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Strange Closets circa 2008 (courtesy Internet Archive Wayback Machine)

Strange Closets circa 2008 (courtesy Internet Archive Wayback Machine)

Backgarage and The Vintage Bazaar co-founder Katherine Raz told me about the Internet Archive Wayback Machine over coffee last week, and I was surprised to see they had an entry for Strange Closets at two months old. Whatever happened to that adorable baby blog? Click here for a look into the past of your favorite […]

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Vintage Bazaar (pretty cool)

Vintage Bazaar (pretty cool)

↔ Hipsters and vintage enthusiasts crowded the slightly decaying but still grand Congress Theatre for the second Vintage Bazaar last weekend. It was a little dark and somewhat warm, but that (and the DJ) just intensified the weird, zany, sexy energy that made the whole day feel kind of like a Tarantino movie (sans the […]

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Guest Post: BackGarage Blogger Katherine Raz on Decoratus Absurdum

Guest Post: BackGarage Blogger Katherine Raz on Decoratus Absurdum

Thanks to Backgarage blogger Katherine Raz for contributing today’s guest post about my favorite topic Decoratus Absurdum.  I love the lead photo of Katherine visiting her grandmother’s final resting place . . . with her grandmother.  It perfectly captures the essence of Decoratus Absurdum, which interprets the macabre in often humorous ways. I signed up […]

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Trend Report: Snakes on a Design Blog

Trend Report: Snakes on a Design Blog

“Get those mother#$*%^@! snakes off my mother#$*%^@! design blog,” Back Garage* diva Katherine Raz suggested as an opening line when I told her I was working on a post about the number of snakes I’ve recently spied in homes and design boutiques.  But I can’t say #$*%^@! in the first paragraph of a design block.  […]

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