How to Collect Vintage Cake Stands

I have been collecting vintage cake stands for years. I honestly thought I was the only person that collected these. Then last year I opened my Magnolia Magazine and sure enough, I found another wise person who collects cake stands … Joanna Gaines.

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AROUND THE HOUSE // Old School Lockers

There is something about old school lockers that I love. Technically I don’t collect them. I only have three sets of them and I think to collect something you must have, say, five or more. So I just like them. I don’t collect them.

We actually have four sets of lockers in our house. When we did the big remodel in 2000, I wanted a set of lockers for the boys for all of their “stuff” that typically sat in our entryway. This included backpacks, sports equipment, and shoes. Tons of shoes. So we had these lockers built in the mud room. (And their names are cut out for ventilation. Which was a very good idea… boys!)

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AROUND THE HOUSE // Collecting Silver Pitchers

I know you will be surprised to learn there is another item that I collect. I was looking for a silver wine holder in our butler’s pantry last night and I happened to glance in the back of the cupboard. Imagine my surprise when I spotted my silver water pitcher collection!

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MY LIFE AS A DISH WHORE-DER

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As long as I can remember I have been shopping at antique flea markets, thrift stores, and estate sales. I love the “hunt” and enjoy collecting things for our home. Over the years I have started a few collections such as wire baskets, handmade quilts and silver. And apparently china too…

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