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Posts Tagged "vintage jewelry"

Estate Sale Musings

on Nov 14, 2014

It’s going be a busy weekend, so Madge is putting up some short posts over the next few days. That way she can still stay up to date on National Blog Posting Month.     Estate Sale Musings   Madge is a little behind on adding inventory to her shops since she has been writing so many blog posts, so she is spending some time catching up.  She...

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So Much Jewelry, So Little Space

So Much Jewelry, So Little Space

on Nov 4, 2014

Is it already day four?  Madge is attempting to write a blog post every day this month during National Blog Posting Month  (NaBloPoMo).   Check out the official site on BlogHer, then come back daily to see how Madge is doing.   So Much Jewelry, So Space Time   As you might imagine, as a writer on vintage style and owner of several vintage shops, Madge...

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Buy Vintage Jewelry – Do Good!

Buy Vintage Jewelry – Do Good!

on Nov 2, 2014

Madge is participating in National Blog Posting Month  (NaBloPoMo).   She is going to attempt to write a blog post every day this month.  NaBloPoMo was started in 2006 by Eden Kennedy, as a response to NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month).  Check out the official site on BlogHer, then come back daily to see how Madge is doing. Here’s day two: Buy Vintage...

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Vintage Chicago, Part 2

Vintage Chicago, Part 2

on Sep 27, 2014

Vintage Chicago, part 2. Madge explores a fab vintage shop finds The Leaning Tower of YMCA and explores Bes-Bens and Raymond Hudd hats.

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Iris Apfel, My Icon of Style

Iris Apfel, My Icon of Style

on Jun 1, 2014

This is an update to a post originally published November 13, 2014 Iris Apfel, My Icon of Style  “I never had a fondness for gems or the extravagance of Harry Winston or Van Cleef & Arpels. I’ve always liked the more flamboyant, imaginative things. I lusted after costume jewelry.  My husband was a very lucky man.”*1   I want to be Iris Apfel when I...

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