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Things I Wish I Had Kept

Sometimes, I’ll get a note from a customer, who…after opening her parcel will wonder: “Why did you ever part with this?”

Buying vintage treasures is exhilarating, the thrill of the hunt is one of my favorite parts of my job. 74 more words

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Basics: Disc Brake Job

I alluded to this particular post in my recent post about rear caliper service, and I feel it will be helpful to someone who is a little hesitant to do a brake job or unfamiliar with how disc brakes work. 1,003 more words

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So Much

I have done nothing but focus on the shop this week.  I feel like there is so much to do / get done before our upcoming trip.   283 more words

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Green Lace Glass and Jasper Necklace

A pendant-style necklace inspired by Victorian lace.  Made with colored copper wire in smokey brown; a big, sparkly green glass bead; and tiny jasper stone beads.  9 more words


Truly Vintage Wedding Dresses

With 10 days left until the shop goes live on Etsy, it really is crunch time. I’ve got more clothes to hand wash and I’m preparing for two vintage 1950’s wedding dresses to enter the shop. 94 more words

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Summer cleaning

Sometimes you just let things pile up and up and up until everything needs a reset. My little basement shop got the *treatment* today.

And now everything is right with the world again. 8 more words


Washi Tape Gratitude Journal

I have kept a gratitude journal off and on for years, keeping lists of everything from a fresh salad to the ability to heal. Practicing thankfulness truly helps me to cultivate a positive attitude and realize how abundantly I am blessed – even when I might not feel like it! 170 more words