The first antique I ever bought, and the rest is history.
Favorite Books for Vintage LoversDo you have a favorite book from your childhood?I read a lot as a child. A random, odd fact about me is that our family did not own a TV from the time I was about 7 until I was 13. My parents decided that they didn't want a TV in [...]
//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsI thought I'd share a few photos of our Easter mantel this year. If you've read my past posts then you know that I like to decorate by "shopping" my house for items I can use. I always gravitate towards shopping for items of specific color. This time I was on the hunt for blue.To [...]
//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsYesterday I listed several vintage and antique hymnals in my Etsy shop, and I had a friend ask, "but what would someone do with an old hymnal...?"Besides simply enjoying looking through it and being reminded of many of the traditional hymns that are no longer sung at church services, there are many wonderful ways you [...]
Spring Break for our kids is in just a few weeks. Because of Ken's job, this means that he will have some more free time on his hands than he usually does. So what are we doing for Spring Break? The beach? Lake? Stay-cation? Not quite.We are diving head first into some home renovation projects. [...]
Have you ever unintentionally collected something? One minute you have one extra casserole dish/figurine/pound and the next you have twenty? (Hey, I know I'm not the only person to have unintentionally collected twenty pounds at some point!!)I have unintentionally collected antique and vintage hymnals. I mean to say, I didn't set out to collect them. [...]
I have a love of books and reading that crosses over into my vintage/antique obsession. I devour a good book. A good series of books is truly dangerous. There may not be any clean clothes or meals served until the series is done. Sad, but simply true.Sometimes I buy old books because it's written by a well known [...]