Eco DIY Ways to Clean Wood Furniture

If you are new to my blog, I want to extend a warm welcome. If you are a regular, you will know that I write about the vintage items Mr. Deanie and I find and resell. Today is a little different than our usual blog post. I have a guest poster from London writing about Read More Here…


A True Vintage Treasure – Singer 221 Featherweight Sewing Machine

Recently Mr. Deanie found a true vintage treasure. The quilters out there will totally guess that I am talking about a vintage Singer 221 Featherweight sewing machine also called the Featherweight as it is only about 11 pounds. These sewing machines are a favorite of quilters.   If you are not a seamstress you may Read More Here…


Applesauce Cookies – A Tribute to My Grandma Cora

Today would have been my Grandma Cora’s birthday so I wanted to share her favorite cookie recipe as a tribute to her. She was born on September 23, 1904. Her family were Amish when she was little and then later Amish Mennonites. Eventually all became Mennonites. She had a strict upbringing and was taught to Read More Here…


Vintage Junk Treasures #36

Welcome back to another edition of vintage junk treasures. This is where we show what we have found and purchased recently. Now some of the items may be junk to some but treasures to others. So sit back and enjoy the junk treasures we found while we were camping. (We snuck off to a couple Read More Here…


Mr. Deanie’s Steampunk Lamp – Repurposed Quirky and Fun

Thank you everyone for the kind remarks about Mr. Deanie’s repurposed quirky fun lamps, if you did not see them you can click here. Well Mr. Deanie is at it again and I think this one is a home-run! It is a repurposed, quirky, fun steampunk floor lamp. He used a pan, a vintage Saylor Read More Here…


Vintage Junk Treasures #35

Sit back and enjoy another edition of Vintage Junk Treasures. Today we are presenting #35 in this series of vintage finds. These vintage items may be junk to some but others think of them as treasures. Sitting on the top of the stool is a toy rolling pin with green handles and a green bug Read More Here…


Mr. Deanie’s Repurposed Quirky Fun Lamps

Today I am going to share with you the repurposed lamps that Mr. Deanie has been making. It all started with a tractor funnel and he was off to making lamps out of different objects. These are fun quirky lamps and would make great accent or conversation pieces. First up is the tractor funnel I Read More Here…


Vintage Junk Treasures #34

  Today we had unusual extreme temperatures here in Oregon. At our house it reached 106 degrees.  I went out in the morning but it was so hot in my Stash that I was only able to last a very short time taking photos. So today I will only be sharing a small portion of Read More Here…


Vintage Junk Treasures #33

Today I am going to share a few of the numerous items we have found lately. (Again Mr. Deanie gets up much earlier than I do so many of the finds are his.)  So sit back and relax and take a look at vintage junk treasures #33. Lamps seem to be on our radar of Read More Here…


A Sewing Cabinet Refurbished with Yardsticks

Mr. Deanie found this super little sewing cabinet. Now here I have to apologize for not taking a before photo. I planned on rehabbing the piece but Mr. Deanie beat me to it. Here is the story of a sewing cabinet refurbished with yardsticks. The top of this little adorable sewing cabinet was pretty rough. Read More Here…