Fat Lava- A West German Ceramics Collection

If you have read my blog for a while you may remember my fist post on collecting  West German Pottery, then I had only acquired a handful of these ceramics. Almost two years have passed since I wrote that first post and things have changes, a LOT. If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook […]

Found It At The Market- Fat Lava Pottery

Before moving to Germany a good friend of mine, Justin at Patina Antiques/Wiregrass Estate Sales, told me his favorite pottery came from Germany. When he mentioned the style “Fat Lava” I was not familiar with the pottery and had to look it up. Wow, what a variety of shapes and colors both bold and subtle.  […]

Found It at the Market – At the Market

Spring has sprung here in Bavaria, the weather is warming, the sun is shining, and  the Trödel Markts (flea markets) are at their prime. Every Sunday afternoon that we can find a market near by my husband and I spend it shopping for goodies. Don’t get me wrong, in the winter we bundle up and […]

Found it at the Market – October 2013

Okay, so I am a little concerned that the German flea markets and thrift stores are turning me into total hoarders. I just can’t help myself the variety of items and the bargains are amazing but also the items themselves are just so different from the flea market finds in the U.S. I try to […]

The Painted Bed

This Jenny Lind bed in Azure from Land of Knod retails for $699 As most of you may have notice by now, I love color! Lately I have been seeing the most beautiful painted beds, particularly in the Jenny Lind style with turned spindles. Some of the big retailers are now selling them in a […]