Welcome to Adirondack Girl @ Heart! I’m so glad you’ve come for a visit. If you love vintage and antiques, like I do, then you’ve definitely come to the right place.
I’m all about buying and selling anything old and beautiful, and I love sharing my knowledge and experience with other antique sellers.
Let Me Introduce Myself
I’m Diana (on the right), and I live in upstate New York, right near the Adirondack Mountains. I love nature, being out in the woods, and paddling my kayak–hence the name, Adirondack Girl. But the passion that I write about here on the blog is my love buying, selling, and collecting vintage and antiques.
My 20+ years in the business have enabled me to provide valuable information to help readers make informed decisions when buying and/or selling their own vintage and antiques. I post weekly on the topic and have written two eBooks: 25 Vintage Items Often Overlooked & Undervalued at Garage Sales and What to Sell on eBay.
Vintage & Antique Finds
You will find over 200 articles on the website about my vintage and antique finds. I showcase the objects I purchase during my various vintage excursions to garage and estate sales, flea markets, and thrift shops, and provide the low-down on what I paid for each item, along with a suggested retail value.
You can locate all my vintage finds posts here.
Resources Available on the Blog
Where I Sell Vintage & Antiques
Bricks & Mortar Shops
- My Antique Booth: I currently operate an antique booth at the Gristmill Antique Center in Troy (NY). I’ve been there several years and prior to that I was in a different dealer shop for over ten years.
- Shaker Heritage Society: As a vendor at the Shaker Heritage Society gift shop, I sell vintage, Shaker-related projects–signs, magnets, watercolors, and more, many of which I’ve written blog posts about. I also sell vintage projects at their annual, 2-month long Christmas show.
Some of My Most Popular Posts
Vintage & Antique Ironstone Price Guide
Collecting Vintage Canning Jars
How to Clean & Care for Rusty Metal
How to Make a Farmhouse Tiered Stand
Vintage Pyrex Price Guide
One day I hit a fabulous garage sale and my husband happened to be with me. I filled his arms with treasures; he paid for and delivered them to the van. Back and forth he went.
Later on, I called him my “good luck charm,” and he beamed at me. I had literally made his day. Up to that point, I had primarily attended sales by myself or with girlfriends, but after our lucky day together, he became my regular “side kick.” He’s the best.
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