Published on October 13, 2008
Steven and I have collections of stuff. We have a really big and disorganized collection of stuff that we call our home, but within that we actually have some more specific, edited collections. And some of those collections are about to get a new home!
In our bedroom we have had for years an old glass-front cabinet that is truly unattractive in itself, but has served as a somewhat dust-free receptacle for our collections of antique mercury glass and copper lustre, along with a couple of tramp art boxes. (Boy, have I come to appreciate the value of keeping some…READ MORE
Published on October 5, 2008
The antiques shows we participate in fall into two categories; one-day and multi-day shows. There are advantages and hardships to both, and we have settled on a mix of the two throughout the year. The shows that last for several days give a greater opportunity for customer traffic and allow us to establish our display and settle in for a while. The one-day shows start early in the morning and make for a long day, but then they are over and we go home and relax.
Last Sunday we did what is probably our favorite one-day show of the year, held at…READ MORE
Published on September 24, 2008
While set up and selling at the annual Schoharie Fall Antiques Show last weekend, we enjoyed a truly perfect early fall weekend. The weather could not have been nicer — chilly in the mornings, sunny in the afternoons. Dealers set up both indoors and out at this show (we are always outside) and the weather decides, year to year, which is the more desirable choice. This year there was no question – outside was the place to be!
In spite of cloudy skies on Wall Street, we had a successful show. We enjoyed seeing old friends and regular…READ MORE