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You Know When You Know

My advice always when it comes to buying furniture or art, is to wait until you find just the right piece. You just know it when you see it. It feels right. It stirs something in your soul. Then your home is filled with things that tickle you at every turn. Wherever you eye lands, there is a memory. Visually it creates happiness and contentment. I promise, it will be worth the wait. Case in point. We have longed for a dresser in our bedroom at Hawthorne. Nothing over the years we saw excited us. Until it did. The minute I spotted it the other day, I knew. I just knew. Measurements were taken and the following day TPS came with me to look at it too, and he just knew. Ring us up, please! The piece perfect for the space and works just right with everything else in the room. I can’t stop looking at it. The wait was long, but oh so worth it. You know when you know.



 

 

Brimfield

We returned from Brimfield elated at all the amazing vintage goods we acquired for WK, and beat as we walked through miles & miles (literally) of antique stalls. Brimfield is truly awesome, and if you have any hankering for vintage, it is mecca. If you ever get the chance to go, go. It is about an hour and a half from Hawthorne, so we often feel its pull on us if it is happening when we are here. It is a bit like preparing for a race, as you need to be fully rested and on your game, or the enormity of it all with swallow you up. It is in the town of Brimfield in Massachusetts. It overtakes the town 3 times a year, for 5 days at a stretch, in May, July and September. Folks come from around the globe to sell at it as well folks to buy from them. It really is hard to describe just how big it is. Tent after tent in field after field filled with every kind of vintage good you can imagine. From tables overflowing in one booth with all items under $10 to a booth next to it selling things for thousands of dollars. From jars of old marbles to polished Tiffany & Co. silver to long tables that seat 20 to buckets of wooden tennis rackets to exquisite oil paintings and just about everything in between. Truly, awesome. Goods will start arriving soon at the shops as well as on our website and I can’t wait to start playing with it all in displays.

Sending tons of safe vibes & thoughts to all in Florida and the South in the path of the hurricane. We have many family and friends in Florida, many who fled and many who stayed. My heart goes out to you all…