Tag Archives: Wood

Mid-Century Curiosities

Sometimes I get back from garage sales and wish I had endless bookcases to display all the small things I run across. From modern geometry to worldly handcrafts, the appreciation for artful forms in the 1960’s yielded an endless amount of knickknacks. As evidenced by this haul from a few weeks back, sometimes I attempt […]

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Private Stash: Nut Orb

Unlike my Private Stash post earlier in the week, I know what this object is. But only because a grouchy garage sale lady told me. Austin and I were at a sale where everything was mostly chipped or junky. Then I saw this strange object. Any guesses? Hint #1: It’s not a birdhouse. Hint #2: […]

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If you guessed C…

Those who thrift with me often have been known to affectionately (and sometimes not so affectionately) say “stay in front of him.” With good reason: I leave little vintage goodness in my wake. It’s pretty easy to tell which pile was mine by volume alone. But, I earned it. I rode in the backseat for […]

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Private Stash: Bird Ornament

This adorable little bird was found by Angela. It is hand painted wood. I love the robin egg speckles on it and all the detail you would never find on a store bought ornament today. Angela surprised me with it as a gift. It was one of our many gifts we splurge on at garages […]

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Private Stash: Abstract Wooden Giraffe

To say that there are a few carved wooden animals around my house might be a bit of an understatement. It’s more like a miniature wooden safari in here. Whether it be packs of impalas in every imaginable size and stance, owls, frogs, turtles, birds or even a camel or shark, there are little wooden beasts […]

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