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The crittall glass people arrived here yesterday and the only glass they left is the sort related to the Emperor’s new clothes:  It didn’t fit through the front door…one centimetre out, so it’s been returned to the factory. 84 more words


107 Bates, Orinda

Today we feature an intriguing Orinda ranch in virtually untouched original condition. The home was designed by Robert Klemmedson and while its basic form is fairly typical, the detailing is decidedly Asian. 70 more words


Teak Table Lamp with Lotte Lampshade - $295

Lovely teak table lamp with a unique Lotte Bostlund lampshade. In excellent vintage condition.

It measures approximately 16″ tall with the lampshade and 6″ at the widest point on the teak base.



Other holiday op shop finds

The chair pictured is one of those all encompassing seats where you sit in it and feel surrounded. I was just leaving the op shop with no purchases and there at the door was this chair. 95 more words

Op Shop Finds

Ending April on a high note

Spring has been so promising these last couple of days. Yeah, the first couple weeks were cold, dreary, and even snowy — which was sad considering the warmth of March was a crazy tease — but it seems like April is finally getting it’s shit together and allowing spring to come forth and prosper. 530 more words


gas station, classical var.

We all know what gas stations look like here in America – banal.  Yet, the same ‘Mid-Century’ Modernism that is so popular right now also tidied up these rather pedestrian buildings as well.   78 more words

Entire Buildings

Talking of telephone tables...

Following the last blog, I did a wee bit more shopping around for telephone tables. Now this gorgeous midcentury one from one of my favourite websites  104 more words