SomethingOld2New

Hunting for vintage treasures just for YOU!

Illinois, United States · 335 Sales

SomethingOld2New

Hunting for vintage treasures just for YOU!

Illinois, United States 335 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Announcement   Welcome to my shop....SomethingOld2New where there is something waiting just for you. It's like recycling your childhood and I hope you find something you absolutely can't live without!

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Last updated on May 7, 2016

Welcome to my shop....SomethingOld2New where there is something waiting just for you. It's like recycling your childhood and I hope you find something you absolutely can't live without!

Patty Garkey

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Patty Garkey

Metal Tin Litho Serving Tray Rose 17 3/4" x 11"
US$9.00
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Ironing vintage linens tonight...the last step in restoring them to their original beauty

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I LOVE the thrill of the hunt!

I love to rummage through estate sales, yard sales, garage sales & auctions...any kind of sale, really...hunting for fabulous vintage treasures to share with YOU! When my grandmother died, I was given a set of very old bed linens that I had never seen before. She kept them locked away in her chest, and had never EVER used them! What a shame! They were absolutely stunning with the detailed cut and drawn work, and I never knew such vintage beauty existed. So you could say, my passion for vintage started with linens and when I rediscovered vintage chenille bedspreads, I was in heaven. There's something so nostalgic with those...they are beautiful & the workmanship is nothing like you see today. And the hand-embroidered pillowcases, and tea towels, and the mid-century printed cotton tablecloths, and...well I could go on and on...I love them all. They all tell such a lovely story really of an era gone by.

So, while scouring auctions, estate sales and yard sales for linens, my interests gradually expanded to almost all things vintage. I can peruse a sale for hours and get totally lost in the experience.

So many of the treasures I find remind me of my childhood, my mother and my grandmother. They bring such a delight to me, and I hope I can offer something to you that gives you the same warm fuzzies.

My two sisters and one of my daughters have acquired my love for all things vintage. All four of us are often times together on our weekend hunts, which makes for some friendly family competition to acquire the prized vintage items. Please take a minute and visit their shops. I don't think you'll be disappointed!
https://www.etsy.com/shop/GinasJunktion
https://www.etsy.com/shop/Justforewe2
https://www.etsy.com/shop/Moldyoldies

Thanks for taking the time to read a little about me and SomethingOld2New... Please browse my shop & if you have any questions, just message/convo me!

Have a terrific day,
Patty

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