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THURSDAY, AUG. 21, 2014

SUNDAY, MAY 11, 2014

SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2014

THURSDAY, JAN. 2, 2014

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

Share your "Object of Affection"

The cover story of the December 29th New York Times Magazine was “The Lives They Lived” and it featured profiles of a number of celebrities and luminaries who died in 2013. What I found most interesting were the photos of possessions belonging to some of...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 26, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013

FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013

Farm Chicks Antiques Show this weekend

Spokane's homegrown vintage gala event happens this weekend when the annual Farm Chicks Antiques Show hits the Spokane Fair and Expo Center. With everything from rustic farm implements to shabby chic finds to one-of-a-kind handmade items, the sale is always a hit with Spokane vintage...

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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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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30, 2013

FRIDAY, DEC. 21, 2012

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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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31, 2012

TUESDAY, OCT. 2, 2012

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26, 2012

SATURDAY, AUG. 4, 2012

Junk Salvation rolls into Cd'A

Today's the day for those seeking a little Junk Salvation. The Funky Junk sisters, Dixie and Linda, have put together a rollicking sale today from 8am to 4pm at the Kootenai Fairgrounds. If it's rusted, ruffled, chipped and charming, you'll find it there. Can I...

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SUNDAY, JULY 8, 2012

SATURDAY, JULY 7, 2012

SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2012

Something old, something new

Our homes mirror the stages of our lives. The rooms I live in now don't resemble the funky, hand-me-down interior of my first apartment, our first house or even the places we lived when the children were small. As my children grew up, the practical,...

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FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012

 (Image courtesy Two Women Art & Antiques)

This weekend: Barn Bazaar by Two Women

(Image courtesy of Two Women Art & Antiques) I can't imagine a better weekend to make the short trip to Spangle (just 9 miles from I-90) to the spring Two Women Art & Antiques Barn Bazaar. In addition to a beautiful drive through the Palouse,...

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SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2012

Treasure Hunting: Vintage linens are beautiful and durable. (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Dressing the Table With Vintage Linen

(Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap) When it is time to dress the table for dinner I open the old oak armoire that serves as my linen and china closet and take out the one of the bundles of napkins, table runners and tablecloths I've collected from...

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SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2012

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

Parlez-vous Junque?

When you walk into Roost, the new vintage emporium on Main Avenue and Division, the first thing you'll see is a trunk filled with letters and papers. But what makes the papers so interesting is that they are a lifetime of correspondence, keepsakes and photographs...

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MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2012

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

Vintage Masquerade

(Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap) If you were anywhere near the Fox Theater in downtown Spokane Saturday night, you might have noticed men and women in evening wear, wearing elaborate masks as they hurried into the beautiful Art Deco building. It was the Spokane Symphony's first...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2012

Vintage wicker-wrapped bottle. (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

My Friday Find

Once a month I spend a half an hour or so at Spokane Public Radio recording several Home Planet columns for my weekly Sunday Morning Essay program. ( Listen to the Podcast here.) I always try to make sure I have enough time to record...

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SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 2012

FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012

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

This find means the world to me

(Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap) I’m in good company, I know, but I have this tendency to put my head on my pillow, completely exhausted by the events of the day, and then find myself wide awake, unable to sleep. The words I couldn’t come up...

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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."