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I will almost always pick old, over new on anything.
I have loved vintage, longer than I can remember.

When I was younger and living on a shoestring, I went to a thrift store, to find something to cover a big picture window in a apartment, I had just rented. I found a beautiful vintage crocheted tablecloth in antique white, for $4.00. I took it home, and threw it over the the curtain rod. Just pinned it in a few places. I can't tell you how pretty it was when the light shined through that window. It was beautiful! I have never gotten so many compliments on a window treatment since. Even after spending much more money on them. I just love that feeling of giving something old "new life". Even these days, my shoestring is a bit longer, but I still prefer to walk miles of flea markets, estate sales/auctions, and yes, even rummaging, for things you'll find in my home…

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  • Born on June 16
  • Joined June 22, 2010

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About

I will almost always pick old, over new on anything.
I have loved vintage, longer than I can remember.

When I was younger and living on a shoestring, I went to a thrift store, to find something to cover a big picture window in a apartment, I had just rented. I found a beautiful vintage crocheted tablecloth in antique white, for $4.00. I took it home, and threw it over the the curtain rod. Just pinned it in a few places. I can't tell you how pretty it was when the light shined through that window. It was beautiful! I have never gotten so many compliments on a window treatment since. Even after spending much more money on them. I just love that feeling of giving something old "new life". Even these days, my shoestring is a bit longer, but I still prefer to walk miles of flea markets, estate sales/auctions, and yes, even rummaging, for things you'll find in my home.

Much of the things in my shop, I have used in my own home. I have gotten to the point....if I bring one thing in, one thing has to go out. It is hard to part with some of these items, but I am so thankful to have found Etsy, where vintage is appreciated,

Lo truly does love vintage...

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