Have you ever been flipping through a magazine or browsing a website and stopped to stare closer at a picture before realizing, hey, I have that!! I get so excited by moments like that, especially when it's not a totally ubiquitous item. Hey, guys, I have an IKEA LACK bookcase too...what are the odds??!!
Recently, I was browsing through the portfolio of designer Caitlin Creer and admiring a fun family room she designed.
Then I realized, hold on, doesn't that brass tray on the coffee table look familiar? Look what I bought at a flea market a few weeks ago and is now sitting on our coffee table:
Then my friend Kara let me borrow a few old issues of ReadyMade magazine. On the cover of the Oct./Nov. 2010 issue was this image:
What is that cute cast iron animal at the bottom of the image?
Maybe it's a vintage Boston terrier figure like the one I got at an estate sale this past summer:
Maybe it's odd to get so excited about seeing "my" things featured elsewhere online, but I just think it's fun to see where similar items end up and who else finds them valuable. Have you ever recognized one of your vintage finds in a totally different context?