a lil' this a lil' that n gobs of fun in the middle

Michigan, United States · 75 Sales


a lil' this a lil' that n gobs of fun in the middle

Michigan, United States 75 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars
Bridgette Guzman

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Bridgette Guzman


where fun can be had and fun will be made.

Our store is really just an excuse to shop, hunt and covet ;) I've been a Fine Arts Conservator for over 25 years and in the minutia of this tedious (sometimes stressful!) line of work, one of the best ways to blow off steam is to scoop my adorable Mom up and bolt off to some local (or not so local) peddler of fun and intriguing things. Then, of course, while we must find SPACE to house it, we can at least enjoy our bounty while it waits for it's new home.

With clients all over the globe, I get exposed to the greatest. stuff.ever. !!!! It also helps me to consult my lengthy list of experts to learn more about what I have. My range of restoration is generally limited to what I can actually CARRY, but from motorcycles to Mission Furniture~ I've pretty much done it all. At present, Advertising memorabilia is VERY hot and my shop at any given time is filled with 2 years worth of work on tin and porcelain signs and trays, posters and die cut ads, toys of all materials and chalk store displays ~ all awaiting my attention to move them into preservation for a few more generations to enjoy. It's with GREAT pride that I work every day to preserve history, art and the enthusiasm that makes people COLLECT whatever they collect. For me, it's generally only DUST that I collect ~~ but that's because I get to live vicariously thru my many, wonderful clients.

If you spend any time in our store on Etsy, you'll quickly pick up on the fact that we have no one thing that moves us. Beauty and Fun come in SO many shapes and sizes! Sharing that is what keeps us going!

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  • Bridgette Guzman


    Fine Arts conservator since 1993.. dedicated daughter/pal to my Mom for, well, a GOOD LONG time ;) In 2016, we added GIDGET to our team ( an apricot YorkiePoo who's way more POO lol) We make a very good team, I'm so very fortunate!

Shop policies

Last updated on October 22, 2016
making it easy to own quality decorative arts both vintage and handmade... we operate as creatively as we think and encourage ideas, suggestions and inquiries

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Money Order
  • Check
  • Other Method
All Major Credit Cards, Paypal, Checks made Payable to: Bridgette Guzman, the mailing address will be included with your purchase email.

Layaways and Offers are always an option, contact us for specifics. If your ownership of our most awesome makes YOU more awesome, then we'd love to help make that happen.
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To call us...
say hello, ask a question or share information, the bat~phone is: 810.844.3415. No guarantees we'll answer.. but GUARANTEED we get all msgs and move on them!

Glad to ship worldwide, although I only "quote" USA prices. Please email me your postal code and your interest and I'll get you an international quote.

We will process your paid item within 48 hours or sooner for shipment. If your purchase is made before 1pm EST on any given day, we can do it that same day if you request it.

We will use the most cost effective method available to your locale unless you SPECIFY a method preferred. All breakables WILL be double boxed or equivalent. Any concerns you may have with shipping, please let us know. As well, we guarantee your paid for item will ship within 48 hours of payment clearing. If you want any item sooner than standard ground service, let us know! We're happy to yank the driver out of his nest early to get moving!!!

Sometimes USPS has issues with addresses, when this happens, we'll send a msg asking for more detail before we ship.

If you want your item insured, you MUST let us know that in your checkout message. Otherwise, in general, items less than $100 will still be packed like they are priceless... but they may not include insurance. So best to LET US KNOW~ and thank you!
Refunds and Exchanges
Buyers Remorse? ~~ hey, we've all had it! With a little dialogue, we are SURE we can help.
Damaged Goods? ~~ it happens to many people. SO FAR..its not happened to us, but if your purchase is over $100.. rest assured we slapped insurance on it!
Just Plain Disgust? ~~ we work hard to make accurate and detailed representations of all our items. If you find a discrepancy, send it to us via email. If its our mistake, we'll not argue. We're happy to report, this also has NEVER happened :)
We generally won't refund shipping unless we REALLY screwed up in our respresentation. If we did do that, rest assured, we'll cover the shipping you paid to receive it.

Any refunds will be made via method paid.
Additional policies and FAQs
Layaways and Offers are always encouraged. We're so flexible, we make Cirque look rigid ;)