Tip of the Week: How to Become a Great Picker

Wild Wednesday and; this weeks Tip of the Week presents; boxes worth digging through. In yesterdays post Rockland Reveals Deals, I mentioned I would dish out the goods on my latest record collection discovery. I will not take the credit for this weeks’ score. Who has taught me everything I know about the world of vintage & antiques? My Dad! It has […]

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Old treasures that can be toxic

   It hurts me to say this but there have been cases of different kinds of health problems attributed to antiques, vintage pieces and older collectibles. Says the girl (me) who jumps head first into every mangled box she finds at an estate sale. Other than quickly wiping my hands I have never second guessed what I might […]

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What is the Difference between Antique, Vintage and Retro?

Good Afternoon Readers, It has taken me a while to understand what the difference is between the terms (and classification of) Antique, Vintage and Retro.  I wanted to share my informed answers built from many different resources and research over the past few years. Antique: Refers to an item that is at least 100 years old. You may notice in recent years that antique shops […]

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