Estate Sales & Auction Blog


How Can You “Remote It” in Style? Follow these must-have decorating tips for your home office

Design & Decor | PUBLISHED 09.20.21 | Courtney Tannler
 | BRG

Telecommuting and working from home is not new, but it has become a mainstay for many office employees and professionals. Despite shortages in the supply chain for new office furniture, secondary markets (such as estate sales and online auctions) are an excellent source for versatile, eclectic, and fun home office furniture and decor options. But where do you start? Check out these essential tips for "remoting it" in style.

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Must-Know Expert Tips for Sourcing and Passing Down Heirloom Jewelry

Jewelry & Fashion | PUBLISHED 08.11.21 | Jennifer Ventresca
Heirloom Jewelry | BRG

Every August, National Wear Your Mother's Jewelry Day occurs without much fanfare and without much notice. But this year, we got to thinking, what might be so special about your mother's (or grandmother's) jewelry that there's a day dedicated to it? That question led us to consider all jewelry passed down from our forbears ... heirloom jewelry and to inquire for industry experts their tips for sourcing and passing down heirloom jewelry.

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Nine Must-Have Decorative Pieces Curated by Rebekah Dempsey

Complementary. Guest Curations | PUBLISHED 07.22.21 | Rebekah Dempsey
 | BRG

From stunning 19th century apothecary cabinets to fine watercolor landscape paintings and Chinese blue and white porcelain oversized vases ... the talented Rebekah Dempsey of A Blissful Nest shares her nine current must-have curation of antiques, vintage, and pre-owned furniture and decorative arts.

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How to Add Antique & Vintage Pieces to your Stylish Living Room
 with Mary Aspen Richardson

Complementary. Guest Curations | PUBLISHED 07.14.21 | Guest: Mary Aspen Richardson
Mary Aspen Richardson, an interior design enthusiast and a professional blogger shares her tips on integrating vintage and antique items to create a stylish modern living room | BRG

Although the antique style brings a particular emotional relevance, random placement of such items carries the risk of creating an outdated look in your new modern living room. However, there are several different ways to decorate with antique pieces, while still keeping your home both stylish and timeless - trust me!

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Happy Independence Day

BRG Happenings | PUBLISHED 07.01.21 | ADMIN
 | BRG

From the BRG family to you, have a happy Independence Day. In addition to family picnics and BBQs we take some time to reflect on what this holiday embodies -- American freedom -- with 13 notable quotes from historical figures.

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Secrets on Taking it to the Max with Daniel Mathis

Complementary. Guest Curations | PUBLISHED 06.30.21 | Jennifer Ventresca
Daniel Mathis, collector and maximalist shares insights to his design aesthetic | BRG

As a long-time collector, Daniel discovered many years ago that estate sales and auctions were some of the best places to find one-of-a-kind pieces that might set your space apart from all the rest. Learn how maximalist, Daniel Mathis, styles his estate sale finds.

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Author, Journalist, Collector: The Estate of Patricia K. Brooks

On the Auction Block | PUBLISHED 06.21.21 | Jennifer Ventresca
 | BRG

Writer. Activist. Traveler. Critic. The estate collection of Patricia K. Brooks encapsulates the life of this well-rounded, well-traveled woman. Learn more about her life, works, and life's collections.

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A Father's Day Message

BRG Happenings | PUBLISHED 06.20.21 | Admin
Happy Father's Day 2021  | BRG

Whether the day is spent enjoying the outdoors or video chatting from afar, the entire BRG family wishes fathers everywhere a very happy, safe, and relaxing Father's Day.

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13 Totally Unique Father's Day Gifts You Definitely Want to Give

On the Auction Block | PUBLISHED 06.15.21 | Alexis Fortuna
Antique, vintage and contemporary pieces make great Father's Day gifts! | BRG

If you're looking for some unique gift ideas for Father's Day, our Lexi Fortuna offers her top 13 choices for dads of all interests and tastes from collectors and connoisseurs to sportsmen and sharp dressers. Happy gifting!

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Eleven Must Have Outdoor Pieces for A Stunning Outdoor Space

On the Auction Block | PUBLISHED 06.07.21 | Tam Tran
Eleven things that are perfect for building your ideal outdoor bbq space | BRG

When looking for outdoor grilling, patio furniture, and exterior decor pieces, quality estate and downsizing pieces may be the best things available. Check out these 11 must have items.

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