Gobble Gobble…

  WOW, am I the only one who is completely amazed that Thanksgiving is right around the corner!  Where did 2018 go??  As I was thinking about all the yummy food I was going to consume next week, it got me thinking about more important things.  Family!  It seems like everyone now is in such a hurry and its…

Top 17 Upcycled Vintage Decorations

Upcycling old items is always a good idea. If you want to break the monotony in your modern interior design, adding some old vintage decorations is perfect solution. You can always reuse some old unused items from your garage or basement and transform them into interesting pieces of furniture for your modern home. Vintage home…

Stan Lee, Legendary Creator of Marvel Superheroes, Passes Away at 95

Getty Images Stan Lee, the visionary who as chief writer and editor of Marvel Comics created some of the preeminent superheroes of the 20th century and was a guiding force of the comic-book industry, died on November 11, 2018, in Los Angeles at the age of 95. Among others, Lee was the force behind Spider-Man,…

Early Baseball Prints

The widely told story that baseball was invented by Abner Doubleday in 1839 has been debunked for some time. The first known mention of baseball is in a children’s book from the late eighteenth century. A small illustration of three boys playing is accompanied by a poem: Base-Ball The Ball once struck off, Away flies…

What are the Different Types of Furniture Styles?

There are plenty of different styles of furniture on the market, but with so many terms getting thrown around it’s hard to know what is what! Here we have broken down the most commonly used terms to give you a hand with choosing your ideal furniture style. Antique vs. Vintage Antique furniture includes pieces from…

Mixing old with new

Ok, I am a sucker for vintage and old furniture!  Who isn’t?  I love the idea of mixing old pieces of furniture within the same group. One of my favorite pieces to mix and match are old chairs.  You pretty much can find vintage and older chairs anywhere!   Yard sales, flea markets, antique stores, even your grandmother’s attic!  Photo…

How to get the look 

Have you been invited to a 40s “Old Hollywood” themed prom, wedding or charity ball? Or maybe a  WWII Canteen swing dance and not sure what to wear? This guide will help you put together a perfect period correct look for your 40’s vintage themed event. Fashion for a good part of the 40s fit…

Antique Tools and Unusual Items Values

01 of 25 Witchpost From East End Cottage Whitby Literary & Philosophical Society An assortment of antique tools and household items, along with prices and values. As explained by the Whitby Museum: A witchpost from East End Cottage, Egton. Witch posts are almost exclusively a feature of the North York Moors region. It is a…

Discover the Value of Your Antiques

Collecting is a fun past time and, for some of us, a bit of an obsession. But how do you find out what your treasures are worth? One of the best ways is to browse a list of price guides and we have a few you’ll certainly want to check out. It’s always important to note…