Author Archives: Emily

About Emily

Hello! My name is Emily and I'm a 27 year old living in Raleigh, NC. I am a graduate student studying sociology and working towards my PhD; I run a vintage etsy shop in my free time.

september

September is my favorite month of the year. It’s my birthday month and up until recently it meant going back to school; in other words, a time for renewed effort and energy and productivity, and a time for fresh starts … Continue reading

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pyrex love

Good news! Fellow vintage lover Lizbeth over at The CatTeaKitchen is having a giveaway–and the prize is an awesome piece of Pyrex. This blue doily 043 casserole is up for grabs and would look perfect with my modest collection–all white and … Continue reading

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the glories of spring

Hello again! As you may have noticed, I took an unexpected and unintended hiatus from blogging; I just wasn’t feeling inspired. Now that the sun is shining and the trees and flowers are in full bloom, though, I can’t help … Continue reading

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life lessons

This is my collection of fortune cookie wisdom; I saved each of these little pieces of paper because the message spoke to me in some way; it provided me with a piece of advice or an insight that I felt I needed … Continue reading

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new blooms

Fresh carnations in a vintage vase: I just listed the vase for sale in my Etsy shop, but it’s one of those pieces I’d love to keep for myself. Simply gorgeous!

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mr. & mrs.

A few months ago, my close friend and bride-to-be asked if I would make a bunting that she and her future husband could use as a prop in their wedding photos. I knew immediately that I wanted to use map … Continue reading

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eat, drink, and be married

This past weekend, I attended one of my oldest friend’s weddings in Key West, Florida. I had been looking forward to this event for nearly a year and yet it managed to exceed my highest hopes and expectations. It was … Continue reading

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