Monthly Archives: March 2012

Vintage Toddler Room Finds.

It’s cold again here in Chicago, which is to be expected in March, but still, disheartening after our blast of summer-like weather last week. I went out today, listlessly driving too far, too late to two rummage sales in the Northwestern suburbs and found next to nothing at either one. I did get this beautiful […]

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One More Spray Paint Project.

We have had apocalyptically lovely weather here lately. Like, go ahead, folks, enjoy one last picnic, because the world must be coming to an end very shortly. Sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s in March? In CHICAGO? UNHEARD OF. In all seriousness, it delights me and freaks me out in equal measure, and everyone I’ve talked […]

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I [heart] Links

There is much to love about these photos: the tripod-turned-lamp, the triptych of framed vintage maps, and the green enamel clock. I saw a vintage file cabinet like this one (not the cool green color, though that could have been quickly remedied) at an estate sale I was at a couple of weekends ago. Why didn’t I […]

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A Project Four Years in the Making.

SO here’s the story of the chunky little table and chairs combo we bought in Wisconsin years and years ago. It was already cheap, and, on top of that, marked down 30%, so I think I paid around $24 for the set. I had my antique booth at the time and the intention was always […]

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Project!

Oh, I’m jonesing so bad for SOME kind of estate sale or rummage sale or garage sale. I don’t remember estate sales being so sparse this time last year — I know they get a little less plentiful but I didn’t think they practically stopped all together.  I mean, pardon my crassness, but it’s not as if people […]

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