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The making of our double heart personalized initial rings

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The making of our double heart personalized initial rings

Having been featured in the US Weekly holiday gift guide, our personalized initial rings quickly became one of the favorite items in the shop. The rings are solid cast brass. Before I even begin to personalize them the rings have been tumbled, filed and sanded. Then each ring is individually HAND STAMPED with the two initial letters you choose. (They can also be stamped with numbers by request) Here you can see the letter stamps that are used: Rings are then formed on a mandrel and hammered with a rawhide mallet to get their correct shape.  (The rawhide mallet is...

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Summertime Nautical Decor Vibes

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Summer has us feeling all the nautical vibes! Who else is in the mood to hit the beach, catch the breezes going sailing, or search for a cache of shells along the shore. Whether oceanside views are in your future or not, here's a few sea inspired treasures (No digging in the sand necessary!) Vintage Brass Dolphins look like they are playfully jumping through the waves. This darling turtle is actually a box, it's Wade porcelain from England! A trio of vintage studio pottery in coordinating, soothing blue tones recalls ocean colors.

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A Breath of Fresh Air Spring Home Tour

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A Breath of Fresh Air Spring Home Tour

  I'm participating in the the "A Breath of Fresh Air" Spring Home Tour right now.  If you are stopping by from T. Moore home, hello! Teri is a most impressive DIYer and designer and I know she had amazing inspiration to share. A little background for those of you who are new around here.  I'm the vintage curator behind the Valerie Tyler Collection.  You can find anything from nature inspired decor, to global styled goods and even a touch of vintage glam in the collection.  The focus is on high quality objects and art that stand the test of...

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Monthly Home Decor Review - Valerie Tyler Collection

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Monthly Home Decor Review - Valerie Tyler Collection

With Winter almost on it's way out (Thanks for the predictions little groundhog!) I've been in the mood for lots of greenery this month and natural accents that exude Spring and Summer vibes. With that as my inspiration, here's a few of my favorite things this month! Highlights Seen Around the Web I'm enjoying seeing the progress on The Mountain House by Emily Henderson.  Bestill my heart over those wood floors! When should you bring Spring Decor into your home?  Liz (aka Liz Marie Galvan) definitely has the right idea.  Why am I suddenly in the mood for Robins Egg...

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Spotlight on the Month - Home decor, Instagram favorites and more - January 2019

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Spotlight on the Month -  Home decor, Instagram favorites and more - January 2019

New for 2019! Each month I’m going to do a little spotlight on some of what I’ve been up to with my online collection, share what has caught my eye this month, and leave you with a little inspiration.  Let’s kick things off with some things seen around the web that really caught my eye. Highlights from Around the Web I was excited to find out my pals, both were featured in Origin Magazine this month! Congratulations to Abbie (anaberdesign) and Christina (southern mesa trading)! I can't wait to get my hands on a copy. Photo credit: anaberdesign Photo credit:...

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