Barbara Lucas' Profile

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Now that I"m middle aged and can't sleep past 7:00 AM, my favorite way to spend my early Sundays morning is with coffee cup in hand while prowling the aisles of my favorite New England flea markets with my vintage-loving husband. After maxing out the square footage of our home, we decided to sell some of our finds here in the Brightwood Lane Etsy store. After great online success, we recently opened our own "real" antique store, Stony Creek Depot, in our home town of Branford, Connecticut.

It's sometimes hard to part with items that we love, but that just provides the incentive to hunt for more. We love primitives, with timeworn appeal, especially if they were produced locally in some of our state's industrial operations. We are lucky to live in an area with so much tangible history in American-made goods.

When the weather…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 3
  • Joined January 5, 2013

Favorite materials

Reclaimed wood, silver, pewter, vintage glass, taxidermy

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Vintage goods from Stony Creek Depot in...

About

Now that I"m middle aged and can't sleep past 7:00 AM, my favorite way to spend my early Sundays morning is with coffee cup in hand while prowling the aisles of my favorite New England flea markets with my vintage-loving husband. After maxing out the square footage of our home, we decided to sell some of our finds here in the Brightwood Lane Etsy store. After great online success, we recently opened our own "real" antique store, Stony Creek Depot, in our home town of Branford, Connecticut.

It's sometimes hard to part with items that we love, but that just provides the incentive to hunt for more. We love primitives, with timeworn appeal, especially if they were produced locally in some of our state's industrial operations. We are lucky to live in an area with so much tangible history in American-made goods.

When the weather turns cold here in the North, we have time to repair, research and stockpile the goods that have been flying off the shelves.

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