Category Archives: Antique

‘First’ of Many (Brainy Ideas)

There must be something about the warm air, green grass, rain showers and flowers of June that makes mankind opens the mind to new ideas.  June is a crazy month of ‘firsts’.  Phrases like ‘first invented’, ‘first patented’, ‘first announced, … Continue reading

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The Charm of an Older Home

Do you love the rich character and history of an older home?  Do you have a favorite era? How about a 1920’s bungalow, a turn-of-the-century farmhouse or mid-century modern?  One of the wonderful things about these homes is that each … Continue reading

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Recreating French Vintage

Hello fellow country vintage lovers! I’m here today to share some wonderful resources and ideas for recreating a French, country, and vintage piece for your home.  First, find something old, ugly or boring to work with! I came across this hideous … Continue reading

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Do-it-Yourself this Weekend!

With Spring creeping upon us, it is time to begin our annual organizing fiasco! I challenge you all not to throw away but reuse, re-purpose and recycle while you organize! I stumbled upon this amazing idea, but realized I was … Continue reading

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Thanks American Pickers!

Are you a fan of American Pickers on the History Channel?  I am and so are lots of the folks at Scott’s Liquid Gold.  Fortunately for us, American Pickers are fans of Liquid Gold as well. Over the weekend, I watched … Continue reading

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An All-American Toolbox!

Like many, I love finding unique ways to breathe new life into old obsolete household items.  While cleaning the garage storage closet  I found this old toolbox, (maybe circa 1950) that belonged to my father-in-law.  I did not want to … Continue reading

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An All-American Toolbox!

Like many, I love finding unique ways to breathe new life into old obsolete household items.  While cleaning the garage storage closet  I found this old toolbox, (maybe circa 1950) that belonged to my father-in-law.  I did not want to … Continue reading

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