Monday, February 23, 2015

Everything But The House | My Favorite Estate Sale Picks + A Giveaway

This is a sponsored post.  All content and opinions are my own.

One of my favorite places to hunt for antiques is on Everything But The House, an online estate sale website and organization.  While based in Cincinnati, their current markets also include Nashville, Louisville, Lexington, Indianapolis and Columbus.  Their expansion plans for this year include Southwest Florida, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Washington DC, Denver, LA and Boston.  Some of my favorite pieces that have come from EBTH include: our antique pine harvest dining table, the antique English bench in front of our staircase, and recently, a vintage Bokhara rug and English oak bachelor's chest for Jimmy's office (both of which I have yet to share here on the blog).

I've taken a peek at their current sales and rounded up some of my favorites. I've paired them with inspiration pictures for how I would use them in a home, either mine or yours. ;)  While I'm excited to share this source with you, the best news is that they are offering a $100 EBTH giftcard to a lucky reader to use in an upcoming auction of their choosing.  Trust me, $100 goes far! I've found some beautiful pieces that I could never have afforded if I'd purchased them from a dealer.  The rules to enter are listed at the end of this post...

^^ From EBTH: Cincinnati Consignment Sale
Having original art and antiques make a home. 
I often start searching under art when I go to EBTH's website. ^^


^^Inspiration: Old portraits going up a stairwell instead of family pictures.^^

^^ Inspiration: As part of a gallery wall, they add so much graphic interest, especially when paired with a collection of muted etchings or drawings.^^

^^ Inspiration: They look very classic in an entry too. Instantly add a sense of history to a home.  I like the term "borrowed ancestors". ^^

^^ From EBTH: A collection of pewter.  I'm love finding simple pieces like these.  They look so pretty in glass front cabinets or on open shelving and are perfect for small flower arrangements and groupings. ^^

^^Inspiration: Picture from Helen Norman.  Ivory, green and pewter is such a lovely combination.^^

^^ Inspiration ^^


^^ From EBTH: Antique chest in Lexington sale ^^

^^ From EBTH: From Cincinnati sale.  I almost always recommend an antique chest in the living rooms and dens that I design for clients.  If there is space, it is nice to mix among lots of upholstered pieces.  There are often gorgeous chests on EBTH.  They often make a room.  Also lovely in a bathroom, entry and bedroom.^^

^^Inspiration: In a living room, topped simply with a lamp, a couple accessories, and mirror on the wall.  This is how we have ours in our living room, except with lots of family photos in place of the accessories.  It looks so pretty at Christmas to add a wreath over the mirror. ^^

^^ Inspiration: In an entry.^^

^^ From EBTH: Cincinnati Consignment Sale^^

^^ Inspiration: You can pair one of the antique chests with a nautical painting.^^

^^ From EBTH: Nashville sale, a classic antique Windsor chair.  I think it is so charming to have little antique chairs mixed, almost like art, in different rooms.  They are functional too, when extra seating is needed for parties or entertaining.^^

^^ Inspiration: In an entry or mudroom^^

^^ Inspiration: In a bedroom^^

^^ Inspiration: In a bathroom ^^

^^ Inspiration: In front of stairs ^^

^^ From EBTH : Nashville sale.  If you have a home with bookcases and no books, stocking up at estate sales is the way to go.  There are options at sales in almost every city.  I like a styled or streamlined bookcase every now and then, but my favorite ones are those filled with books. ^^

^^ From EBTH: Vintage Nancy Drew, perfect for a little girl's room. ^^

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^^ From EBTH: From Cincinnati sale.  I like to include antique tables in many rooms too.  Especially gate legs or flip tops, like this one, because they don't take up much space but can be so practical when entertaining.  We have a gate leg table in our dining room that easily moves in front of the fireplace when we want to eat dinner there. ^^

^^ Inspiration: I love to add an antique basket underneath when I can. ^^

^^ From EBTH: Lexington sale.  An antique secretary can be added almost anywhere too.  Office, bathroom, bedroom, living room... ^^

^^ Inspiration: In a bedroom ^^

^^ Inspiration: Painted in a sitting room ^^

^^ Inspiration: Filled with white towels in a bathroom.  I wish I had room to do this! ^^

^^ Inspiration: Paired with a modern seat in a living room ^^

**RULES TO ENTER $100 GIVEAWAY**
1. Go to EBTH website: click here, take a look at their current sales 
and find an item you would want.  
Leave a comment, along with the item description, in the comment section below.

