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I guess you'd call me an old soul. I've always had a passion for the past, and feel deeply connected to history. I love things with age and patina.

A retired Hollywood costumer, I now live a quiet life in a semi-rural area just north of L.A. where I train dogs and operate a small-scale dog rescue on my property. Sales in my Etsy shops off-set the costs of my rescue efforts, so your patronage is greatly appreciated on many different levels!

My place is known to old-timers of the area as Hummingbird Heaven - named for the original owners' home business - they made and sold Hummingbird feeders using recycled/re-purposed odds & ends. These feeders, known as Brown's Hummy Bird Bar, were sold through ads in the back of Sunset Magazine for decades, and had an international following.

A bit of Kismet…

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  • Joined January 29, 2011

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vintage, antique, handmade, colorful, textured, soulful, rusty, distressed, chippy, romantic, quirky, discarded

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About

I guess you'd call me an old soul. I've always had a passion for the past, and feel deeply connected to history. I love things with age and patina.

A retired Hollywood costumer, I now live a quiet life in a semi-rural area just north of L.A. where I train dogs and operate a small-scale dog rescue on my property. Sales in my Etsy shops off-set the costs of my rescue efforts, so your patronage is greatly appreciated on many different levels!

My place is known to old-timers of the area as Hummingbird Heaven - named for the original owners' home business - they made and sold Hummingbird feeders using recycled/re-purposed odds & ends. These feeders, known as Brown's Hummy Bird Bar, were sold through ads in the back of Sunset Magazine for decades, and had an international following.

A bit of Kismet clearly brought me here so I could follow in their footsteps with my own ecologically responsible home businesses, as well as the assemblage art I create here using soulful, found objects.

My vintage clothing & accessories:
http://www.ranchqueenvintage.etsy.com

My assemblage art:
http://www.salvageartsweetheart.etsy.com

Devil Dog Ranch is my dog training service & dog rescue:
http://www.devildogranch.com

Want to see Devil Dog Ranch up-close and personal?? ;-)
Here's a two-part blog entry about the Spring 2011 Vintage Etsy Street Team (aka Vesties) Meet-up at Devil Dog Ranch:
http://ionesattic.blogspot.com/2011/07/west-coast-meet-up-part-1.html
http://ionesattic.blogspot.com/2011/07/west-coast-meet-up-part-2.html

Thanks so much for stopping by!

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