Monthly Archives: March 2014

Weekend Finds: Smalls

This weekend was beautiful weather and I spent most of it indoors trying to retrofit my mom’s pinch-pleated drapes to a size that could be used in Oliver’s room. It was not short on drama, but I think at this point they’re almost ready to go up. Unfortunately, no thrifting was accomplished. These are all […]

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Garage Sale Season Opener

The kids scored big at our first garage sale of the year! Lucky for them the sale had advertised vintage toys. Here is what my little pickers hauled home… How could I say no to these? A Tonka Jeep with its hard plastic top and three small die-cast cars. The purple Jaguar, red Wedge Dragster […]

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Before and After: Heywood Wakefield Chairs

Recently I purchased an eight-piece Heywood Wakefield dining room set. Although the china hutch needs some work (the potential horrors of that I’m sure I’ll share with you in a future post), the table and matching dog bone chairs are in remarkably great shape. How they are in such great shape is complete mystery when […]

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Weekend Finds: Lights and Bookcases…in pairs!

You know those weekends when you find so much amazing stuff you just need to share with someone? Here goes. While looking at Craigslist I found a couple bookcases that looked promising. I emailed them right away and was first in line of about five people. Then, I convinced my mother-in-law to watch our son […]

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Weekend Finds: Craigslist Snag

Friday morning, I received a call from my sister telling me to check out a Craigslist post. It seemed too good to be true, but I responded. That evening I hauled this box home. So what’s in the box you ask? Check this out! This group of vintage planters cost me a whopping $12.00! In […]

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