Hello I just started my very first blog. So please stop in visit and become a freind. Stay posted on upcoming events, sales, discounts, giveaways and much more.
Today we attended the Crosby Gardens Festival of the arts held at the Toledo Botanical Gardens. It was a great way to spend the afternoon and enjoy the works of many artist from around the U.S.
Below is the work of mixed media artist Sandra Klink. I faught the urge to touch everything in her booth. Her artwork is just beautiful…Continue
Bought a little metal cabinet at an estate sale to refinish and found this dirty, little guy inside.
The site just made me laugh so I thought I'd take a picture and post it.
Awe heck. Maybe I'll try cleaning him up and see if I can give him new…Continue
Added by Admiredhistory on June 26, 2010 at 11:04am — No Comments
Bask in the summer glow and have some fun - but don't fall in the soup!
This week's theme is all about Beach Party Movies! Have you ever seen one?
Beach Party movies were popular in the 50s and 60s and were famous for their kitschy humor, summery fun music, and air of teenage rebellion. Most of the actors played independent, fun loving teenagers, even though they were really in their 20s. They were free to do whatever they want and live on their own terms in summer houses…
Added by Hey Viv ! on June 24, 2010 at 3:07pm — No Comments
Earlier this spring the ice-cream truck man came down my steet with its crazy music blairing and when my young daughter asked what it was, instinctively I blurted, "That's the evil truck. You want nothing to do with that".
Now everytime that truck comes down my road playing that stupid music my 2yr. old says, "oh, their is that evil truck".
That's right dear. Mommy will protect you.…Continue
Added by Shabby Lane Shops on June 20, 2010 at 12:18am — No Comments
Darn Cat. Get out of my way and quit buggin'.
There is a nice little window seat for the cats 3ft. from this area. where is the goofy cat? Right in my way of course.
Never did get good pictures of this item. But I always have problems photographing shiny things. This is an old powder compact.
Ya all might as well meet Tiger, the…Continue
Hello All! Just like to share with all you lovers of shabby chic, vintage and antiques of all kinds, recycled, upcycled, reused, and beautiful vintage and antique home decor and furnishings, a place called Posh Palm in Sarasota, FL. They were formerly known as "The Cats Meow, Inc. I have loved and followed their web boutique for a long while and it was just last week I found where their boutique was featured in the Victoria Bliss magazine. To my wonderful surprise I found they are only 45…Continue
Just dropping by to say Hello to everyone tonight at Vintage Village. Well...have a great evening everyone at the Vintage Village...Take Care & Good Luck with all you do:)
June 15th, summer, vacation..oh well, sales will be slow...people are busy...I can just kick back and relax, right? NOT!!!!!
This is a key time to work on your shop. If you are new to Ruby Plaza, work hard on learning the ins and outs of how the website works. Look at the other shops. See what they are listing. Click on the drop down menus and see what is new today. This is a key tool. You learn what the other shops are doing and who knows, you may even find a treasure to…
Added by COBAYLEY on June 16, 2010 at 4:57pm — No Comments
Live Chatbox Auctions on Bonanzle.com are a ton of fun and open to all to watch and join in on chat or bidding. I'm getting ready for my auction at 4PM pst. with 90 Vintage items on the Auction Block. I usually start bidding at 40% off the listed price but I also take requests and first bids if they are up to my reserve.
The auctions last about an hour, sometimes a little less and sometimes more. Anyone is welcome to just watch (we can see the avatar in the chat box) or join…Continue
Added by Pacesetter Eclectica on June 16, 2010 at 3:47pm — No Comments
Found this beautiful set of 1959 Homer Laughlin Dinnerware at the salvation army Thursday morning.
I think this is the most beautiful set of dishes that I have ever seen . I find the colors absolutely amazing. They are just warm and inviting pieces. Too pretty to eat off of.
It was originally a service for eight. After sorting and…Continue
Added by Admiredhistory on June 16, 2010 at 1:09am — No Comments
I was tickled to find these old lamps at one of the local Salvation Army shops. As much as I like them my intentions were to get them listed in my shop for resale, but the hubby, being the hippie he is, instantly fell in love. With that said, the lamps have found a new home. Ours.…Continue
my name is Cheri and I am a Glassaholic!
I loooove gorgeous glassware, especially early 20th Century Glass ( and am also rather partial to the marvelous Mid Century Modern Glass...but that is for another day)
Here is a short synopsis on Depression, Elegant and Art Deco Glass that I wrote some years back for my original Alma's Attic Blog
I have a new love-Pyrex and Corelle dishes. It is developing into a sickness. I'm sure many of my fellow collectors and sellers will understand.
As many of you have noticed that most of the dishes on the market have missing covers. The cook in me understands that these dishes take much abuse and the covers especially are subject to breakage. So my new mission---to…Continue
Added by Admiredhistory on June 12, 2010 at 3:19pm — No Comments
Depicting two baby birds emerging from their nest, this adorable vintage button pendant by Allie's Adornments could be yours. The brass button dates all the way back to the 1800's and is in an antiqued silver plated setting.
Added by Favourite Vintage Finds on June 6, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Check it out! Smoochies!
Added by MrFilthyRotten on June 3, 2010 at 10:56am — No Comments