Tag Archives: vintage

Polishing Silver

I love silver. Silver jewelry. Silver candle holders. Silver flatware. LOVE!! I am always searching Salvation Army, thrift stores, garage sales or freecycle for cheap silver pieces. I use my silver finds for everyday use. Sugar spoons and soap dish … Continue reading

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The Label is DONE!

I really hope my Nanny doesn’t read my blog. 😀 Otherwise the surprise will be ruined! :0 I finally finished putting on the label at midnight last night. My fingers are so sore from using the needle. I probably should … Continue reading

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Bobbins, Quilts, Ice Road Truckers and Country Whimsy

Here is a sneak peek of the quilt I am going to talk about. More on that in a minute! Things have been hectic lately. My mind has been a whirl with office stuff, planning stuff, life stuff. You know, … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Strangers

I recently told you about my thrilling teacup find. (Thrilling tale here) 🙂 That got me to thinking. People are dropping these treasures off at Salvation Army because they don’t want them any longer. What if I reached out and … Continue reading

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Teacups, Grandmas and such a DEAL!

My Grandma has a wonderful teacup collection. None of the cups match. They are all Fine Bone China. I ADORE my Grandmas collection. She brings them out when she has her church ladies over for dessert. All the granddaughters love … Continue reading

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Super Quick Quilt Update

Top is finished. Lines are drawn. Wrestled it on my standing hoop. Now to learn how to hand quilt!! I had a great Thanksgiving with my Michigan family. Mom B and I did the Black Friday Shopping Extravaganza! Managed to … Continue reading

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Quick Quilt Update

I finally got my machine tuned up and some free time to work on my projects. Yay. I have been plugging along on my blue quilt. Free motion quilting with less than ideal settings can be frustrating! I am bound … Continue reading

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Such a DEAL!! I love a good rummage sale.

Our old church has a rummage sale every year. This year we couldn’t make it until the last couple of hours on the last day. But MAN! What a great couple of hours! We were camping and I told hubby … Continue reading

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