Category Archives: Favorite Finds

Favorite Finds, Shifty Garage Sale Behavior

So I walk up to a garage sale, see this, immediately ask how much it is. The only person in the garage, a guy, scratches his head. “I’m not sure. It’s my girlfriend’s. She went to get us lunch.” Thinking it would be too much anyway, and not wanting to spend the time waiting for […]

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Bello Postcards!

At least I think these are postcards. It’s framed so nicely I haven’t ever wanted to tear the backing off to see. They actually look like tiny original watercolors but they all say “Napoli” in the upper left hand corner, which makes me think they’re postcards. I got this 15 years ago in Little Rock, […]

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Favorite Finds

I feel sure I’ve shown pictures of my matte white pottery collection before, but I’m too lazy to look back into my archives. Nonetheless, the collection certainly qualifies as a BUNCH of my favorite finds. I started collecting these about 20 years ago and at this point only buy a piece if it’s in perfect […]

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Favorite Finds: Ephemera.

I blogged about these when I got them a few years ago at the Andersonville sale, but I don’t think I scanned them in so that you could see them in all of their majesty. If you are to believe the Internet, and as well all know, the Internet is ALWAYS RIGHT, these are from […]

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Favorite Finds: Ephemera.

I didn’t find these two items at the same sale, but I should have. That would have made a better story. I adore this vintage Paris map. I dream of taking it to Four Sided — if you live in Chicago and haven’t been to this store, you must go immediately — and having them […]

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