Auction Fever & Bedside Table Read

“Collecting is like eating peanuts, you just can’t stop.” – Unknown Collecting really is like eating peanuts (or chocolate) once you start you can’t stop. In the mood for auctions, antiques and chocolate? I know I am! I hope you guys are having your fill of chocolate today, spending time with friends & family or catching up […]

Read More

The Best Places to Buy Antiques and Collectibles

“I collect these objects to learn from them. In some moment these things are going to teach me something. For me, this is like a library. These are my books.” – Jose Bedia in ARTNews, Summer 2000 It took me quite some time to wiggle my way around the antique scene and try and find […]

Read More

Estate Sales, Auctions and Content Sales Mania

You are driving down a street and see a vivid neon estate sale sign – you follow the arrow, continue to follow it and arrive [usually ten minutes later] to a house that is so busy you cannot find parking. This is the story of my life and something that has happened to me time and time again. I must […]

Read More

Furniture styles over the years Part 1

Hey Readers, It’s almost the weekend and that means you’re getting closer to wandering through a sale or showroom just to find that wicked piece of furniture. I appreciate the craftsmanship of older furniture, I just do. It is long lasting, solid and there is something so natural about it. While buying brand new can be somewhat […]

Read More

Tip of the Week: The Upper Canadian Antique Showcase

If you enjoy reading magazines at the cottage or during your daily commute…   If you want a trusted source of Canadian antique, vintage collectibles and art information & more…   Try “The Upper Canadian Antique Showcase” on for size.   Since 1963 this paid publication has proved popular amongst readers. A little blue bird told me about it […]

Read More