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Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Brooches Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Brooches Edition

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by Andrea Nothing quite completes a ladies’ retro look like a brooch.   They are also often quite reasonably priced, too, so it’s easy to build a collection.  Here’s some of my favourite choices currently on eBay,   UNIQUE~(1950’s) ARTISAN-MADE (MID-CENTURY) SPIDER BROOCH~(Unknown maker)~NR I love the insect brooches that were…

Alex’s Awesome Vintage Lamp Solves A Mystery

Alex’s Awesome Vintage Lamp Solves A Mystery

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Hi everyone, happy Monday!  Reader Alex recently sent me pictures of a great lamp she received from her parents.  Alex says: I visited my parents this weekend, and they had found this little lamp for the kitchen.  I tried to get some good pics of it. It’s way cooler in…

Thrifted Item of the Week – Vintage Givenchy Brooch

Thrifted Item of the Week – Vintage Givenchy Brooch

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Sorry to miss a post yesterday, but I have been feeling a little under the weather and I just didn’t feel up to staring at a computer screen!  In any case, here is the vintage find for this week, a super cool abstract Givenchy brooch I picked up at a…

Thrifting Find of the Week – Vintage Blown Glass Italian Cockatoos

Thrifting Find of the Week – Vintage Blown Glass Italian Cockatoos

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Here is my most recent thrifting find.  Two fabulous vintage hand-blown glass birds from Murano, Italy.  They are about a foot tall, and are matching but not identical. I picked these up while I was at Goodwill, for a surprising $6 for the pair.  Amazing.  Unfortunatly, this is another thing…

“New” Thrifted Floor Lamp For the Living Room

“New” Thrifted Floor Lamp For the Living Room

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Happy Monday morning, all! Hubs and I had a crazy weekend. We planned way too many activites, as usual, and only got a portion of stuff done from a huge to-do list.  If you saw yesterday’s post, we did get our road trip in, which was really nice since we…

Weekend Projects – Putting Up Atomic Gold Wallpaper

Weekend Projects – Putting Up Atomic Gold Wallpaper

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Hello all!  Hope you are having a great Sunday.  Sorry for the missed post again yesterday, but the internet access here has been really spotty.  To make up for it, here is a slideshow of Hubs and I putting up our atomic wallpaper in the hallway.  Oh Lord!  You know, on the…

The Etsy Round-up – Truly Turquoise

The Etsy Round-up – Truly Turquoise

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Hello there, everyone! I thought I would post some amazing turquoise finds.  I am in a turquoise mood this week, probably because Hubs and I are going to paint my studio Holiday Turquoise this weekend. Yes! Here is a crazy/beautiful turquoise and gold stacking dish set from susantique. I love…

New Etsy Listings – Treasures for Sale

New Etsy Listings – Treasures for Sale

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I just put up some new treasures in my Etsy shop.  Man, I have to get better with pictures.  If I don’t sell stuff, how am I going to fund my thrift mania!?! Super cute vintage glass rice bowls, one with aqua flowers and one with tangerine flowers.  These originally…

Mid-Century Monday – Vintage Bathroom

Mid-Century Monday – Vintage Bathroom

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Hubs and I were at another auction this weekend. I think we might be hooked!  We had a great time, and I will post everything we bought later this week.  For now, I thought everyone would like to see a vintage bathroom with a super cute faucet. The auction was…

Mid-Century Shopping – Lighting at Local Antique Store

Mid-Century Shopping – Lighting at Local Antique Store

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Here are some lamps that we found for sale in a local antique shop.  I was so thrilled to walk past the display in their front window, they had tons of Mid-Mod furniture, lighting, dishes and glassware. These are some of the lamps that Hubs and I found to be…