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.
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Things not going right? Feel like you're in a rut? It could be worse. You could be crackin' walnuts.
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.
These dainty and alluring violets date back to a lovely 1906 postcard.
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.
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! 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 memories of summer.
Delicate Forget-Me-Nots from a vintage postcard.
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.
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.
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
This beautiful image of Mexican dancers dates from a restaurant menu in the 1930s. You can almost hear the Mariachi band playing. ¡Viva Fiesta!
Congrats! It's a GIRL!
Congrats! It's a BOY!
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!
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 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.
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?
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.
This image is from an early 20th century French schoolbook.
With a bit of the blarney you can convince anyone you’re Irish.
With but four words you can win their heart: KISS ME I’M IRISH!
For the Irish flirt in every girl.
An early 20th Century dance card comes to life in this seductive and alluring vintage image.
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.
This stunning image of horses dates from an early 20th century vintage post card.
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."
"A Chinese Honeymoon" brings back a little bit of very old Broadway.