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Vintage Office in the Bathroom

Vintage Office Organizer in the Bathroom

We’ve got a steadily growing vintage office supply collection going on here in Holly House; it’s one of our favorite things to thrift. We found this metal index organizer about a year ago for $2 and I’ve been using it to collect index notecards that I keep by my bed … Read the rest

Thrifty Finds: Children’s Book Collection

Sometimes thrifty finds seem good to be true. Also, sometimes they pop up in places you wouldn’t expect. It’s no secret that we love books around here. They’re taking over the house, really. We have way more books than bookshelf space. But this find was irresistible.

Vintage Children's Book Stack

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Getting the Right Price – The Inkwell Story

18th Century French Guilded Bronze Inkwell and Blotter

If you’ve been a reader for awhile, then you know that I have a quill & inkwell tattoo. It’s the beginning of my “writer’s desk” themed 1/2 sleeve. My tattoo artist (Justin Sims at Freaks on Broadway) based the tattoo on an 18th century gilded bronze inkwell he found on … Read the rest