Another month. Another thrift haul. Here's a look at the secondhand goods I brought home from thrift stores and garage sales in September.
Painted grain sack stripes on a vintage thread box
So long, boring beige. Hello, beautiful black and white!
Making a miniature advertising mural
How do you make a big statement on a small barn? Paint a miniature advertising mural on it. This one is a replica of a mural on a barn in Dodge County.
Collecting | A vintage Christmas book
As I was leafing through my stash of Christmas books this morning, I came upon this gem, published in 1968, that I thought I'd write a quick post about. I picked the book up at an antique store about 15 years ago. I love the cover of the book, and the inside illustrations are divine. …
Collecting | Saving the snowpeople
Despite my best efforts, my little collection of snowpeople keeps growing. I never go out looking for them, but (like a lot of other things) they just keep finding me. This is the guy who started it all. He was a Christmas gift when I was kid. (You might recognize him as an Avon decanter; …