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About ramonamorningbird

"Bestowed the middle name Ramona Morningbird by hippie-parents, treasure-hunter Hopi Wickson never predicted that her name would come to herald her passion. Yet in the morning, she slips away before dawn on a quest for vintage finds that embody the beautiful quirk of old-fashioned function. Charmed by the eclectic and wooed by utility, Miss Morningbird has idiosyncratic taste and a collection of antique industrial objects that have, over time, earned the distinction of sculptural art." - fab.com

Glimpses from The Guest House

Over the winter I took on the project of decorating a guest house with Ramona Morningbird treasures. The house is available to rent on VRBO.com – see the listing here. I received a wonderful surprise when the current guest – … Continue reading

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The Name Says It All

Dress your waist with one of these snazzy solid brass belt buckles and they will never forget who you are. Freshly listed in Ramona Morningbird on Etsy .

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Keep it Sharp

Pencil sharpeners should come with a house, like the stove or the fridge. A necessary part of the daily grind in my house. These new listings will help you get through it.

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Vintage Children’s Books

Vintage books have such charm. I enjoy the feel of the thick type-printed pages, the look of the colorful dust jackets and retro graphics and typography. Do you have a reader to give these gems to? Or maybe a shelf … Continue reading

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Wrap it Outside the Box

I love packaging. It is my favorite part of shipping finds off to you and Christmas time gives many reasons to feed the packaging fetish. This year I have gathered various papers, twines and paper tags from my vintage collections … Continue reading

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Aprons Aprons Aprons

I love the thought of wearing a cute apron to do your dirty work. These vintage aprons are newly listed on Etsy here:

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Applecrest Farm in Hampton Falls: 100 years and still growing I love this article on Applecrest Farm’s 100 year birthday. I am honored to offer my finds at this location during the months of May, June, July and August. 

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