Cool Find: Part 2 of my investigation into the origins of these mysterious Wedgwood dessert plates from 1892 (or thereabouts), and how they ended up in a thrift store, looks at the people behind them, namely the painter and the… Continue Reading →
Cool Find: On a recent thrift store adventure, I spied a unique-looking set of eight dessert plates. I don’t know what it was about the coral, black and gold pattern on these plates, but they spoke to me. Never one… Continue Reading →
All of the items featured on these pages are items I have found in reuse centres, garage sales, received as a gift, or even found on the curb. I am not a professional. I simply enjoy the hunt and, perhaps even more, I enjoy researching what I’ve dragged home and I figure I might as well share for others to learn too.
Some items I sell or have sold, but mostly I just keep them and use them. It ain’t worth nuthin’ if you keep it hidden in a cupboard!
As for my “what’s it worth” area, this is entirely based on my research online or what I have sold an item for. It’s a general guide for what I have seen in my travels, at the time the posting was made, not something that should dictate pricing for anyone else, nor is it typically kept up to date. Buyer beware!
I’ve tried to provide links and or sources to all the images I have used. If you see an image on this site that belongs to you and you’d like it removed or sourced differently, please send me a note.