Why did you choose to live in your current home? What was there about the house that made you realize that this was the right place for you? Beyond its […]
The Evolution of a Room Is the parlour just another Victorian room that is totally irrelevant to today’s homes? To understand how this room evolved into today’s living room and […]
There are many reasons for partners, married or not, to disagree, but what kind of furniture to have in one’s home doesn’t have to be one of them. Since I […]
A reader recently contacted me with a photograph of a gorgeous tea cup that she owns. (Unfortunately I did not save her photo because I hadn’t planned on writing a […]
What exactly is patina? This is a question I get asked fairly often when I do talks about antiques. I have to answer honestly and tell the person that patina […]
There comes a time in every one’s life that it is necessary to sell belongings – your own or someone else’s. Garage sales are one way but what if your […]
There are so many events going on over the next few weeks that celebrate our country’s 150th birthday that it’s very hard to fit even a small number of them […]
Years ago a client of mine purchased a dining room suite at an auction. It had seen better days to be sure and she was understandably concerned about the high […]
This is #4 of “What Am I?” Test your knowledge or guess what this object is.
What Am I? Can you guess what this object is? Tip” It’s about 8 inches high. Read more to find out.
“Pushing Boundaries [Reboot] 2022 is the theme for the first ISEA symposium to be held in Canada. This week-long event is a chance to immerse yourself in creativity. Share, learn, explore and discover along with artists of all backgrounds and experiences. Our exciting and award-winning presenters will provide workshops, demonstrations, and discussions.”
A Must Go To event!
Going to Waterton Lakes during Covid 2021
Latest Appraisal Finds: What Am I #3
Appraisal Find #2: What am I?
What am I? See if you can figure out what this object is.
This past year has frustrated many would-be travellers, including me. The European trip we had planned for this spring had to be postponed until 2022 so, in an attempt to […]
One of the biggest pitfalls for an individual attempting to do research on antiques is that they have no idea of the sites that are known for unrealistic pricing. They […]
Collecting dolls has never been an area of interest for me – not because I don’t appreciate them but because there are other areas that fascinate me more. However, I was intrigued with this doll when a client brought it to me for evaluation.