Tag Archives: thrifting

Treasure Hunting With Eddie Ross At Pine Hill Farm

Driving nearly two hours for an estate sale may seem too far for most people.  However, this was no regular estate sale.  It was Eddie Ross’ estate sale.  Yes, that Eddie Ross, Senior Style Editor of Martha Stewart Living and Associate Editor … Continue reading

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How To Dress Up The Bookshelf

Bookcases are not just for books.  There are many ways to style a bookshelf.  My style is to keep it personal.  Collections, family pictures and art can all be enjoyed on bookshelf. Blue and white Asian happiness jars I’ve collected are … Continue reading

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My Week In Design

Time is moving fast this week.  I’ve been out and about antiquing, sourcing furniture and picking up fabric samples.  Connecting with vendors and building relationships with brands is important.  Design is very personal.  To  be invited to a client’s home and supporting … Continue reading

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Update A Sideboard

Growing tired of your sideboard?  Give it new look with a stone top.   Repurpose a sideboard for the bathroom:  add marble and retrofit draws for a sink.  Visit thrift stores for one of a kind pieces.   Create a focal point: with a … Continue reading

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Decorating the Fireplace for Summer

We have been living in this house for three years.  It’s a charming house (too small of us) with some cute details: wide plank floors, original windows (it’s cold in the winter),  checkered floors in the mudroom, a swing door … Continue reading

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Thrifting: Night Tables

Thrifting is always more fun when I go with friends.  I’m so happy to have designer neighbors and friends who share in the thrill of the hunt.  A few weeks ago, we hopped in the car and off we went.   My little treasure: night … Continue reading

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Thrifting Tips

Autum is approaching.  Soon the weather will be cool and the kids back in school.  It is the time of year people sort through summer and fall items and set up yard sales.  If  you enjoy the thrill of finding hidden treasure, DIY … Continue reading

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Classic Ticking

Ticking is a fabrics that is sometimes forgotten and under appreciated.    Rediscover its simple beauty for  your next project.  Use it in upholstery, window treats and pillows.  It comes in a variety of colors and is affordable.  My favorite ticking is blue and white.  I found … Continue reading

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Thrifting: Life Is An Adventure

You probably know by now that Wednesday is my thrifting day.  I look forward to getting outside to the stores and talking to the vendors. Yesterday’s trip to one of the shops threw me a curve ball in the way … Continue reading

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Thrifting Wednesday

My post is a little  very late today.  It’s sunny and over 70 degrees in March in New Jersey.  I’m enjoying it, maybe a little too much.  So much so, that I couldn’t get myself back indoors to blog about my find.    … Continue reading

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