Tag Archives: thrift store finds

Sweet Vintage Finds

I’ve been working on a post about buying homely, weird stuff and what do I end up buying lately but more sweet, pretty things. Oh well. They’re good too! First let me say I normally don’t buy dolls. I see them in the same vein as clowns and African masks…kinda creepy. But when I spotted…

End-of-Summer Finds

I’m still in denial that summer is rapidly coming to a close, but truth be told I love autumn even more. It’s my favorite season. Its colors are my colors (red, gold and rust), the scents (crispy dry leaves and apples) intoxicate me and don’t get me started on all those luscious meals of hearty stews…

Keep Learning, but Trust Your Instincts

I love learning about new categories of things to buy for my vintage store, but there is just soooo much out there. So much to learn. One cannot be an expert or even familiar with much of it. So when I’m out sourcing I tend to rely on my instincts for spotting things, sometimes followed by…

Thank You Little Thrift Store

Lately my little neighborhood thrift store (just over a mile from my house) has done alright for me. I popped in today on my way to the grocery store and found two quality vintage items. First I spotted this taped-up bundle of four bar tools. They are quite heavy with solid brass handles. I tried looking for…

Friends and Selling Stuff

I feel blessed to have so many dear friends…women I trust with the good stuff in my life and the messy bits. One is coming to visit from the East Coast in a few days (we’ve been best friends since freshman year of college!!) and I’m feeling a little stressed that our house won’t be…

Plodding Along…

Still in a bit of a funk but plodding along. (I wish the sun would come out though!) I got to the gym twice this week and met with my writer’s group. (So blessed to be part of this talented group.) Also worked in a few quick trips to my neighborhood thrift store (of course!) and…