Category Archives: Auctions

I love beginning a room with an Oriental rug as the foundation. There is no better rug in the world for durability and stain resistance, let alone beauty and craftsmanship. Furthermore, with so many Baby Boomers downsizing (many of whom bought some really nice heirloom pieces) the availability of quality Oriental rugs at auction and on […]

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So, I started writing a post about “Avoiding Oriental Rug Overkill” (because there can be too much of a good thing). As I was doing my research, I found an AMAZING rug auction coming up on June 26 that I had to post about instead. We’ll talk about avoiding overkill next week. I LOVE Oriental […]

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I have read two articles this week in completely different media outlets (here and here) about how Gen Xers or Millenials don’t want the “brown” furniture that our parents and grandparents bought, that it’s almost impossible to even give away let alone sell. Dining room sets, formal living rooms, bedroom sets — apparently, we younger […]

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So while we’re in the midst of the ORC, I’ve decided to do quickie weekly auction finds for my regular Saturday post (granted that I can find some good ones). I’ve weeded through a ton of stuff to find a few standouts that I feel are interesting/unique will go for reasonable prices. This doesn’t scratch the […]

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It’s time for the new One Room Challenge — and I’ll be tackling my entry and stairs for my first one! For those of you who are not familiar with the One Room Challenge, it is the brain-child of Linda at Calling It Home. Twice a year, 20 invited designer/bloggers and a host of guest participants complete […]

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