antiques

Thrifted, gifted and sifted: DIY liquor decanter label necklace

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Estate sales and the finding of simple treasures Over the summer I went to my first estate sale. It was interesting to say the least as I believe the previous owner was an artist, a kindred spirit. This was evident by all of the art supplies, gorgeous paintings, sculptures and the like up for sale. […]

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Another use for mason jars

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Bleach is some strong stuff—even for its own container! The washing powder box was soaked. We suspected that one of the cats had gone haywire with a potty spree, but luckily that wasn’t the case! On closer inspection and a few suddenly white items that were once full of color, we realized the bleach bottle […]

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Antique shops and finding yourself

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I entered the antique shop and immediately felt relief from the burning Florida sun For the umpteenth time that day, I wondered if global warming was a little more prevalent than previously thought. The place was packed, literally from floor to ceiling (as the items hung from the ceiling proved) with all manner of lovely […]

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