Monthly Archives: March 2010

My new favorite find.

I LOVE this birdcage I found at the Unique Thrift Store on Howard. I think it’s AWESOME but I’m secretly afraid it came from Pier One. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

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Cake Plates.

The results of my makeshift cake plate experiments: I used epoxy to put the plates and candle holders together. I think it worked pretty well on everything except for the ┬áred/white floral plate on the white milk glass vase in the lower left hand corner of the picture — the glue didn’t hold on that […]

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Accidental Collections: Ceramic Dogs

I just added a third dog to two other ceramic dogs that I have had for a while and it is now, officially, a collection. I don’t know why, people. I don’t even particularly like ceramic dogs. ┬áBut something about the three of them together makes them more appealing. The little one in the middle […]

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Shine a little light…

My first experimentation with re-covering lampshades was in October, when I wrote about it on BackGarage. I got really discouraged with the process, which inevitably led to me wrestling on the back porch with two yards of fabric, sticky with glue and adhering to everything except the lampshade. I’ve continued to acquire lamps, though, and […]

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Spring Purses.

My purse mojo has been good lately at the thrift stores. They’re not vintage, but they looked so happy and springy, I couldn’t resist. My purses are selling pretty well at the booth. I love the beaded handle on the straw purse.

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