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Holiday Happenings

Holiday Happenings

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I have a lot to be thankful for, including my recent celebration of 5 years in the Antique Business. 5 years ago, everything changed for me in fundamental, profound ways. It is impossible to...
New Arrival: Haute Couture

New Arrival: Haute Couture

Recently cleared out an entire estate in SW Portland. The residence was built in 1947, had the original (now faded) mint green asbestos tile siding and dusty coral trim. The house was single family owned and had been inhabited until about...
New Arrivals: Furniture

New Arrivals: Furniture

Hope everyone has settled into 2014 with style! It has been a great year at the shop so far, with only one minor flooding incident already in the books. As I cleaned up from the damage and got to some early Spring cleaning, I realized I...
Little Boxes, Supportland & Local Retail Love 11/29 & 11/30

Little Boxes, Supportland & Lo...

If waiting in line for hours to shop at a store (that forces its employees to work on Holidays for pay that isn’t enough to afford them a proper meal) is not your thing, then Portland is going to give you so much retail love this...
Best Pick Ever!

Best Pick Ever!

   So it finally happened. Today is the day that I found something at a random garage sale that made me actually hyperventilate. Unfortunately, me losing my cool over this item resulted in me completely failing at trying to talk down...
I Covet: Vintage Advertising Measuring Tapes

I Covet: Vintage Advertising Measur...

So, the other day I cleaned up behind my desk at work (I know, right!!!) and while I sorted through things I started tossing my tape measures into a jar to keep them all together. Then I stopped, and repeated that thought… ‘all...