Tag Archives: Household

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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Weekend Finds: A Cavalcade of Chairs

Ok, “cavalcade” might be making a bit much out of this, but I really did end up with a lot of chairs this weekend. How many is a lot? I feel comfortable saying eight upholstered chairs and one ottoman is a lot. Since you know a lot of chairs are coming in this post, I’m […]

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Weekend Finds: Electric Logs, and Scavenger Hunts

Great finds have been few and far between this season, but this past weekend I hit a large fundraiser sale and several thrift stores and finally found a decent haul. Nothing too fantastic, mind you, but fun finds all the same. Perhaps the most fun of them all is this 1970s Arvin electric fireplace. This […]

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Before and After: Silver Plated Candle Holder

It is starting to warm up and lately I haven’t found squat either. But today I went to my new magic thrift store (the one I went to a couple weeks ago) and, again, was not disappointed. There were several things I could have walked out with, including this impressive light fixture: Can you imagine […]

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Break Out the Skotch

It’s been a cold, nasty winter thus far in the Midwest. Although I haven’t ventured out to my normal haunts as much in this weather, one find over the break did fill my mind with thoughts of warmer months ahead. Before enormous Igloo plastic coolers there was the Skotch Kooler designed by Petra Cabot. Everything […]

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