All posts filed under: Vintage

holiday cheers

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Vintage / weekends

The week leading up to Christmas day really gets me into the holiday spirit. Last minute shopping and the Phamily Christmas tree really begins to fill up with presents. The cats are going crazy and crazier everyday for some odd reason. The weekend started off really well with dinner with friends at Broken Spoke down on Washington Street. The hole in the wall restaurant is filled with vintage bikes and Belgium knick knacks and a […]

something for everyone

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One of my favorite things about Christmas is being able to wrap all those lovely presents. I know, I am such a nerd. But I love and appreciate every  little detail that goes into some of my more personal gifts. This year, my friends and I are doing Secret Santa, but I’ve been picking up a few vintage pieces here and there for the last couple of months that I will be giving away as […]

these old things

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Books / Vintage

Spent my Saturday running “errands,” but ended up shopping. [  I’m hiding my credit card tomorrow. ] I couldn’t resist this beautiful beaded purse from Retropolis to add to my collection of “old lady” handbags. Vintage Dior and Bally quilted purse were gifts. Also picked up some awesome goodies from Half Price. The Cabinet of Natural Wonders and two John James Audubon books all with watercolor illustrations and colored plates. There are some really creepy […]

refined wood

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jewelry / Vintage

My sis and I took yet another trip to the Guild Shop. Last time we left empty handed, but we felt pretty lucky this time around. I found some more beautiful Japanese porcelain bowls to add to my collection and a distressed leather belt. My favorite find is this old tackle box which I’m working on to restore as a jewelry display shelf. I love the little compartments for my rings and the tiny silver […]