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Showing Some Glass Today

The old vinyl mini-blinds were more brittle than egg shells. A wiping with the dusting tool, Thursday morning, caused a couple of vanes to snap into several pieces. That was the wake-up call to finally replace the blinds on all … Continue reading

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Kitschy Figurals …Floral Friday

You can call them knick-knacks or you can call them novelties because small figural ceramic planters are often manufactured by the same companies that bring us tchotchkies. The fun thing is that they’re kitsch. What baseball fan wouldn’t like this 1960s … Continue reading

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Japanese Novelties …Floral Friday

It’s fun to stumble across porcelain novelty knick-knacks and pottery at garage sales or thrift shops.  This is a good time of the year to do so because many folks are in the middle of spring cleaning and decluttering.  I sort … Continue reading

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