Category: art

Adopting Nostalgia: the final resting place of second hand collectibles

Adopting Nostalgia: the final resting place of second hand collectibles

In some ways estate sales are an intimate and nostalgic visit into another person's life. There is nothing like it and its unjust to equate "shopping" with rummaging through a recently deceased person's home looking for collectibles, or something unique.It's reverent and should be approached as such. I think of my own home. And always … Continue reading Adopting Nostalgia: the final resting place of second hand collectibles

Hoarder House Estate Sale (Part 2): A Tour of the House

Hoarder House Estate Sale (Part 2): A Tour of the House

I was so fortunate to work with Robin Caton founder of Found Stuff Estate Sales and Appraisals on this story.  Robin has been a full-time antique dealer and certified appraiser for almost two decades. She is an expert in art, antiques, jewelry and collectibles. Found Stuff Estate Sales and Appraisals is her full-time business. If you missed the first … Continue reading Hoarder House Estate Sale (Part 2): A Tour of the House

Special Guest: Robin Caton Antique Dealer Talks About Running an Estate Sale in a Hoarder’s House

Special Guest: Robin Caton Antique Dealer Talks About Running an Estate Sale in a Hoarder’s House

Robin Caton's Business & The Hoarder House (Part 1) I was so fortunate to work with Robin Caton founder of Found Stuff Estate Sales and Appraisals. Robin has been a full-time antique dealer and certified appraiser for almost two decades. She is an expert in art, antiques, jewelry and collectibles. Found Stuff Estate Sales and Appraisals is … Continue reading Special Guest: Robin Caton Antique Dealer Talks About Running an Estate Sale in a Hoarder’s House

Preview: Behind the Scenes Hoarder House Estate Sale

Preview: Behind the Scenes Hoarder House Estate Sale

I've been working with antique dealer, Robin Caton, for the past two weeks as she clears out the home of a hoarder with exquisite taste in furniture and a whimsical fascination with Angels and inanimate creatures. I follow her estate sale from start to finish and explore the meaning we attach to the things we … Continue reading Preview: Behind the Scenes Hoarder House Estate Sale

Looking for Memoirists, Creative Non-Fiction Writers, and Artists to Feature Here on Words and Pictures

Looking for Memoirists, Creative Non-Fiction Writers, and Artists to Feature Here on Words and Pictures

Hello bloggers, writers and artists! I am interested in getting to know your work and your creative process! I'm looking for memoirists, creative non-fiction writers, bloggers, and artists to feature here on my blog Words and Pictures. I repost my reviews on your amazon page and repost blog articles  on wattpad, facebook, and twitter. I'm interested in reading / reviewing … Continue reading Looking for Memoirists, Creative Non-Fiction Writers, and Artists to Feature Here on Words and Pictures

Cooking with Love: Recipes from Mary L. Tabor’s (Re)Making Love: A Memoir

Cooking with Love: Recipes from Mary L. Tabor’s (Re)Making Love: A Memoir

 I recently posted a review of Mary Tabor’s memoir (Re)Making Love and I loved the book so much (and all of Mary’s writing) that I couldn’t just leave it at that. One of Mary’s literary talents is her ability to seamlessly weave stories from many genre’s and literary forms. A particular delight in (Re)Making Love … Continue reading Cooking with Love: Recipes from Mary L. Tabor’s (Re)Making Love: A Memoir