Categories - Antiques
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Coast Stories: Cambria

Coast Stories: Cambriafeatured

This past weekend, my sweetheart and I took a road trip up the coast to Cambria, California to shoot our friends’ wedding. We’re both amateur photographers and definitely do not have any plans to shoot weddings professionally, but we were really excited when our friends asked us to participate. I won’t share any of these Read more


Field Trip: Wells Antique Tilefeatured

The kitchen in our new house appears to have been redone in the 1940’s, along with the bathrooms. The white tile looks like it’s in reasonably good shape, but there is one small corner piece missing. I wanted to see how easy this would be to replace, and it turns out: pretty easy. The first Read more


drafting tablefeatured

I’ve had this for a while, but I don’t think I’ve posted it. Found at the PCC flea market for a grand total of $80, this is an incredibly cool drafting table from the estate of an architect in Whittier or somewhere like that out to the eastern netherworlds. Inside we found old blueprints, pencils, Read more


new shop opening!featured

I used to think that I was anti-buying things. Then I realized I was just anti-buying new things. If you are too, then you already spend a bit of time on etsy, looking for the everyday items that you’d rather not buy from a big box chain store. To help you along, I’m contributing some Read more


The Searles Readersfeatured

One of the remarkable things I found this weekend (and I know it’s remarkable because I am currently remarking on it) was this set of watercolor and pen artwork: I am a sucker for any artwork that displays notes or registration marks, like this old Sascha Brastoff plate artwork: so I couldn’t resist buying these Read more

things I found and liked

things I found and likedfeatured

at the Long Beach flea market this weekend: A matching set of plaid Skyway luggage. Also, brass: I really, really wanted this, but I had to save my cash for my impending red carpet dress purchase: Someone had a wonderful Chautauqua desk: The Chautauqua Industrial Art Desk was made, as far as I can tell, Read more