Between the holidays, a bad work week, and very unproductive trips to thrift stores (if they were even open!) and a HUGE antique mall, it was all storm clouds for us. Fortunately, a last minute schedule change practically dumped us into virgin thrift territory and we found our silver lining.
|I picked this Robert Maxwell ashtray up while getting an oil change earlier in the week (you may have a problem if you schedule everyday errands around your habit...). I guess this
|Speaking of Robert Maxwell, Janel spotted this Stoneware Designs West bowl/planter.
OK, so this is the part in the story where things start getting better:
|It all really started to turn around when I picked up this large three-tiered macrame hanging shelf. I literally don't even understand how this thing works, but it is so great.
|I walked over to where Janel was to show her my macrame shelving unit and then she said "I think I found something cool" which, this like-new Pottery Craft hanging planter (a theme!) is pretty cool.
|But then I found these Iittala Arkipelago glass candle holders and felt about a billion times as cool as Janel (which, seriously). Also, officially, our first Iittala!
We've been adding stuff to our Etsy store like every day, and I think that's helped our selling slump. We also can't wait to start adding the new stuff we've found.
So, as promised, here's a couple more taxidermy shots:
|This one was on the end of a cane, which is probably great if you require the use of a cane...