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Welcome to TATTERED AND LOST EPHEMERA GIFT SHOP

Here you'll find lovely and fun items from my personal collection of vintage ephemera redesigned into modern eye-catching gifts. Vintage images, long since forgotten, are given a second chance to be remade into useful modern products that fit nicely into your everyday world. Sit back and enjoy a vintage shopping experience.

Numerous gift items for yourself or others are available here for 24 hour a day shopping. No trudging to the mall to find something special. Shop at cafepress/tatteredandlost for unique gift items.

And please visit my vintage ephemera blog at www.tatteredandlostephemera.blogspot.com

It Beats Crackin' Walnuts!

It Beats Crackin' Walnuts!
Things not going right? Feel like you're in a rut? It could be worse. You could be crackin' walnuts.

SPRING IN PARIS

SPRING IN PARIS
Do you ever wish you could travel back in time and visit historic Paris? This beautiful print is from a vintage French post card. Paris always romantic and beautiful.

Vintage BOUQUET OF VIOLETS

Vintage BOUQUET OF VIOLETS
These dainty and alluring violets date back to a lovely 1906 postcard.

Gibson Girl Style

Gibson Girl Style
This lovely lady wearing nostalgic Gibson Girl fashions, a bit flirtatious, even a little vampish, would add simple beauty to anyone's collection. Gift items for those lovely ladies in your life.

SNOW BABIES

SNOW BABIES
An image of children sledding down a snowy hillside from a vintage German post card. Children's laughter and snow. It can't get much better. A Joyous day!

ELVES GONE WILD!

ELVES GONE WILD!
ELVES GONE WILD! Ever wonder what the elves do the day after Christmas? They PARTY! Elf 1 is either dancing or has had too much rum punch. Elf 2 is whipping up something to keep the party merry!

LUSCIOUS RED CHERRIES in a basket

LUSCIOUS RED CHERRIES in a basket
Luscious memories of summer.

DELICATE FORGET-ME-NOTS vintage flowers

DELICATE FORGET-ME-NOTS vintage flowers
Delicate Forget-Me-Nots from a vintage postcard.

MOTHER GOOSE PAPER DOLL

MOTHER GOOSE PAPER DOLL
In the 1890s McLauglin Coffee offered this lovely paper doll as a premium in their packages. Looking for the perfect item to give a paper doll collector? You've just found it.

LEARN MY ABC's

LEARN MY ABC's
Do you know your alphabet? Remember the song? This colorful design will surely get you humming the tune. Kids love to sing along. This would be a perfect gift for your little student...or old friend.

TROLLEY CAR

TROLLEY CAR
This vintage 1890s paper toy was offered inside the packaging for Lion Coffee giving the customer the incentive to buy more product to get more toys in the series. This series included: automobiles, b

¡VIVA FIESTA!

¡VIVA FIESTA!
This beautiful image of Mexican dancers dates from a restaurant menu in the 1930s. You can almost hear the Mariachi band playing. ¡Viva Fiesta!

Adorable BABY GIRL birth announcement

Adorable BABY BOY birth announcement

EDDIE ELEPHANT

EDDIE ELEPHANT
This delightful image dates from the 1921 book "Eddie Elephant" by Johnny Gruelle. One day Eddie Elephant went on an adventure through the jungle to find Granny Elephant. Come along for some fun!

Behind EDDIE ELEPHANT

Behind EDDIE ELEPHANT
So, what's behind Eddie Elephant? This delightful image dates from the 1921 book "Eddie Elephant" by Johnny Gruelle. Eddie is on an adventure. Join in the fun!

Eddie Elephant VALENTINES

Eddie Elephant VALENTINES
Eddie Elephant says "Be My Valentine!" Choose Eddie with just his heart and candy or choose the design that includes "Be My Valentine!" Bring back the joy, fun, and smiles of Valentine's day as a kid.

Boo Hoo BRIDE

Boo Hoo BRIDE
It's tragic how much love can hurt. Sometimes you just need a good friend to talk to...then again, maybe not. Feeling low, feeling blue, need someone to tell your troubles to?

CLUELESS

CLUELESS
Best friends tell you everything. Good friends tell you most things. An acquaintance just stares.

This humorous comic strip panel is from a 1930s soap ad.

Playful FRENCH SCHOOLCHILDREN

Playful FRENCH SCHOOLCHILDREN
This image is from an early 20th century French schoolbook.

I'M IRISH

I'M IRISH
With a bit of the blarney you can convince anyone you’re Irish.

KISS ME I'M IRISH

KISS ME I'M IRISH
With but four words you can win their heart: KISS ME I’M IRISH!

ROLL IN THE CLOVER

ROLL IN THE CLOVER
For the Irish flirt in every girl.

Alluring GYPSY DANCER

Alluring GYPSY DANCER
An early 20th Century dance card comes to life in this seductive and alluring vintage image.

The GUNSLINGER

The GUNSLINGER
This steely eyed gunslinger has got somebody's number and it looks like their number is up. Saddle up and ride out of town, but first take a look at some of our lovely parting gifts.

I LOVE HORSES

I LOVE HORSES
This stunning image of horses dates from an early 20th century vintage post card.

Vintage Cat VALENTINE

Vintage Cat VALENTINE
This beautiful early 20th-Century valentine, of a longhair tabby cat with red heart and ribbon, was originally made in Germany. It subtly says, "Be mine."

CHINESE HONEYMOON: The Musical

CHINESE HONEYMOON: The Musical
"A Chinese Honeymoon" brings back a little bit of very old Broadway.



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