Somewhere around 18 years old shopping for vintage items became one of my favorite pass times. My Great-Great Aunt passed away and I was able to go through her house and take what I wanted. My aunt saved EVERYTHING. Her basement was full of antique furniture, several era's worth of television models, newspapers and magazines galore, old clothes, books, figurines, nick knacks, and trinkets...She saved it all!
From that day on, I've been into old and interesting items from eras before my time. I could (and do) spend hours inside single antique shops; scanning the shelves high and low so as to not miss a single treasure.
For more than a decade now, I've accumulated numerous items from relatives, antique shops, estate sales, and auctions. Lately, I'm especially drawn to the 1920s - 1950s and recently 'in' color schemes of red and aqua…
- Joined April 2, 2008