Category Archives: Antiques

Vintage Album Bird Images


How do you keep your creative juices flowing? Sometimes when I’m longing for new ideas I search for old inspiration, and visit my local antiques stores. Yesterday’s trip proved quite successful as I happened upon four separate pages taken from … Read more

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General Store Inspiration: Mercantile Interior Photo Tour


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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