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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19 Estate Sale Finds Millennials Don’t Know

Part of the fun of estate sales is taking that trip down memory lane with all those old estate sale finds! We love estate sales almost as much as we love picking on Millennials. (Just kidding…kind of).  Check out this list we compiled of nostalgic estate sale finds you probably haven’t thought of in years. 1. Solidex…

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10 Reasons to Buy Cast Iron at Estate Sales

Here’s a little secret: Estate sales are the best places to pick up cast iron, and you can find some pretty good deals on cast iron dutch ovens, skillets, griddles, and more. How good are the deals? It’s not unusual to find brand name vintage cast iron for just dollars. If you haven’t tried cooking…

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28 of the Best Estate Sale Flips

Part of the thrill of the hunt when shopping estate sales is finding the best estate sale flips – items you can buy, and then turn around and sell for a quick profit. Fact: this is why many people shop estate sales in the first place. You don’t have to be a big-time dealer to spot valuable items…

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20 Vintage Wedding DIY Ideas

Vintage weddings can get pretty expensive, but they don’t have to be. In fact, if you know how to shop estate sales, you can throw a budget-friendly celebration worthy of posting all over social media. All it takes is a little DIY + TLC. Speaking of social media, we looked on Pinterest for our favorite…

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17 Photos of All Things Lucite

There’s a lot of Lucite love going around lately, and we’ve been seeing it everywhere: from fashion runways to home decor magazines, and of course, at estate sales. Lucite is a special plastic, sometimes called “acrylic glass” or “Plexiglas” that’s similar in look and feel to glass, but much more durable and lightweight. It’s also water and…

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13 Iconic Midcentury Modern Chairs

If you’re into midcentury modern (and these days who isn’t?), you know that MCM chairs are more than just places to sit – they’re centerpieces of style. Most reproductions of the midcentury chairs we found can go for thousands of dollars at modern design stores. However, you might be able to find a better deal on the originals at estate sales –…

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16 Photos of Vintage Bakelite

Like all things retro, Bakelite is making a comeback in a big way, and we’ve been seeing a lot of it at estate sales lately. Bakelite is the world’s first synthetic plastic and was invented by Leo Baekeland in 1907, who called it “a non-melting, non-dissolving solid like nothing found in nature.” The scientific name…

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Pyrex in Action!

True Pyrex lovers know there’s only one thing better than vintage Pyrex – and that’s vintage Pyrex in action! We have to admit – we’re a little obsessed with vintage Pyrex patterns. So we searched Instagram to find our favorite photos of Pyrex doing what Pyrex does best: acting as a super cute vessel to delicious food! …

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