Treasure Hunting archive for March 2010

SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 2010

MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2010

BoHo Art Retreat 

Let's see...Take one weekend. Add food, fun, girlfriends, antiques and a chance to be creative with found and funky objects and you've got something special. Something like the BoHo Art Retreat.I'm looking at my calendar hoping I'm free to spend the weekend at the BoHo...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2010

A dash of history and a sprinkle of fun 

When we sit down for a meal we are seated at a table purchased years ago at an antiques show. The wrought-iron chairs were picked up at a thrift store and recovered with fabric I found at a tag sale. The wineglasses belonged to my...

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MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010

All That Glitter adds to all the fun 

There were only two vendors at last weekend's arts and crafts show that specialize in vintage wares. The Funky Junk Sisters were there, as was All That Glitter.I spent some time chatting with Becky Ellis, one of the glitter girls, and poked around her booth...

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SUNDAY, MARCH 7, 2010

Funky Junk on a Sunday Afternoon 

I stepped in out of the wonderful sunshine today long enough to take in the Custer's Spring Arts and Crafts show at the The Spokane County Fair and Expo Center.I'm not a crafter, although I admire the hard work of those who are, so I...

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Gold Standard

When I talk to people who don't understand the lure of prowling estate sales, flea markets and antique malls searching for that one special something, I don't try to sell them on the idea by telling sentimental stories. I don't go all sappy about the...

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SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 2010

Treasure Hunting returns

In 2004, as a freelancer for The Spokesman-Review, one of the first columns and blogs I developed was Treasure Hunting. The paper was looking for someone to cover antiques and collectibles and I was looking for a reason to justify all the time (and money)...

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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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