Category Archives: Inspiration


For today’s post I thought I’d send out some inspiring vibes (and pics!) as we head into a week of great occasional sales as well as Junk Bonanza. Although many of the items below are antiques (from one of my … Continue reading

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Mad for Plaid

As we head into autumn (and soon winter!), I’m thinking about plaids.  There’s something  cozy and warm about them… Cruising around the web, I found some great plaid-themed rooms. has lot of plaid decorating ideas, a few of which … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Aged Iron Benches

This antique iron bench from The Brass Peacock (notice the griffin heads on either arm rest!) got me thinking, ‘what happened to good, solid, American-made iron benches?’  Not that dislike wood, but one doesn’t often see intricate carvings and motifs … Continue reading

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A Vintage Bike + Flowers = Instant Vacation Scene

How many times have we seen photos of idyllic small towns in France or Italy that include a vintage bicycle with a basket full of flowers and thought ‘how dreamy’? In a follow-up to yesterday’s vintage bicycle post, I thought … Continue reading

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