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May 31, 2012

amazing oversized rustic letters at

Paintball Dave’s Vintage

obsessed with this leather studded entryway chair at 

Paintball Dave’s Vintage

cool mural at 

Paintball Dave’s Vintage

corner bench at 

Paintball Dave’s Vintage

i wish i had a bar for these retro barstools from 

Paintball Dave’s Vintage

yep- i’ll take it all, Paintball Dave

hitting Ravenswood for some more local thrifting

Tasha and I were very excited to discover what was inside The Loft! 

vintage jewels- can i have it all? 

my favorite necklace of the day

i should have bought this for the bar cart

photo c/o 

The Loft

I’ve been lucky enough lately to stumble upon two vintage gems lately. One being in Milwaukee (my home away from home) visiting Kate’s parents. This place has two names (at least from what I could tell) one being “Hoarders World” and the other being “

Paintball Dave’s Vintage

“. I prefer the latter- as it explains why half of the store is roped off for with “KEEP OUT-PAINTBALLING” signs. Needless to say, it was pretty weird, so I was loving every minute of it. I couldn’t get enough of the retro, super affordable pieces that belong in my dream apartment.

The second gem I’ve recently discovered is

The Loft Vintage Showroom

, thanks to


! This warehouse space was packed with great finds from local vendors showcasing their finest furniture, fashion, and accessories. I snagged an amazing pair of nude pointed-toe Jimmy Choos (I’ll post those soon) and a gold hair comb that I can’t stop wearing. Seriously in love. I can’t wait for their next sale!

More thriftiness coming at you soon…

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