Tag: Vintage

fresh and renewed – waxed paper yogurt cup

September 24, 2013

This past Sunday, Deb and I took a little road trip to the Aberfoyle Antique Market to search for some props for an upcoming project, as well as to find containers to repurpose for vases for this weekly column. We had a lot of…

fresh and renewed – vintage keiller milk glass jars

June 18, 2013

This week’s Fresh and Renewed vintage James Keiller and Son marmalade jars are coming to you all they way from Dundee, Scotland. Keiller’s marmalade was first produced in Scotland in 1797 and by the late 19th century their preserves were shipped all over the world. They are believed to be…

52 objects – number thirty four

September 28, 2012

Vintage Glass Jar Collection I really cannot tell you much about these glass jars except I pulled them out of the St. Lawrence River years ago while scuba diving. As you may know, the St. Lawrence is home to the Thousand Islands and the water surrounding those…

52 objects – number two

January 10, 2012

I love collections and I love to see them displayed in the collector’s home. I am a collector of various things and this week I’m sharing my favourite collection with you for this week’s 52 objects project. If you know me well and have been…

caviar20 – delicacies for your home

January 9, 2012

I discovered a great little online shop that is based out of Toronto and specializes in delicacies for the home, Caviar20. If you are on the hunt for exceptional 20th century furniture, art, and objects for your home this is a great place to start!…

The Black Strap

November 11, 2010

Kim and Leanne have teamed up and opened a new little Etsy shop, The Black Strap.  It is filled with a wonderful collection of pillows and home decor items, hand crafted out of vintage supplies.  I love how they have taken old blankets, flour…

Great Vintage Finds – Embroidered Pillows

September 14, 2010

Queen Street Commons Café in downtown Kitchener is a small gathering place, with great Vegetarian food and a cute little gift shop.  I stopped in the other day to grab some lunch to go and I left with more than just my lunch.  In the…