The premier flea market event returns for its Spring show next month, with all the familiar vendors and new and varied offerings. We’ve been bringing the best of vintage, re-purposed, “junk treasures” and everything in between all together in one fabulous venue for local shoppers, and it gets better every time! We do two shows […]
We’ve had the privilege of traveling both abroad and around the country “antique picking.” We’ve been up and down the Pacific Northwest, and back and forth across the Midwest and the South. We were recently up in Oregon, visiting family for Thanksgiving. While we were there we, of course, went out to do a little […]
Lace, the word is derived from Old French “las” in turn from Latin “lacere.” Its origins are wrapped in mystery, for nearly every European country claims to be the first to develop the craft. There are many kinds of lace, and just as many kinds of thread, linen, silk, cotton, synthetic, even spun silver and […]
The Cottage has all sorts of fun posters, pictures and signs to round out your decor theme, suitable for indoor or outside uses. Here’s a sample of what’s available.
Lights, camera, action! We’ve all seen the old movie sets with their behemoth lighting fixtures and bulky cameras filling tins with celluloid film. Pre-digital era, photos were taken with large boxy cameras, printed and enjoyed on heavy card stock, movies were projected on noisy equipment. Before cameras on our phones, and myriad projection methods, these […]
If it’s antique or vintage glass bottles and canning jars, domestic or imported, we have what you’re looking for. In every color, shape and size, you’ll find it at the Cottage.
Summer’s heat waves are over, and cool weather is on it’s way, this is the perfect time for those last outdoor picnics and barbecues… And what’s more fun than sitting around a table outside sharing a great meal, relaxing with friends and/or family? Here’s a peek at some of the great outdoor table sets we […]
Autumn is upon us, the promise of hot spiced cider, bonfires, and upcoming holidays. The evening air is crisp and chilly, leaves are beginning to turn… it’s just the time to begin preparing for Fall festivities, and we’ve got a wide variety of items to help you set the tone!
For the more adventurous, here’s how we’ve used old sinks, tubs and other bathroom elements to spice up a garden area. It’s a different and fun way to incorporate items perhaps beyond their conventional use if they are chipped or rusty. Used as planters or water features, they’re sure to add whimsy and interest!
With summer in full swing, here’s a look at some of the many items we carry to add beauty, charm and interest to your garden decor…