Category Archives: Antiques

General Store Inspiration: Mercantile Interior Photo Tour

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If you’ve seen my workshop studio, Inspired Barn, in magazines, online, or in person, it’s likely pretty obvious where my number-one inspiration comes from- early general stores and mercantiles. Photo courtesy of Captain Simos Returns. I’ve long been attracted to … Read more

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Painted & Distressed Vintage Embossed Apothecary Bottles

The moment I discovered painted and distressed Mason jars on the internet I was smitten with the look. It got me thinking about embossed glass and I decided to try out the look on a few vintage apothecary bottles I … Read more

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Replicating Vintage: Tips & Tricks

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I imagine a lot of you like the look and style of vintage furnishings and accessories. I know I do. And though I’m not so much a purist when it comes to these things, I do have a few ideas … Read more

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