Tag Archives: Depression glass

We’re Home! Plus Updates

As I reported in my last post, David had his surgery Wednesday, and we got home Thursday. He did really well, and the surgery was a great success. So far he has been a good patient, doing everything the doc … Continue reading

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Valentine’s and Dining Room Updates

I can’t thank all of my readers enough for the wonderful comments that you have left on my last few posts about the difficulties I am having in purging my dish hoard collection. I have tried to use humor to … Continue reading

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Hoarding Heaven

Even before we became dealers, we loved antiques, collectibles, and junk and have always enjoyed stopping at antique malls, garage sales, and the like. In a town about an hour away, my husband and I ended up downtown at an … Continue reading

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Black and White and Bargains

Last weekend David and I decided to go to an estate sale in a nearby town. Lately it seems like most of the estate sales that we frequent are priced way too high. As a matter of fact, most of … Continue reading

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Winter Tablescape plus New Kitchen Tablescape

I love blue and white china. Funny, I never did get into it much until I started tablescaping. I have since learned that there are times that blue and white dishes are just perfect for different occasions. They also go … Continue reading

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Aqua ‘Scape Plus Some Bargains

When I first began tablescaping, I was inspired by a number of blogs that I had read for months before I ever actually set a table. One of those was JBiggs. She has absolutely beautiful tables, mantels, and vignettes, and … Continue reading

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Blue, Booth, and Buses

Sorry for the cheesy title. The English teacher in me just could not resist alliteration. These are the three topics that I am discussing today, and I think I will go in reverse order and start with buses. I live … Continue reading

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Facing a Challenge

I discovered several great tablescaping and decorating blogs when I first began this wonderful, addicting hobby, and one of those is Cuisine Kathleen. Not only does Kathleen set a gorgeous table week after week, but she also hosts a weekly … Continue reading

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My Dining Room Project, or Embracing Orange

I have been planning on cleaning out the dining room for a long, long time; I’ve just kept putting it off because I knew what a job it would be. Last week I finally decided that I would procrastinate no … Continue reading

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Old Country Roses, Salt and Pepper Shakers, and Bargains

As I have said many times, my dining room is dark and filled with dark wood furniture, so many times my photographs don’t have enough light in them. I have found that using a white tablecloth first helps with this … Continue reading

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