Vintage Collectibles

The Impact of Buying Vintage & Second Hand: Why You Should Buy more Vintage!

Buying vintage, antique or second hand makes a huge impact on the environment, the economy and consumerism. The influence of your purchase goes way beyond the register, it can help shift the global demand for fast fashion and overproduction of goods. By shifting your purchasing habits away from buying everything new to buying vintage or …

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5 Step Mid Century Furniture Makeover – How to Refinish a Laminated Piece of Furniture

If you’re looking for a somewhat simple DIY to spruce up your laminate covered piece of mid-century furniture, this is the project for you! The process is not very difficult, it might take a few days because of the drying time that is necessary. Don’t let the time discourage you. The final results are totally …

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Rhode Island’s Haunted History

Like much of New England, Rhode Island has a haunted past that still can make your skin crawl. While Rhode Island may not have participated in the hysteria around witchcraft, it does have its fair share of historical occurrences that have left its mark on this tiny state’s haunted history. Rhode Island was founded on …

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Glass Bottle Collecting: A Historical Collection Of Commerce, Design And Manufacturing

In America alone 40 billion glass bottles are produced every year. We use them almost every day and recycle them when we’re done and don’t really think about where they came from or how they’ve changed over thousands of years. A little understanding of the history of glass bottles just might turn you into a …

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