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June 2013 Blog Posts (15)

TLC Collectibles

So...there are lots of vintage collectibles out there with minor need of tender loving care!

Here's three Need TLC Collectibles added in my photos this morning.

I've found while browsing garage sales…

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Added by Ellene Meece on June 28, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Bottoms Up ~ Identifying Unmarked Pottery

When Pottery Companies have an unmistakeable MARK on the bottom that tells the story of age and worth, it's one thing. But, when there are no marks, no "story" with the piece you have found at a recent flea market or garage sale, how do you identify?

Cajun Collection offers an insightful article, Identifying American Pottery, on identifying pottery with or without a mark, starting with: Look at the…

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Added by Ellene Meece on June 27, 2013 at 9:24am — No Comments

Understanding Shabby Chic Cottage Style

What makes it shabby? Extremely distressed furniture or accessories? What makes it chic? The vintage chandelier? What merits the "cottage" title? That your decor lives in a small space?

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Leon posted on the Barn Furniture…

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Added by Ellene Meece on June 26, 2013 at 4:21pm — 1 Comment

Collectibles from Historical USA



Aardvark Antiques salutes the USA by celebrating this 4th of July with a montage of historical facts and photos. Hope you enjoy and God Bless the USA!



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Born on February 22, 1732, George Washington was

raised in Westmoreland, Virginia and went on to…
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Added by Charles Pharr on June 25, 2013 at 2:48pm — No Comments

Summer Design Trends for 2013

Prints and Patterns

Different geometric designs and color mixtures give a fresh look and add style and character, and that’s why this is definitely in this summer. Animal print can make your space look rich and inviting.

               

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Added by Charles Pharr on June 24, 2013 at 8:53pm — No Comments

The Charm of Vintage Aprons

Cook in style…vintage style that is with chic, stylish vintage aprons. Whether they are 50′s half aprons, full bib aprons, smock aprons, appliqued aprons, fancy hostess aprons…these cover ups add to the charm of a vintage kitchen!

Wear me...

Photo by:…

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Added by Ellene Meece on June 23, 2013 at 7:03pm — No Comments

SUMMERTIME 'CORN' POTTERY

Summertime is all about fresh corn on the cob! So, it's appropriate to explore the corn patterns in vintage pottery.

Who all manufactured a corn pattern? What were some of the lines?

Three of the manufacturers who come to mind are: Shawnee, Rosemeade and Majolica. Who else made a corn pattern?…

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Added by Ellene Meece on June 22, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

habitual collector

I have a ton of glassware that I do not collect other than I have collected it, and pyrex that I do not collect but collected as well, there are no glass pieces that I collect on purpose, a few pyrex that I do, I think some intervention is probably needed before a tv show is done about me specifically

Added by Diane Schneider on June 19, 2013 at 1:01pm — 2 Comments

French Antiques for Sale in Australia

Today if you visit any home then you can see that every house would be having an antique piece of structure which they bring to add a classic touch of the old era into their homes. There are some or the other kind of french antique furniture that they are proud to own. Now the question is what is the thing that draws people to buy such antiques?

The answer is very simple. The first and the foremost reason is that among any other antiques,…

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Added by Gilt Wood on June 18, 2013 at 12:21am — No Comments

It's All About the Wood



Have you ever thought about how important wood is? It is what defines a piece of furniture. The style and artistry can only be as good as the wood used. People want the color and grain of the wood to reflect their style and add to their home.

At Aardvark Antiques, we offer only the finest furniture and antiques made of the best wood. With so many different types of wood to choose from, you are bound to find what you are looking for. Let's take a look at several types of wood and…

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Added by Charles Pharr on June 14, 2013 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Who's Your Daddy?

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Added by Charles Pharr on June 12, 2013 at 9:01am — No Comments

The Charm of a Vintage Kitchen...cont.

Ahhhh…brightly colored vintage dishes add soooooooooo much to a charming vintage kitchen! Decorate with your dishes. Use your dishes. Do NOT hide your dishes.

Photo by Country Living

Grandma’s Treasures offers several brightly colored serving pieces:…

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Added by Ellene Meece on June 9, 2013 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Father's Day Finds





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Added by Charles Pharr on June 7, 2013 at 11:40am — No Comments

Love WEIRD?

From weird styles, to weird advertising, to weird hairdo's, weird family photos...it's FUN to share the 'off center' in vintage.

Jell-O ad from the 1950s...is Gay! :)

You are welcome to join our Weird Vintage group!

Added by Ellene Meece on June 4, 2013 at 2:24pm — No Comments

The Charm of a Vintage Kitchen

From adorable potholders to unique utensils to nostalgic kitchen linens to bright dishes to old cookbooks to fancy aprons to all kinds of kitchen collectibles, a vintage kitchen is the best!

Charm of a Vintage Kitchen - Part !

Charm of a…

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Added by Ellene Meece on June 1, 2013 at 1:03pm — No Comments

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