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mikelv85

Ohio USA

I'm an avid thrift store shopper and I love finding anything of artistic merit and value.The thrill of finding something for next to nothing is really what it's all I'm an avid thrift store shopper and I love finding anything of artistic merit and value.The thrill of finding something for next to nothing is really what it's all about. It always amazes me what some people will throw or give away. I'm always on the hunt for glass, pottery, original signed paintings, furniture or whatever catches my eye ! (Read more)

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Jeffery Banks Collection / David's Shortbread / Scottie Cookie Jar - Animalsin Animals
"Empire Company" 5 Light Bronze Chandelier / Circa 1920's - Lampsin Lamps
Making Something Out of Nothing at All / Half Bath / Antique Washstand  & 1956 McCoy Diamond Quilted Jardiniere /Blenko Fish - Furniturein Furniture
Sis's Room / Victorian Walnut Roll Top Secretary / Spindle Bed / 30's Vanity - Furniturein Furniture
Dining In Style ! /Vintage Drexel "Heritage" Set/ Half Round Oak Curio / Piano Desk - Furniturein Furniture
Simmons Brass Bed /Dated 1911 & Victorian Chest With Swivel Mirror /Circa 19th Century - Furniturein Furniture
Andy Pouch "Preening Swan" /Green River Trading Company/ Signed & Dated 1993 - Animalsin Animals
Going UP ! / American Empire Chest of Drawers / Circa 19th Century - Furniturein Furniture
Victorian 3 Drawer Oak Dresser  / Circa 1890's / Bathroom Vanity Conversion - Furniturein Furniture
Farm House Kitchen /Out with the 70's & Back to the 20's /Hoosier Cabinet by McDougall /Circa 1920 & Maple Drop Leaf Table - Kitchenin Kitchen

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  1. Thanks for the "loves" clockerman and daisy1000. Hi Karen...yes I think it's a whimsical touch too. :)
  2. So sweet Watchsearcher...I had one a mother abandoned underneath my porch when she moved her litter. Tiny little black spot and white guy I called Max because he was such a fighter at meal time. I bot...
  3. Very nice Scott, even though the brush is worn. Looks like a little hedgehog sleeping on his back, :)
  4. Thanks Scott and Newfld...yes, Fee used to just sit and stare at it. Whether it was for the treats or thinking it was another dog who knows. :) Thanks as well FreshAir, fortapache, MarmoreaMaiden, bl...
  5. Not to fear AnythingObscure ..the fixture has a halogen compatible dimmer that I usually keep set low. So they don't get all that hot at the base against the glass. The bulbs are very thick heavy glas...
  6. Thanks for the "love" FreshAir and aura. :)
  7. Hi AnythingObscure....well the trick here was I kept the quilted halogens. I just put the shade on first and replaced the bulb (not too tight). Since they're round they hold the shade firmly in place ...
  8. Hi Scott...yes they are exceptional as is all your collection. Do you have favorite shops where you find these or do they find you...lol?
  9. Thanks for the "loves" Karen, Kevin, blunderbuss2.....LazyBoy, you are so right and I can't believe that oversite ....lol I usually do use the ceiling medallions. I have another I need to install by...
  10. Thanks for the "loves" dav2no1, fortapache, Vynil33rpm, and Watchsearcher. :)
  11. Thanks Scott...yes the shades are really nice. Can't imagine them being thrown away. So glad I was able to rescue them. :)
  12. Thanks for the "love" Newfld :)
  13. Thanks for the "loves" Watchsearcher and Cokeman. :)
  14. Thanks keramikos for the "love" and compliment. The outhouse is long gone but we do have a working well and pump on the property. The water smells like rotten eggs, I was told it could be pumped out a...
  15. Thanks one and all for the "loves" much appreciated :) Kevin Newfld dav2no1 raven3766 Mrstyndall Daisy1000 LazyBoy fortapache officialfuel and AnythingObscure
  16. Thanks for the compliment and "love" raven3766 :)
  17. Thanks for the "love" Celiene :)
  18. Thanks for the "loves" Celiene and mtg75. :)
  19. Thanks for the "love" Celiene :)
  20. Hi Karen .. Thanks for the "love" :)
  21. Thanks for the "love" officialfuel. :)
  22. Thanks for the "love" officialfuel :)
  23. Hi inky...thanks so much !
  24. Thanks for the "loves" Mrstyndall, Daisy100, and officialfuel.:)
  25. Thanks Scott...yes, I was very pleased with the way it turned out. We love using those windows. Dave was such a great guy. I'd drive out to the house every morning to let him in at 6:30 in the dead of...
  26. Beautiful ! :)
  27. I love jewelry. Both real and costume. I've collected so much in the past and posted quite a bit here a few years back. This is really beautiful what a great find ! :)
  28. I have a ruby red one somewhere kwqd. If I can find it I'll post it or I might have in the past. I vote Blenko too.
  29. Thanks Celiene... it's was a diamond in the rough but it's getting there year by year.
  30. Thanks for the "love" Celiene :)
  31. Thanks Celiene and kivatinitz...for your "loves" and compliments. :)
  32. Thanks to aura and MarmorealMaiden as well for the "loves". :)
  33. Thanks for the "loves " and compliments Celiene and kwqd. :)
  34. Thanks for the "loves" and comments everyone....well kivantinitz you found chubby little me. I did a "where's Waldo" on myself.....lol. I had to back up into the doorway to get the best view point. I...
  35. Thanks for the "love" aura :)
  36. Thanks Karen...hasn't effected my mental clarity a bit....in fact it may have helped...lol :)
  37. Thanks for the "loves" aura, Phil, Watchsearcher, Kevin, and BHIFOS. :)
  38. Thanks so much Karen. It's been a crazy past few years. I never thought I'd see the day it would be nearing completion. Talked to my sister yesterday. She's hoping to spend a week this Summer. It's be...
  39. All of these are wonderful Scott. I rarely if ever see them in my travels. Of course I imagine they're not inclined to show up at the "thrifts", at least not ours. :)
  40. Thanks for the "love" Ivonne and kwqd :)
  41. Thanks for the "loves" Ivonne, Michelle007, Karen, Kevin, kwqd, AnythingObscure, Watchsearcher, and Fort. :)
  42. Thanks Scott ! :)
  43. Thanks for the "love" dav2no1 :)
  44. Thanks Newfld for the "love" and the compliment.. :)
  45. Thanks for the "loves" AnythingObscure, Ivonne, MamorealMaiden, and Fortapache :)
  46. Thanks for the "love" ttomtucker :)
  47. Thanks Ivonne, RichmondLori, and Watchsearcher for the "loves" :)
  48. Thanks as well to Thomas, Ivonne, AnythingObscure, and blunderbuss2 for the "loves" :)
  49. Thanks for the "love" and comment kivatinitz. Interesting about the rug :)
  50. Thanks for the "love" vinyl33rpm :)
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