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Vintage Finds – A Great Week

Vintage Finds – A Great Week

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Holey Moley, last week was a fantastic week to go thrifting!  I found a ton of wonderful things at my local thrift stores, and not all of them vintage.  I scored a kitchenaid coffee grinder, worth $200 new, for $3.95 and a brand new box of assorted cuisinart blades, worth…

Quick Post – Cute Plastic Butter Dishes

Quick Post – Cute Plastic Butter Dishes

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Just a quick post today, the inlaws are in town and we are having a blast showing them the new place!  Today my father-in-law was very impressed with the quality of our pink bathroom – even the color! Gotta love that. Here are some super cute plastic butter dishes I…

Etsy Round-up – Pink Desk & Contact Paper

Etsy Round-up – Pink Desk & Contact Paper

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The first item in today’s Etsy Round-up is a great pink desk from HausProud. At $350 it is a leeeetle to expensive for my tastes, but it is a great inspiration piece.  I love the pink paint – it is exactly the same pink as my kitchen! I also love…

Fun Vintage Find – GE Celeste Lightbulb

Fun Vintage Find – GE Celeste Lightbulb

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A lot of the time when I thrift, I come across stuff that is just awesome.  Stuff that calls out to me, that seduces me, that makes it impossible for me to walk away without buying it. This is the stuff that I really have no practical use for, that…

Mid-Century Lamp – New Thrifting Find

Mid-Century Lamp – New Thrifting Find

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There are a lot of things I really appreciate about my life.  The first one, and the one that makes the rest of my life possible, is my husband. I could write novels about what a great guy he is, but for today I will just limit it to this…

Why America Needs A Thrifting Month

Why America Needs A Thrifting Month

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You know, since I have started reading blogs, I have seen some really great ideas. Paint colors, a great new quilt pattern, a killer cupcake recipe (from the UK), and my new favorite asian dumpling recipe are very dear to me now.  But I think an idea has come along…

The Miracle That Is Craigslist

The Miracle That Is Craigslist

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I love Craigslist.  Being new to the world of Mid-Century collecting, I suddenly find myself in need of EVERYTHING. Luckily, my love of thrifting should enable me, over time, to accumulate the things I want at great prices.  But it is the “over time” part that bugs me.  I hate…

Etsy Round-up – Mid-Century Modern

Etsy Round-up – Mid-Century Modern

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I know everyone uses Ebay for their Mid-Century Needs, but what about Etsy?  As the owner of an Etsy store, I am always first to point out all of the great stuff on Etsy.  But besides the handmade stuff, there is also large vintage section.  And for something to be…

A Gold Mine Of Vintage Fabric – Vintage Sheets

A Gold Mine Of Vintage Fabric – Vintage Sheets

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Ok – so I may be completely behind everyone here, but has anyone noticed how awesome vintage sheets are?  I was wandering around in my local Goodwill yesterday, and I stumbled upon these great patterns:   Ummm… yeah. I took a furtive look around me and then grabbed all the sheets…

New Vintage Finds

New Vintage Finds

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              I succumbed yesterday to the desire to do a little thrifting. I hit the local Salvation Army and Goodwill and came away with some great stuff. I started out with this super cute USA vase.  I have decided to get some vintage vases…