Tag Archives: Art

Weekend Finds: Europe

Ok, well, I didn’t exactly conquer Europe, but I did get an essential tool for strategizing such a feat. No villain’s lair (or stylish person’s lair for that matter) is complete without an enormous wall map like this 1970s physical/political map of Europe. I’m a sucker for any big old map, but I like the […]

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Weekend Finds: Arthur Kraft Mural

This weekend my parents, husband and I went down to Kansas City to watch the Big XII Men’s Basketball Championship. We were rooting for the Iowa State Cyclones and let’s say we weren’t disappointed. On the way to the venue, the Sprint Center, this amazing mural caught my eye. My husband was super antsy to […]

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How-To: Clean a Painting with…Bread?

A long time ago I read a post on one of my favorite blogs about cleaning vintage paintings with bread. You can read all about their success story here. So when I found these paint by numbers for my lovely friend, I thought it was time to break out the bread. You can see in […]

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The Long Haul: Part II

If you read last Wednesday’s post, you may be wondering how there could possibly be more from just one short week of shopping. Let me set the scene for you with a pic I snapped in Goodwill the day after we got to Pittsburgh. You’re looking at a Broyhill Scupltra room divider and small china […]

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The Weekend Challenge

Saturday morning I went to garage sales with my dad, while my sister went with my mom. Since we were hitting different sales in the same town we decided to have a pickers challenge to see who would finish with the best finds. I was sure dad and I would win. We both did well but the top finds […]

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