Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Vintage Laptop Bag

One of the things I love about shopping flea markets is finding vintage items I can re-purpose.   This bag was intended for a technician at the PP&L (Pennsylvania Power and Light Company), and I’m guessing it was made in the … Continue reading

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An Architectural Gouache

There’s an art dealer I work with on behalf of my clients who finds wonderful things for me through his network of contacts. If I’m looking for something in particular, he goes to great lengths to help me find it, … Continue reading

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Angels Among Us

I have a thing for angels…but not just any angels. I like large, old angels from churches and architecture fragments.   Every once in awhile I’ll find some great examples on my flea market hunts, and I’m always on the lookout … Continue reading

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Art Pottery Tiles

I think when most people think about art pottery, they imagine vases, pots–even lamps, but not so much tiles. The truth is, some of the greatest looking examples of art pottery are tiles.   Some were intended to be used in … Continue reading

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A Chilly Couple

This past weekend the flea markets offered up some fun and interesting finds, and one of my favorites was this wonderful penguin sculpture I purchased from a regular dealer/friend.   I have to say that I think it is pretty fantastic.   … Continue reading

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Feather Bouquets

This past weekend was a great one for flea marketing, and not only did I acquire some great things, but in addition, I got a few fun decorating ideas.   One that I really liked and have featured here is the … Continue reading

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Easy Living With Great Looks

One of my favorite clients is an incredible hostess, and as such, she believes in creating comfortable spaces where friends and family can gather easily. When discussing this room, she told me that she wanted a game table that would … Continue reading

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May Flowers

The past few days we’ve seen our share of rain here in NYC, and while I’ve been hurrying here or there, I’ve tried to take a moment to appreciate the flowers in my garden while they last. I snapped a … Continue reading

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Use Your Stuff!

I’m a big collector of many things… and one of my favorite things to collect is Art Deco China.   That said, I really enjoy using my things, rather than keeping them behind glass, and whenever I have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Vintage Buttons

At flea markets, I believe there’s a little something for everyone.    Things can cost pennies or thousands of dollars, all under the umbrella of the same flea market. On the inexpensive end of the spectrum are vintage buttons.      They are … Continue reading

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