Antiques and vintage are part of our heritage. There are so may ways to incorporate them in our daily lives. From old doors to barn wood and much  much more. I will be stealing for this blog some ideas taken from: He doesn’t mind as long as it helps to divert quality materials from land fill sites.” Please feel free to steal our ideas, promote your business, and raise awareness. We hope your business prospers, and you rescue massive amounts of materials from waste. Thank you”. Derrick

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Bringing the past into the present to cherish in the future.”

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Window on the World

Bringing the past into the present to cherish in the future.”

Add architectural interest to any room by hanging old windows as art. For a more custom look, use mirror spray paint to turn a window into a mirror. (BHG)windows

Frame It Up

Flea markets and secondhand shops are rife with vintage artwork. If the art isn’t your style, but the frame is calling your name and the price is right, scoop up the piece and start collecting other frames for the ultimate ensemble. Once you have the perfect mix, hang the frames as is, or unify the display by painting all the frames the same color. (BHG)


Jewelry Case

Turn a vintage printer’s tray into storage for your favorite jewelry and art for your bedroom walls. Paint the case to match your decor and line the cubbies with pretty papers. Screw brass hooks from a hardware store into each compartment. To a make room for necklaces and bracelets, use a hammer to remove a few slats.

Printers tray

Use Family Photos

Turn a blank stairway wall into a display of treasured family photos. Print the pictures in sepia or black and white to give the photo an older feel. Use a variety of image sizes and display inside weathered or antiqued frames. (BHG)

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