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Treasure Hunting junking archive

MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2011

Kelly Tareski shows off the outdoor bathing suite on her Nine Mile Falls property near Spokane. (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Soaking in the Great Outdoors

Some people have the right idea. I've written about Kelly Tareski before, but after reading about it on her blog, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to learn a little more about her outdoor spa. Tareski, who owns GardenStone Creations in Airway Heights, coerced (or...

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SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2011

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

Farm Chicks at the Fairgrounds

I spent an hour or so yesterday talking to people at this year's Farm Chicks show. If you have a hankering to walk around in petticoats and cowboy boots and like the idea of decorating with vintage junk- the shabbier the better - the annual...

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TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2011

Vintage Gold From Iceland

I try to travel light. I don’t like a lot of luggage and I don’t bring a lot home with me. In fact, most of my souvenirs tend to be things for my children. But my weakness gets me every time. Textiles. I love fabrics,...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011

 (photo by Kris Mack)

Artemis Grand Opening 

Take one Air Force kid with a Moroccan mother, mix travel, careers in nursing and graphic design, stir in a big romance and a love of antiques and you have the story of Kris Mack. After graduating from Eastern Washington University, a stint in nursing,...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2011

SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2011

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

A Little Saturday Junking on Trent 

Our list of Saturday errands took us out to Big R in Spokane Valley. Always the opportunist, I took advantage of the fact that we were in the neighborhood to make a quick stop at three side-by-side shops on Trent. I peeked into All That...

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SATURDAY, FEB. 26, 2011

TUESDAY, FEB. 22, 2011

SATURDAY, FEB. 19, 2011

SATURDAY, AUG. 7, 2010

FRIDAY, JULY 2, 2010

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

Finding inspiration in old ornaments

Continuing my Treasure Hunting series on what sparked a life-long love of vintage in local collectors and dealers, this week’s profile features Hollie Jantz Eastman. Eastman is one of the co-owners of Funky Junk Antique Show. Like so many of us, Hollie Jantz Eastman’s love...

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MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2010

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."