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Tips for decorating your home with antiques

Following on from our blog offering tips for making money on antiques and investing only in things that you are happy to have in your home for potentially years to come, today we will look at how to use your antiques to give your home the distinctive look and feel that it deserves. 348 more words

August 29, 1929

Fri., 30  Morning devotions. Wash up the dishes & do a little on the dinner. Have the after dinner siesta, then Ruth takes me to Starksboro Village. 48 more words


Traditional Tuesday - Gzhel Porcelain

Around 1800, the Russian artisan brothers Kulikov, from the region of Gzhel, near Moscow in Russia, perfected a secret porcelain technique that was only previously used in China. 300 more words


Morris Market Madness

~ A fortnight ago, I was in farmer’s market heaven. For months I’ve been wanting to go to the 3 French Hens Market in Morris, Illinois, but hadn’t been able to because I’ve had to work every time they’ve had the market. 425 more words

Farmers Market

Fair Ice Cream and Parades

A couple fair years ago, I took the picture BELOW and it remains one of my favorite photos of the world of fairs.

This elderly couple stopping their fair trek long enough to enjoy the delights of some  strawberry ice cream touched my heart. 119 more words


A Plate, A Poem and A Flower

I love the way this plate smiles at us from the Welsh dresser. It says Ming on the back but there must be several Mings! 45 more words