October 2015

The beginning of each spring and fall, I anticipate the Round Top Antiques Fair. As I gather my clients’ shopping lists, my hope is to find at least one treasure for each client.  Wrapping my mind around all I am in search of, those first few hours of the hunt are truly exhilarating.   That first day, if I find one or two items that truly fit the image in my head, I consider it a blessing.  With each day, as I delve more into each dealer’s collectibles, more acquisitions reveal themselves.  Evenings are spent perusing the days’ findings; emailing clients photos, dimensions,  and information about the pieces found. Truly, it is a time to soak in new ideas, be inspired, and let a project evolve. Each morning I look forward to the comments that will tell me where to go that day. I love roaming the shows over and over (Marburger being my all time favorite for years) – I enjoy the whirl of the activity!  (more…)