Global Antiques & Salvage Finds

Located in Sonoma, Artefact Design & Salvage offers carefully selected architectural antiques, large scale garden ornaments and unique finds from around the globe. They have a four thousand square foot showroom and extensive outdoor show space which house these unique pieces of odd gift items, rusty relics, a dash of modern design and some industrial stuff for a shopping experience like no other.

Constantly changing and always fresh, their showroom has earned a reputation in the design community for uncompromising, quirky originality. They are located at
23562 Highway 121, Sonoma CA 95476 - At Cornerstone Gardens. 707-933-0660

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Upcoming container arrivals:
Due September 10 - From Italy Italian carved stone, fountains, gazebo
Due September 20 - French iron table bases
Due September 30 - Carved stone urns, columns, troughs, contemporary styles.

To the trade:
Special Sales Event for trade professionals and resellers only
Sept 25, 16, 27, 11am-7pm


Alameda Estate Sale Aug 22nd, 23rd & 24th

If you love shopping flea markets, garage sales or estate sales get on www.lynnsofalameda.com mailing list for regular email updates of upcoming estate sales. They also have a shop at 2807 Encinal, Alameda.

Here's info on an upcoming estate sale this weekend:

622 Valle Vista, Oakland
Off Elwood and Grand by the Coffee Mill
August 22th , 23th, 24th
Friday noon-5pm
Sat. & Sun 10am4pm

A Gardeners Dream House! Very Large Collection of Plants, Pots, Soil, Statuary, Outdoor Patio Furniture, Decorative Mirror, Old Cameras, Photography Books, Crafts, Massive Iron 1900's Water Boiler, Professional PFAFF 335 Sewing Machine, Beautiful Bolts of Fabric, Cool Blonde Vintage Modern Eames Era Furniture: Credenza, Coffee Table, Corner Lamp Table & Dining Room Chairs Vintage Christmas, Danish Teak Tile Nesting Tables, Modern Side Table, Pair of Wing Chairs, Frames, Old Luggage, Vintage 60's Clothing, Shoes and Purses, Plant Stands, Collection of Costume Jewelry, Kennel Club Photo's & Ephemera, Kitchen Items, Pots, Pans, Glassware, Painted Antique Furniture, Framed Fabric Room Divider, Desk, Meito China, Sewing Patterns, Newer Vacuum Cleaner, Mask Collection, Cleaning Supplies, Upholstery Tools, Gardening Tools, Hand Tools, Paints & Solvents, Building Supplies.

SUNDAY noon everything is HALF OFF! Don't miss this one if you're an artist or a crafter! You'll kick yourself on Monday... No Early Sales.


Target and Dwell Studio Team Up

Target now offers a whole line of Dwell Studio. Mostly infant bedding as well as furniture and accessories, but they also offer adult bedding as well.

The Shade Store and Dwell Sudio Team Up

The Shade Store and modern fabrics from Dwell Studio partnered together to make some fun window treatments in some groovy fabrics. Check out Dwell Studio to finding matching bedding.


Tile Tatoos

2Jane gives your kitchen or bathroom a stylish makeover with these Tile Tattoos by Mibo. Impervious to water and moisture, these heavy duty stickers will add life to the wettest walls of the house. Completely opaque coverage hides any unwanted tiles. No glue required for application and no sticky residue if they're removed! Say good bye to blue and mauve, flower accent tiles from the 80's!!!


House Salvage Sale...What a Score!

Wholehouse Building Supply & Salvage offers quality building materials that have been donated or salvaged from area homes and businesses. They also conduct house salvage sales at homes that are slated for demolition. Call 650-856-0634 or go to their website for more details.
The pictures below shows one of two salvage sales this weekend. I'm highlighting this one in particular because it truly has nice windows, doors and cabinetry. See specific details below or
go to their website for more details.

30 Cove Rd., Belvederre
Saturday & Sunday, August 9 & 10
10:00 to 5:00

Best quality Cabinets and Appliances, French Doors, True Divided Light Windows, Great Built-In Office & Entertainment Center

Built in the 1930's, the 2200 square foot house has been extensively remodeled. It features the highest quality windows and doors including some new Marvin windows, unusual multi-pane doors, wood casement windows and true divided light French doors. There are plenty of glass door knobs in this home as well.

You will find a free-standing fireplace with screen and gas stove. The modern bathrooms have oak vanities, Kohler sinks, solid brass towel bars, and cool lighting. Other goodies include a pull down attic staircase, nice oak flooring, copper light fixtures, vintage lights, a large (100 gallon?) water heater, oak columns and posts, and some furniture. Look at this great entertainment center and built in office!

The kitchen is the best of all. Natural wood cabinetry is complemented by leaded glass doors on the upper cabinets. It features a high-end gas cook top and fancy ceramic sink with brass gooseneck faucet.