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Crystal and Pressed Glass ~ now in our etsy shop.

Something To Wear Antique & Vintage Crystal Pressed Glass and other fashion minded delights …now in our etsy ship. 20 more words

Antiques Vintage Collectibles - General

A kinky little offering

I hope no-one will be offended by this but I stumbled across it amongst the various drawings and paintings done by my great-uncle – I had no idea he had done anything like this; it’s not the only one either, and was amused by it and thought I’d shared it. 74 more words

Wednesday Trivia Question

What city was the first North Carolina stop for Antiques Roadshow?

Now in its twentieth season, the PBS series Antiques Roadshow has traversed the nation, separating treasure from trash since 1997. 140 more words


A Family Heirloom

It’s in the telling.

Family heirlooms are valuable because the family thinks they are valuable. The value is generally not measured in dollars and cents … the value is measured in feelings. 509 more words


My Grandma's House: the best vintage store around

My maternal grandma passed away last month. Isn’t it funny how you learn so much about someone after they are gone? I wish she was able to tell me her stories herself, but aside from raising five children, immigrating to America, working her way up in a Chinese restaurant to save and buy a home in the Bay Area, she was creative and very thoughtful. 150 more words

Art & Design

The Naptime Casualty {The Wonderful Ordinary 20}

This week’s Wonderful Ordinary is not Wonderful. In fact, it’s mildly devastating. Perhaps that’s a bit strong… Rather upsetting might be more fitting. But The Wonderful Ordinary is where I document our day-to-day we may forget otherwise… So The Wonderful Ordinary it is. 518 more words