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5 Things to Help You Survive Un-Summer Days

Posted by Amber Stimmel on November 10, 2015 in  #LoveWhereYouLive  Fall  home  Home Decor
As the warmer weather gives way to evenings in the 40’s and the grass (or sand) turns to mud and leaves, I am desperately trying to savor what is left of outside living. I am one of the millions of people that tend to feel a little “blah” right around the time the first round of leaves have been raked. This year, in an effort to really enjoy my new home and all of the seasons that I will watch change from the windows, I have decided to be proactive. I’m recreating some of the things that... read more

My Top 5 Secondhand Stores in Wilmington, North Carolina

Posted by Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage on March 13, 2015 in  Home Decor  Secondhand  Top 5  Vintage
I recently wrote a blog on furniture that I regretted selling. This got me thinking about the ways that I have replaced the items that I regretted letting go of. Every single piece has been replaced by something found in a thrift / consignment / vintage store. Thrifting is an addiction for me, and luckily Wilmington, North Carolina has some great spots for finding a deal. Listed below are my favorite five. Please leave your favorites on our Facebook page. 1. The Eclectic, etc. 831 South Kerr Ave. Wilmington, NC ... read more

Have you ever regretted selling an item? I do.

Posted by Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage on March 10, 2015 in  Furniture  Home Decor  Lifestyle  Secondhand
I can remember various furniture items that have been a part of and then left my house without much fanfare. Very few of the things that I have sold had any sentimental value at all. Three pieces of furniture are the exception...they float through my memory on a whim and instantly make me feel deep down remorse. Long lost item number one: a dresser that my Mom had given me. This dresser had been mine since I was 3 years old. It was ugly, dog-bitten, crooked, and crayoned. I sold it. To this day I wish that I had k... read more



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