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Weekend Finds: A Little This, A Little That

The spring is a busy time. The weather is prime for getting all those projects that have accumulated started and I feel like every day I have 50 more things on my to-do list than I could ever hope to accomplish. But that still doesn’t stop me from hitting a few more sales. This past weekend […]

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When it Rains, It Pours—Saarinen Chairs & More

Spring has fully sprung. It’s warming up, the snow is gone and people are cleaning out and having garage sales. It seems like only a few weeks ago I was aching for a good sale and the past two weeks have been so jammed packed that it’s been impossible to see it all. Dumpster diving, […]

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A ($6.99) Patron of the Arts

I have a little problem with paintings—I can’t stop myself from buying them. Prints? I have about four. Actual paintings? I’ve got 17 of those (over 30 if you include paint by numbers). There’s something nice about having art that wasn’t mechanically reproduced. Sure, most of these paintings were churned out in large numbers from studios full of starving […]

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Little Things

Although nothing beats those monumental finds, there’s something to be said for finding small objects that just make you really happy when you see them. Recently I stumbled onto a few things that do just that. What I love about mid-century modernism is the level of detail and craftsmanship that went into designing even the […]

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How-To: Vintage Looking Frames for Posters

A long time ago, I picked up a poster designed by Charles Spencer Anderson at a paper fair that I promptly stashed away, waiting to find the perfect place to hang it. Finally I’ve found a place that is in my kids’ nursery, but how to frame it and another vintage poster? I thought about getting a […]

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