2. Do at least one of the following: 
Follow EBTH on Pinterest 
or 
Like their Facebook Page
or
Follow on Instagram

3.  Provide a link to your email, or leave your email 
in comment section so we can contact you if you win!

GOOD LUCK!!

******CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED******
WINNER HAS BEEN SELECTED AND NOTIFIED!
Thanks for entering!!

45 comments :

  1. Hi Tess-
    What a neat giveaway! I would want the Walter Forslund Oil on Canvas, from Colerain OH personal sale. The painting looks lovely, and the fact that the artist is Swedish pulls me in (my Mom was Swedish).

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  2. Oh, I would so LOVE to win so I could buy the "original nursery oil painting" for my daughters room. Thanks for introducing me to this gem! I followed them on Pinterest. My email is jenn.brewer@mac.com

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  3. I would love the vintage baseball quilt but alas the sale ends now! Great sight. Will definitely be spending some time on it.
    Thanks -
    Patty

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  4. I would chose the vintage baseball quilt but sadly, the sale has ended. Thanks for sharing the site!
    Patty

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  5. Thank you for sharing this! I'm so excited to peruse all of the treasures. I would definitely love that little Windsor chair you found. I live in Nashville, so that's perfect!

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  6. I would love to have the shabby chic wall cabinet!

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  7. I love EBTH and have purchased several items from them as well! I am currently following several items but one I'm particularly interested in is the quarter sawn oak serpentine chest. I have no idea where I'd put it in my house. I just think it's beautiful and reminds me of one my parents had in their house years ago. My email is arcampbell@me.com and I'm following on FB and IG.

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  8. Can't wait-one is coming soon to Washington, DC. I love the cuckoo clocks.
    llbelgium@hotmail.com

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  9. Your examples are so beautiful! I would love the cherry writing desk.

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  10. When I moved to Louisville, I first heard about EBTH and was very excited. I have yet to purchase anything, but I look frequently. In fact, two of your pieces in your post (from the LExington sale) I actually looked at this past weekend and seriously considered the secretary!! :)

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  11. I love the silver plated champagne cooler!
    Amywpracht@yahoo.com

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  12. The silver plated champagne cooler!
    Amywpracht@yahoo.com

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  13. I'd love to win! I'd take the chest
    Elizabeth
    ebethxo@Yahoo.com

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  14. I could get lost in the EBTH site for hours. I found a wonderful old vintage set of scissors I would love to have in the Sharonville Ohio collection. I'm following on FB, instagram, and pinterest. Thanks for the introduction!

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  15. What an awesome giveaway! How have I never seen this website, what an amazing source! I love the Vintage Rogers Silverplate Tea Service, beautiful! And I just saw that they will be opening in DC soon :)
    maria.rausova@gmail.com

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  16. I love EBTH! Makes it so easy for this mom of two "Anti-antique store" children to go antiquing at my convenience. There are many pieces available currently that I would love to find a spot for in my home but one in particular is the Ironstone Serving Trio from the Lexington sale. I have ironstone in my dining room and am always eager to add to my collection. I could definitely find a use for this $100 gift card!

    Christy H. Melloan

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  17. Oops... email.... chmelloan@gmail.com

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  18. Loved looking through the EBTH site! So much eye candy!! I would probably go for the antique curved mahogany mirror to go above an antique dresser turned vanity in my soon-to-be bathroom remodel.

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  19. Ooooh, I love the Woven Wicker Plant Stand, would be wonderful for my three season porch...looking forward to Spring! Following on IG, thanks Tessa!

    lonergan.jennifer@gmail.com

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  20. How exciting to learn about Everything but the House! I'm watching several items but especially interested in 15IND003-266. Hopeing the shipping won't put me out of contention.
    Thanks so much for the chance to win!
    Blessings,
    Cindy

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  21. I love the Ironstone Serving Trio they have up for auction right now. I collect ironstone, especially pitchers, and would love to add this to my collection. A $100 gift card would be awesome!

    vhdalton@gmail.com

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  22. I love these inspiration rooms. There are some gorgeous choices here!
    Kari
    www.sweetteasweetie.com

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  23. I love this! Love the antique 8 gallon stoneware crock, the decanters and silver serving pieces (so I can do what Ina does when entertaining) but I will be stalking this for vintage Nancy Drew, Hardy boys and other favorite books! eyoung1973@gmail.com Thanks for sharing!

