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Do you have an old dresser that needs a new lease on life but you've never picked up a paintbrush in your life? Novice DIYer can turn out great refinishing jobs with Cari Cuckey's new RePurpose line of paints and stains.
Do you have an old dresser that needs a new lease on life but you've never picked up a paintbrush in your life? Novice DIYers can turn out great refinishing jobs with Cari Cuckey's new RePurpose line of paints and stains. When looking at a piece of old furniture—something that could ...continue reading
Sep 16, 2014
Source: WORTHPOINT
Prada Marfa Saved from Demolition
The Texas Department of Transportation has reached an agreement with the foundation Ballroom Marfa to preserve Elmgreen & Dragset's iconic conceptual installation “Prada Marfa.” Ballroom Marfa, a non-profit organization that doubles as a contemporary cultural arts space, has been battling… ...continue reading
Sep 16, 2014
Source: AFA News
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I had my first tin can tourism experience this summer and ironically, I found it endlessly glamorous! You can read all about my experience here. Personally, I think tin can tourism needs a comeback in a big way. After all, once upon a time, it was considered a pretty cool ...continue reading
Sep 16, 2014
Source: MESSY NESSY CHIC
Rebranded antiques and design show gets a glitzy launch at Houston's modern ...CultureMap HoustonThe 411: More than 100 design-savvy guests poured in to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the HADA Antiques Show with the show's new owner, Rosemary Kreiger, who came in from Chicago for the party. The Houston Antiques ...continue reading
Sep 16, 2014
Source: Google Antiques Feed
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Mercedes Jellinek aboard a Mercedes Grand-Prix racing car from 1906. Courtesy of the Mercedes-Benz Classic archives She wasn't an engineer, or a race car driver, or the founder of an automobile company. But Mercedes Jellinek, born 125 years ago today, left an indelible mark on the automobile industry, thanks to her ...continue reading
Sep 16, 2014
Source: HEMMINGS
Westward Ho – late 20th century Las Vegas Strip at it's tackiest. Opened in 1971 between the Stardust & Circus Circus. Demolished in 2005 and replaced by a McDonalds. "Westward Ho blew my mind. The world's largest two story dive motel. $1 craps, $3 shot of jack and a beer … ...continue reading
Sep 16, 2014
Source: VINTAGE LAS VEGAS
The Southern Lights (Aurora Australis) are the counterpart of the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis). Auroras most commonly occur above a band of high latitudes in each hemisphere, known as the auroral zones. Each auroral zone is centred on the Earth's magnetic poles, and lies between latitudes of approximately 50˚ and ...continue reading
Sep 16, 2014
Source: WORLD STAMP NEWS
I had a couple of emails yesterday from collectors who asked why the prices of certain coins are what they are.That's a tough question to answer.I expect they want to be told that there is some formula. After you input all the variables, you then get an answer. That price ...continue reading
Sep 16, 2014
Source: NUMISMATIC NEWS
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California Wine Bitters – From the vineyard of Kohler & Frohling 16 September 2014 Here, everything is not as it should be. The first example of the California Wine Bitters lady's leg pictured below was spotted on a table at the Downieville Bottle Show and was recognized as a potential label applied ...continue reading
Sep 16, 2014
Source: PEACH RIDGE GLASS
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By Lisa HixThe day after she returns from the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con International, comics icon Trina Robbins sits down with me outside at a café just around the corner from her home in San Francisco's Castro District. As we talk and eat, trains from the Muni Metro railway come ...continue reading
Sep 15, 2014
Source: COLLECTORS WEEKLY
A software flaw when purchasing cards was exploited by three former employees of Dave & Adam's Card World to the tune of $1.3 million. Read More ...continue reading
Sep 15, 2014
Source: SPORTS COLLECTORS DIGEST
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In case you hadn't heard, it's our Insta-versary: the @1stdibs account is officially 50,000 strong! We're humbled, flattered and grateful to have such a loyal (and opinionated!) following. The relentless pursuit of #envygrams does not, however, happen in a vacuum. Our feed is full of remarkably creative, superlatively beautiful, and ...continue reading
Sep 15, 2014
Source: 1st Dibs Blog
Collecting McDonalds Toys And Memorabilia Is A Grown Up HobbyMcDonalds collectors might like poking around a site called McDonald's Collector's Club, an unofficial but fun website for members who enjoy Happy Meal toys, souvenirs, memorabilia, ephemera related to the fast food empire.  When you visit this club's website you will ...continue reading
Sep 13, 2014
Source: C DIANE ZWEIG
The role of women in the discovery, promotion, and collecting of American folk art ...continue reading
Sep 09, 2014
Source: THE MAGAZINE ANTIQUES
We saw this wonderful Doulton Lambeth Kookaburra Stoneware Pin Tray for the first time last week and were instantly attracted to its designs and colours. The piece dates from the early 20th century c1920s. The model measures approximately 11cm high and shows a small Kookaburra resting on a stone plinth ...continue reading
Sep 07, 2014
Source: World Collectors Network
Now is the time for flea market vendors to stock up on the latest, affordably priced products for Fall. ...continue reading
Sep 04, 2014
Source: FLEA MARKET ZONE
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This Hobby Has Changed by Jeff Wichmann Having been a collector of antique bottles since the 1970's, I have watched as the hobby has gone from a national past time to a whimper and back again. Like any hobby that involves assembling various objects for display or simply for the astute collector ...continue reading
Aug 29, 2014
Source: American Bottle Auctions

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