Thrifting

Vintage Mason Jar – SCORE

I mentioned it briefly in yesterday’s post.  While strolling the aisles of random cast-off items at my favorite Goodwill, I found these puppies, just sitting there on the shelf. They weren’t specially marked.  Just sitting in the midst of the glassware, minding their own business. You better believe I swooped in, tore them from their… Continue reading Vintage Mason Jar – SCORE

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An Expedit Bar

When you have a massive bookcase with 25 cubes of glorious storage space, what do you do? You put a bar in it. I should note that we are NOT big drinkers.  But there’s something so grown-up feeling when you have a designated ‘bar area’ of some sort.  That is especially true of one that… Continue reading An Expedit Bar

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Sea Glass Decor – Update!

Remember how I told you about the magical beach I found in Poole, England that was covered in sea glass? Well I brought it all home (like I described here) and briefly stowed it in a seeded glass vase. Well, it lasted in the vase for only a week or two before I had to… Continue reading Sea Glass Decor – Update!

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A Quick and Easy Bathroom Shelf

So it’s obvious by our new summer pillows that we made a recent trip to Ikea.  And though we still haven’t finally bought ourselves a new purdy Hemnes tv stand, we did also pick up a new shelf for our bathroom. Specifically, we picked up the Grundtal glass shelf for the job.  I’ll pause while… Continue reading A Quick and Easy Bathroom Shelf

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Milky Window Gallery

Sometimes you get an idea… and you just have to try it.  Usually I have pinterest to blame. Milk glass has fascinated me since I was a kid. My parents’ house backs to a creek and woods and I used to scour those woods for ‘treasures’ as a kid. There were all kinds of antique… Continue reading Milky Window Gallery

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From Ugly Lamp to Pretty Cloche

You know those moments.  You’re walking along minding your own business when BAAM you’re hit with inspiration.  Well while on a recent trip to the Pittsburgh Habitat ReStore I found this ugly old lamp.  (At left in the ‘before’ part of the Pinterest worthy pic) We’ve all read in blogland about boob lights, right?  Well… Continue reading From Ugly Lamp to Pretty Cloche