Hello friends! Wow is September flying by! At the beginning of the month I created a vintage September vignette with some of my thrifted pretties above the faux mantel in the dining room. In a few days I will be changing up the mantel to give it even more of a fall feel, but I thought you might enjoy seeing how it is looking presently. Read more
Hello dear friends! Today I am sharing a different kind of post. A rambling post. A de-stressing post? Anyway, it has been one very trying and stressful week as I returned back-to-teaching (during a pandemic!) I was so overwhelmed by Tuesday that I came home and fell asleep right after work and didn’t wake up until about 10:00 p.m. When I finally did wake up there was a bouquet of a dozen ivory roses that my husband had placed on my bedside table. He knew how down and stressed out I was. Did the roses cheer me up? Of course! Flowers make everything better!
Hello dear friends! Can you believe how quickly August is passing by? Before we know it fall will be here. Since I will be returning to teaching next week, I took some time this weekend to de-stress by putting together a late summer-to-early fall vignette in the dining room. Recently I purchased a stunning vintage Art Deco chalkware lamp at my favorite antiques shop, so I wanted to come up with a vignette that featured the lamp and a few other recent junkin’ finds. Read more
Hey there junkers and thrifters! Today am sharing my mid-summer junkin’ finds round up! Despite a very strange time in our world with many shops being closed, few yard sales, and various other social distancing practices, I somehow still managed to safely score some finds amid the crisis. Some of these items were purchased when my favorite consignment shop reopened with social distancing measures in place back in late June. Others were from neighborhood yard sales, and a few were trades I made with fellow vintage junk-loving friends. Read more