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Here's my shop-
http://www.etsy.com/shop/yellowcabvintage

And here's my story-
My name is Laura, and I've started a new chapter with the opening of Yellow Cab Vintage.

I started my first Etsy shop, Witnwhimzy, with the goal of making handmade jewelry and upcycled items. I soon realized that my jewelry making skills would always be lacking! But in the process of searching for ideas and items to upcycle, I fell in love with vintage.

I've always had vintage things and quirky antiques in my home. I love a house with nooks and crannies, and my favorite window overlooks a bird feeder and the river. On my bookshelf, a rescued piece of driftwood resides happily next to a sculpture of old Tinker Toys!

After losing our old…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 22
  • Joined February 15, 2011

Favorite materials

Industrial, urban, primitive, retro, glass, metal, hardware, paper, and anything with a past

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About

Here's my shop-
http://www.etsy.com/shop/yellowcabvintage

And here's my story-
My name is Laura, and I've started a new chapter with the opening of Yellow Cab Vintage.

I started my first Etsy shop, Witnwhimzy, with the goal of making handmade jewelry and upcycled items. I soon realized that my jewelry making skills would always be lacking! But in the process of searching for ideas and items to upcycle, I fell in love with vintage.

I've always had vintage things and quirky antiques in my home. I love a house with nooks and crannies, and my favorite window overlooks a bird feeder and the river. On my bookshelf, a rescued piece of driftwood resides happily next to a sculpture of old Tinker Toys!

After losing our old home to a fire in 2011, I gained a new appreciation of items that have value not defined by a dollar amount---beauty, history, quirkiness and personality. As I seek vintage treasures to make my new house a home, I'll be sharing my finds to help others fill their own space with pre-loved items.

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