Monthly Archives: June 2012

A Helping Hand

Yesterday was one of those days when I was running all over NYC. I was working on a client’s apartment in Chelsea, had several meetings in Midtown, then another meeting in Hell’s Kitchen. One of the many reasons I love … Continue reading

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A 19th Century Odd Fellows Prop

A few of my favorite things about shopping flea markets are as follows: 1) You Never Know What You’ll Find 2) You Can Always Learn Something 3) One-of-a-kind Items Are In Plentiful Supply It was a perfect storm this past … Continue reading

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Lobby Cards

I love old movies and I enjoy collecting items relating to them. While my favorites are Hollywood Classics with fantastic stars like Barbara Stanwyck and Gary Cooper, I do have a soft spot for wacky, off-beat movies, and that’s why … Continue reading

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Bountiful Bookends

This past weekend’s flea marketing yielded fantastic results from some of my tride and true dealer friends here in NYC.   One of my favorite purchases was this pair of wooden 1930′s bookends. I love the beautiful workmanship around the flowers … Continue reading

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The Market Warriors Are Coming!

In less than one month, the series premieres!   …And it’s a GREAT one!   For more details, go to pbs.org.   We kick off at 9pm on Monday, July 16th at 9pm, on PBS! Save the date!!!!

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A Great Glimpse at The Greatest City

I’m a big fan of black and white photography, and if it is vintage, and zeros in on NYC, then it definitely has my interest. Yesterday at my hometown flea market, I spied this fantastic image of the Woolworth Building. … Continue reading

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VIntage Wallpaper

This past weekend at the tail end of my hometown flea market, I spent some time with my friend David who deals in vintage wallpaper. He has such a huge variety that it is often dizzying. I zeroed in on … Continue reading

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Displaying A Collection

It’s no secret that I’m a big collector….of many things, and as such, I live with “stuff” and enjoy doing so. That said, I think when you do own a lot of decorative items, displaying them well is really key. … Continue reading

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French Art Pottery

The French really understand beauty, from every angle to every color combination to every shape.   I am a huge fan of French Art Pottery…from the simple to the sophisticated. This past weekend I was shopping my regular flea market here … Continue reading

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