Pass the Salt, Please

The recent "find" of a mid-century dinette set (see previous post) has led to a whole new facet of collecting.  Salt and pepper shakers with coordinating napkin holders have been calling to me.  It seems that they used to be a lot more common than they are now.  I did see a monkey Read more [...]

New Deck Reveal!

Our long-time dream of building a new deck has finally come true!  It's not 100% finished, but it's finished enough that I can show y'all.  Today we'll look at the deck, re-done wicker and cushions, restored vintage motel chairs, and lighted planters, so I hope you enjoy it and get some Read more [...]

Midcentury Pebble Art

vintage pebble gravel art boy praying
A few decades back, pebble art was a trendy make-at-home craft. The young crafters of today, busy with scrapbooking and furniture distressing, might have been gluing thousands of little pebbles to backing boards had they lived in the 1960s and 1970s.   Also known as "gravel art", the photos Read more [...]

Pink Finds!

hall pottery pink plume teapot
While browsing through photos of my finds from the last few months, I noticed there was really a lot of pink, so today I'm sharing those rosie gems with you!     Hall Pottery Pink Plume Teapot, I believe from the 1940s:   Midcentury Boonton Pink Melmac Tray & Bowls: "Boonton". Read more [...]

Dishes Graveyard

Long time, no blog!  Hello and welcome back after a four-month hiatus.  Perhaps we'll get back to some degree of regular posting over here, I do miss my junkin' friends. Last week the hubby & I took a wonderfully relaxing vacation to Asheville, North Carolina.  Mountains, waterfalls, Read more [...]