How-to — Refurbishing a Vintage Clock

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Clocks are pretty underrated in the realm of home décor. You never hear anyone mention how much they need a clock. But next time you see a working vintage clock – think twice, that baby may have some serious potential on your wall! Mid-century modern décor is quite on trend at the moment, if you haven’t noticed. This is excellent news, because clocks from that era are in abundance at vintage shops, grandparent’s basements and sites like Krrb. If you see a clock with lines you love, snatch it up and then proceed to refurbish it in these six easy steps

Get the Look — Holiday Decorations in Small Spaces

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Photo: Meredithandthenewyorkie.com

Living in a big city can be tough. The one place that I can always go to escape is my very small but cozy apartment. That’s why every year, around this time, I get excited about decorating. At first, it proved to be difficult because some of the more traditional holiday decorations take up more space than my bedroom. After doing some research and (getting a little creative!) I’ve come back with a few ideas on how to use every inch of a small space to its full holiday potential

Q&A with Maresa Ponitch of Dusty Rose Vintage

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Photo: Greenpointers.com/

When you step into Maresa Ponitch’s Dusty Rose Vintage shop in Greenpoint, Brooklyn you’ll feel like a kid stepping into an amazingly stocked candy store. Towards the front of the store are curated collections that have been carefully picked and merchandised for shoppers. The majority of the store space is filled with bins upon bins that are stuffed to capacity with clothing and accessories. If you are a more ambitious shopper you are welcomed to dive right on in, climb a ladder and submerge yourself into pounds of denim. We were also lucky enough to talk to Maresa about Dusty Rose and all things vintage

Feast On These 5 Krrb Thanksgiving Guides

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Tomorrow is the big day. Thanksgiving! What are we grateful for here at Krrb? Well, a lot of things but mostly these 5 articles that we’ve already written and compiled right here for you! Finished work is the best kind of work, am I right folks?

The 5 Strangest Listings on Krrb This Week

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Krrb is a great place to find everything and anything secondhand, handmade and vintage. We can only imagine how these finds ended up on the classifieds in the first place. Whether or not you were looking for these unusual listings, The 5 Strangest Listings on Krrb This Week are for sale, each in need of a new home.

This week we’ve got a couple of creepy masks, Thanksgiving decorations and a tree with fungus on it! Let’s do this

Get the Look — Thanksgiving Dinner Table

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Photo: Mybluecanoe.tumblr.com

In its own way, Thanksgiving dinner has becomes a tradition among my group of friends. Our Friends-giving, as we call it, is really a mix and match of people in our Brooklyn neighborhood—we give thanks, we eat, we drink wine—it’s really quite fun. Over the years, we have taken turns squeezing plus ones around tiny apartment dinner tables. But this beautiful dining table I stumbled upon on My Blue Canoe is where I want to be sitting this year. Find out how to get the look for yourself

Local Finds: Adverts Vintage

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Photo: Advertsvintage.com/

There’s a certain amount of risk that comes with diving into a new venture, no matter how excited you are about it. Peter and Scarlett, the duo behind Adverts Vintage, know this firsthand. Just over two years ago, they left the security of steady employment to dive into the vintage furniture industry. The risk was not without reward, and today they are the proud owners of a beautiful brick and mortar shop in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn. Upon entering the narrow space, you’re immediately surrounded by warm wood, high-polish finishes, and the clean lines of mid-century modern design. Welcoming and warm, Peter and Scarlett were happy to talk shop and divulge what they’ve learned along the way

23 Vintage Shops to Check Out in DC on Small Business Saturday

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Photo: Pinterest.com

One of our favorite things about the holidays is the opportunity to hunt for totally unique gifts for our nearest and dearest. Small Business Saturday is right around the corner and what better way to prepare than by browsing our list of vintage shops in your area! Today we head to our nation’s capital, Washington DC, the final city in our Shop Small vintage roundup

Seen & Heard — Links that Caught Our Attention This Week

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Photo: Honestlywtf.com/

The Internet is a strange and exciting place filled with all sorts of fun ways to waste time. From DIY projects to educational infographs to silly videos, the Internet has it all! The Krrb team has their ear to the ground—here’s what we’ve been clicking on this week

36 Vintage Shops to Check Out in LA on Small Business Saturday

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Photo: Pinterest.com

We don’t know what we’re more excited for—a slice (or two!) of Thanksgiving pumpkin pie or the chance to show our support for the local economy this holiday season. Small Business Saturday is right around the corner and what better way to prepare than by browsing our list of vintage stores and sellers in your area! Each day this week, we’ll be sharing a new list with you from a new city. Today we are looking at easy breezy Los Angeles, with so many shops to get your Christmas shopping done

DIY Roundup — DC

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Here at Krrb we love doing it ourselves. Whether it’s a nice bench or lamp, there’s nothing quite like the feeling you get after building something yourself. That’s why it’s so great to know that if you go looking in any city you can find a nice, little DIY shop that might just have everything you need.

This month, we’re exploring a few DIY Shops in DC. If you’re a native or just visiting the area, these are the go-to shops for your DIY needs.

Get The Look — Chasing Sunshine

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If you ever find yourself leafing through the pages of interior design magazines oohing and aahing over the professionally styled and photographed homes, then this is the place for you! This week we’re going to be showing you how to get this warm, sunny look with items found right here on Krrb

Make This the Season to Sell Locally

Tis the Season to Shop Local

This season give shoppers a reason to primarily shop local. For independent sellers, the holiday season rush can make or break a business. Direct foot traffic and shopping dollars to your business by standing apart from the rest with your unique marketing plan

Seen & Heard — Links that Caught Our Attention This Week

Photo: Hrothstein.com

Photo: Hrothstein.com

The Internet is a strange and exciting place filled with all sorts of fun ways to waste time. From DIY projects to educational infographs to silly videos, the Internet has it all! The Krrb team has their ear to the ground—here’s what we’ve been clicking on this week

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