About - Accumulations: A Bazaar

About

Lifelong collector uses experience of treasure hunting to curate lovely vintage collectibles for you!

Howdy! Welcome to ACCUMULATIONS: A BAZAAR! 
I hope you enjoy my quaint little vintage collectibles shop.

HERE'S MY STORY...

As a lifelong collector & treasure hunter, with a fondness for history - I am so thankful to have found this fun, interesting and fulfilling career path. Many of you well know that there IS a certain thrill one gets when treasure hunting. I have my late mother to thank for getting me hooked on 'junking.' As a teen in the seventies I would tag along with her as we perused local junk shops, estate sales, flea markets and garage sales. I became a collector back then; with matchbook covers and stamps being my first collections.

I have a BA in English & History, and a Masters of Library & Information Science. For a number of years I was a mortgage processor. I later worked as an adult reference/ children's librarian. Being a librarian was a dream come true for me. It too, was fun, interesting and fulfilling. My only reason for leaving was to be a stay at home mom, and a (on-again, off-again) home school teacher.

Through the years I continued thrifting and treasure hunting - snagging things for my growing family, and adding items to my various collections. In the early 2000's I sold used and out-of-print books online. I am currently a dealer at a local antiques mall.

And here I am - finally selling my vintage goods online! Having a marketplace on ETSY has always been a goal for me. I am offering you my ultimate best in curated vintage collectibles - straight from Minnesota! 

I look forward to serving you!

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