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Today is typography day at Top Three Thursdays on Etsy. Why? Because I’m a font freak and I just felt like it. I just love old signs and letterpress stuff and think letters are art unto themselves. So here’s a sampling in no particular order of a variety of Etsy goodies in case you’ve got [...] [Read More]

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Here’s a kitschy sign that could make a statement in your kitchen and is satisfying my font fetish, which regular readers know crops up occasionally. I just love interesting fonts. This light turquoise wooden sign looks vintage but isn’t. Instead it’s made from scratch in Old New Again‘s shop on Etsy. If this color doesn’t [...] [Read More]

Mirror, Mirror …

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on the wall. Which one of these from Anthropologie is the fairest of all? What do you think? I’m torn between the reflecting pool and the Porte Dauphine…. The reflecting pool mirror is made of weathered ceramic tiles, in hues of rose and fern, on a mango wood frame. It’s 12″ square and each is [...] [Read More]

Farfetched? Not.

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If you’re into antiques, you should check out FarFetchers. A repository for antique dealers from around the world, this Seattle-based web company has new deals coming on every day. You can troll their many, many items for sale, become a dealer yourself and post your items there, or post something you’re looking for and get [...] [Read More]

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With Halloween just around the corner allow me to kick off Top Three Thursdays on Etsy with this one Halloween post: a set of vintage coasters from Cheltenham Road. They’re perfect for your Halloween party and can be yours for $24 and priority shipping. Bring back the nights of trick or treating from your past [...] [Read More]

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Up first for Top Three Thursdays on Etsy is this clever reuse of antique mason jars to create a vintage chandelier. The solar lights mean you don’t have to worry about wires. I think it would be perfect on a porch or perhaps hanging from a tree in your garden for a little lighting accent. [...] [Read More]

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Sorry for being a little behind in posts this week. Work world has been absolutely crazy. Anyway, it’s Top Three Thursdays at Etsy, which is as good a day as any to get back to the blogging. Here we go! Love, love, love these vintage napkins in Kathy Mellor‘s shop. I just think they would [...] [Read More]

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Top Three Thursdays on Etsy starts off with an Eastern vibe with this cool Japanese-inspired wall clock from Takumi Designs 24. The design is reminiscent of a gate to a temple or Japanese garden, according to the shop owner, who hails from San Diego. The clock face is covered with a square of vintage kimono [...] [Read More]