Last weekend I stopped by a local estate sale hoping to take home my next vintage treasure. The sale was great (one of the better estate sales i've been to) mainly because the home owner was a retired interior designer and lifelong antique collector. The house was beyond PACKED with amazing items, but the prices were INSANE. I'm not oblivious to the fact that true antiques and vintage items come with a price tag (into the thousands and thousands!), but the prices at this particular sale were a bit high. A lady stopped me in the basement and made a comment that the organizer of the sale tried to charge her $12 for a vase and she could go to Walmart and get something similar for cheaper. I smiled politely, but I really wanted to say 'lady if you're shopping for your decor items at Walmart, you no business 'shopping' this wonderfully curated sale of antiques'. By the way, nothing wrong with affordable decor on a budget, but we all know Walmart has nothing on Target's selection of home items.Read More
Recently i've noticed some amazingly inspiring photos on the One Kings Lane Instagram account that left me wondering where they were from! Turns out, One Kings Lane recently revealed their first ever 'living' showroom in the Connecticut home of OKL's own president, Debbie Propst. The first floor of her home that she shares with her family showcases not only her amazing talent (along with the team at OKL), but also many pieces that are available for purchase through OKL.
The farmhouse-style home was modernized to showcase how people can actually live with these furnishings in the home and with the hope of inspiring customers to create their own tailored design with the OKL studio. The style of the home is a mix of what OKL has to offer. Some pieces are vintage, some picked by the OKL buyers, while others made specifically by OKL themselves. I think the mix is fantastic, the house looks so inviting and cozy!Read More