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  24. Hoping this isn't my 2nd posting as my 1st did not appear ;)
    I love ITEM #15CIN058-077, a quarter sawn oak dresser, bc I already have its twin sitting in my master bedroom & would love to have a matching pair! So fun, thank you Tessa! And I already follow them on IG
    Holly
    hcbinteriors@gmail.com

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  25. I love the 1940's mahogany secretary bookcase. Thanks for a great giveaway and for some wonderful inspiration.

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  26. I love the 1940's mahogany secretary! I LOVE EBTH and your blog, Tess!!

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  27. https://www.ebth.com/items/1783812-regency-eagle-convex-wall-mirror

    I'd love that regency convex wall mirror!! I also liked them on facebook!

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  28. What a wonderful new-to-me site to explore! I'm enamored with several paintings in the Cincinnati collections. I added them to my Instagram as well for more inspiration. Thank you,

    Elizabeth
    Themamaduckblog@gmail.com

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  29. Hi Tessa! Thanks so much for introducing me to this site; I've been perusing all evening and have my eye on a few treasures :) I'm a soon-to-be law student and though I'm young (25) I've always thought of myself as a bit beyond my years...suffice to say, I love antiques, English style furniture and oil paintings in gold leaf frames. I love the four poster Mahogany bed currently on the site and have been scouring Craigslist for something similar. I was so excited to find something so beautiful and reasonable on EBTH! Looking forward to following them on Instagram!

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  30. Thank you for the introduction to EBTH. I love the marble bedside tables from the Sharonville sale. They would go perfectly in my bedroom!

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  31. I'd love the Primitive Kitchen Implements from Lexington, Kentucky Personal Property Sale. I've bookmarked this site, lots of great stuff. Thanks for the chance!!

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  32. I follow EBTH on Pinterest
    rjs_13 at yahoo.com

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  33. I like EBTH on FB
    rjs_13 at yahoo.com

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  34. I LOVE this rug! It is one of those things you keep forever.
    https://www.ebth.com/items/1809828-oversized-navahand-style-rug
    I have been "stalking" EBTH for a while - I can always find things I love! This gift card would be a great excuse to start bidding!
    nanetteromo@comcast.net

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  35. Following on Pinterest!
    nanetteromo@comcast.net

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  36. Liked on Facebook!
    nanetteromo@comcast.net

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  37. What a lovely giveaway! I'm working on collecting art pieces and I love the Bernard Laarhoven seascape! I've followed them on pinterest. samantha.precup (at) gmail (dot) com

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  38. WOW! You've just introduced me to a whole new thing! And how awesome that they're in Nashville! like the FB page and am scrolling the Nashville events. So far, like the vintage ash bucket of all things. Maybe because we're burning LOTS of wood fires with all of this crazy weather! Thanks for the intro. You have my email. :)

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  39. You gave wonderful ideas for lovely pieces. The small antique Norwegian chest is great. I am now following them on Pinterest and also Liked their FB page. byttrup@gmail.com

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  40. What a great post! Thanks for the introduction to this great site. There is so much--it is hard to decide on one thing:) I live close to Nashville --so that makes it even better! I love the Bernard Laarhoven Seascape. I am following on Instagram and Pintrest. Thanks! melandboys@gmail.com

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  41. What a neat site! I like the Oak Folding Laundry Table from the Cincinnati sale. I started following them on Pinterest. Thanks for the chance to win! cottagebeauty@gmail.com

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  42. Following as pinterest.com/sandyhills25
    contact by replying or twitter.com/sandyhills25
    -shaunie

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  43. Now following on Facebook, but have been a big fan (every since being introduced ;))! I love their easy web-site and the various ways to search! I love the Vintage Glass Front Cabinet with Diamond Shaped Muntins from the Wyoming sale. sejellis@gmail.com

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