Decorating with Vintage – Magazines

I love to read decorating magazines (also called shelter magazines). I’ve been a fan for a long time and wanted to share a few that feature vintage with you. Country Living – one of the longest running vintage decorating magazines out there. This magazine has been published since 1978 and it’s still going strong. Country […]

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Kobey’s Vintage Market – A Review

On Saturday morning I got up (very) early and took to the road to travel to San Diego for the first ever Kobey’s Vintage Market. I live in Orange County so the drive to San Diego took me about one hour. When I arrived in San Diego I, of course, stopped at Starbucks to fuel […]

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August Vintage Markets

Can you believe it’s already August? The heat is on but so are the vintage markets. Here’s where I’ll be shopping for treasures this month: August 3: Kobeys Vintage Swap Meet – San Diego. This is a brand new extension of the existing Kobey’s Swap Meet which has been around for years and years. They […]

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Platters – They’re Not Just for Thanksgiving Anymore

I love platters. I collect platters. It’s kind of an obsession. The problem with collecting platters is that they’re horizontal – and if you collect a lot of them, they’re usually stacked one on top of another and you never see their beautiful patterns. Ironstone platters are my favorite and they can usually be found […]

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Transform a Closet into an Office

This photo is from an old issue of Country Living Magazine, March of 2010. Transform a Closet into an Office What I love about this closet/office makeover: The color – first and foremost – it’s Benjamin Moore’s “At Sea“. I love the pegboard attached to the door to hang office supplies at the ready Love […]

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Collecting Jadeite Fire King

It all started with a Jane Ray cereal bowl back in 1988. I was at a friend’s garage sale when I spotted the bowl sitting on a table. I recognized the color from watching old Martha Stewart videos where she talked about her extensive collection of Fire King. So, I bought the bowl, and a […]

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Saturdays

How do you spend your Saturdays? Of course, there are the chores, grocery shopping, laundry, etc. I try to get out and do something I love. Here is Southern California, most vintage/flea markets are on Sundays but there still are a few antique malls in town that often have discounts in their entire booths. Here […]

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Welcome to Vintage Crossings

Hello, I’m Wendy Cross and this is my new blog, Vintage Crossings. I’m excited to have you follow along. Feel free to comment on any posts that interest you.

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