Monthly archives: August, 2014

TaDa! The Reveal of My Painting Frenzy Last Week or What Paint Can Do!

As some of you who read my blog may remember, last week I didn’t have the grands. So I spent the week painting and fixing furniture. I wrote that I would have a reveal this week. So here goes! I found this blanket chest at the sale of a 99 year old lady a week Read More Here…


Typewriters, Needlepoint and Books, Oh My! Vintage Treasures I Found

I did not have the grands this last week so I became a painting fool. I will reveal some of the painted furniture and other smalls later this week. I was pleased with how much I got done. So I only went to a few garage sales and one thrift store. At garage sales I Read More Here…


From Greasy to Pink and a Freebie Update

Today is a big milestone for me! This is my 100th post! When I have my 1 year blog anniversary in  October I will have a great giveaway. If you read my blog you may remember this toolbox I found a few weeks ago.  It was greasy and didn’t look very good at all. Now Read More Here…


Weekend Vintage Finds – Part 2 – The Very Old Stash

On Friday evening there was a post on Facebook for a farm sale in our area. It said the family was pulling stuff out of the basement and barn. I know the family so was pretty excited to go. The sale was being held for the mother/grandmother of the family. This sweet lady is 99 Read More Here…


Weekend Treasure Hunting Part 1 – Friday Disappointment & A Few Finds

Friday sounded very promising for treasure hunting. My daughter and the grands said they would go with me to a multi-family garage sale. Actually it was held in a rural church parking lot and more than 50 groups/people purchased space for their “garage sale” items. Last year this was a super sale and I bought Read More Here…


Getting Down and Dirty on the Farm and Painting Items

Yesterday I decided to start painting some of my hoard projects. I have a plan to get as many things as I can painted and ready to sell. That way I will have things to take to one of the booths whenever I have room. I have had this bookcase for over a year. I Read More Here…


I’m Blushing – I Have Been Featured!

I feel so honored to be the featured vintage blog of the week by Diana over at Adirondack Girl @ Heart. She recently began this weekly feature and I want to thank her for choosing my blog. If you have not visited Diana’s  blog before you are in for a treat. Diana writes about her vintage Read More Here…


I Got An Offer at A Garage Sale and Slim Pickings for Vintage Treasures

This weekend wasn’t great for garage sales and I saw a few other bloggers posting that, too. We went to 2 yesterday and they were both duds. Today we went to 3 garage sales and an estate sale. Saturday’s Slim Pickings Now I don’t know about you but to me an estate sale is cleaning Read More Here…


I Saw A Lot of Body Parts and Vintage Pink Items

I bet that got your attention! It did, didn’t it?? Well I went to a local thrift store and encountered a shelf of body well doll body parts. There were arms, legs, torsos, heads, hands, eyes, hair and more. It struck me funny and I just had to snap some photos. Maybe I have a weird Read More Here…


Exploding Pyrex, Hoarding and Vintage Treasures I Found

Now for all you Pyrex collectors this might make you cry. Last Friday I happily gathered up a bunch of Pyrex to take to my booth as did our daughter. Cue a carefree happy song here as I was in a great mood and practically skipping along. I was excited to have a large display Read More Here…