Mid-Century

Thrift Shop Find Of The Week
This is a classic 50's hairpin leg table with a porcelain top. It has drawers for storage and wings that lock underneath that you pull out and lock into place to make the table larger so it's great for any size space. This kind of item doesn't show up at thrift stores very often and w…
Thrift Shop Find Of The Week
This Saturday I hit the jackpot! I stopped at the St. Vincent De Paul Thrift Store on Montana Ave. for the 2nd time and found 3 of the Drexel Declaration chairs like the one you see above. Unlike many antique wooden dining chairs this has the signature mid century lines and the funky spindles that a…
Thrifting… Hobby Or Sickness?
My co-worker Rick thinks I've become one of "those people"... the kind who go to thrift stores and garage sales and buy knick-knacks and become hoarders. Oh contrare... I do go to thrift stores like Montana Rescue Mission, Salvation Army and St...
My Thrift Store Find Of The Week
This week at our local thrift stores I hit the mother lode! I'm always able to find something cool here and there but this time I found a pair of Danish modern lounge chairs from either the late 50's or mid 60's. They have the signature armrest, angled legs and circular dowels in the …
When It Comes To Thift Store Finds If You Snooze You Lose
Earlier this week I mentioned how much I love mid-century modern furnishings. The funky "Mad Men" style from the 60's was what I consider a high point in furniture design. Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames, Arne Jacobsen are just a few of the designers from the time whose m…