Our 1954 Home: Dressing Room Tour & Storage Solutions

Awhile ago I did a tour of my dressing room on Instagram Stories, and I got loads of requests to do it as a blog post. So I am happy to say I am finally here with that much requested post! There was certainly a lot of photography gymnastics on Patrick’s part to photograph this…

How To Organize with Stocking Boxes

Recently Julie of V is for Victory Rolls was lamenting on Instagram about the difficulty of organizing many of her vintage accessories, and asked fellow vintage loving Instagram’ers to share their organizational tips. What is funny is that I had been thinking of doing a blog post on this very subject actually! I organize using…

Proper Care and Maintenance of Aluminum Trees

Well, it’s that time again.  It’s the time when all the wonder and sparkle of the holiday season gets tucked back into boxes and stored away.  And when you decorate with vintage items, packing is a very important thing to do right.  Ceramics need to be bundled up with tissue paper and bubble wrap and…

How To: Clean an Old Suitcase

For me, old suitcases have always had an instant feeling of nostalgia about them. They also have great style – much more style than any suitcase of today. Those suitcases all look the same. Aside from being travel accessories, old suitcases make for great storage of scrapbooking materials, fabric and other items, and when stacked, they create…