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I love face jugs..especially the ones with teeth. I own several and am always on the hunt for more. They tend to be quite expensive, so it is a quest for a deal..of course.
One theory is that these jugs were used as grave markers. The face would be so ugly that it would scare off the devil and your soul would be kept…Continue
Added by Zee on April 24, 2015 at 1:56pm — No Comments
This particular day I happened to be treasure hunting in a city I had never visited and was attending a sale conducted by an unfamiliar company.
The first thing to greet me was a sign on the door. A big…Continue
Added by Zee on January 28, 2014 at 4:08pm — No Comments
Today everyone is loving painted furniture. Do It Yourselfer's are chalk painting themselves into color heaven.
I have seen perfectly wonderful antique pieces turned into coats of of many colors. I am not saying I don't like this trend..I actually do, with some reservations. I like pieces which have seen "better days" being given a new lease on life. I find the creativity fascinating and inspirational. I have painted damaged and rejected tables, chairs, shelves and beds for…Continue
Added by Zee on November 5, 2013 at 9:39pm — No Comments
The answer is an unequivocal..NOPE they do not. I have tried. No workie. Is there a rehab for junkers? I doubt it, if there were we would be lifting up every plate and checking out its' underside. We would be sneaking into closets, fumbling for quilts, linens and vintage anything.
If we were put on work detail, we would be fondling every hammer and smelling the…Continue
Added by Zee on August 21, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Did you ever find an old cast away doll at a garage sale, flea market or estate sale and think, "umm I feel like that sometimes",? I have and of course, I buy the little orphan and bring her to my playhouse. I have fun fixing her hair, finding new clothes for her freshly washed body and making a new friend.
I enjoy remembering my childhood play days. Running home…Continue
Added by Zee on August 7, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Just wanted to weigh in on the newest trend. I hear the phrase: "I have re-purposed" quite often at antique shows, malls and flea markets. I bet you have too.
Well, new friends, I have to tell you that I am finally in with the "in crowd"! Painting the beat up treasures I have drug home, gluing or nailing weird things together to suit my fancy and keeping things rusty is what I have done for, umm (not gonna say how many) years. Diving into ally dumpsters, picking…Continue