Mid Century items

5 Ways To Tell if Something is Truely Vintage

Shopping for vintage items can get a little tricky. When a certain style or period gets popular, items belonging to it are often reproduced. Here are a few tips to help you be a knowledgeable vintage buyer: Look at the entire piece.   Does it have wear marks that would correlate to normal use? Look for…

Buying Furniture at Rummage Sales

If you frequent rummage sales, chances are you have happened upon a great deal on a piece of furniture.  Whether it was a “project” chair, a table or maybe a dresser, the price was too good to pass up and you came home with it strapped into (or unto) your car. Some people look for…

I Have Junk in My Trunk

Everyone needs a little junk in their trunk… Especially,  if you love going to rummage sales! It is always a good idea to have a few extras along to help you get your rummage sale treasures home safely. Here is a quick list of some of the “junk” you will need: Boxes: To hold the…

Start Slowly and Build

It seems like common sense, but it is surprising how many people don’t look before they jump. The excitement of a new idea and the possibilities it may bring, can be very intoxicating and it is hard to contain that.  However, once you have your idea, set with it for a while, get cozy and…