One of my favorite ways to while away the hours is treasure hunting at yard sales, thrift stores, flea markets, and Etsy shops.
When my daughter opened her lovely shop,
Storied, at http://www.storied.etsy.com and introduced me to this wonderful site, I knew that I could finally, officially, have a reason to go on my treasure hunts.
Vintage has always held a special place in my heart. I love imagining who owned the item and what particular stories are connected to it. (Was it cherished and cared for, how did it get that little ding or chip, or who sat for hours and lovingly handstitched those tiny embroidery or crocheted stitches?)
As I search for buried treasure, sometimes items are just too pretty or too special to leave behind sitting in an old cardboard box or on a dusty…
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