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Finding Inspiration Everywhere You Go

I’m not one to sit and wait on an idea to hit me. Sometimes the best remedy for artists’ block or a creative block is to just get outside and see new things. 119 more words


Wacky Wednesday -- Weird, Strange and Unusual from Warrenton Texas and the Round Top Antiques Market

All throughout the vendor spaces at the Round Top Texas Antiques Week one can find the most odd and unusual items for sale.  There are booths just dedicated to medical equipment one guy has an entire set-up from a 1960’s vintage dental office complete with a sink for rinsing and an X-ray machine(non-working) attached to a light post, two dental chairs, and several dental chests with the tiny drawers to hold all the small instruments needed for a dentist to do his/her job. 376 more words


the craziness before the show

Truly accurate.

*Doing my best to stay sane through the pace.
**Explanation for my absence.

Below are just some of my projects~and the display pieces built for (both) shows.   202 more words

Antiques/Vintage Treasures

Antiques v. Antiqued

Picture it, Sicily Street, 2017. The Hagz had Hamptons historical research in their sights and were driving through a quiet hamlet when we passed a sign touting antiques. 180 more words


Market Etiquette

I know.  Etiquette at an antique market? Who’s kidding whom?

Let me start by stating, the Round Top Antiques Week is an antiques market, not a flea market. 1,656 more words


Sunday Stuff

Are you a junker? Do you live for the thrill of the hunt? Do you love to go to flea markets, garage sales, estate sales and markets to find little bits and pieces of stuff that could have a new life in another project?  214 more words


a rome list for hunters and gatherers

I’ve been asked quite often recently about whether a Roman version of a charity shop actually exists.  The answer is no, kind of, in a way yes. 869 more words

Hunting & Gathering; Finding Things Rome & Beyond