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To see my shop, go to:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/goodlookin

I have been collecting unique and odd items since my childhood, growing up on a farm in Iowa. My parents were products of the depression, and they taught their children to value their possessions. The simple family heirlooms were the most valued.

I so respect the age of an item. The distance of time gives us the chance to look at ordinary items with a sense of perspective and a more discriminating eye. An ad for Ivory soap would barely catch your eye in a current magazine but go back thirty years, and you notice hairstyles, background colors, and themes that today would seem... well, retro.
I work out of lowest level of a 106 year old farm house in historic Columbia City, which is now a very diverse and vibrant area in Seattle. My…

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  • Born on September 12
  • Joined September 9, 2007

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ceramic, wood, paper, fire, water, air

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About

To see my shop, go to:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/goodlookin

I have been collecting unique and odd items since my childhood, growing up on a farm in Iowa. My parents were products of the depression, and they taught their children to value their possessions. The simple family heirlooms were the most valued.

I so respect the age of an item. The distance of time gives us the chance to look at ordinary items with a sense of perspective and a more discriminating eye. An ad for Ivory soap would barely catch your eye in a current magazine but go back thirty years, and you notice hairstyles, background colors, and themes that today would seem... well, retro.
I work out of lowest level of a 106 year old farm house in historic Columbia City, which is now a very diverse and vibrant area in Seattle. My stockroom is just on the other side of the door to the commercial desert catering kitchen that my other half runs. Imagine the smells of chocolate decadence cake as you read this!
With this shop, I have found my passion- in photography, research, and finding value in under-appreciated objects. Relax and enjoy.
I am a proud member of Etsy Vintage Team, a great bunch of people who's interest, desire and knowledge of vintage raises the standards of the community.

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