Tag Archive: furniture

May 07

Around East Texas… Pittsburg

Spend the Day in Historic Downtown Pittsburg Texas with its charming main street of restaurants, museums, attractions and ample antique shopping.   The Ice House  – Start your stroll at the north end of Downtown at 149 Quitman. This thrift shop is actually a non-profit operation benefiting Cypress Basin Hospice.         Rick’s …

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May 05

Peeling the Layers of Antiques, Art and Collectible at The Glass Onion

This is a shop of many layers featuring antiques, collectibles, local art, vintage items, jewelry, gifts and more. The mall has unique items from a variety of vendors and select consignors with new inventory coming in daily. Located in downtown Tyler, the atmosphere is comfortable and inviting. Whether you are looking for true 1800’s antiques …

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Apr 11

Care Tip: Antique Furniture

  Avoid placing in direct sunlight. Avoid placing your antique furniture in front of heating and air conditioning vents. Avoid too much change in the level of humidity as changes in relative humidity can cause wood to expand and contract. Avoid storing in hot, dry areas such as an attic. Dust with a soft, lint …

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Mar 08

Joy’s Wood Restoration

Ron Joy of Kilgore Texas has a knack for giving new life to antique furniture. From recreating sections of hand carved detail to veneer repair and new finishes, it’s Joy’s eye for detail that makes him one of the most sought-after craftsman in East Texas.   We visited Ron at his workshop where he is …

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Dec 04

CeCe Caldwell’s Chalk and Clay Paints

CeCe Caldwell’s chalk and clay paints

Breathe new life into a piece of old furniture, a frame or any other wooden object with CeCe Caldwell’s chalk and clay paints. This non-toxic paint creates an ultra-matte finish in a multitude of soft and bold colors like Texas Prairie or Sedona Red. It dries quickly and is easy to use. Brush strokes become …

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