

awaits that first Spring bouquet of your favorite flowers.  Stop by and say hi to one of our wonderful TVV leaders


Purveyor of marvelous vintage goods at


Get out and strut your vintage stuff with this great
vintage Chris Evert Champion Wilson Tennis Racquet awaits you over at


 where talented and incomparable Mary Meg will set the score with "Sure to Love" vintage.

Springtime is a time for rejuvenation.  Time to rejuvenate that...

"The Earth Has Music For Those Who Listen"
                                                                             William Shakespeare

Thanks to all of you who make this team possible!