The Sparrow's Nest 3 Blog

Busy Summer But Fun !!!

August, 08 11 12:50am

My daughter had a bench that she salvaged from a house she rented. She sent it  home for us to complete since she is a very busy gal. My husband painted it and covered the  top. All I had to do was pick the paint and fabric . Love it when it works out that […]

“Melvin and Gladean, 1950” (via )

March, 03 11 4:30am

Beautiful portrait of my favorite great-uncle Melvin and his amazing wife Dean, aka “Aunt Dean”. "Melvin and Gladean, 1950" February 2011 8"x 10" matted to 5" x 7" Matboard and Strathmore Bristol (Smooth) 7B Pencil, Ink and Gouache Last month, we attended Cory's grandmother's surprise 83rd birthday party. I thought it would be a lovely […]

Junking is a family affair

February, 02 11 9:01pm

Here at the Sparrow’s Nest, we start them early. Josi and Jaida hone their skills at scoping out deals at a local estate sale.

Stars & Splendid Booth

February, 02 11 12:42am

We have our booth restocked at Stars and Splendid. Rearranged things an added some new items. Jackie will be filling in with some more vintage treasures soon. Christi is busy finishing up some of her necklaces that she  accents with sparkly  vintage jewelry. We were so  delighted to meet fellow junkers at the Funky Junk […]

Fun Day at Funky Junk Sisters Show

February, 02 11 9:07pm

The Funky Junk Sisters show was a lot of fun. Lots of wonderful treasures. Once we return from the Seattle gift show we will be restocking our space at Stars and Splendid  in Portland. Update: To see more pictures of the sale, visit Vintage Pretty Pearl. She captured beautiful images of the sale.

Cottage Pillows for the Funky Junk Sale

February, 02 11 5:33am

Cottage Pillows with lots of ruffles and pillow ticking !!!

Junk Salvation This Saturday !!

February, 02 11 5:26am

 We have been gathering some vintage treasures and creating some fun items for the Funky Junk sale.

Welcome To the Sparrow’s Nest 3

December, 12 10 5:45am

Welcome to the joint blog of the Sparrow’s Nest 3 – not an urban crime syndicate, just a gang of vintage junking queens who brake for every garage sale, Goodwill and estale sale from Portland to McMinnville. We’re a mother, grammy, sister, and an auntie devoted to everything old and handmade.

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December, 12 10 5:36am

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