Category Archives: Very Vintage

Hidden Treasure

I picked up this c1865 trunk from a sweet couple who were downsizing recently.I was automatically attracted to its wonderful details, including two tiers of customized trays with the lining linen still in evidence. She’s in almost perfect shape, inside and out, for her age! Additionally, its age appeals to my love of Civil War-era…

New Year, New Dimensions

New space

Usually one greets the New Year with a sense of calm, of peace: the Christmas frenzy is over, the cooking and baking has stopped in favor of a fridge full of glorious leftovers, and everyone is in a food coma, anyway. Yeah…not this year. Back in November, in a fit of supreme over-ambitiousness, I committed…

Dreaming of a 1950’s Corvette

We caught the annual Corvette show on the Boardwalk in Ocean City, NJ this year. The weather was September-perfect, and being on our own, sans teenagers, we were able to just wander and people watch 🙂  Or, in my case, car-plot. This right here is my ideal car. 1959, gorgeous styling, such class.  In my…