I've always liked old stuff. I think I get this from my uncle who is, in essence, a picker, although he never sells anything. He just takes it all home with him and every once in a while I am lucky enough to get some great old stuff from him as a Christmas present.
Anyway, while hanging out with my Mom as she recovers from surgery, I visited JD's Old Stuff & Antiques located on Highway 72 between Huntsville and Scottsboro, AL. I have been in several times over the years and have scored some good finds. Here are a few things that caught my eye while I was browsing:
Vintage license plates
that could be used like this:
that would make great coffee tables like this:
Vintage kitchen utensils
to place in a crock on your counterop like this:
Antique pie safe
in a bold mustard yellow. This piece could be used to store towels in a bathroom as shown here:
These old wash basins
could be spiffied up for your laundry room like this:
If I had a boy's room to decorate, this pedal tractor would have gone home with me.
Old crates are a great way to store books, magazines, or toys.
You can check out JD's Old Stuff & Antiques on Facebook here.