Tag Archives: thrift store finds

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…

Sweet Things for the Young (or Young at Heart)

On Sunday I did a quick visit to my neighborhood thrift store and ran into (not literally of course!) the elderly woman who only comes on Sundays. (Her husband brings her and waits patiently in the car.) At 5’2″ it’s not often I find adults shorter than me, but she is and is as cute…