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Covet Decor Is Much More than ‘Junk Elevated’

Covet Decor Is Much More than ‘Junk Elevated’

Covet Decor, is described as “Junk Elevated” and began as a result of the success Dawn Pfefferle had with her booths in the Homestead Antique Mall in Arvada and the Lafayette Collectibles and Antique Mall in Lafayette. The beautiful upcycled, repurposed and reimagined furniture which fills her store was overflowing in their home and she told her husband Craig it […]

by · May 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
100,000 Items to Choose from at Cadillac Jack’s

100,000 Items to Choose from at Cadillac Jack’s

“The Most Unique “BUY – SELL – TRADE Antique Store and Trading Post This Side Of the Mississippi” Cadillac Jack’s ANTIQUES – TRADING POST With an inventory of over 100,000 collectible, one-of-a-kind items and antiques in the store, Cadillac Jack’s Trading Post offers something for everyone who treasures an “era gone by.” Irresistibles include antique jewelry, depression glass, perfume bottles, […]

by · May 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
The Appraiser’s Diary: Mirrors

The Appraiser’s Diary: Mirrors

By Rachel Hoffman I have always loved a great mirror. Some of the most gaudy and elaborate French mirrors are my favorite. They are just so over the top and the frames look like something out of a fairytale. I once heard a proverb that said, “Mirrors show us what we look like, not who we are.” It’s so true […]

What Is It? May 2016

What Is It? May 2016

  We had many correct guesses to our What Is It for May. The official description is that it is a waffle maker. The Pennsylvania Dutch sunburst adds value to this waffle maker which was designed to be placed over an “eye” or firehole, of a wood or coal range.   Carolyn Kundel of Roland, Iowa; Charles Pheasant of Centennial, […]

by · May 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article, What Is It?
The ‘Cool’ Beauty of Artful Antique Fans

The ‘Cool’ Beauty of Artful Antique Fans

By Robert Reed   Once the elegant hand-held fan was as artful as it was fashionable. It was a nod to style and a ‘cool’ wave to elegance. For a long time now the fancy fan of the past has been treasured as an heirloom of grander eras.   “Here is where collectors go wild,” noted antiques historian Ann Cole […]

by · April 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article