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Going Antiquing

Going Antiquing

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By Julia I stumbled upon a new (to me) antiques mall not too long ago. Lost and Found is in a cool old factory building in Grand Rapids, MI in an area of town that used to be mostly industrial. The architecture is lovely- the outside still looks industrial while…

Super Secret Project – The FINAL Reveal! Thursday Retro Rewind

Super Secret Project – The FINAL Reveal! Thursday Retro Rewind

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And here we are….the last installment of my quest for the perfect vintage couch…which led us into having to re-upholster the set! We still have this couch set to this day and I still do love it just as much as I did back then! By Sara In AZ So…

Super Secret Project – Fabric FUN Time! Thursday Retro Rewind

Super Secret Project – Fabric FUN Time! Thursday Retro Rewind

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Continuing on with the vintage couch series, this week leads us into trying to source just the right fabric to re-cover the couches! Hmmmmmm, will I find my beloved Frieze or will I have to go with another type of fabric???? By Sara In AZ OK, so I finally have…

Glamorous Glasses

Glamorous Glasses

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By Julia My husband and I have been obsessed with Mad Men. The artful story-telling and mid-mod sets work well to transport us back to the 60s. We were mid-century fans before we discovered the show, but it served as the inspiration for a couple of design choices at our…

Super Secret Project – REVEALED!!!! Thursday Retro Rewind

Super Secret Project – REVEALED!!!! Thursday Retro Rewind

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I was looking back in our archives and came across a series of 3 posts I originally published 8 years ago about our quest for the *perfect* one-armed vintage couch! It has been so long since these posts were originally published I thought it would be fun to take another look…

Cool Candle Holders

Cool Candle Holders

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By Julia When visiting an estate sale recently, I had to take a moment to appreciate the home. The owner was an architect and had not only designed the original structure, but all of the additions as their family grew. There was a separate full kitchen hiding in the basement…

Lovely Lamps

Lovely Lamps

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By Julia When we first moved into our house, our priority was finding some furniture for our living room so we could sit down. After that, we needed lighting as there isn’t any in-ceiling lighting in the living room. The space remained a blank canvas for quite some time, but…

SAGA To Go

SAGA To Go

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By Julia When we last left the SAGA saga, my husband and I found a creative way to locate additional pieces outside of our normal radius. After finding some more SAGA featured on a blog I was reading, we set off to St. Louis to fetch a rare piece we…

Meet Me in St. Louie

Meet Me in St. Louie

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By Julia A few years ago, my husband and I went to St. Louis, MO for our anniversary. I found some SAGA pieces on a blog I was reading and we set off in hot pursuit. We weren’t even sure those items would still be available when we arrived, but…

The Playful Planter

The Playful Planter

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By Julia One of the best bargains I’ve found since I started collecting retro things of my own was at an estate sale. They had a very cool set of blood-red depression glass dishes, a set of Geneva steel kitchen cabinets for next-to-nothing, and the first Broyhill cabinet I’d even…

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