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THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2015

SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2014

The appeal of vintage maps 

Recently, going through boxes in the basement, I ran across an old map of the place I once lived. I brought it with me when I moved west, clipping it from a crumbling book that was too far gone to save, intending to frame it...

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SUNDAY, FEB. 16, 2014

Vintage die-cast VW Microbus (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Vintage VW microbus a sweet little ride

Vintage toys have great appeal because they not only reflect an era or specific period of time, they carry fond memories of childhood and play. And vintage die-cast cars are one of the most enduringly popular collectibles. For some, the curators, only mint collectibles--preferably still...

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SUNDAY, NOV. 17, 2013

THURSDAY, SEPT. 26, 2013

FRIDAY, AUG. 2, 2013

THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2013

Shopping: May Calendar of Vintage Sales

Thanks to Brian Gallagher and Junk Nation Review for the May Treasure Hunting Calendar: The Prairie Sisters Party May 4th 10am - 4pm Admission: $5.00 (children under 10 are free) Missoula County Farigrounds Missoula, MT Down the Rabbit Hole May 4th 10am-4pm 412 West Hazard...

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MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013

Shop 'Down the Rabbit Hole' this weekend

Spring fever has been creeping up on us since late March, but Gladys Hanning and Celia Hanning Therens, the mother-daughter team behind Junebug Furniture and Design are willing to bet it will bloom this weekend. So the pair are holding a special spring home and...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2013

April Calendar of Antiques and Vintage Goods Sales 

Thanks again to Brian Gallagher of Junk Nation Review for supplying this month's calendar of sales and junkin' opportunities. Check out Junk Nation Review! Custer's 38th Annual Spring Antique & Collectors Sale April 26th 4pm - 9pm $6 admission good all weekend 12 and under...

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MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2013

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013

March Treasure Hunting Calendar

Note: Good news! Brian Gallagher, of Junk Nation Review, will be providing a monthly Treasure Hunting calendar of antiques shows and sales around the region. Happy Junkin'! MARCH 2013 Antique and Collectible Show and Sale calendar provided by Junk Nation Review: Portland Expo Center Antique...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 19, 2013

MONDAY, FEB. 11, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30, 2013

FRIDAY, DEC. 21, 2012

MONDAY, NOV. 19, 2012

Shopping: It's beginning to look...

Over the weekend, there was a big change in display windows in Spokane's downtown Carnegie Square and West End Shopping District. Several stores, including Two Women Vintage Goods and the just-opened Amby Designs, decorated their big front windows in traditional and vintage holiday style. From...

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SATURDAY, NOV. 17, 2012

Downtown Vintage 'Shop Hop' Today

Oh, sure. You could take care of those Saturday chores. You could go to the grocery store. You might even get a little laundry done. Or, you could head downtown and have a little fun Seven unique shops that specialize in vintage goods are holding...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 13, 2012

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31, 2012

MONDAY, OCT. 29, 2012

Robert Kulp, co-owner of Black Dog Salvage in Roanoke, Virginia, will bring the business of salvaging old buildings to television on DIY Network's "Salvage Dogs." (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Travel: Black Dog Salvage on DIY Network 

(Robert Kulp, co-owner of Salvage Dogs, is one of DIY Network's latest reality stars. Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap) While traveling through Southwest Virginia recently, I stopped by Black Dog Salvage in Roanoke. I’d read about the architectural salvage and design company in Garden and Gun...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 2, 2012

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19, 2012

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

Shopping: Vintage plaster Madonna figure

(Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap) Although I can look for hours, poking around one antique shop after another, and I often find some little something I can't resist, there are only a few things I actually collect. Fortunately, the speical things I love are not always...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2012

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

Shopping: Rejuvenations in Reardan

My friend Kati took me on a road trip recently. Following Highway 2 west of Spokane, we pulled into the little town of Reardan. First stop was lunch at the Red Rooster. (Kati's tip: Order the potato salad. She's right.) Full and happy, we headed...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 17, 2012

SATURDAY, JULY 7, 2012

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."