Joanna Kurylo

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Treasure Browsing: How To Buy Vintage Antiques Online

Experts from 1st Dibs, eBay and One King's Lane share their tips.<p>Not to boast, but we've basically mastered the realm of online shopping — except in one particular, very important aspect — antique and vintage housewares. Navigating the muddy waters of very important piece versus quirky accoutrement …

Antique Dealer Doing Good Turn for New Rochelle Humane Society

Final days of benefit sale for New Rochelle Humane Society.

10 Decor Takeaways From an Antiques Dealers' Hideaway

One of the many reasons touring the home of an antiques aficionado is such a thrill for magazine editors is that there is a certain delight in a home that follows a "more is more is not enough" paradigm, particularly when its a scavenger hunt for 19th-century French clocks or chairs upholstered in …

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travel<p>Photo tour: Hawaii's beautiful waterfalls<p>Rick Steves: Visiting Europe’s 20th-century…<p>Disney Parks in 2019: Star Wars Land and much more<p>US cities with the most expensive transportation<p>This new cruise will take you to the hidden Arctic<p>Las Vegas food and wine event to feature Martha…<p>Travel News …

Why collect antique prints?

In a series of earlier blogs, I have discussed what is involved in collecting antique prints. Today I will consider why one would want to collect …

Antique Cameras

Antique and vintage cameras are valued by collectors for countless reasons, from the historical significance of 19th-century wood cameras to the fine …

Collecting Antique Maps, Atlases & Travel Books

Collecting Antique Maps: Starting a Collection<p>What is an Antique Map?<p>Firstly it is important to establish exactly what we mean by the word "Antique". …

How to Collect and Appraise Antique Jewelry

I am often asked, "How can I get started and learn all you know so I can do what you do?" Of course, watching PBS's <i>Antiques Roadshow</i>, and streaming past episodes at pbs.org/antiques is a great education, but it's only a beginning. It is also important to seek out other sources of knowledge if you …

The Ultimate Antiquing Tour

<b>Antiquing Day 1: New Market, MD, to Paris, VA (67 miles):</b> Start on the Old National Pike (Route 144) in New Market. Once known as “the antique …

5 Best Antique Shops In New York City

Sometimes, an object calls your name. Some antiques are like that––full of history and untold stories you can only guess at. True adventurers …

10 Tips for Buying Vintage Furniture

Buying vintage furniture is a smart strategy to get good-quality furniture for less. You add originality and cool appeal to your house in the …

Antiques: From mid-mod to country house

Whatever your taste and budget, there's plenty to please antiques lovers this season.<p>After the usual summer slowdown, the antiques trade is gearing up for a crammed autumn calendar. There's the Winter Fine Art and Antiques Fair at Olympia and Antiques for Everyone at the NEC. And Judith Miller's …

5 Tips for Mastering an Antique Show

<i>by guest blogger, designer Mark Kintzel</i><p>I love going to antique shows. You never know what you’re going to find, or whom you’re going to see. (Let’s …

Antique and Vintage Furniture: Tips For Treasure Seekers

The enduring popularity of TV shows where individuals unearth hidden treasures in their house or their attic or at a flea market has certainly raised people’s awareness of the importance and value of antique or vintage furniture. But is this really an area where furniture buyers today can typically …

PEARguest: Unique Finds: The Guide to Antiquing by Beth Potozniak

You’ve heard that saying “one person’s junk is another person’s treasure,” while I’ve never been antique or flea market shopping before and recently …

Readers' travel tips: antiques markets

WINNING TIP Ludwigsburg Antiques-Mile, near Stuttgart, Germany<p>The annual fair in this charming town sells everything from tiny Bavarian hedgehog brooches – made from acorns and fluff – to six-foot Chinese vases, along with local delicacies such as <i>schupfnudeln</i> (delicious potato noodles). If you tire …

FleaQuest is your guide to vintage shops

Vintage-abulous! FleaQuest is a national guide to the best vintage markets, architectural salvage centers, flea markets and more.<p><b>Name:</b> Fleaquest.com<p><b>What it does:</b> Allows travelers to get their shabby chic on no matter where they are.<p><b>What's hot:</b> You can search by state or from five to 50 miles within …

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How to Find Great Vintage Furniture On Craigslist

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

The Knowledge: How to buy vintage clothes

William Banks-Blaney of William Vintage shares his tips on how to find clothing to treasure.<p><i>Try before you walk by</i><br>Vintage clothes were designed for the body, not the hanger (whereas most clothes now are designed to have 'hanger appeal'), and so it is always best to try clothes on. If there is a …

Paris's best antiques and street markets

Three of the most common places to find collectable junk are <i>marchés aux puces</i> (flea markets), <i>brocantes</i> (second hand shops) and <i>antiquaires</i> (antique shops). The following list will give you a little taste of everything and help you discover the wonderland of Parisian knick-knacks and decor.<p>Village …

Antiques Roadshow Appraiser Interview: Betty Krulik Gives Us Insights Into Finding Great Items (SLIDESHOW)

Ask any thrifter out there, and they'll tell you that there's something incredibly satisfying about antiquing. America's <i>other</i> favorite pastime is part treasure hunt, part history lesson; a folk adventure that takes place in dusty attics and secondhand shops everywhere.<p>There's no better proof of the …

Antique Appraisals: 15 Items In Your Home That May Be Worth Money (PHOTOS)

Do you have an attic full of old junk you've been meaning to get rid of?<p>Do you have an attic full of old junk you've been meaning to get rid of? Or did you inherit some jewelry and you're just not sure if it's a knock-off or the real thing? Before you toss your stuff, consider getting reputable …

England's best vintage markets and antique fairs

Lincoln, Lincolnshire<p>The bi-monthly fair that takes place at the Lincolnshire Showground is large without feeling overwhelming. This fair is diverse, offering a huge scope in terms of wares and prices. It is held almost back-to-back with the Newark fair nearby and is a popular destination for …

8 Pro Tips for Shopping Brimfield

This week marked my first-ever trip to the Brimfield Antique Show, the largest outdoor antique market in the world. With 20-plus fields and thousands …