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Welcome...Come on in! I'm an easy going gal that loves saving the past and passing it forward.

I’ve been collecting the "not so perfect, shabby" items of peoples history since I was in the third grade. It started when my parents bought land to build a new family home. I adopted the old abandoned home on the corner of the property, dispite it's decaying rundown appearance, as my playhouse. I believe my passion of turning nothing into something also began there too. I used to love decorating it with old sheets, cutting wildflowers and placing them in a rusty coffee can or finding old photo’s and other objects hidden in drawers or cans in the basement- it all had a story to tell and I’d imagine the lives of the people who used to live there.

Today, MANY years later…I’m still seeking, hunting, gathering and collecting! I…

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  • Joined June 15, 2011

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anything handmade, paper, cloth, wood and rusty patina

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About

Welcome...Come on in! I'm an easy going gal that loves saving the past and passing it forward.

I’ve been collecting the "not so perfect, shabby" items of peoples history since I was in the third grade. It started when my parents bought land to build a new family home. I adopted the old abandoned home on the corner of the property, dispite it's decaying rundown appearance, as my playhouse. I believe my passion of turning nothing into something also began there too. I used to love decorating it with old sheets, cutting wildflowers and placing them in a rusty coffee can or finding old photo’s and other objects hidden in drawers or cans in the basement- it all had a story to tell and I’d imagine the lives of the people who used to live there.

Today, MANY years later…I’m still seeking, hunting, gathering and collecting! I still love, love going to estate sales and finding an object hiding on the last day after everyone has gone thru the sale. The thump in my heart and thrill are still there;)

Pieces of the past are the future history, I believe we're all doing a great service passing it forward for future generations here on etsy.com

Yes, "I LOVE etsy.com!" (I need a bumper sticker:))

Convo me anytime with requests, questions or just to chat....I'll do my best to quickly respond. Thank you so much for looking, it truly is greatly appreciated.

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