Tuesday, July 31, 2012

many more faucet handles



i recently made a purchase of 300 vintage faucet handles
and i am listing them in my etsy shop.

they are selling quickly so come by
and see what is available 


Sunday, July 29, 2012

halloween jewelry. something new for me.








i have been itching to do something creative
and i love halloween.

so this year i am going to make a line of
halloween jewelry.


this is my first piece.

a wee bit scary, but still understated.




Thursday, July 26, 2012

centsational girl and my faucet handles.



i was thrilled to discover that the very talented

  centsational girl


 added a link to my faucet handles 
in her post about making a fun new potting table.


click on the links above to read all about her
very creative project.

and see all of my new listings at
anythinggoeshere.etsy.com.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

new blog header.



i finally figured out how to make a new banner
 for my etsy shop this morning.




i am so inept at computer stuff.





and i liked it so much that i decided to
use it as my blog header for awhile.

what do you think?

do you like it?

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

back to school inspiration.



do you believe it....




just a month or so until school starts.




my favorite time of year.
new books
new pencils
new crayons
and a clean slate.

vintage skirt hangers repurposed as inspiration boards
available at



Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Sunday, July 8, 2012

knobs r us.



thank you for continuing to buy my destashed hardware.





these three groups are the last of my wooden knobs.





some of these babies have been with me for over 20 years.

i know they will love their new homes
where someone will give them useful new lives.

all of them are now available at 

happy sunday, everyone.
we have finally gotten a break in the heat
here in chicagoland and it is a beautiful 70 degrees.

how is the weather by you?

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

My Favorites from the Vintage 4th of July Blog Party









******* a classic repost from july 2010.  my last vintage 4th of July blog party!


Here are my favorites from the Vintage 4th of July Blog Party. If you missed them during the party, go by, take a look, and leave them a comment.






This fence top fragment was made into a wonderful flag display by Zueeuz.





Some great red, white, and blue from Laura at 52 flea.





An appealing store display of vintage and new items from Object of Maya*ffection..


Look at that cute old bear from Tallulah's Antique Closet.




Love the summery colors on these old Honey Bunch books from Blessed Mom's Simple Home.




And when presented with NO vintage 4th of July Jane from Mamie Jane's created something using what she had around the house.




Thank you everyone who participated. It was another fun and interesting party. The next one will be Vintage Halloween! I may do several weeks of these because I know there will be many of Vintage Halloween items to share!!!!!!!


Happy 4th of July, everyone!