Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Little By Little

A month and a half ago we were at a local antique fair/flea market and spotted a couple of gems hidden amid all of the shabby chic, country style wares. We managed to score a Paul Mayen for Habitat table lamp and a Danish Modern teak planter chest by Arne Vodder. It took about an hour and a half of elbow grease to get the lamp cleaned up, and it now resides downstairs in our record room, providing a cool lunar glow.

Unfortunately, the Arne Vodder planter chest was missing its plant bed insert, so Valery wracked her brain coming up with a cheap DIY solution. She did a fantastic job! The planter chest now resides in our foyer. Now all we need to do is re-paint the room and it should be finished!

Monday, September 10, 2012

Dressed In Black

Here's another quickie to let y'all know that Valery has just added three new prints to our GG&S Designs shop. Dig in!

We hope you like 'em and thanks for your support!

Friday, September 7, 2012

Come See Me

Well, the blog's been up and running for the past three years now, and we figured it was high time that we took the next logical step: opening up some Etsy shops where we could sell handmade and vintage wares to, you, our dedicated readers! The entire GG&S empire can now be accessed through a handy landing page located at

Valery has been hard at work creating a host of characters, fashioned out of Naugahyde and available for immediate purchase via our GG&S Designs shop. Here are the items that are currently on offer:

These unblinking owls respond to the name Horace and come in 5 different colors. Does your Nauga need a buddy?

This forlorn molar's name is Mortimer. We hope that you can provide him a good home, so he can stop worrying so much!

And this is Percy the attentive elephant. We've found that he looks really good adorning a couch or bed.

Valery's also made a handful of zippered clutches in various mod patterns!

Over the years, we've fielded numerous requests for some of the items we've showcased on the blog, so we figured we'd start picking up extras and other similar objects for those interested. GG&S Vintage will be updated regularly, as we're still sifting through our inventory, separating duplicates and, of course, we're always turning up more tasty items. 

In spite of the fact that we hadn't yet publicly unveiled these shops, we've already made several sales, so we'd like to extend a big thank you to our unexpected customers! We'd also like to thank Ryan and Trey for helping us navigate the technical vagaries involved with setting this whole thing up!

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Time's Up


We can't get enough of 'em least those of the vintage variety. Big ones, small ones, black ones, white ones, etc. You get the idea. Bulova, Blessing and Secticon are responsible for some of our favorites. The more minimal, mod or space age, the more likely we are to pick 'em up. Hell, who are we kidding? We exercise no self-control when it comes to adding these damn things to our ever-growing collection!