Frank Lloyd Wright Timeless Colour & Mis-tints Tip of the Week

The architect should strive continually to simplify; the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty. – Frank Lloyd Wright This afternoon I was out on the town and decided to pop into my local Randall’s décor store. I was curious to see […]

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Tip of the Week: How to Become a Great Picker

Wild Wednesday and; this weeks Tip of the Week presents; boxes worth digging through. In yesterdays post Rockland Reveals Deals, I mentioned I would dish out the goods on my latest record collection discovery. I will not take the credit for this weeks’ score. Who has taught me everything I know about the world of vintage & antiques? My Dad! It has […]

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Part 3: Real or Fake? How to tell if it is antique

Take a break Tuesday presents, A little reading that will go a long way! A few weeks ago I mentioned in my post Part 2: Key Antique Objects Made from Animals and Plants  that I would touch on how to better understand what is real from what is fake at a later date. The day [Part 3] is […]

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Tip of the Week- How To Examine Vinyl Records Before Buying

Wicky Wicky Vinyl Collectors and To-Be Collectors, Spring is in the air, the birds are chirping and I can’t wait to listen to some velvety smooth tunes. Collecting vinyl is something I want to get cracking on in the coming months. I have seen a ton of records for sale when roaming town but I don’t want to buy something that is unusable. As […]

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How to Decorate Smart with Older Furniture and Home Accessories

Seven years and three homes, all different shapes and sizes. Decorating to make a space your own can prove to be difficult especially if you find yourself wanting to keep that “special antique or vintage piece” and it moves with you. My first home was a row unit condominium, the second a three bedroom two storey and now it’s a cozy […]

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