Wednesday, 29 October 2014


It's Hallowe'en you must beware,
for frightful things are everywhere....

Custom Halloween Banner by CottageandSprout

Fortunately - thanks to some great RDT shops there
are also some fantastic things out there!

This month there have been some wonderful Halloween treasuries
 curated by the team. Please  click on the featured pictures below to look 
at some wonderful Treasury collections of all things spooky.

LittleRedHairGirl is watching over:
 Halloween Treasury curator: PLANETDIGS2

sweetoldthings is featured in:
 TRICK OR TREAT by NewEnglandReflections

CatsFabricsandButtons is startled in:
Ŵiţchţoria'ş Šecreţ by mamadupuis

OutandAboutVintageII stars in:
GHOUL TIMES by FondestMemories

 GalleryBotanica crawls across:
NIGHTMARES FROM MY PAST by frenchfeatherdesign

 AnneFreemanImages Smiles over a:
HAPPY HALLOWEEN by KnotByThreadAlone

TreasuredPrimitives wafts through:

ChezLorraines watches over:

A selection of WHAT'S NEW from our shops this week

Wednesday, 22 October 2014


Yesterday was spent harvesting the last of the fruits from the orchard; golden delicious apples, pomegranates and quinces. Now is the time to start storing, conserving, bottling, canning and best of all...... baking and serving up - with a little help from some RDTT shops:

First we need a good recipe....

Vintage Perfect Pies Recipes by TheLittleThingsVin
The Cooks Handbook from PlumsandHoney
Vintage Pie Baking Paper by lisacook

Then we need the right utensils (vintage of course!)
Vintage Wood Rolling Pin by hyperboleVINTAGE
Vintage Ornate Pie Server by RosebudsOriginals
French Pastry Tart Tins by AllieEtCie
Vintage Stoneware Fluted Flans from lakesidecottage
Silver Plated Vintage Pie Server by BMCVintageDesign
Vintage Pewter Pie Serving Platter by jarmfarm

Not forgetting the delicious fruit:

Red Apples NJSimages
Peaches Print by GalleryBotanica
Fruit Berry Napkins from AStringorTwo

Finally pack a basket and take to the fields for an Autumn Pie Picnic!
The Pie and the Patty Pan from APureVintage
Vintage Pie Basket from Vintassentials
Vintage Canadian Thermos Flask from Untried

All items featured are available to buy now from our etsy shops - click on the live link below each picture to take you to the shop.

A selection of WHAT'S NEW this week from some of our
 Rusty Dusty Shops

Saturday, 11 October 2014

 Hello October:

       Autumn Fine Art Print from ShadetreePhotography

Welcome to the first ever blog from the Rusty Dusty Treasury Team.  I hope you will stay with us as we begin our ramblings on all things rusty dusty and gold. It seems somehow apt that we will be starting now in October - the season of golden mist and mellow fruitfulness - with a selection of beautiful Fall Finds from our colourful array of RDTT Etsy shops:

Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness
Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun

Pumpkin Coasters from PatchWorkMill

Conspiring with him how to load and bless
With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eaves run;

Vintage Orange Printed feedsack from AStringorTwo

To bend with apples the moss'd cottage trees,

Country Road Fall Photograph NJSimages

And fill all fruit with ripeness to the core;

Milk Glass Apple Jar from sweetoldthings

To swell the gourd, and plump the hazel shells,

Pumpkin Pot from MuddyWaterscc

Country Acorns from  FarmhouseMud

     With a sweet kernel; to set budding more,

Photo Collage by AnneFreemanImages

And still more, later flowers for the bees,

Bees Digital Collage from ChezLorraines

Poem ' Ode to Autumn'by John Keats

All items featured available to buy on etsy. Please click on the name of the shop under each picture and it will take you directly to the item