Category Archives: Auctions

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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Last week, I talked about those items that you can consistently find fantastic deals on at auction. Today, let’s go through how you can find those items and potential additional costs you need to consider before heading to your first sale. Fewer pretty pictures, more nitty-gritty but necessary stuff like: Finding what you want locally and online Sneaky […]

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So, last weekend was the holiday weekend, and while many of you were grilling, cruising the lakes on your boats, hanging out at the beach, I was … trolling auction websites for deals. Yes, I’m obsessed, and I drive my husband crazy with it. It’s not like I’m even looking for things for our own home […]

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