Vintage Crafting Ideas And Supplies

Here are some vintage supply shops on Etsy for your crafting projects.

Whether you are looking for unique vintage ephemera to add to your journals and planners or a new and exciting vintage item for your craft projects, the best place to look for amazing vintage finds is on Etsy.

This best vintage list features some of the most uncommon and hard to find items for people who are looking for old items for their crafts. These top selling Etsy shops work hard to find their items and list new and exciting pieces often.

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There are so many wonderful Etsy sellers out there who collect aged and timeworn pieces and bits of paper for your crafts.

It was a delight going through the thousands of shops and were just astonished by the passion these shop owners have. 

We searched and searched for a wide variety of vintage shops on Etsy so that there is something for everyone who loves to collect everything from stamps to old papers for your custom junk journal projects. We hope that you discover a new favorite shop to bookmark. 



1. Vintage Supply & Custom Tags

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A Vintage Parcel is an extremely popular vintage shop on Etsy. It is based out of Minnesota and they love vintage finds. What started with a few cool vintage pieces, turned into a full-time business.

They have vintage papers and crafting items that are perfect for your old junk journals and projects.

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2. Vintage Paper Ephemera

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This is one of our favorite shops because they have so many amazing vintage finds that you can use for crafting and DIY projects.

They have a huge ephemera paper section and a ton of paper items for your junk journals and planner decorating ideas.

Just look at these vintage bird tea cards. There are so many uses for these for scrapbooking, cardmaking or journaling.

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3. Grandmother's Attic | Vintage Ephemera & Books

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This shop carries an abundant selection of vintage ephemera, books, and kitschy collectibles. Keep checking back often because they list new items almost every day.

Customers especially love their scrapbook paper section. For those of you who love to make junk journals and planners, you will have a lot of fun going through their selection of vintage cards, stickers, and more.


4. Vintage Seed Packs

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This shop has a little bit of everything from playing cards, old stamps, and more. And if you love to collect vintage seed packets, they have a large selection to choose from.

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5. Vintage Junk Journal Charms

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This shop carries vintage and antique treasures for your junk journals. If you are into collecting vintage charms for making your own journal charms this shop has lots to choose from.

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6. Vintage Crafting Jewelry

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If you are looking for amazing vintage jewelry for your crafts, then this shop will definitely have what you are looking for.

This shop owner has been in business for over 35 years and they add new items almost every day.

They say that visiting their shop is like shopping at an outdoor Paris market so you know that you are going to find something super special here, especially for chunky journals.

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7. Vintage DIY Craft Jewelry Supplies

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With over 39,000 sales, this shop has been selling collectible vintage finds for over 12 years.

This shop carries vintage jewelry findings, the most darling beads, and beautiful dress clips. We just fell in love with this enameled brass butterfly pin that is perfect for crafting and DIY projects that need a vintage look.

vintage jewelry for diy crafts

8. Vintage Books For Junk Journals

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If you are on the search for cool vintage books for your crafts and altered book projects, then this is the shop you are looking for.

They have everything from old books to needlepoint handbags. With over 3000 listings, you will wonder where the time has gone after going through all of their amazing vintage finds.

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9. Vintage Craft Room Décor

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Now if you are on the lookout for some serious vintage craft room décor and crafting stashes, then head on over to The Cherry Chic Etsy shop. 

This shop has lovely ornate vintage frames wall shelves made from old suitcases. You can dress up your craft room in the vintage style of your dreams.

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10. Vintage Postage Shop

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If you are a vintage stamp collector then the Vintage Postage Shop is your place! They have  categorized everything by color to make shopping super easy. There's so many ideas how to use stamps for crafts. You can make cards, journal pages and more.

Liz, the shop owner, has been around stamps all her life as her father was a stamp collector.

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We hope you found this list helpful and that you find your perfect vintage piece for your crafting projects. If you want to try making your own vintage papers, check out this how to stain paper with coffee tutorial.



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