How To Recognize MCM (Mid-Century Modern) Furniture

1960s dresser
Although easily mistaken for an MCM dresser, this is not your typical example of MCM, although it has MCM elements. (Source: www.icollector.com/Large-1960-s-Cream-Colored-Dresser_i9419936)

My guess is, you’ve seen this sort of ad a time or two:

For Sale: Great mid-century modern dresser! This won’t last! Grab it fast for $600! Read more

Lights, Camera ~ Action, Setting the Stage


This post may contain affiliate links.

So you just refinished a beautiful piece and now you want to stage to it so you can take pictures and highlight its beauty.   Well there really is no magic formula ~ but there are a couple simple techniques and tips I’d like to share. . . First,  think of your piece as if you were going to place it in your home, how would you decorate it?  Read more

Defining Antique Furniture vs Vintage Furniture

waterfall chest of drawers, vintage furniture
1930’s waterfall chest of drawers, example of vintage furniture, (Source: Renewed Relics/Facebook)

How many times have you seen a lovely mid-century piece of French provincial furniture advertised on Craigslist or Facebook as an ‘antique’ or that interesting 1930s waterfall chest of drawers described  as a beautiful antique chest of drawers? I have, too many times to count. Read more

The staging triangle


I know you’re thinking, what triangle Roz? Well I’m not referring to the Bermuda triangle I promise! Although it sometimes feels like I’m in it! LOL I have some examples below of how the staging triangle has worked well! When we think of staging or displaying our collectibles or items we want them to visually look right, well that is where the triangle comes in. Read more

Repurposed Pieces is Alive!

Just finished this one! What a way to show off a wonderful piece with a share from OUR NEW BLOG!

I will be doing a step by step on this buffet at a later date! So grab a drink and stick around for more amazing pieces and topics and have a look through all we will have to offer!

We will be covering different topics, from how to’s, DIY, refinishing and staging tips and even a favorite recipe here and there! Also we will have a submission email that you can send us your refinished pieces to get yourself featured (not all will make the cut so we want to see the BEST you have to offer!)

Thanks everyone! Make sure you share! A BIG GIVEAWAY IS COMING UP!