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Persnickety's Awesomeness Emporium
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Picker. Painter. Antique shop purveyor.
Picker. Painter. Antique shop purveyor.

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What happened to Persnickety's?
I have written and rewritten this post about seventy times over the past four months. But the words swirled around, crashing and mashing themselves up against a huge wall of work and upheaval. If the words somehow made it past the wall, Feelings and Avoidan...
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Picking with Persnickety's: Secrets of Sequim
WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR STUFF? I t's a question we get asked a LOT here at the shop, and the answer (while truthful) is generally pretty vague. The answer?  All over. It's a full time job. And that is true. I don't do much online anymore, no craigslist, very ...
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Picking with Persnickety's: Secrets of Sequim
WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR STUFF? I t's a question we get asked a LOT here at the shop, and the answer (while truthful) is generally pretty vague. The answer?  All over. It's a full time job. And that is true. I don't do much online anymore, no craigslist, very ...
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All sorts of words about how taking chances in life is not crazy. Or, 3 years as a small business owner. Or, when pigs fly.
We navigated carefully through the typical airport departure terminal jam and parked at the curb. They were behind us in a rented van, tense, tired, and hoping for a spot near the sky hop. The rented van carried precious cargo in the form of the four cats a...
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Something NEW is Coming!
Do you want to know what will be joining American Paint Company in our paint and DIY lineup? General Finishes  is coming to Persnickety's . If you have ever attended one of our Drab to Fab furniture painting workshops over the last few years, chances are we...
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The Iron Story
We here in the Pacific Northwest have enjoyed some eerily (what does it MEAN?) and unseasonably warm and wonderful weather the last few weeks, thus the boots have been kicked temporarily into the closet and the long neglected winter feet were un-socked. Fli...
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Confessions of a Shopkeeper: 20 Things You May Not Know About Owning a Shop.
If you are like a whole bunch of people I see on the regular, you want to open a shop.  An antiques and decor store kinda like ours . IT WILL BE SO FUN, they say. YOU JUST FIND STUFF AND SELL IT, WHAT'S THE BIG DEAL, they say. SO WHAT, YOU JUST SLAP SOME PA...
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When Reviews Attack: Beating Meanies
I have been weighing the idea of writing about this for some time, and while it is kind of scary to open the gates of what could be a flood tide of mean commentary, here goes. In typical insomniac fashion, I was Googling along at about 3am when what to my w...
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