Fine Art Framing Resource – RI discovery

19th Century Auction Find Meets a New Fine Art Frame

Fine art Framing resourceWe just had an amazing experience finding a fine art framing resource that we wanted to share with the antiques and art collecting community. Our journey started when we recently acquired a really nice 19th century oil painting at an auction in CT. It needed restoration work and it needed to be placed in a period styled frame. The restoration work was done by a high quality firm in Oxford, CT  (I will cover this in a later post). Continue reading “Fine Art Framing Resource – RI discovery”

Antique Group Shop Checklist for antique sales

Antique Group shop rocket ship lampTen things to consider before joining an antique group shop

We created the Antique Group Shop Checklist because single purpose antique shops are all but extinct. Most Antique sellers have discovered that it has become impossible to keep a shop going without taking on “boarders”. Because of this (and a few other reasons) most antique stores that you shop at today are now antique co-ops or antique group shops. Continue reading “Antique Group Shop Checklist for antique sales”

Vintage Fashion Items for Etsy and WordPress

Vintage Fashion in our Etsy-Shop

Here are some examples of items in our Vintage Fashion section using Etsy and WordPress. Etsy allows the seller to group items by “section”. In our shop, we use sections to organize items that we feel are closely related. The items that will be displayed after this paragraph are automatically “picked” via the Etsy Application Programming Interface (or API) and a special plugin we added to our shop called “Etsy Shop”. The listings shown are active and in our “Vintage Fashion” section. Continue reading “Vintage Fashion Items for Etsy and WordPress”