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Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Open Floor Plan: Rancher With Open Center Stairs

A renovated 1970's rancher style home with open center stairs. About two years ago, our traditional ranch-style home went from having small, dark, boxed in rooms to light, bright and completely open.  I took you along for the entire process of the  renovation , but never shared in depth detail and pictures of the open center stairs.   There's very little inspiration on old ranchers with open center stairs, so in an effort to help others who plan similar renovations,  I'm sharing a closer look at the design and layout of our open-concept center rancher stairs. ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

2022 Lucketts Spring Market

Take a tour of a vintage booth from one of the hippest vintage markets on the East Coast!  Over the past few weeks, I've spent my days sanding, painting, stripping, staining, picking, painting and pricing in preparation for the Lucketts Spring Market.  The last week has been a whirlwind full of long days, sleepless nights and lots of hard work.  Even so, the Lucketts market was worth every minute, and I had such a great time with my fellow Sweet Clover vendors and catching up with some of my absolute favorite vintage dealers.  Before I get to the recap of my booth, I want to take a minute to share some of the tremendous talent at the market....
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Let's Go Thrifting: Auction and Thrift Store Finds Vol 3

A collection of furniture and vintage finds from Facebook Marketplace, auctions, antique malls and thrift stores! It's been a while since I've shared a Let's Go Thrifting post , so how about another recap?  Today, I'm sharing a few recent finds from auctions, thrift stores, antique malls and Facebook Marketplace.  I live in Maryland and frequently travel throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Delaware to pick up and shop for furniture and vintage decor. I love traveling, exploring new areas and finding new shops and places to hunt and pick.  The thrill of the hunt is the best part and I certainly do my fair share of hunting....