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Vintage Cameras

Vintage Cameras

Vintage Cameras A vintage touch to any living space By: Corbin Crable The first vintage camera my father, Greg Crable, bought wasn’t intended to sit on a shelf, unused but appreciated. Nor was it supposed to actually be used to capture and preserve special moments. It was bought with the intention to be used as...
Design Book: Living Room

Design Book: Living Room

Things I Learned from My Living Room By Jennifer Bertrand 1. Gnome Epiphany So there is never a sale that doesn’t peak my eyeballs. Often I am having whole dialogues in my head as to what I could do with whatever weird or bizarre or interesting object I come across. Recently, I came upon a sale...
Buying and Selling Vintage Crystal

Buying and Selling Vintage Crystal

Crystal Fundamentals A beginners guide to buying and selling crystal By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales When delving into a new category of buying and selling, the learning curve can often be a bit intimidating. Understanding the nuances of value for many categories can take months or even years to learn. However with...

Design Book: Trending White Decor

4 Tips for Working White into your Decor By Jennifer Bertrand 2016 is looking brighter and whiter—at least in the design world. How can you work this trend into your spaces? Benjamin Moore’s 2016 Color of the Year was “Simply White.” It came as no surprise, as most of you have already started the head...
Buying and Selling Guide to Vintage Teddy Bears

Buying and Selling Guide to Vintage Teddy Bears

Vintage Teddy Bears If you know what you’re looking for, these treasures could bring more than just snuggles By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales With cooler weather upon us we decided to write about a topic that would inspire warm, fuzzy feelings in our readers: the teddy bear. First produced in the early...
Buying and Selling Guide to Vintage Cameras

Buying and Selling Guide to Vintage Cameras

Vintage Cameras Film cameras can be worth a second look!                   By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales Visit any Kansas City-area antique store, vintage shop, flea market, estate sale or auction house and the chances are pretty darn good it will have a vintage film...
Design Book: Budget Design

Design Book: Budget Design

5 Tips for Budget Design By Jennifer Bertrand There’s no need to break the bank when designing your spaces. Hold on to your pennies with these expert tips. Hellooo everyone! I am here today to gently remind all of you what to think about when approaching a DIY design job, and how not to get...
Vintage Typewriter Guide

Vintage Typewriter Guide

Typewriters A buyer’s guide to manual communication                       By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales As the use of digital devices, and time spent in “the cloud” continues to increase, ironically so does a subculture intrigued by vintage objects from bygone eras. The function...
Unconventional Organization Tips

Unconventional Organization Tips

Summer Challenge By Jennifer Bertrand Get organized this season by thinking outside the box for unconventional storage solutions. Hellooo everyone! It’s summertime, and just in case you’re in need of some sanity in the midst of summer madness, let’s dream up some unconventional storage. 1. Back away from Pinterest and look around your home!  Because of the Internet, the world is at our fingertips, and there is no reason our lives should not be in...
Vintage Outdoor Chairs

Vintage Outdoor Chairs

Vintage Outdoor Chairs Take a seat on the patio or in your house with stylish vintage chairs By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales At Brown Button we enjoy well-designed and unique furniture in the same way that many people appreciate a beautiful sculpture. Both creations require craftsmanship, creativity, and artistic talents to design...
Update Your Home's Exterior with Confidence

Update Your Home’s Exterior with Confidence

Update Your Home’s Exterior with Confidence By Jennifer Bertrand Are you scared to give your home an exterior facelift? By asking yourself the right questions and following this quick recipe for gaining exterior confidence, you can pull off the look you really want with much less intimidation. Questions to ask yourself 1. What do you want...
How to Incorporate Vintage Design

How to Incorporate Vintage Design

My goal in these articles is to teach you how to take a concept or passion and give it a high-end twist. I also want to keep you on your toes as to what you are going to do next with your newly found objects! Let’s make it look like a designer designed your home...
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