Monday, February 14, 2011

Etsy Crush: Nevertooold Vintage Finds


I hope everyone is enjoying their Valentine's Day! And I am happy to announce the first installment of my Etsy Crush segment! Let me introduce to you Dave of Never Too Old Vintage Finds. One of the things that first struck me was his blog. He takes time to features both friends and exceptional shops. I can appreciate that kind of selflessness! He describes himself as "I'm just a kid at heart and a grownup only when I'm told I have to be," and you can definitely see this is true in both the items he puts in his shop and in his personality.


I originally met the owner, Dave, in the Etsy Chatrooms. What a great guy to be around - very fun, easy going, and playful. He describes his products as "finding him-" he may go to garage sales, estate sales, or even what he calls "cold calling," that is, he goes up to houses with some vintage cars out front and sees if the owners have anything they would part with. "I've met some very cool and interesting people doing so," he explains, and also told me about how he might pass an item three or four times before it jumps out at him. But regardless of his source, whether flea market, classifieds, or cold call, the number one question on his mind has always been, "would you buy it Dave?"

When I found his board games for sale, my only question was does he have Crossfire?!
Oh well, maybe next time ;-)


Dave has definitely added his own personal flair to this collection of vintage goods. Everything seems to belong with each other, despite the collection spanning decades and sources. So is it such a surprise that I have an Etsy Crush on Dave's shop? Thanks for letting me pick at your mind and shop, Dave! Here's a few other favorites that I love from his shop...

8 comments:

  1. Love Dave, so happy you chose him :))

    Hugs!!

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  2. Dave is awesome and so is your blog!!!!

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  3. Wonderful idea! Checked out Dave's shop and it is very cool!

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  4. You couldn't have pick a more perfect person. What a great idea, and by the way love your blog!

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  5. That is cool.. I am from www.bri2004.etsy.com. my main blog is www.nbrsspot.blogspot.com. i use my other blog for my crafting when I have something new to post..LOL..

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  6. Anna,

    Thanks sooo much for this and as I truly appreciate everything you've done and the wonderful feature you've created. Thank you to my dear friends and all who have visited as it's very sweet of you's all!!

    Warmest Regards

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  7. I'm following your blog, Anna. I think your feature "etsy crush" is a beautiful idea. Can't wait to see you you next fall "head over heels" over.

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