Tag Archives: rummage sale finds

Finding Old, Humble Things

Lately I’ve been particularly smitten by old, humble things that are well crafted, have survived decades of use and are still usable today!  Like the bunch of old hammers I bought at a yard sale last weekend. The patina on these was so appealing. So the other day I was happy to find this humble Korean brass tray at Goodwill…

In a Dangerous Mood to Shop…

I’ll confess last weekend I went to the rummage sale in a dangerous mood…I was itching to buy! I haven’t done much sourcing the last few weeks and really wanted to find some “new” great stuff for my store. The organization running this sale raises money for our local children’s hospital (so it’s a great cause)…

Buying from the Heart

I have a weakness for old things that are charming, unique or lovingly worn. I rarely resist buying them even when I know (or seriously doubt) that I can make much profit reselling them…which is kinda goofy because that’s my business! But I rationalize this behavior by remembering the things I bought for a couple of dollars…