China and Pottery, Old Things I Love

How to waste a Friday afternoon

Last July I posted about finding three pieces of Homer Laughlin Eggshell Nautilus china in a thrift store and opening a new world of discovering this vintage line of china. Read the post I have continued to look for pieces since then and was rewarded when I found three more pieces in an antique store… Continue reading How to waste a Friday afternoon

Old Things I Love, Vintage

Back in the day – part 2

The Fabulous Fifties! Americans were fascinated and obsessed with rockets and jet engines and car designers gave them just that with the designs of the 1950's.  Hood ornaments, tailfins, and lots of chrome reflected the culture of America at that time. 1959 brought an excess of space age details to automobile designs.  Fueled by the… Continue reading Back in the day – part 2

Old Things I Love

Antique Pianos

My love of pianos and piano music always pulls me to take a second look at any piano, but especially at the antique ones.  I especially love the square pianos, probably from childhood visits with a neighbor, Miss Robbie, of my paternal grandparents who had one in her antique filled living room. These are a… Continue reading Antique Pianos