Category Archives: Repurposing, Craft & Upcycling Ideas

SOLD! Frame or Shelving Unit from an Old Shoe Shop

  I’m told this is part of a shelving unit from an old shoe shop, and that it’s worth about $30.00.  Since I don’t have a clue if that’s the case, we’re offering it for just $8.00 (was $15.00), as … Continue reading

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SOLD! Curtained Country Boxes – Perhaps TP Cabinets?

  We have two primitive shelf type boxes, each with a single door that latches shut, a curtain in the “window” area of the door, and plain inside with no shelves. We don’t really know what they were used for… … Continue reading

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Loads of New (Old) Inventory Just Came In!

  We spent most of last week at auctions and clean-outs and now the shop is crowded again!  We can barely move in our newly expanded space (it’s kind of a disaster, that I’m trying to get cleaned up). Pictures … Continue reading

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SOLD! AUGUST 2016 SALE! Rustic Old Cart with Steel Banded Wheels

  Now this cart is a beauty!  It’s not often we find something as rustic as this and in such (relatively) good shape… We were very lucky to get it for a decent price, which we’re passing on to our customers. … Continue reading

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Our New Heritage Gallery & Classroom – In Progress!

  As mentioned in our last post, we’re wicked excited to announce the upcoming Grand Opening of our expanded shop which will nearly double the floor space of our present shop… the Heritage Gallery will be open soon, right next door … Continue reading

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A Cowhide Bathtub? 50 Bathroom Updates, including Some Cool Retro Ideas

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Candlesticks as Bracelet Holders – Why Didn’t I Think of That?

Yesterday as I was glancing through my emails, I saw an article in a Kovels (kovels.com) newsletter with the headline “Orphan Candlesticks as Bracelet Holders”.  Being pressed for time (as always), I didn’t read the article, but as soon as … Continue reading

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Repurposed End Table – Now A Game Board Center

Recently I posted an idea for changing a vintage end table into a Lego (R) play center, based on pictures I found on-line.  Here’s another idea for that same end table! ***************************** Main Location:  Heritage Collectibles at 189 Main Street, Lewiston … Continue reading

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Repurposing an Old Side Table

We picked up two very solid, but pretty well used side tables at an auction last week.  It would be a shame to turn them into firewood… Main Location:  Heritage Collectibles at 189 Main Street, Lewiston  ME 04240. Hours: Usually 10:00 … Continue reading

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Lego (R) Play Center

Main Location:  Heritage Collectibles at 189 Main Street, Lewiston  ME 04240. Hours: Usually 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Thursdays|Fridays|Saturdays and 12:00 noon to 5:oo pm on Sunday.  We’re also often open until 7:00 pm on Fridays. These hours may vary … Continue reading

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