I recently had a few people ask me to share the how and the where for finding the best in vintage decor. I’m not going to share the exact location of my favorite thrift store. You might get there before I do and get that one highly sought after piece that looks like it has… More 5+ how & where tips for finding amazing vintage decor
In my previous post, I gave my ideas for creating a comfy patio from scratch, I hit on the basics needed. Now the fun begins; layer in the color, the fabric, the texture, the cuteness. Five plus quick and simple patio decor projects. If you are an estate sale / thrift store junky you know you can find… More 5+ make it yourself & thrift store projects for your patio
Maybe you’ve recently moved into your first apartment (congratulations!), or into a new home. If you’re anything like me, if the patio isn’t cute and comfortable, I won’t bother with it. If your patio is occupied by spiders, spider webs, and one sad and lonely flower pot filled with dry dirt, I dedicate this blog post to you. I’m… More create a comfy patio from scratch
Fridays have been turning into our regular estate sale shopping day. There are so many reasons to love shopping at estate sales. The main reason why I enjoy them…yes, obviously I need inventory for my Etsy Shop; it’s because I purchase things that I wouldn’t normally think to buy if I were at a retail store.… More 3 reasons to shop estate sales
The main ingredient to hosting a tiki cocktail party is rum, lots of varieties and lots-of-rum. Then there is the spectacularly kitschy vintage barware, dishes & decor. I sprint for vintage tiki anything at estate sales. To the “Godfather” of Tiki, Ernest Gnatt aka Donn Beach aka Don the Beachcomber, we thank you!
A couple weeks ago we were in an estate sale kind of mood. We grabbed coffee and headed out for a couple sales we looked up (estatesales.org is my current favorite). We had planned to head up to Palos Verdes for a sale, but stopped in Naples since we were driving right by there. Naples is the… More estate sale: hazel atlas platonite moderntone