Monthly Archives: October 2010

Procrastination & Plant Switcheroo

After psyching myself up for the great Bathroom Painting Bonanza of 2010, my resolve quickly dissipated and the project was moved to “sometime between Christmas and New Year’s”. Lofty ideas and grand plans followed by home improvement apathy; that’s how … Continue reading

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Chair Grail

Image source: Livingetc via The City Sage I fell in love with the Panton chair as a teenager on a school trip to Paris when I spotted it looking crazy cool in a little art gallery. It took me until … Continue reading

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Vintage Punch Bowl

I have hit a severe dry spell where our local fleamarkets are concerned. While finding interesting additions for my pottery gang is always nice, what I’d truly like to make some progress on is the hallway mirror situation. Currently, there … Continue reading

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Shelving Thoughts/Thoughts to Shelve?

I know there are people out there who ruthlessly live by the “one in, one out” policy where books and other possessions are concerned. Those people would have little sympathy for whines about how even a moderate (my estimate of … Continue reading

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All in the Family

I don’t know what your work week was like, but I’m embracing Friday night with arms wiiide open. To usher in another weekend of fleamarket trawling, I thought I’d give my fellow vintage ceramics fans a little peek at my … Continue reading

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One of my first ever West German pottery finds (and my first ever floor vase) was this Bay Keramik piece (72/40.) I’m a sucker for anything teal/turquoise, and while I’m rarely drawn to floral patterns on things per se, even … Continue reading

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Pantry magic

Have you ever bought a can of kidney beans only to discover that you already had 3 lurking around in your pantry? Because your pantry was so overstuffed with pasta cartons and various other food packaging that you actually needed … Continue reading

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