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At Her Majesty's (Reading) Pleasure

I was this morning invited, along with other arts/heritage bloggers, to preview the Royal Childhood exhibition at Buckingham Palace as part of a visit to the State Rooms, before they open to the general public for the summer season tomorrow. 256 more words


Spotted: Antique Cars of a Variety

I just got back from almost a week on the road through NC, SC, and GA.  We definitely spotted all kinds of great things.  One of my favorites was this lot of antique cars, all of them missing something from bumpers to lights to seats, of a wide variety of types and ages.   39 more words


For the Benefit of All

Don’t miss the 38th Annual Cashiers Benefit Antiques Show Friday, July 25, through Sunday, July 27.
Sixty exhibitors from the British Isles to New England to the Deep South will bring their finest selections to delight antique shoppers. 114 more words


Get stuffed...

…if you want to be “in” with the in crowd.

It’s NOT just my imagination, but of late the two leading Adelaide auction houses….Scammells and Small and Whitfield…have been dealing with a huge and seemingly endless collection  of stuffed reconstructions of hoof and hide. 209 more words



Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant shares another of her vintage passions…

Pop a pillow inside one and use it as a chic sofa cushion, use them as laundry bags, or cut them up and sew sturdy tote bags or table runners. 334 more words

What to Watch out for when Fixing a Dent in Antique Furniture

A reader contacted me recently and asked me about fixing dents on teak furniture. She had read my other blogs on cleaning and protecting teak and wanted my opinion on this topic. 669 more words

Johanne Yakula