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THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2015

SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2014

THURSDAY, SEPT. 26, 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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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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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13, 2013

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

Vintage Shopping on Etsy

On a recent trip to Paris, I did everything I wanted to do except one thing. I didn't get a chance to scour the flea market for the vintage linens I love to collect. The days were too packed with museums, monuments and sightseeing and...

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MONDAY, NOV. 26, 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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FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2012

Shopping: This One's For the Girls

Life can be cruel. Erin Broughton Hughes and her mother, Claire, are both undergoing treatment for an aggressive form of breast cancer. Erin, a single mother of two young boys, has a heart condition as do both of her sons. As you can imagine, medical...

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26, 2012

SATURDAY, JULY 7, 2012

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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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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TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2012

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

I Have a Lock on Valentine's Day 

(Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap) I usually spend Friday afternoons out and about exploring local antiques shops. My weekly deadlines have been met and it’s a treat to have the quiet time to myself. I’ve done this since I moved to Spokane and it’s a ritual...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 6, 2011

Seeking a Little Junk Salvation

If you need an infusion of shabby, chipped, re-purposed and recycled creativity in your home, today's Junk Salvation Show and vintage market may be just the ticket. Vendors will be selling vintage furniture, textiles, home-goods and other funky finds and, as always, there will be...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2010

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

Read my boots

So far, the weekend is pretty sloppy. What with Art Fest, the Symphony Associates Upscale Sale and the Farm Chicks show, the weather could put a damper on all the fun.So what? True treasure hunters never mind a little inclement weather. We've got all the...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2010

Girls Gone Wild

I'm curious. How many of you will be going to this weekend's Farm Chick's sale or Spokane Symphony Associates Upscale Sale in the company of friends? Do you hunt in a pack or are you a solo stalker, preferring to troll the aisles alone?What's your...

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SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 2010

Taking the prize at GardenStone Creations

Since I was driving this week's test car down Highway 2, I pulled into GardenStone Creations in Airway Heights.Ignoring the cruel Easter weekend sleet and hail outdoors, I spent a few minutes looking around the shop waiting on something to call my name. I didn't...

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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."