Tag Archives: thrifted finds

Dear Photo Diary | Newness in the air

The month of May has been divided into two very intense parts: beautiful weather that draws me outdoors, away from the computer and blogging, and heavy computer work time that also has drawn me away from social media and writing … Continue reading

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Vintage Dymo label maker

Anyone can look for fashion in a boutique or history in a museum. The creative explorer looks for history in a hardware store and fashion in an airport. Robert Wieder I thrifted a turquoise Vintage Dymo label maker, and oh … Continue reading

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DIY Spray Paint Crazy

I love DIY Spray Paint projects a lot, mostly because it is so much fun to personalize things with color. It’s my favorite repurposing thing to do with thrift finds! Plus it’s the quickest way to totally transform the look … Continue reading

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Vintage Shooting Target Papers

Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars. Les Brown A good flea market find always makes me happy. If it’s a paper find, like a roll of vintage wall paper with a … Continue reading

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Dear Photo Diary | A Smiling Cup

Dear Photo Diary, I decorate my life. Flowers on the table, flowers in every bush outdoors. Wood anemones. The pile of vintage postal stamps was out on my desk again, as I finished my postcards. They are sorted, re-sorted, loved. … Continue reading

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Eye Candy | Blue smiling cat

Life is without meaning. You bring the meaning to it. The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be. Being alive is the meaning. Joseph Campbell At a recent visit to a rather cute second hand shop (new … Continue reading

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Thrifted Finds | Vintage Flower Pots

With a Summer Crush on Flea markets I have been to several outdoor flea markets this summer. And yes, some nice finds did find me! My favorite might be these two flower pots, featuring my favorite china pattern! I’ve got … Continue reading

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I found this super cute notebook…

When I was on one of my artist dates with myself I scored two things that made me really happy in the thrift shop. You know the kind of things that makes you smile as you unpack them when you … Continue reading

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Easter came and went

Wonky chickens on my computer. They just wanted to say hi! Or what are they saying? Previosly on the blog: Eastery Ideas Please follow and like:Related PostsSome kind of ryagarn Creativity in Snapshots | Easter How to decorate Your Easter … Continue reading

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Thrifted Finds | Archive box, Owls and a fat Buddhas

Time for a thrifty post, don’t you think?! Mom thrifted this box for me. It’s a little archive box that is so handy to have! I really like the size and the patterned paper on it, I’m filling it with … Continue reading

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