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Mica Snow - Now Available!

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Now available directly from The Vintage Workshop comes Mica Snow.  This wonderful embellishing product is a wonderful vintage inspired flaky “snow” that looks like a cross between artificial snow and glitter. It is a white shimmery flake that can be glued to almost any surface including paper for cards, candles, pine cones or you can just sprinkle it on a tray to give a little sparkle. Click here to see a card using Mica Snow around the border - scroll to last card on post.

A little history from the makers of Mica Snow. Mica is a mineral that comes in a variety of colors and can be easily separated into thin transparent sheets. We’ve processed our high quality white mica into small flakes much like the ‘Vintage Mica Snow’ of the early 1900s. In addition to being beautiful, it’s non-toxic, tough, chemically inert, transparent and waterproof. It can also withstand temperatures of over 1100 degrees!

Click any image above for a closer look at how you can use Mica Snow.

If you are familiar with Mica Snow and have used it in the past, we welcome you to post your projects photos here as well. It’s a fun way to bring the snowy winter wonderland right into your home.

Click here for more information on Mica Snow.

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Aromatherapy

Friday, November 27th, 2009

Created using Flower Girls Collection - IE250

Created using Flower Girls Collection - IE250

After a long day, a luxurious bath can calm your nerves, soak away stress and leave you totally refreshed. A fancy bottle filled with bath salts is a perfect gift to make for yourself or give away to friends and family. (more…)

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Thanksgiving Day Table Centerpiece

Sunday, November 15th, 2009
Created using image SI264 - Thanksgiving

Created using image SI264 - Thanksgiving

Creating a centerpiece is always fun using imagery from The Vintage Workshop. (more…)

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