This weekend am going to check out this shop in Aurora, Oregon which is the district of antiques. Also just 10 minutes from Woodburn Outlet Mall. Featured in the magazine Where Women Create. This shop looks fabulous!! xoxo
I found this scrap book in my travels! I Love it!! If you have not yet gone to the Oregon caves you
need to put this on your list of places to visit. My husband I, and our best friends stayed there for
a weekend. We had a great time, and I especially loved the fact that there are no phones or TV!
The Chateau experience has changed little over the past 70 years. Occasional coats of paint have been removed, and the beauty of the original hand-finished woodwork shines again.
There are no phones or TVs in the rooms. But guests can take a stool at the wooden counter in the ’30s-style coffee shop, chat with other visitors, and enjoy an old-fashioned soda-fountain treat.
On November 14, 1889, investigative journalist Nellie Bly (whose real name was Elizabeth Jane Cochran), began a journey “around the world in eighty days.” Inspired by Jules Verne’s fictitious character Phileas Fogg and financed by the New York World, Bly was challenged to beat Fogg’s time and write about the journey for the newspaper. Over 1,000,000 people entered the newspaper’s contest to guess the time it would take Bly to finish.
On January 25, 1890, she made it back to New York City, beating Fogg in 72 days, 6 hours and 11 minutes. And, like Verne’s hero, her journey was celebrated in a board game.
I saw this board game at the Antique mall I think I should go back and buy itl! 🙂
FRENCH PAPIER MACHE & MOTHER-OF-PEARL CLOCK
The cases of Anglo-American clocks were made in England, while the parts were made in the United States.
*C.1875, Anglo-American Papier-mache wall clock, with an open spring time and strike movement, probably New Haven. *C.1870, Anglo-American, 8-day time & bell strike papier-mâché with MOP school house style wall clock. Condition: Black painted case with MOP & tole painted flowers and gold decoration is in very nice condition with some wear to the gold decoration. Original painted dial is very nice for its age. Hands are original. Movement was made by the New Haven Clock Co. *found these descriptions.
thanks for reading my blog!!! 🙂
Learning to live authentically in a world that expects perfection
vintage and antique tea sets
Sharing all things vintage, chic, fabulous and fun! We're Mad About it all...
A gaggle of musings and meanderings
Peterborough and Douro Ontario Newborn and Child Photographer
Old World Charm Meets Modern Comforts. Come and Experience the Beauty and History of the Keweenaw.
155a Northcote Road London SW11 6QB Tel 020 7228 6850
... Making Broken Beautiful
HOURS: Sun. 10-5, Monday & Tuesday 3:00-7pm, Wed. & Thurs 11-7pm, Fri. 11-3:00pm
Tips and tricks for all your automotive troubles
The Universe is Made of Stories, not Atoms
who wants life to be tidy when you can have more fun making a mess??!
Just a couple guys running a small farm in the Cascades.
A vintage fashion and sewing blog, from a seaside-dwelling seamstress & writer.
Express yourself. It is later than you think.
A pretty place for personal style, cooking, DIY, and home inspiration.
Designing delightful reading experiences, both innovative and traditional.
Sharing my creative journey...
"People buy tickets to theatres, not movies." -- Marcus Loew
the intersection of graphic design + picture books
Remember me when this you see!
Historic, Vintage, and Modern Sewing
Blogging about vintage fashion and lifestyle!
I'm K Murphy. I design.
Where Vintage Designer Fashion Meets the Runway
Reflections of a Female Seminary Graduate
Updates, Fashion Finds, News about Nelda's and things we love.
Fine vintage clothing and accessories from 1920s - 1980s
I love my vintage everything!
All your friends are here!
Blogging about Costume Jewelry, Gemstones, Clothing, Shoes, and Accessories