Two Different Styles, Same Vintage Love

I don’t think this is just me, but I struggle with deciding on a design style for my home.  Well, that’s not totally true as I’ve recently decided I’m quite Eclectic. I love all the things!  The multicolored midcentury artwork to the farmhouse metal baskets to the boho brass vases and kitschy figurines…I like it all! So when I stumble …

Our Texas Wanderings

Last week was our 10 year anniversary! We’ve had our crazy years, our good years, our years full of adventures and the tough years.  Man, I love this man! Jerad surprised me with a 5 day trip to Waco, Texas! I’ve had a few people ask, “Why Texas?!” To that, I say “Why not!”  Besides grabbing connecting flights in Dallas, …

“I found this cute thing, but I have no use for it.”

I here this comment a lot: “I found this super cute thing at the thrift store, but I have no use for it.” I’m really good at justifying buying that cute something at the thrift and finding a use for it later.  Not saying that this is a good character trait, but it works to my benefit most of the …

Cleaning Your Treasures

If you venture out to your local thrift or estate sale and come across some great treasures, chances are they have some sort of terrible tagging on them. Thrift stores can be the worst with sharpie pen price tags and packing tape.  These can easily ruin a beautiful vintage or antique item! I once found the most gorgeous gold striped …

I don’t know about you, but I love tea, and tea time is seriously the best time! Growing up, having tea parties was one of my best memories! I would fill my little tea pot with all the peppermint and fennel leaves I could find and go hide out in my playhouse! Even now as an adult, I still love …

How do you go treasure hunting?

I get a lot of questions about my treasure hunting and since I have literally been around the block a few times (hunting means you’re driving a lot) I thought I’d share a few quick tips. ESTATE SALES Last year, myself and a handful of other vintage sellers were featured on a blog post by EstateSales.org all about tips for shopping …

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How to use your vintage beauties

If you are anything like me, you stumble across some beautiful vintage treasure, fall immediately in love with it, bring home and realize you have no idea what you are going to do with it. But you love it, so you have to keep it.  I have a lot of them.  Actually I usually have a cupboard full.  Eventually I …