Category Archives: Vintage Collectables

Base Blue …Floral Friday

This might be an unpopular opinion: I get tired of the amount of red and green decorations at this time of year. Although I enjoy that combination year around in judicious doses, the red and green motif is way overdone … Continue reading

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Time And Innovation

Shortly after awakening this morning, I shut off the “Goodnight” sleep monitoring function of my Galaxy Watch. Then scrolled through the apps to decipher the quality or lack of quality of my sleep. I was pleased to find that over … Continue reading

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Decorative Miniatures …Floral Friday

It’s been quite awhile since this blog has spotlighted pint-sized planter vases. This week, three vintage miniature planters are the subjects of some special treatment. First up is a redheaded boy leaning against a flower well. This might be a … Continue reading

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Skillfulness

I decided to take a short break from viewing watch repair-servicing videos and switch subject matter to another fiddly topic of personal interest. I searched for “master model car builders”. This subject interested me because I used to assemble 1/25th … Continue reading

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Using Haeger …Floral Friday

It’s been awhile since I’ve featured one brand of vintage pottery on the blog so that’s what’s in store for today. Haeger Pottery was established in Dundee, Illinois by David Haeger in 1871. The art pottery division was still producing … Continue reading

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Department Store Vases …Floral Friday

While searching through a few of the storage totes in the basement for a particular picture frame that had been stashed away, I encountered some medium small vases that haven’t been used for anything in ages. All of them had … Continue reading

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The Reference Book

Our public library recently held its annual book sale. These are held so as to help cull their collection of duplicate books and to sell donated items and to raise funds for the library association. Patrons were permitted to buy … Continue reading

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