Monthly Archives: April 2014

Weekend Finds: The Long, Long Dresser

It seems like I spend the whole winter waiting for garage sale season to start but the minute it does, I find myself too busy to really go take advantage of it. This weekend was no exception. The few sales I did go to were all a bust. I didn’t walk away from the weekend […]

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Weekend Finds: Home Decor

My weekend shopping actually started on Thursday morning. I found this cute painting which reveals on the back that it was done by a 14 year old in 1973. She was a great little painter. I also found this hobnail milk glass vase for $1.00. It’s 15 1/2 inches tall. The last thing in this picture […]

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Weekend Finds: 1968 Shasta

It’s finally happened. After taking the picture of my grandpa’s Shasta the other day, I checked Craigslist five minutes after and wouldn’t you know, there was one four hours away! That’s the good. Now here’s the bad. Without getting into too much detail, let’s say that the dealings with the Craigslist seller went south at […]

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Private Stash: Fauna on a Stick

A couple years ago at what still qualifies as one of the most amazing tag sales I’ve ever attended, I found something a little weird but irresistible. A fish on a stick. Not the Mrs. Paul’s variety, but an elegantly carved wooden one on a brass rod. I don’t remember how much I paid for […]

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Private Stash: Vanity Fair Caricatures

I found these antique British Vanity Fair caricatures in a pile of amazing newspapers and prints at a tag sale last year. As I was trying to search through the large heavy pile of miscellaneous papers, I remember Austin telling me to just see what they would price the whole pile at. I did and […]

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