Day: October 5, 2017

Estate Sale Psychology

Step right up…It’s only a dollar (…song byTom Waits) ”I have this fabulous antique steamer trunk and it is selling for only $50!”, exclaimed the seller. The buyer raised his brow and put out his hand and threw a single bill on the table, “I’ll take it, but I will only give you $20 for it!!” […]

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Icons of Mid-Century Modern Design

The trend for mid-century modern may come and go (and come again), but one of the best parts of mid-century modern design is the timeless quality of the individual pieces.  Many designs first created in the mid-century will look just as good in a contemporary space as a mid-century modern one.  Here are eight examples […]

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Refinishing Furniture – To Be or Not To Be

Refinishing furniture can be a challenging but rewarding for someone with these tips and a do-it-yourself attitude. Seeing an old piece of furniture that you deem to be a gem-in-the-rough and making it become a fine piece of furniture again is an enjoyable process. With a bit of hard work, you can transform even the most […]

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