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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!

FREE Thrifting Guide

15 Pieces to Look For at the Thrift Store

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

buffalo nickel antiques

Antiquing, Decorating, & Inspiration

icy rocks on the shore of Lake Superior

5 Ways To Live Mindfully

Slow down and be present with these 5 ways to live mindfully. Mindfulness. Isn’t that a beautiful word? My main goal for 2023 is to practice mindfulness in every area…
vintage milk glass and decor used for a winter vignette

Simple Winter Decorating Ideas

Refresh your home with these simple winter decorating ideas! Winter is a such a beautiful season. It’s a time to get cozy, to rest and renew. Many of us spend…
vintage green and white mugs stacked

Thrifted Goodies Volume 6

Welcome to thrifted goodies volume 6! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! Ours was filled with family gatherings, food, games, and lots of laughter. As we round the…
a Christmas centerpiece with vintage ornaments and a book

Easy Christmas Centerpiece With Ornaments

Add some sparkle to your holiday table using this easy Christmas centerpiece with ornaments! Happy Christmas week! I know how busy this time is for many of us…baking, cooking, cleaning,…

Goods for The Journey

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

DIY Projects

a DIY Christmas gift tag with a red bird house

DIY Christmas Gift Tags with Stamps

Learn how to easily make DIY Christmas gift tags with stamps! A few weeks ago, while looking for Christmas wrapping supplies, I realized how expensive and impersonal store bought gift…
a DIY fall garland with waxed leaves

DIY Fall Garland With Waxed Leaves

Learn how to make a DIY fall garland with waxed leaves! Fall is an inspiring season in many ways. It’s a time for renewal and change, for slowing down and…
diy polka dot pumpkins in a vintage bowl

How To Make Polka Dot Pumpkins

Learn how to make polka dot pumpkins using simple materials from around the house! I am so thrilled to be joining some blogger friends today for this fall DIY blog…
a trio of diy pumpkins made out of wooden rosettes

DIY Wooden Rosette Pumpkins

Learn how to make DIY wooden rosette pumpkins! It’s time for a new craft project! I was reading one of my favorite magazines earlier this month and there was a…