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I've been collecting vintage items since 1978 when I bought my first Fiesta water pitcher. Now I'm parting with some of my stuff including a postcard collection, a vintage jewelry stash and some other collectibles to start my new business. Living in the Blue Ridge Mountains allows me to hunt for retro collectibles and unique vintage jewelry in lots of nooks and crannies so I'm having fun adding new items to the shop!

One of my hobbies is sewing so I have a lot of sewing patterns and notions for sale. And I also love old books so I can't resist them, especially the ones with retro or ornate covers. I think I fell in love with retro items from an early age when visiting my grandparents whose home was decorated in the 1940s and 50s and never updated.

My sister and I never tire of reminiscing about the furnishings in their home and…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 17
  • Joined August 9, 2012

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Ceramics, fabrics, plastic, metal, paper, jewelry, books, photos, maps

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About

I've been collecting vintage items since 1978 when I bought my first Fiesta water pitcher. Now I'm parting with some of my stuff including a postcard collection, a vintage jewelry stash and some other collectibles to start my new business. Living in the Blue Ridge Mountains allows me to hunt for retro collectibles and unique vintage jewelry in lots of nooks and crannies so I'm having fun adding new items to the shop!

One of my hobbies is sewing so I have a lot of sewing patterns and notions for sale. And I also love old books so I can't resist them, especially the ones with retro or ornate covers. I think I fell in love with retro items from an early age when visiting my grandparents whose home was decorated in the 1940s and 50s and never updated.

My sister and I never tire of reminiscing about the furnishings in their home and whether or not we should refinish the Hoosier Cabinet they used in their kitchen. It has countless layers of paint from where my grandmother kept changing the kitchen colors. One day we will carry out the mission!

This experience is so rewarding so I hope you find something that strikes your fancy - please contact me if you have questions or a special request.

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