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welcome and enter my shop here
http://www.etsy.com/shop/ionesattic

This shop is dedicated to find unique, useful and beautiful pieces for your vintage home. Inspired by my mother, Ione, whose thriftiness instilled an appreciation of reclaimed items and her sense of adventure made the hunting and the process fun. She taught me how to coax the patina from old silver and how to whittle ivory soap into an elephant.

When I was little, getting into Ione's Attic used to involve the precarious scaling of a partition wall to a gang-plank suspended above the stairs. A munchkin sized door hinged open to reveal nirvana. Careful to side-step the wide, pine planks, I found treasures hidden behind each cobweb and cranny. Welcome to the virtual Ione's Attic and find your own vintage treasures. Duck your head!…

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  • Female
  • Born on January 17
  • Joined January 5, 2009

Favorite materials

vintage american pottery, danish teak, barkcloth, elmwood, rice paper, sea glass, dark chocolate

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About

welcome and enter my shop here
http://www.etsy.com/shop/ionesattic

This shop is dedicated to find unique, useful and beautiful pieces for your vintage home. Inspired by my mother, Ione, whose thriftiness instilled an appreciation of reclaimed items and her sense of adventure made the hunting and the process fun. She taught me how to coax the patina from old silver and how to whittle ivory soap into an elephant.

When I was little, getting into Ione's Attic used to involve the precarious scaling of a partition wall to a gang-plank suspended above the stairs. A munchkin sized door hinged open to reveal nirvana. Careful to side-step the wide, pine planks, I found treasures hidden behind each cobweb and cranny. Welcome to the virtual Ione's Attic and find your own vintage treasures. Duck your head!

I am continually inspired by the creativity and positive networking of this community. I am proud to be a Team Leader of the Vintage Etsy Street Team (Vesties)

Interested in multiple items? I am happy to discount shipping for your order...just convo prior to purchase.

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