Category Archives: Vintage Collectables

Fun With Finds …Floral Friday

If I ever change the name of Floral Friday, it should become Fun with Finds.  I say that, because nearly all of the elements used in my little creations are special “finds”.  That is, I rarely purchase the vases, mechanicals, and … Continue reading

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“Our Army” (Magazine)

The job of sorting through the last of dad’s old stuff in the attic is moving into its final phases. Tomorrow, is the deadline to have everything removed from the property.  This week I went through the stacks of magazines … Continue reading

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1968 LIFE

I was a high school sophomore and a junior in 1968. That was what I first remembered when I stumbled across the “Life” magazine that was dated January 10, 1969. The “Special Issue” was a recap of one of the … Continue reading

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Visual Statements …Floral Friday

Have you ever wondered about the idiom, “to make a statement”?  That is to make a statement in the non-grammatical sense. We might hear it used in an advertisement such as, “This car makes a statement about your position in … Continue reading

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Yet More Old Treasures

I’m still sorting through and processing the hundreds of artifacts that my late father stored inside of his oldest house.  While much of the stuff is easily relegated to the garbage heap, other items are worth a second look. Most … Continue reading

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Deluxe …Floral Friday

We like to have a little pizzaz in our lives, even if it’s done in a small way.  I have three examples of what can be done to add just the right touch to a special place. An enameled copper … Continue reading

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Something About License Plates

When was the last time you or your family played the license plate game?  I probably last played it just before I got my driving permit because the license plate game is rather distracting. There are several variations of how … Continue reading

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