collect and sell with chairish.

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sometimes when there’s not a flea market in sight, i long for my vintage furniture fix. i want to shop for unique, pre-loved pieces i won’t find in a typical furniture shop — one of a kind, gently used items that i don’t see everywhere. and i’ve been shopping chairish for those very reasons. but now, they’ve made it even easier, because... 
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real art for a fictitious world.

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sigh… holly golightly (the heroine of the 1961 classic, breakfast at tiffany’s). she is so elegant, so beautiful, and oh, so lost. you know what i’m going to suggest, right? yes! art!!! ok. i added the art part to that quote, but she needs it right? right! i’m sure it would make her feel so much more at home in her bare apartment that she shares with... 
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office redux.

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you may have heard me mention that the beautiful old windows in my dining room had dry rot, so sadly my landlord was going to replace them with regular old sliding glass windows. i was so sad. but he’s made the change, and while i don’t love the glass they selected (pebbled, heaven forbid), on the plus side, i can now open the windows, which i could never do before.... 
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living in an industrial world.

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repurposed display rack, via ethanollie. i love a look that incorporates a little bit of an industrial edge. re-purposed vintage racks are a great storage idea, for kitchens, bathrooms and even putting your jewelry or plants on display. lots of shops are creating reproductions of these old finds, as well — like the two great metal storage pieces below. here’s to... 
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modern collecting.

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issue number 40 of covet garden is out and it’s a beauty! a canadian furniture maker and a designer turn an old industrial space in a modern collector’s heaven. the trick, i think, to collecting well is not letting yours things take over — nothing too cluttered, just collected, and displayed as well-curated groupings. this couple combines their collections... 
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