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Paddles + Plaid = Cozy Cabin Decor

5 ways to mix cabin and cozy for a fabulous celebration of fall. Now that the weather is finally changing and the fall leaves are a glorious display of red, orange and gold, most of us are in the mood for cozying up our homes and outdoor spaces with glowing fireplaces, warm blankets, and the bounty […]

Find Vintage Father’s Day Gifts for Dad!

One-of-a-kind gift ideas for the Dads in your life. Does your Dad love fishing or hunting? How about the Adirondacks or snowshoeing? Or maybe your Dad is an antique buff? Check out these awesome vintage Father’s Day gifts for Dad and his hobby, cottage or mancave! Adirondack Pack Basket Game Hunting Picture Frame Vintage Cast […]

Give Vintage This Mother’s Day!

Give Mom Something She’ll Love! I’m thinking of our Mothers this week. Yes, Mother’s Day is coming up, but even more so because the most wonderful Mother I have ever known has just passed, a woman who taught me what it is to be a Mother. A fierce but gentle woman who loved, disciplined and […]

Acing an Antique Auction

Everything you need to know to win big at an antique auction Ever attended an antique auction? Before you say, “Yuk, who wants old curlicue furniture and crocheted doilies,” let me explain. We go to country antique auctions all the time, looking for the rustic, vintage and natural artifacts we sell on our website at […]

3 Essentials for Rustic Winter Decor

Vintage and natural elements give your home warmth this season. It’s that time of year when those of us in the east begin to crave warm and cozy surroundings to cuddle up and wait out the long cold winter. Here’s everything you need for cozy rustic winter decor. Christmas decorations have been packed away, and it’s […]

Fabulous Folk Art of Quebec

Quebec’s long history of woodcarving makes for great antiquing today! On our way back from New Brunswick this summer we drove to Quebec City and up through the Saint Lawrence Valley to Ontario. The Old City in Quebec is an absolute must-see. With its imposing stone walls and quaint cobbled streets, charming restaurants and storefronts, old Quebec City feels exactly like […]

Antiquing in Atlantic Canada

In August we drove to New Brunswick to visit our daughter who has moved much too far away for our liking but lives in an incredibly beautiful place. Our destination was the Bay of Fundy, home to one of the seven wonders of North America, the amazing tides that rise and fall between 32 and 46 […]