What a Find! Mid-Century Dinette Set

Sometimes, patience pays off.  We’ve been wanting a different kitchen table and chairs set for years, as our old one showed the scars of our girls’ toddler years, and was just not a good size for our current kitchen dining...
Otagiri seagull mug and soup mug

Junkin’ Finds: Otagiri Seagulls

Hello, friends! Just a quick show-and-tell of a few cool finds over the last few months, all attributed (after web research) to Otagiri Japan, a prolific importer of home decor from the mid-to-late 20th century.   A coffee cup and coordinating...
vintage pebble gravel art boy praying

Midcentury Pebble Art

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...

New Uses for Old Campers

As a people, we are getting better and better at reducing, reusing, and recycling, and it’s a good thing, too, because our poor Earth has been getting pretty polluted.  That’s why I often feel sad when I see rows and...
hall pottery pink plume teapot

Pink Finds!

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...

GROOVY!

Have you, like most of America, been enthralled with the Netflix series Stranger Things?  We sure have been at my house!  It’s great because my kids love the show and it’s set in the time that I was a kid....

Cookie Jars Sighted!

Do you collect vintage cookie jars?  A lot of folks do, and some of them are worth WHOPPING amounts of money.  I once knew a lady who loved going to auctions and getting them for $1 or $2, and she...
vintage figural squirrel planter

A Few Finds for February

When stuck for a blog post title, isn’t is nice that we can always turn to alliteration?  Did you think I fell off the planet?  I’m still on the third rock from the sun, but spending lots more time on...