Tag Archives: vintage collectibles
European etching collection via Atticmag

Master Bath Picture Wall

A collection of European etchings, in an unlikely place, creates a relaxing atmosphere. I have this thing for vintage etchings, but not just any etching.  It must have one or more of the following:  a lake, stream or pond is a given;  a bridge – arched stone bridges are favorites ; and a structure with […]

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antique carved oak mantel with bow front shelf from Nor'East Architectural salvage

Architectural Salvage

Find the missing pieces at this online salvage source. When restoring or building “old” new houses, local sources may be lacking. Online storefronts can fill this void, and Nor’East Architectural salvage is a fascinating find. The double marble sink with skirt and legs [top] is typical of their inventory — bet it won’t last long.  […]

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vintage home decor items from Second Shout Out

Second Hand Chic

A new online storefront with an intriguing mix of home decor and more. There’s a marketplace of vintage goods that’s sure to become a favorite online source of many – myself included.  It’s called Second Shout Out.  The website is easy to navigate with shopping by category or style.  It would be nice to have […]

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vintage wooden rocking horse and wheeled horse riding toy

Antique Attraction

Like family, antiques are welcomed into our homes. It’s not often that I run across an online shop where everything feels like a long lost relative.  In the case of Alhambra (Antiques), it’s like having an affluent grandmother.  They use the parenthesis because for the Granda family it’s not just about antiques but style, art […]

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how to arrange a picture wall over a sofa

Informal Picture Wall

How I created a random looking, 14-piece group for my daughter’s new living room. Our youngest daughter (DD2) bought a house over a year ago.  Built in the mid-90′s, it hasn’t been updated.   Needless to say, there has been a lot to do to bring it up-to-date while filling the wants and needs of a […]

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