Tag Archives: vintage

A Thrifting First in Steveston

  I did something yesterday I’ve never done before: I stood in line to get into a thrift shop. The Richmond Auxiliary Thrift Shop in Steveston was having its annual Curio Sale and when I got there at 9:30 they … Continue reading

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Thrift and Auctions

There are two ways to do a charity auction – live and silent – and while I’ve had limited experience with live auctions, I’m noticing a growing trend with thrift shops and Silent Auctions A number of thrift shops that … Continue reading

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A Thoughtful, Vintage Wedding

This is Dan and Anna-Marie. They are two of my very favourite people in the whole world and my family was privileged to be part of their wedding day on May 4th. There’s lots of things that make them special … Continue reading

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The Vintage Funk Emporium

An Update: Susan contacted me shortyly after this post was written, asking if I could include some information about a house fire that happened in Victoria last week. The three victims of the fire lived just up the street from … Continue reading

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Thrifting in the Downtown East Side

Last week I told you I’d share about a new Vancouver thrift shop that I just happened upon when I was actually looking for this: Community Thrift and Vintage Frock Shoppe 311 Carrall Street Don’t you love that name – … Continue reading

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