Vintage Cast Iron Guide

We see a lot of vintage cast iron at estate sales, and it’s always one of the first things to go. The cast iron trend has been heating up for well over a decade. But what’s the big draw? To learn more about cast iron cookware and why vintage cast iron is worth collecting, we…

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Jadeite, Jadite, or Jade-ite? Guide

Jadeite, Jadite, or Jade-ite? No matter how you spell it, jadeite is that gorgeous green milk glass found in old homes, estate sales, flea markets and antique malls all over the U.S. and Canada. First created in the 1930s, jadeite is used for all types of things, but most commonly dishware and kitchenware. It first became…

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10 Acres, 40 U.S. States, Hundreds of Antiques, and Lots of Love

Oil and gas executive Stewart Matheson and his wife Dawn are selling off their enormous collection, an eclectic range of Americana, folk art, primitives, and more. They’re making room in their lives to care for their daughter, Laura, who has special needs. This means moving from their 10-acre, wooded homestead in Edmond, Oklahoma, to a…

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Vintage Engagement Rings Guide

Choosing between vintage engagement rings is almost as important as finding the right partner. Because let’s be real: having the perfect ring proves you and your love are truly unique (just like everyone else). The current engagement ring trends tend toward anything vintage. Estate sales have also made a huge comeback when it comes to finding…

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Want to Sell Vintage? Shop Estate Sales

So you want to sell vintage? Reselling vintage has always been popular, whether to pay bills or as a side hustle. And just like everything that gets resold has a story behind it, every person who gets into flipping gets there by a different path. Some sellers are just really into “stuff.” Others started as…

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Vintage Christmas Decorations

‘Tis the season for vintage Christmas decorations. The kitschier, the better. After all, the holiday season only comes once a year, and when else do you get to see all those ornaments and decorations from Christmas past? Whether you like to decorate the day after Thanksgiving, or you wait until December, the best part of…

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18 Vintage Halloween Photos

We love Halloween almost as much as we love estate sales! To get into the spirit, we trawled Instagram for the best vintage Halloween photos we could find. Check out these haunting photos from Halloweens past! 1. Batman & Robin Costumed Barbie Dolls A photo posted by ?dollier? (@dollier) on Oct 16, 2016 at 4:20pm…

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13 Halloween Decorations from Estate Sale Finds

School’s back in session, Fall decorations are out, and Halloween is just around the corner. If you’re looking for fun DIY Halloween projects, estate sales are where it’s at. First of all, what’s creepier than walking around a dead person’s old house looking at a dead person’s old things? Not much! But estate sales are…

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Estate Sale Furniture Buying Guide

Estate sales are great places to buy big ticket items, like furniture. Not only can you find great deals, you’re bound to run into some unique designer pieces- like midcentury modern or well known furniture brands noted for quality, like Drexel or Heritage. But don’t go into it blindly! The best finds appear when luck meets…

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