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Spring Decorating Tips

Spring Decorating Tips

Posted by on Mar 11, 2014 in News

After the winter we’ve all had spring seems to finally be headed our way! And if you’re like me you can’t wait to pack up those heavy dark fabrics and accessories and roll out the softer spring and summer home décor. Here are inexpensive and easy decorating tips to help get you started. Replace winter drapes with breezy gauzy sheers. For added privacy pair...

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The Repurposer: Thinking Outside the Box

The Repurposer: Thinking Outside the Box

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in News, Repurposer

Finishing up our series on “What is Your Collecting Personality?” this week we’re focusing on The Repurposer. This creative creature can envision beauty and design in pieces that most of us would consider junk. Most Purists have a hard time dealing with a Repurposer since they require an item be left completely untouched. Probably the Repurposer feels more...

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The Restorer

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 in News, Restorer

Often when folks retire they take on a new hobby like antiquing. And frequently because their time is now their own, they enjoy obtaining pieces that need a little TLC. We call these individuals: Restorers. Or maybe they’re still employed at a very demanding job and spending their precious free time refurbishing an old desk, chair or bureau is a great...

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Come Find that Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift at Landrum Antiques & Furniture Company

Posted by on Feb 10, 2014 in News

The big box stores along with your email inbox are all full of Valentine’s Day specials. Everything from flowers to candy to jewelry; and that’s the problem, it’s all the same stuff. No one has anything new, fun and unique. And it’s like this year after year. So after a couple of years, there isn’t anything left to surprise that someone special with. Well,...

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Are You A Purist At Heart?

Are You A Purist At Heart?

Posted by on Feb 3, 2014 in News, Purist

This week as we continue our collector’s personality series let’s discuss the habits of an antique purist. A purist is someone who only wants the rare and unique in the sense that a piece must be at least a century old, in original condition and in no way be retouched, refinished or repaired. Purists do their homework. They know exactly what a piece is...

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When is a Professional Appraisal Necessary?

Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in News

As an antique collector do you ever wonder how prices are set on certain items? Most antique dealers have the resources through books, the internet, other dealers and in many cases years of experience, to determine market value. And in those rare incidences when pricing an antique is out of their comfort zone, most dealers have antique experts or a...

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Exploring the Collecting Personality of The Hunter

Posted by on Jan 13, 2014 in Hunter, News

Several weeks ago we talked about how collector’s personalities influence both what they collect as well as how they collect. While many antique aficionados tend to focus on their collection, most of the time the Hunter doesn’t really have a clear definition of what they’re seeking. Don’t bother asking if you can help with their search because they’ll...

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Antique Trends for 2014

Posted by on Jan 6, 2014 in News

Happy 2014! And what better way to start the New Year than by getting caught up on what’s going to be big in the antique world during the months ahead? Much of the buzz for 2014 centers around the television series Downton Abbey. Due to the popularity of the show, Victorian era furniture made a huge comeback in 2013 and experts believe it will continue to...

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Happy Holidays from Landrum Antiques & Furniture Company

Posted by on Dec 23, 2013 in News

We all here at Landrum Antiques & Furniture Company would like to take this time to wish everyone a very happy holiday season and to thank you for your business this past year. When we opened our doors back in July of 1999, we never imagined the overwhelming positive response we have received from everyone in and around Landrum. Each year our business...

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Shop Us for Those Special Holiday Gifts

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in News

Instead of fighting the mall traffic or anxiously waiting to see if those online packages get delivered in time, come spend the afternoon strolling the picturesque streets of downtown Landrum. Have lunch at one of our great locally owned restaurants, then stop in at Landrum Antiques & Furniture Company and take care of all your holiday shopping. We...

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What is your Collecting Personality?

What is your Collecting Personality?

Posted by on Dec 2, 2013 in News

Maybe you are a novice collector; or someone who has a fabulous collection which is the envy of antique connoisseurs everywhere, or perhaps fall somewhere in the middle. No matter what level of a collector you are, chances are you have a certain antique collecting personality. The Hunter. This is a person who comes in to browse without anything specific in...

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It’s Time for the Landrum Holiday Stroll and Parade!

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013 in Featured, News

The holidays are fast approaching and nowhere is that seen more than in beautiful downtown Landrum. Decorations are being hung, storefronts filled with holiday shopping displays and plans finalized for the 2013 Landrum Christmas Stroll scheduled for Saturday, November 30th and then on December 5th, the Landrum Christmas Parade. The Landrum Christmas Stroll...

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