Monthly Archives: December 2015

Happy Holidays!

I picked up this tree topper angel this past Saturday at Salvation Army for under $1.00. I have never put anything on top of my aluminum tree but this is so light-weight it works and looks darling. She is in wonderful condition with burlap clothing and wings and topped with a mercury glass halo. We […]

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From Coat to Christmas Stocking

When each of my children were born, my aunt made these stockings which are like little pieces of art. Can you imagine how many hours these took? My husband and I have never had stockings and this year I set out to change this, but was having no luck finding a pair of non-kitchsy stockings. […]

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Weekend Finds: Christmas Cards

Show me a box like this: And you bet I’m opening it, checking the price tag and probably purchasing it. Upon opening the box, this tiny gem appeared: Take my $10. So many adorable cards with equally adorable envelopes in mint condition. They really made my day. Check out some of the best ones! These […]

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Thrifty Scores

December in Iowa means no more garage sales. Although the weather has been unseasonably warm, nobody seems brave enough to set up a garage sale. So, I’ve been getting my snagging bug filled by stopping into local thrift stores. These two recent finds are keepers. I spotted this Lane Perception end table with a cross base […]

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All the Smalls

Lately I’ve been focusing a lot on my furniture finds, which have been pretty epic. But today I thought I’d share some of the great little things I’ve been picking up that don’t require an army of help to move. A couple of my favorite recent finds are this lotus tea kettle by Cathrineholm of Norway […]

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