Tag Archives: Lighting

A Lamp-tastic Weekend

This weekend was one of some serious ups and downs. On the downside, I missed out on some amazing furniture pieces that might haunt me the rest of my vintage hunting days. On the upside the entire Snag team headed out together and I found some great lighting. My most interesting find was probably this […]

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Before and After: Cloth Corded Lamp

Often what holds up a project the longest (aside from epic procrastination) is finding the right materials for an appropriate restoration. The pieces and parts that give vintage items their charm are hard to find in today’s market. That was the case with this hanging counterweighted light fixture I purchased in the fall. When I bought […]

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Collections: Vintage Lighting

Perhaps I’ve been hoarding mid-century lights. I buy them, they go into our storage room in the basement, and I think “One day I’ll find a place for you.” We’ve been at our new house for almost a year and not much has gotten done. But within the last few weeks some projects have been […]

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Highway Sale

A few weeks ago my dad and I decided to haul my two boys along for a early morning highway long sale. I had never been to the sale and have always gotten mixed reviews but my dad and I were up for the challenge. My first finds was at a farm house right off […]

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Weekend Finds: Lights and Bookcases…in pairs!

You know those weekends when you find so much amazing stuff you just need to share with someone? Here goes. While looking at Craigslist I found a couple bookcases that looked promising. I emailed them right away and was first in line of about five people. Then, I convinced my mother-in-law to watch our son […]

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