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From the time I was a very little girl, I was a treasure hunter. I'd sneak into my parents room and into the top drawer of their dresser which held all of their wonderous special items. The pet rock I'd made them, my grandmother's costume jewelry, and other items with sentimental value.

I'd spend hours sorting through my dad's vintage stamp collection carefully placing the stamps in the correct spot in the collector's album.

I was hooked.

Then in highschool I began thrifing. That was long before thrifting was trendy. In my 20's I wore vintage jackets found at an out of the way shop and I vowed someday I too would have my own little treasure shop.

Then one day recently I was thrifting with my husband when I found a beautiful little…

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  • Joined October 15, 2010

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From the time I was a very little girl, I was a treasure hunter. I'd sneak into my parents room and into the top drawer of their dresser which held all of their wonderous special items. The pet rock I'd made them, my grandmother's costume jewelry, and other items with sentimental value.

I'd spend hours sorting through my dad's vintage stamp collection carefully placing the stamps in the correct spot in the collector's album.

I was hooked.

Then in highschool I began thrifing. That was long before thrifting was trendy. In my 20's I wore vintage jackets found at an out of the way shop and I vowed someday I too would have my own little treasure shop.

Then one day recently I was thrifting with my husband when I found a beautiful little beaded purse and thought to myself. I could sell my finds on Etsy! So that's how I've come to open my little shop.

I love the old, the odd, the loved. I wonder where it's been, what lives it's touched, the stories of those who've owned it. Now I can share my finds with you.

Please visit my husband and my handmade metal accessories shop http://www.wattoonline.etsy.com

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