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Reclaimed Vintage Furniture – 20 Best DIY Projects

It’s almost always the case that minor parts of one or two of your furniture items at home are damaged, but in general, it’s still an undamaged item and you don’t really want to throw it away. But it might affect the aesthetic of your overall home design and it can also be quite unsightly

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10 Traditional Korean Furniture You Didn’t Know Existed

The most unique part of traditional Korean furniture is in the grain of the wood it was made from. Korean carpenters placed great importance on maintaining the beauty of the wood throughout the process of making Korean furniture since ancient times, and rarely used binders such as metal nails to hold them together, mainly because

Chinese Lucky Symbols and Their Meanings

Chinese lucky symbols and their meanings is of great significance in the Chinese culture, not only in China, but in places where there are a majority of Chinese, such as Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. The Chinese believe that one need to surround themselves with Chinese lucky symbols and motifs to ensure good luck

A Review of Oedo Antique Flea Market – Tokyo International Forum

Oedo Antique Flea Market – Since 2003 The Oedo Antique Flea Market (大江戸骨董市), which started in September 2003 to celebrate 400 years since the beginning of the Tokugawa shogunate, or the Tokugawa bakufu and the Edo bakufu, is the biggest open-air antiques market in Japan. Held at Tokyo International Forum, which is next to Yurakucho Station

6 Top Tips to Fixing and Caring For Antique Baby Cribs

Family heirlooms hold many special memories and using them again for your own baby makes it even more exciting. For instance, using the same antique baby crib that you slept on for your own baby takes these special memories a notch higher. However, those antique baby cribs need to be checked beforehand and to make

How To Find A Genuine Antique Rocking Horse For Your New House

Whether you are going to setup your new home, or you just want to refurnish your current house with some vintage elements, a vintage rocking horse will always be a great centerpiece, or a conversation starter. The big question is; how do you find a genuine antique one? It is important to be happy with your

Antique, Vintage, Retro And Collectible: What Are the Differences?

The words “antique”, “vintage”, “retro” and “collectible” are often used loosely by sellers online, but are there really any differences between them? Experts said that it is not possible to really tell whether a product is antique, vintage, retro or collectible, and although they do convey an added value, buyers have to be careful to

The Lazy Man’s Guide To Antique Furniture Appraisal

Regardless of whether you are seriously or casually interested in antique furniture, the most important thing to focus on is its worth. There are various online printed guides which focus most on the value of the antique furniture. In this case, if you are looking for the best antique furniture appraisal ways, then it is

7 Little Known Facts About The Wizard of Oz Memorabilia

Here are 10 little known facts about the movie and the Wizard of Oz memorabilia that you may not know.The Wizard of Oz is a movie made in 1939 and is often lauded for its use of fantasy storytelling, music and unique characters.