The sight of antiques can release a flood of memories and emotions of times gone by. You may have had certain items in your home similar to the ones I see at antique stores, vintage shops and flea markets. Seeing antiques and vintage items ties us to our history and might remind you of certain loved ones. I was happy to see people still hung onto their ancestors’ shaving brushes!Old cash registers are fascinating to me. I remember using an old typewriter as a pretend cash register when I played “grocery store” with my best friends.
There’s nothing like a good book set and the smell of the pages inside.Vintage luggage has been a popular decor item for decades, now. Who would ever want to throw out vintage luggage? They are so durable and handsome! We had some exactly like this!
I like admiring old machinery…. like this fabulous radio.Of course, the vintage dresses are so stunning. And the coral tone of this one jumped out at me.Crystal decanters never go out of style, it seems.A displayed collection of vintage toy trucks was very eye-catching. Some of my favorite collectibles are antique typewriters. I found one recently in my childhood home that I played with for years. I keep finding great ones here and there. Wow—technology has come a long way.The most interesting part of “antiquing”, for me, is discovering how collectors acquire their items. Vintage and antique store owners have told me the methods they use to procure antiques and it varies from city to city. I love a good walk down memory lane!