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May 27, 2014We've all got 'em, right? Those flea market finds we had big plans for. The broken table we thought we'd fix last Summer, the vintage wheels we were gonna turn into a chandelier and the old dresser we meant to refinish for the guest bedroom. Ki Nassauer has a whole trunk full (as you can see in the above photo) and her garage happens to be pretty packed too! Lockers, end tables, old boards and more! Maybe if we all made a pact to finish one project a month, these cool items wouldn't...Read more →
May 19, 2014We know it's not Thursday (#tbt), but here's a throwback blog from when I was creating projects for the Bachman's Ideas House:The Bachman's Ideas House is filled with clever and practical uses for vintage objects - most that can be found easily and purchased for next to nothing. Here's a couple of my favorite projects.In the upstairs bathroom, I repurposed two old wooden hangers as towel bars. By anchoring a scrap piece of dowel to the wall before the hanger was attached with 2 screws,...Read more →
Mar 11, 2014Be honest... are you a vintage purist? Or do you let the occasional reproduction sneak into your collection or home? Sometimes it takes an expert eye to differentiate the real thing from a repro- and even we've been fooled a time or two! Do you think it matters? If you love it, do you care if it's real or not? Maybe there are specific items you are picky about and some you let slide by without authenticity. If that's the case- what are the items you are particular about and which are ok...Read more →
Jan 20, 2014Hey all! Welcome to the re-launched KI NASSAUER blog! We'll be putting up a fresh post every Monday and we'd like to give you a little info on what you'll find on the blog going forward:Vintage and repurposing projects. We'll try to keep them simple. We want to provide projects we think you'll actually get around to doing yourself!Product reviews. We'll tell you the products we love most, the ones we don't love as much, and why. We'll also give you tips on using them efficiently.Shopping stories....Read more →
Nov 15, 2013
Welcome to The Fancy Flea in Plant City, FL. Despite the fact that it rained cats and dogs, (it was literally pouring on folks as they stood in line at 8:30am) shoppers came out to buy up some fabulous junk! There were over 400 vendors at this flea market, and since it was so spread out- you never felt cramped. The weather really handed it to them, but Lori Powell and her team stayed calm and put on a great show!
I was very happy to...