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I have always been drawn to vintage & retro things, be it clothing or furniture or automobiles. This love affair with all things vintage began when I was a young girl, travelling around with my grandparents to yard sales, flea markets and estate sales. I learned that one person's junk could be another person's treasure. My own.

My nana taught me how to sew and bought me my first sewing machine (a 1954 Singer from a neighbourhood yard sale ) and my love for fashion was born. A couple of 4-H courses later and I was wearing my own garments.

As a teenager, I grew up watching my father and uncles rebuild & restore vintage autos from rusted-out shells to cherried-out perfection. Recreating, re-fashioning and reusing has been an ever present way of life.

As an adult, I am a hopeless thrift store addict…

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  • Born on March 2
  • Joined May 11, 2008

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About

I have always been drawn to vintage & retro things, be it clothing or furniture or automobiles. This love affair with all things vintage began when I was a young girl, travelling around with my grandparents to yard sales, flea markets and estate sales. I learned that one person's junk could be another person's treasure. My own.

My nana taught me how to sew and bought me my first sewing machine (a 1954 Singer from a neighbourhood yard sale ) and my love for fashion was born. A couple of 4-H courses later and I was wearing my own garments.

As a teenager, I grew up watching my father and uncles rebuild & restore vintage autos from rusted-out shells to cherried-out perfection. Recreating, re-fashioning and reusing has been an ever present way of life.

As an adult, I am a hopeless thrift store addict. Nothing is more delightful than finding something that makes your heart skip a beat. Even better is sharing these things with others who feel the same way.



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