Tags archives: antique

  • How to turn old antique windows into mirrors

  • I have a weakness for old windows. Whenever I see them free somewhere, regardless of whether I need it, or have space for it, I stop and pile 'em into the car. One of my favourite things to do with old windows is to turn them into mirrors. And it's super simple to do! Here's how turn your old or antique windows into mirrors: 1) The first step in is to deal with the frame. Give it a vi[...]
  • Light & bright hallway entrance

  •   I just love it when the world delivers to me exactly what I didn't know I needed.  For free.  This happened to me late Friday afternoon driving home with two very muddy dogs from a delightful Spring hike.  I found {another, yes! remember this one?} mirror on the side of the road. #score Now, let me back track for a minute.  I've mentioned before that our hallway is basically in a [...]
  • Antiquing Fun & a Fabulous Find

  • I have been on the hunt for a vintage apple picking ladder (at a reasonable price) for a few years now. And last Sunday, it was found:) A delightful, but cold, Sunday morning was spent at the Aberfoyle Antique Market with some of my favourite ladies. Amazing to think we met just a year ago! How pleased am I driving home with this fab find!? The ladder now sits proudly against the [...]
  • Vintage addition to main floor powder room

  • We were recently given what the generous gift giver thought was an antique bicycle pump. After some research online, I discovered it was a vintage garden sprayer. My guess is that you would connect a hose from your water basin and then pump the water out through the holes at the end. Kind of a like an old school super soaker. We both think it's quite lovely looking and so I put my brain to figu[...]
  • The Evolving Hallway

  • Our hallway evolved a bit more this weekend. A beautiful sunny afternoon, a few hours to myself, and some paint generally mean change is afoot. Such was the case Saturday afternoon. Let's back track a bit though. When we first moved in, the only item in the hallway was a painting. Then we inherited this fabulous sewing table, so it landed there. Once I painted the hallway, I moved the [...]