Vintage Bread Tins & Barn Purse

I love old vintage things and one of my favorites are old bread tins. I love all the different colors and patterns. They are becoming very hard to find; especially the ones that are not all rusty. I do not have a large collection, but just enough to decorate the top of my armoire in the den. […]

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Vintage Plaid Tin Picnic Basket

Look at this precious tin vintage plaid picnic basket a dear friend gave me! Imagine what a lovely surprise it was to find this under my Christmas tree. It is going to fit in perfect with my other vintage farm tin boxes/baskets from the 50s. I just have a few, but this is bigger than my others […]

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Bike Heaven

Saw this darling old vintage fence with the old bikes attached to it. Very cute. Unfortunately, there was a huge “For Sale” sign posted on the property. I suspect the fence and bikes will be torn down soon. But, for now it is charming in it’s own strange way.

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Gotta Get a Bargain!

I love a good bargain! Got this old 50s metal stool at a junk store for $2. It was rusty and one leg broken. A little work on leg & almond spray paint and it is good as new…nearly. Next summer it will make a cool plant stand on my porch.

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Getting Ready for Winter

  I just finished putting tung oil on my bench to prepare it for winter. Also purchased a nice bench cover to protect the bench. Found this cute pillow and put it back for next spring where it will sit on the porch bench! Wow, is that planning ahead or what? True story is I walked in […]

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Retro Cowboy

  I really love all the cowboy retro materials from the 40s & 50s! I can remember when growing up actually seeing these materials in houses. Anyway, found some material at a local flea and made into a pillow. It just gives me a good feeling to look at it!

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I LOVE Birdhouses!

I am crazy for birdhouses. Always have loved them and always had them around my house. I have them on poles all over the farm. Am hoping that the telephone and electric companies do not mind me borrowing space! This spring I added a few old cedar posts and put birdhouses on top for a […]

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