Junk Mobsters Part 5

After returning to the Junk Mobster’s Shop and being invited to pick from The Don’s secret collection, I returned every week to sit and chat with the Mobster Family.   La Familia was fierce to outsiders but once those outsiders were accepted, they were treated like family. On a recent trip I got to be a…

junk, junk shopping, antique, vintage, salvage

Junk Crazed Part 1

This past weekend started out like an ordinary one with a little bit of extra time on my hands.  My normal 40+ hour a week had me going to training and, because of that, I was traveling past several new junk shops. I stopped in at one when I saw a really neat cubby.  I…

Latest Loves: Metal Bins and Baskets

Welcome to the newest addition to the Old House Chic Blog: Latest Loves! In the Latest Loves Series, I’ll be introducing my loves, must haves, obsessions and addictions in home design and decorating. My loves are usually the things I’m willing to dodge cars and hurtle over people in order to get to it first, buy no matter…

Under Construction

The Old House Chic Website is going through a big makeover during the month of February! You might have noticed the transition from my old logo to a new one.  This happened on accident one evening when you get two good friends together with too much coffee and too many great ideas.  The conversation that…

Junk Shopping in Texas

I live in Colorado, but home will always be in Texas and don’t think that I don’t have a whole stash of junk shops, thrift stores, salvage sources and flea markets that I hit while I’m here to visit my family. There’s been some real situations involving bags bigger than me, packed to the gills and still…