Why Buy Vintage?

I’ve been thinking a lot about my “why” lately… Each piece I restyle is vintage to begin with. Sometimes it’s scary vintage in need of a complete overhaul and sometimes it’s jump-up-and-down-awesome vintage that needs very little work in order to look its best again. Whether you choose to buy …

Endless Inspiration…

With so many talented creatives producing such amazing work on a daily basis, I sometimes become overwhelmed with inspiration… Overwhelmed in a good way that is, considering the alternative. And, with only so many hours in the day and the vastness of the web, it’s fantabulous to have websites that …

Christie Antiques Show – Spring 2011

This past weekend we attended the Christie Spring Antiques Show. It was rainy, muddy and a little disappointing in the lamp department. The show was good and I’m glad I wore my rubber booties. It was full of amazing furniture and vintage treasures, but I came home empty handed. The …

When To DIY & When To Buy

I like to DIY as much as the next girl, but our crafty culture seems to forget sometimes that not EVERYTHING is DIY-able by EVERYONE. With the abundance of tutorials the web has to offer us, it sometimes seems like we can take on anything, but I beg the question… When …

Haaave You Met… Ginger?

Named after Miss Rogers herself, Ginger was one of the pieces I scored at a movie prop warehouse sale, back in the Spring. I wish I could tell you which movie she’s from, but I bought over 25 lamps from the seller and in the whirlwind of the moment, we …