I bought this bag over a year ago at the Alameda Flea Market. It was in a box with a bunch of fabric scraps, and when I asked the vendor how much it was, I secretly braced myself for a quote that was way out of my price range. He responded “Oh, fifteen dollars.” I […]

A mishmash of pieces. The cat is a salt (pepper?) shaker by Hornsea. The tray (with its abstract depictions of San Francisco landmarks) is by Couroc. And the children’s book “ik en koen” is written in Dutch. Too bad I can’t read (or speak, for that matter) Dutch. I had quite a busy (exhausting) weekend.

I found this while thrifting yesterday, intending to sell it in my vintage shop. But it just looks so good sitting on my work table, holding my sewing supplies, that I can’t bear to part with it. It’s this crazy marigold and goldenrod color with a clear, vinyl tab. The bottom has a “Made in

I am irrationally happy about my latest thrift store find – a 52-piece set of dinnerware by Midwinter. It’s the Blue Dahlia pattern designed by Jessie Tait. I looked the artist up, and she designed numerous tabletop and ceramic pieces, including these vases (which I will look for on another thrift adventure; I’m not holding

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