Category Archives: Antiques

1908 Indiana Map

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Just what every Hoosier girl needs, a vintage Indiana map.  It’s huge:  36″x28″.  Found at the Southport Antique Mall in Indianapolis.  Another great day spent with my sister.

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Antique Dresser Pull

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Missing one.  Out to look for a match tomorrow.

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My New Obsession

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I think these 1930′s Hubley doorstops by Anne Harriet Fish are adorable.   Next time they ask, I will let my kids know what I’m looking for.

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Vintage Etched Glass Basket

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I always see these glass baskets at the Flea Market and wonder why people don’t buy them and use them anymore.  Vintage beats modern any day of the week.

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Vintage Boot Scraper

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Vintage birthday boot scraper from my sister.  Thanks Kathy!

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Party Countdown

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Ok, so the engagement party ETA is 7:30pm tonight.  Everyone here is running around in a panic.  I decided that this was the perfect time for a Blog post.  I did manage to run out this morning to an Estate Sale, the 1920′s Crane doorstop was my find of the day.  It will be a lovely memento for the occasion.    Oh Joy.

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NCAA and eBay

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How else do you watch a final four game on a Saturday night?

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Antiques Center of Naples

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Taking a break from the beach.  Still warm and sunny in Florida.  Loved my visit at the Antiques Center of Naples.  Beautiful period pieces.

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Treasure Island 2014

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The shells are a dead giveaway, I spent the day at Treasure Island in Naples, Florida where it is warm and sunny.  I want those marbled books, aren’t they the best?  The basket, intricately carved from Ivory, was stunning and way out of my price range.  I love everything about Treasure Island and have been going there every winter for the past 20 years.  This year the shop had definitely changed, fewer dealers, newer dealers and not nearly as much antique silver as in years past, but still, best antique mall in town.  Go.  Here’s the link from my 2012 visit.

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March 5, 2014

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Happy Birthday Ben!  Wish you were here.  Love, Mom

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Silver Sunday

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My new best friend, Weiman Silver Wipes.  I just finished polishing most of my silver collections.  It used to be a job I absolutely dreaded.  This year I stopped in and picked up the silver wipes the girls at the shop had been raving about.  I thought nothing could beat my silver gloves.  OMG, had I known, I would have purchased a case of these and bought more silver at the flea markets.  Super easy, super fast.  If you are a friend of mine and you love silver, you need them.  Amazing.

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