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How to Spot Quality Antique Hardware at Estate Sales

  They say that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. But with estate sales, the things we would throw away become a treasure for everybody. For some people, their old item is just a keepsake. But for others, it can be a lovely antique… and antique hardware adds wonderful appeal to any restoration project.

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Unique Ideas for Re-purposing Antique Vanities

  There are some items from the past that are meant to stay there (orange shag carpet, anyone?), but some antiques are maintaining their relevancy. Collectors and home decorators have fallen in love with antique vanities of late, sparking a new trend in home design. They’ve found plenty of ways to give new life to old pieces

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How to Restore Antique Mirrors to Their Former Glory

If you’re a fan of decorating your home in vintage styles, you likely have at least one antique mirror. There’s something about the rustic charm that adds so much to the look of a home. But sometimes antiques need a bit of love to look their best. In fact, the restoration process part of what

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5 Tips for Shopping Denver Estate Sales

Denver Estate sales are an amazing way to find rare and one-of-a-kind items, antiques, home decor and furniture at great prices. Estate sales occur when a family wants to sell every item in an entire home. They are the perfect opportunity to find those pieces that you just can’t find anywhere else. But before you

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5 Types of Antique Lamps That Add Style to Any Room

Lighting is everything. Whether you’re trying to set the mood for a dinner party or for your nighttime reading hour, lighting can be your biggest aid. What’s even better than mood lighting? Lighting with a backstory.  Antique lamps will not only bring character and set the tone for any room in your home, it will also

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The 5 Most Beautiful Styles of Antique Engagement Rings

Estate sales are carried out by many different types of households, and you never know what you might find on offer. We’ve seen collections of arrowheads, rare cars and vintage collectibles up for grabs in our estate sales, among many other treasures. They can even be a great place for eagle-eyed shoppers to find antique

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Soda Served Old at an Estate Sale This Summer

As the temperatures begin to warm up, many people will turn to a cold soda to help them cool down. People have enjoyed this drink ever since Joseph Priestley discovered a method of infusing carbon dioxide into water in 1767. Various manufacturers have produced many related items in the attempt to convince consumers that they

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Looking For Board Games at Estate Sales

There are numerous collectibles available at an estate sale when a homeowner is getting rid of their possessions. Most families have old board games stored in their closets or basements, and it is important for an estate sale manager to inspect and price these items. It is rare to find a board game that is

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Collecting Vintage Gardening Items

Collecting Vintage Gardening Items

While the ground may still be too cold to start planting, it is never the wrong season to go to an estate sale in search of vintage gardening and farm collectibles. Before you do, however, keep the following tips in mind. Antique and Vintage Seed Catalogs The earliest seed catalogs were nothing more than lists

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Metal Lunch Boxes

Watch for Metal Lunch Boxes at Estate Sales

Many Americans have fond memories of sitting at a wooden desk trying to focus when all they could think about was what their mother had put in their lunch box. Others have memories of watching their parent’s head off to work with a metal lunch box in their hands. Those lunch boxes are now highly

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Fostoria Glass Collectibles

Buying Estate Fostoria Glass Collectibles

When you’re shopping for Fostoria Glass Collectibles for yourself or giving as a gift, one of the best places to search for such treasures is a store that sells estate items. Going to estate sales is another way to find unusual and potentially rare gift items. If you love vintage glass, the Fostoria Company produced

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Collecting Native American Baskets

Native Americans for generations made baskets as essential tools for their work. Almost every tribe had their own basket-making traditions. Many of these baskets are highly collectible for their beautiful workmanship and their ties to American history. Hopi Baskets Hopi Native American baskets are among the most collectible. These baskets are made using wicker and

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