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  • How to Live With Kids, Pets and Antiques

    | Sheila Howell

    You love having a home decorated with antiques - but you need it to be kid-friendly and pet-friendly! Is that even possible? It sure is: you just need to decide what's important to you and plan for prevention!  A home filled with beautiful antiques plus kids and pets is not mutually exclusive. De... View Post
  • What is Ephemera?

    | Sheila Howell

    Many people collect old paper items such as photographs, books or posters. Ephemera are written or printed paper items that were never intended to be kept, but were to be discarded after use. Antique and vintage ephemera is a popular collectible for many reasons: Some paper items are collected b... View Post
  • Mercanteinfiera, Italy's Biggest Antiques Fair

    | Sheila Howell

    Parma, Italy is home to Mercanteinfiera, a twice-yearly Spring and Fall. Each show, over 1000 vendors primarily from Italy and Europe welcome 60,000 buyers from across the globe offering everything from antique furniture, lighting and rugs to mid-century modern to vintage fashion to architectural... View Post