Top 10 Collectibles for 2010
Our annual list of the year’s hottest antiques shares everything you need to know to start up collections of vintage books, glass insulators, salt-glazed pottery and more.
Bed, Breakfast & Beyond
An entrepreneurial New England folk artist and her husband rehab a run-down 17th-century house, revealing its hidden potential as a cozy home and an inviting inn. A Welcoming Home: Get expert tips for making your house inviting for guests with lighting, natural fare and a welcoming attitude.
Patience Makes Perfect
By highlighting treasures gathered over time, a creative Oregon homeowner infuses her rooms with a welcoming combination of classic, primitive and vintage looks. Places, Everything!: Refresh your collectibles displays with clever ideas for revamping your vignettes.
A Good Move
Well-weathered furniture, plenty of Early-American antiques and walls decorated with delicate stenciling give Colonial character to a retired Washington-state couple’s custom-built Cape-Cod-style home. Sensational Stenciling: Pick up handy hints for adding life to your walls with old-fashioned stenciling. Click here for a sneak preview!
Read up on the background and value of several antique housewares, including a vintage medicinal vaporizer, a classic coffee grinder, a beautiful handpainted glove box, a cast-iron doorstop and more!
Decorate with Crafts
The Country Sampler stylists share instructions for keeping decor simple in a spare room with smart storage solutions and easy ideas for adding interest. Click here for a sneak preview!