Fabulous Find

It was impossible to resist this fabulous vintage Italian Olympic ski jumper.  Isn't it wonderful? I got a figure skater, too!  She's all dolled up in a hot pink skating dress with white fur trim. Her face has seen better days but then, let's face it, so has mine. It's ok - she will shine … Continue reading Fabulous Find

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Between a Rock and a Hard Place

At some point while going down the path as an "artist" (a term I am still not comfortable with regarding myself), one must address the "why" of what one does.  In my case, it became clear after a while that the reason I do what I do is simply because my work seems to make the … Continue reading Between a Rock and a Hard Place

A Trip to The Big Flea…and a little rambling, too

This past Saturday, my 2 antiquing girlfriends and I hopped in the car for the jaunt up I-95 to the Fredericksburg Big Flea.  The Expo Building itself is waaaaaay back inside the most twisty and turny mass of shopping development you have ever seen but at least it is right off the highway so you … Continue reading A Trip to The Big Flea…and a little rambling, too

New Old Treasures!

I'm pretty darn lucky in my friends if for no other reason than they are on the lookout for great stuff for me to use in my projects. Today I got an urgent text message from one of my spies pals: Xmas alert! Call me!!! She was passing along yet another friend's message about an estate … Continue reading New Old Treasures!

What’s It Worth?

People either "get" my wreaths...or they don't. Every now and then I will overhear someone muttering to their companion that they can't believe the prices on my wreaths.  "You can get all that old stuff for nothing at yard sales," is a favorite saying. Sorry, folks.  Not.  At least not anymore. Take this ornament for … Continue reading What’s It Worth?