Recent Posts

Latest Post

DIY Projects, DIY-Indoor

How To Paint Furniture From Target

This tutorial will walk you through how to paint furniture from Target! Years ago, before I was into vintage decorating, I purchased a teal colored cabinet from Target. At the time, we lived in a very small apartment so I bought this cabinet to use for storage. I loved the color teal at the time and…
Read more
an old cabinet from Target that's been painted creamy white and new knobs added to it

Hello! I’m Rachel!

I’m so glad you are here! Old things are my jam. Antique malls and thrift stores are my happy places.

Here on the blog I love to share my excitement, knowledge, and ideas about all things antique and vintage. Let’s journey together!

15 Pieces to Look For at the Thrift Store

Subscribe to The Antiqued Journey and download this free list of 15 pieces of vintage to look for when you’re out thrifting!

buffalo nickel antiques

Antiquing, Decorating, & Inspiration

Simple Summer Decorating

Today I’m sharing ideas for simple summer decorating! Summer is here and I could not be happier about it! Decorating your home for summer is carefree and breezy. Think of an open…
a vintage basket filled with floral dishes and decor for summer

Thrifted Decor For Summer

Thrifted decor for summer is so refreshing! It’s time for my monthly installment of thrifted goodies! Summer is right around the corner and I am so ready for the warm, long…
a blue and purple Queen Anne style Victorian house on a hill

Architecture Of A Queen Anne Home

Come see the beautiful details and architecture of a Queen Anne home! Recently, on a little vacation, my husband and I had the immense pleasure of staying in a circa…
an antique store in Galena

Antiquing and Sightseeing in Galena

Let’s go antiquing and sightseeing in Galena! A few weeks ago, my husband and I had a super fun getaway celebrating our ten year wedding anniversary. We drove South towards…

Goods for The Journey

Custom designs from Rachel’s artist husband.
Apparel and goods for the journey!

DIY Projects

DIY Easter tree with a vintage tin base and egg ornaments

DIY Easter Tree With A Vintage Tin

Hello! Today I’m sharing how to create a DIY Easter tree with a vintage tin! You guys. I’ve had an empty tea tin sitting in my pantry for YEARS! I…
2 DIY spring crafts from the dollar store

2 Spring Crafts From The Dollar Store

Today I’m sharing 2 Spring crafts from the dollar store with you! Spring crafts are always fun for me to create. After a full season of winter and holiday creations,…
hobnail glass in a vignette

How To Create A Vignette Display

Today I’m sharing a tutorial on how to create a vignette display! Vignettes are so pretty. To me, vignettes are a way to pull all of your favorite things together…
updated kitchen with green paint

How To Refresh A Kitchen Without Renovating

Welcome friends! Today I’m sharing tips on how to refresh a kitchen without renovating! My husband and I have lived in our small town home for a little over 5…