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Kymberly King
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  • Flemingsburg, KY
  • United States
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Calico Kym

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My collecting fun has come to a standstill. Nearly two years ago I lost my job as a news journalist.
But, I still dream about hunting for vintage treasures.
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Well I went back to my original persona; Calico Kym,


It's me Kymberly.
I have decided to go back to my original avatar and user name since that is how I started out here and Calico Kym is how I am recognized.
Besides I really love the little girl and her baby kitten.
I love and collect all kinds of vintage stuff from aprons and cookbooks to pretty dishes and holiday collectibles.
My main passions are garage and estate sales, hanging out for hours in secondhand shops and used book stores.
But the real true loves in my life are my two girls and my first grandchild Ada Grace and if course my two fur babies, Lucy and Mittens, the house cats who own me.

I tend to have a bad habit of changing things around, like my furniture, although I am getting too old to do much of that so I guess I make up for it by changing my blogs and avatars and such.

The only thing I haven't even attempted to try and change is my collecting habits, they are just as eclectic as the day I first started collecting nearly 30 years ago.

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Flemingsburg Ky gets new antiques Mall

I want to start showcasing some of the antique malls here in my hometown. This photos is of the Hill Top Antiques and Craft Mall that recently opened. It is located on what we call "the courthouse hill in downtown Flemingsburg, KY.…





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Posted on May 1, 2009 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Vintage Advertising

A new antiques, collectibles, and crafts mini-mall just opened in my town last month, so I had to check it out.



I don't normally get into the craft thing but I do like some of the stuff that is made from salvaged pieces from old buildings.

Anyhow, the new mall is called Hill Top Antiques and Crafts and I found one vendor had several Saturday Evening Post magazines from 1943.

I came home with the August issue.

I plan to mat and frame some of the colorful ads to decorate… Continue

Posted on May 1, 2009 at 8:28am — 1 Comment

A collection of cookbooks feeds the soul

When the holidays roll around, and it’s time to start digging out all my favorite family recipes, I am always surprised to discover all the cookbooks I have gathered through the years.

What started as a way for me to learn some much-needed kitchen skills boiled down to a collection I didn’t even know I had.

I am pretty sure it started when my husband’s aunt loaned me her “Better Homes and Gardens Cook Book.”

The well-worn pages and side… Continue

Posted on April 4, 2009 at 10:08am

I collect vingtage music too

Posted on March 29, 2009 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Bits and pieces of my collective life................

gettin' the "junkin" fever

I guess I must have been about ten years old when I first spied a hodge-podge of interesting stuff in the window of a secondhand store in my hometown of Sharpsburg, KY.

This was the first secondhand store I had ever seen and something deep inside my soul told I must go in and look around.

It was that very day that I discovered why my daddy loved to go "junkin" and I realized I had inherited the same passion for treasure…
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Posted on March 29, 2009 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

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At 2:43pm on March 24, 2013, C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk said…

Please note QUILTS has moved to http://iantiqueonline.ning.com/group/quilts-antiqueandvintage

If you belonged to the Linen group you need to REJOIN ONE OR MORE OF THESE GROUPS.

The URL has changed on the groups. The Linen group has been changed

Please join these NEW groups 
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At 10:04pm on April 27, 2011, Luv2LuvAntiques said…

Hello Kym! I luv your background! Take care, Diane :O)

At 1:09pm on May 29, 2009, Antiques Galore Gal said…
I grew up in Jessamine County, just about 20" south of Lexington ( at least it used to be, it's now more of a metro area). I am loving all the networking that goes on in .ning! I don't feel so along any more in my love of vintage! I have very few friends in the antique world where I live.
At 10:52am on May 29, 2009, Antiques Galore Gal said…
I love the pictures you posted, we have the same taste in collectibles! I'm also originally from ky., so it's nice to meet you.
At 4:30pm on May 18, 2009, Luv2LuvAntiques said…
Hi Kym! 'Long time no see! LOL I'm pooped with working at the hospital, and I've only listed a few things lately on etsy and bonanzle. I hope to list some tonight after I have a nap. I worked 11-7 last night and haven't gone to bed yet! I hope everything is OK with you! :O)
At 3:01pm on May 14, 2009, Eclectic Ave. said…
Hi there! Sorry for the very late reply..real life gets in the way..LOL! Nice to see another ranch seller here.
At 12:47pm on May 5, 2009, Vintage Linens said…
Your page is adorable. Nothing like kids and kittens! You have the cutest things, too. Glad to be a friend. Christine @ Vintage Linens
At 2:47pm on May 1, 2009, Luv2LuvAntiques said…
Kym...I'm so jealous of your page! I luv your little girl & kitty! I'll have to redo my page...it looks shabby! LOL Take care, Diane Mc :O)
At 8:09pm on April 13, 2009, The Eclectic Element said…
Not it's my turn to appologize for replying too late. Lol
Learn anything new and interesting today?

Love and Energies.
Kayla
At 7:57am on April 12, 2009, AntiqueLittleGirls said…
Happy Easter Kym!

Thanks for telling me about this great site!
Still learning my way around, but WOW I'm blown away by all the GREAT stuff here!

You have a beautiful page...I only hope I can figure out how to set mine up LOL
 
 
 

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