A Complete List of Ephemera Examples

By |2019-07-05T06:31:06+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Collecting, Hobby|

When it comes to defining ephemera, the easiest way to go about it is by giving examples! I’ve compiled a list of over 50 examples of printed ephemera. Feel free to comment below if there is another piece of ephemera I’m missing and I’ll be sure to add it to the list. Check out So You [...]

Top 4 Best Ephemera Events

By |2019-02-26T19:05:18+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Hobby|

Whether you’re an avid ephemera collector, or just dipping your toe into this exciting hobby, one of the BEST ways to start collecting ephemera is at an actual show or event. But, how can you find an event that’s worthwhile, has good ephemera, and near you? Keep reading to find out! As a beginner collector myself, [...]

5 Techniques to Make Paper More Vintage

By |2019-03-15T19:51:26+00:00February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Hobby|

When it comes to crafting with paper, many people turn to ephemera because of the unique vintage look it often has. This antique look comes because the ephemera has been held onto over the years and transforms with the test of time. However, not all ephemera has been weathered over time to give it that antique [...]

Online Auction Tips for Purchasing Ephemera

By |2019-02-24T03:49:10+00:00February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Buying/Selling, Hobby|

Online bidding is an exciting process which often leads to the purchase of valuable items. Ephemera auctions are happening constantly and with a couple of tips, you’ll be well on your way to winning your first one! Be sure to read to the end so you know just how online auctions work and how to bid. [...]

Top 5 Amazon Must-Haves for Ephemera Collecting

By |2019-07-05T15:34:15+00:00February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Hobby|

If you’re looking into starting up the hobby of ephemera collecting, you’ve come to the right place! With every new hobby, there are often supplies needed to make sure you can get moving without a hitch. Ephemera collecting is no different. I’ve compiled a list of must-have items so your collecting journey can be as smooth-sailing [...]

Top 5 Must-Haves for Junk Journaling

By |2019-07-05T15:52:13+00:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Display|

Ephemera junk journaling is an exciting and fairly cheap hobby to get into. With 5 simple supplies, you’ll be well on your way to creating your first junk journal! Take a look, and let me know if there’s anything I might be missing. 1. Paper! This one is kind of obvious, but you don’t want to [...]

How Did the Hobby of Ephemera Begin

By |2019-02-24T03:47:44+00:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Hobby|

How did the hobby of collecting vintage printed paper actually begin? Would you believe me if I told you that valuable pieces of ephemera were once just discarded? The first printed trade cards and antique posters were once thrown out, sold for a quarter of what they were worth, and often considered of little value. Memorabilia [...]

How to Authenticate Your Ephemera

By |2019-02-27T20:58:14+00:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Hobby|

Once in a while, you may find yourself holding an authentic piece of ephemera wondering to yourself if this is the real deal or just a copy. Validating your legitimate item of ephemera can be an exciting process. Who knows, you may be holding onto something much more valuable than you previously thought! How to authenticate [...]

8 Unique Crafts Using Postage Stamps

By |2019-07-03T03:23:57+00:00February 10th, 2019|Categories: Display|

Photo Credit Etsy Shop CrowBiz 1. Glass Magnets This could be a fun way to turn your stamp collection into some practical items you can use every day! This is a fairly easy project including flat glass marbles, scissors, mod podge, super glue, your postage stamps, and little magnets! I found these postage stamp [...]

Valentine’s Day and Ephemera

By |2019-03-16T15:40:40+00:00February 10th, 2019|Categories: Collecting|

Valentine’s Day and Ephemera It’s a common practice to give Valentine’s Day cards to your loved ones on February 14. These items of printed ephemera are often embellished with glitter, hearts, and sappy love notes. To convey our feelings of deep appreciation and admiration for our friends and family, as tradition goes, we begin to pass [...]