Monthly Archives: October 2012

Tuesday Top Picks: Buffalo

Here’s a mini-preview of this week’s sales.  Be sure to check the list of this week’s sales, too! The Porch & Atelier ~ photos: The Porch & Atelier Second Hand Rose ~  photos:  Second Hand Rose Patina General ~  photos: … Continue reading

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New Find: The Rusty Truck in Mayer, MN

Always on the look out for more occasional sales with great vintage/upcycled/ refurbished goods, I was happy to visit The Rusty Truck in Mayer for the first time yesterday. The vibe is decidedly country fun (it’s in a barn, after … Continue reading

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Elements of Style: Fall Centerpieces

Without any occasional sales on the docket this week, there are no Top Picks.  Thus an opportunity to look more closely at occasional sale inspiration that we’ve seen recently. At JunkMarket Under Cover, event founder Sue Whitney did a lovely … Continue reading

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Thursday Top Picks

Yes, we mixed things up a bit this week and are doing Top Picks on Thursday.  There are some great pieces in store for you this week! (And my apologies for this coming out so late – it was due … Continue reading

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One Little Thing: Tags

I noticed these lovely tags for sale at last week’s JunkMarket Under Cover and couldn’t resist taking a photo.  It also started me thinking about what a difference a tag can make. One wouldn’t necessarily think about it consciously, but … Continue reading

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Reporting from: JunkMarket Under Cover!

The first thing I did yesterday morning was to head out to JunkMarket Under Cover (the autumn edition of JunkMarket Under Glass held in March).  This year the event is being held at Mama’s Happy (home of the occasional sale, … Continue reading

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Vintage Brown

BROWN, another fall favorite…   Photo credits (top to bottom): chair at Candelabra; Doorknobs at The Bank Architectural Antiques, New Orleans, photo from TheOccasionalSaler.com; vintage Russian ice skates at Secondshoutout.com; vintage metal drawers, photo by Katherine Ainsworth/TheOccasionalSaler.com; antique mushroom wood on alternativeconsumer.com; … Continue reading

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Vintage Orange

With Halloween around the corner, I’m in an ORANGE MOOD…   Sources (top to bottom): www.aglioolioepeperoncino.com; www.ruffledblog.com; www.astimegoesby.wordpress.com; www.browsingrome.com; www.bywilma.com; www.natalieerwin.com; www.nicespace.me -Katherine

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Jiggety Junk/Re-Find: Twice-yearly Sale ~ Final Hours!

Today is the LAST day of the fall Jiggety Junk sale – which means hurry over and check it out NOW!  (There’s a final day discount of up to 20% on all items!!) Run, don’t walk! Jiggety Junk/REfind Vintage Fall … Continue reading

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