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Treasure Hunting archive for April 2010

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2010

TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2010

New ideas for old things

I found this Country Living slide show featuring creative ways to update and re-use vintage finds and thought I would share. I like the way most of the projects have a clean, upscale look. Sometimes, it's better to have a little more and a little...

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SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 2010


 (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Sunday Junk 

The Funky Junk Antique Show took place over the weekend at the Irish Dance Hall Grange on Big Meadows Road and I looked forward to dropping by. I'm not a first-at-the-door-and-wait-in-line treasure hunter. I prefer to take my chances and shop after the crowd thins....

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Love letter from a junker

I can't resist a love letter. Who can? I got this in last week's mail from a long-time Treasure Hunting reader and thought I would share. Dear Cheryl-Anne, I just found your Treasure Hunting blog at the Spokesman-Review again. I'm so glad to see you...

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SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 2010

This mid-century modern office chair was made by the United Chair Company in Leeds, Alabama (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Mid-century modern comes home

With a few minutes to spare, I stopped by an estate sale on my way to pick up my daughter from school. The bungalow, located on a street that links the regal Rockwood neighborhood and the up-and-coming Perry District, was full of people and not...

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2010

 (Todd Sackmann / Photo courtesy of Todd Sackmann)

A Spokane Renovation Reality

After sitting on the market for more than a year, the little vintage 1937 Cape Cod at the edge of the park didn’t suffer from a lack of attention. A lot of people looked at it. They noticed the prime location across the street from...

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SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 2010

FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 2010

 (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

How NOT to have a garage sale

Running errands this morning, I passed a sign pointing to a Garage/Estate sale. I made a quick detour and drove by. You never know what you'll find, right?What a sight. I've been going to sales most of my life. I lived in a family of...

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Cheryl-Anne Millsap writes about antiques and collectibles and the love of all things vintage. Millsap's Home Planet column appears each week in the Wednesday "Pinch" supplement and she is The Spokesman-Review's female automobile reviewer. She is a regular contributor to Spokane Public Radio and her essays can be heard on Public Radio stations across the country. Cheryl-Anne is the author of "Home Planet: A Life in Four Seasons."



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