Vintage Finds

Considering Renting An Antique Booth?

Have you ever wondered if renting a booth at an antique mall is worth it? I did for years, until my mom and I finally bit the bullet and did it. What I’m going to share is our own experience. Things may be totally different for other antique booth vendors, which will be different for…

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Collecting Perfume Bottles

One day at Main House Antiques where we have a booth, the cashier was pointing out these beautiful vintage perfume bottles to another customer. With all the times I’ve been in the store, I had never really noticed them. But when she said they were only $1.00 each, I perked up. I had never considered…

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Hand Carved Wooden Goose

When I first walked in the rec center of the senior living facility, this goose screamed at me. I knew he was different from 20 feet away. I asked to see him immediately and told his owner that yes, I would give her the $30.00 she wanted for him. He was exquisite in so many…

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Vintage Ironing Board Trash Rescue

Driving down my mom’s street I saw this pike of junk waiting for the garbage truck. I passed it once, but the second time something amazing caught my eye. The photo below shows the actual junk pile. Leaning up against the post, there’s an ironing board. Now I’ve been wanting a vintage wooden ironing board…

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Black Snowflake Pyrex Dish

I love deals like this! I was shopping at the St. Pete Garden Club’s semi-annual rummage sale on a Thursday evening. That’s ”Preview Night” where you have to pay $5.00 extra just to get in. They make it up to you with free wine, cheese and crackers, but the real deal is finding treasures like…

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