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My Collection Obsession–Vintage Pyrex–The Non-Green Edition

My Collection Obsession–Vintage Pyrex–The Non-Green Edition

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by Andrea   Although I primarily collect vintage Pyrex in the green patterns (especially Spring Blossom), I’ve been expanding my colour palate a bit, and made some colourful (and clear!) additions to my collection.   I do love a pretty carafe.  The gold floral design on this one is gorgeous…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Pretty Things For Pretty Houses

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Pretty Things For Pretty Houses

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s post won’t be focusing on a single time capsule house but instead, on a few different estate sale houses that I’ve toured lately. These homes are all either destined for the real estate market or already under contract. So I guess this post…

Wednesday Finds!

Wednesday Finds!

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by Andrea I am doing so well this garage sale season!  I just had to show you all my finds from this past weekend.   I absolutely couldn’t pass up this clock radio even though the front is a little scratched.  Aren’t the numbers gorgeous?   It’s been awhile since…

Nothing Beats Stumbling Upon The Perfect Vintage Find!

Nothing Beats Stumbling Upon The Perfect Vintage Find!

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by Andrea When we bought our house in 2007, we did most of the interior painting before we moved in.  However, due to my indecisiveness, the entryways were left unpainted as I couldn’t decide on the right colour.  Left unpainted for nearly 7 years.  (Did I mention I am horribly…

Wednesday Finds!

Wednesday Finds!

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by Andrea It was a long weekend this past weekend up here in Alberta – which can be really hit or miss for garage sales.  So I was really unsure how I would do garage saleing.  Boy was I surprised – I did awesome!   I thought this Scrabble Crossword…

Retro and Vintage Estate Sale Finds!

Retro and Vintage Estate Sale Finds!

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By Sara In AZ Probably most of y’all know by now that I avoid Estate Sales like the plague…I’ve had some really bad experiences over the past few years, so now I mostly just concentrate on going to the thrift stores and flea markets. However, if we are out and…

Antique Show Season Begins Again! My Finds

Antique Show Season Begins Again! My Finds

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By Andrea Finally, antique show time again! There’s never many around here in the summer/early fall, so I am always eager for them to begin again. Here’s what I bought! I have such a weakness for avocado green Pyrex, especially the Spring Blossom pattern! This casserole is the 1.5 quart…

My Vintage Children’s Record Megascore – With Lots of Pictures!

My Vintage Children’s Record Megascore – With Lots of Pictures!

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By RetroRuth So, two weeks ago I mentioned that I had scored some fun stuff at the Midland Antiques Festival. And by “fun stuff” I meant a whole pile of vintage children’s records! Look at them! Aren’t they adorable? They even have all the sleeves and everything. I ended up…

Finds Wednesday! My Vintage Bernina!

Finds Wednesday! My Vintage Bernina!

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By Andrea Presenting my new daily sewing machine, this lovely 1960s era Bernina! For some time now, I’ve wanted to go to a vintage machine as my daily sewer, since they are so well made. I was having a hard time finding the right machine until I came across this…

Highlights from the Midland Antiques Festival Fall 2013

Highlights from the Midland Antiques Festival Fall 2013

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By RetroRuth This past weekend was the huge local antiques festival in my town, the Midland Antiques and Collectibles Festival. I am sort of embarrassed to say that I almost completely forgot that it was going on, and I am sorry I didn’t have time to pull together a meet-up!…

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