Where to Find Antiques in North Texas


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For those of you seeking to decorate your home with one-of-a-kind pieces, North Texas is home to a variety of stores that specialize in antique furniture and accessories.
 
While it takes an effort to peruse through vast selections, your efforts may pay off when you find the perfect piece for your décor.
 
With the hopes of inspiring some second-hand shopping, we’ve rounded up local antique and consignment stores trusted by some of North Texas’ best interior designers.
 
Prefer shopping at home? Many of these stores update their website galleries and Instagram pages with photos of their selections, so you can browse online before you make the trip. Check back often, though, as things go quickly.
 
If estate sales are more your scene, there are great online resources to help you find unique items near you. Check out Attics to Basements for information about estate sales near you, or visit Everything But The House to browse the online marketplace of estate sale-type items.
 
Each store we’ve included has a different speciality, so read below to learn where you should go to find your home’s next statement piece.
 
Again & Again

This high-end vintage furniture warehouse offers upholstery, repainting and custom furniture services. They specialize in rare, unique Mid-Century 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s furniture pieces ranging from velvet chairs to brightly colored dressers and side tables. Pieces only stay for 120 days, so act quickly if you see something you like!
 
Phone: 214.746.6300
Instagram: @againdallas
 
Antiques Moderne

Owner John Bacile takes great pride in knowing the story behind each of the vintage pieces in the store, and he’ll be sure to pass the story along to each new owner. He continually makes room in the store for new finds, meaning you get frequently refreshed stock and reasonable prices.
 
Phone: 214.746.6300
Instagram: 214.215.9600
 
Big Mango Trading Co.

Okay … so this store isn’t technically an antique shop, but it’s a go-to location for unique items, so it deserves a spot on this list. This company specializes in importing handcrafted home furnishings from Indonesia, and these one-of-a-kind Asian-style pieces cannot be found elsewhere.
 
Phone: 214.752.4755
Instagram: @bigmangotrading
 
Cooper Street Antique Mall

With over 53,000 square feet, this antique mall is the largest in Arlington. Sort through the vast selection of furniture, vases, mirrors, and more, or sit down for a bite at its Tin Tulip Tea Room.
 
C & W Antiques
 
This Grand Prairie store specializes in English and French antiques, as well as original fine art from Italian, French, Russian, English, and American artists. Search for one-of-a-kind 17th, 18th, and 19th-century antiques, crystal chandeliers, and Iranian hand-woven carpets at the spacious showroom. Call ahead — you will need an appointment. You can also find their items at the Montgomery Street Antique Mall in Fort Worth.
 
Phone: 817.637.7637
 
DFW M’Antiques
 
This Bishop Arts District store specializes in the “rougher side” of antiques. Enjoy a beer while perusing the industrial antiques, re-purposed items, advertising items, small furniture, and more.
 
Phone: 214.680.4960
Instagram: @dfwmantiques
 
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Legacy Antiques
 
If you’re looking for 18th and 19th-century European antiques, Legacy Antiques is the ultimate destination. Choose from their selection of antique lighting, mirrors, chests, commodes, and more. Shipments arrive regularly from France, Italy, and Spain.
 
Phone: 214.748.4606
 
Montgomery Street Antique Mall
 
With 61,000 square feet of space, this Fort Worth antique mall is home to a large selection of unique treasures. Here you will find everything from old Coca-Cola machines and old gas pumps to glassware and animal wall mounts.
 
Phone: 817.735.9685
 
Nick Brock Antiques
 
Situated on North Henderson Avenue in Dallas, Nick Brock Antiques offers a wide array of 17th-century through mid-century furnishings. Here you’ll find paintings, porcelain, lighting, accessories, and more.
 
Phone: 214.828.0624
Pinterest: nbrockantiques
 

On Consignment

Situated in Uptown Dallas, On Consignment offers a beautiful array of fresh finds such as Persian rugs and ornate chandeliers. On Consignment receives daily shipments of art, furniture and more, and is frequented by Dallas’ top interior decorators.
 
Phone: 214.720.1818
Instagram: @onconsignmentdallas
 
Uncommon Market Dallas
 
This store specializes in European and vintage antiques from France, Belgium, Holland, England and the United States. Browse their large assortment of furniture, accessories, architectural salvage, collectibles, light fixtures, and sconces. From Victorian to Art Deco and beyond, you will find exactly what you are searching for. If not, they promise to help get it for you.
 
Phone: 214.871.2775

White Elephant Antiques

This antiques mall offers three warehouses and over 25,000 square feet of everything from antiques to Mid-Century. Here you’ll find personable staff and a wide array of accessories and gifts.
 
Phone: 214.871.7966
Instagram: @whiteelephantantiques

How to Dress the Perfect Bed (+ IBB Day of Design)


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Have you ever wondered what gives hotel beds the edge on luxury and comfort? Well, now you can find out.
On Saturday, Feb. 25, Frisco-based IBB Design Fine Furnishings is hosting a Day of Design open to the public.
 
From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., enjoy sips and bites, and learn about a variety of design topics from IBB’s talented team of designers. The schedule includes presentations on how to decorate a bookshelf, add depth to your interiors, and more! Guests will even get to take home one of IBB’s signature giveaway bags.
 
As a sneak peek into the event, IBB Designer Michael Reese gave us tips on how to dress the perfect bed!
Read below to learn a few of his tricks, and mark your calendar for Feb. 25 to learn more.
 
IBB Day of Design
 

*Pick the best sheets

It’s important to dress your bed with a good foundation — bedsheets. If you’re unsure about what sheets are right for you, read here!
 
*Don’t skimp on pillow inserts
What you fill your pillows and duvet covert with can make a world of a difference. Down fills give you the best look, but if you’re allergic, a soft alternative will suffice.
 
*Decorate
With decorative pillows, start small in the front and work backward with a variety of sizes.
 
*Layer, layer, layer!
Layering will give you the overall luxurious look and feel. Try to layer with sheets, a coverlet, a duvet, and a variety of pillows. You can even add a foot quilt or throw for a final touch.
 
Want to learn more about creating a sophisticated and inviting bed? Reese will present at 11 a.m. during the event.
 
For a complete schedule of design seminars, click here.

 

Feature We Love: Farmhouse Sink


The farmhouse sink came onto the interior design scene a few years ago and it seems like it is here to stay. We are seeing them pop up in our listings’ kitchens more and more these days and we have to say, we are big fans.

 

Also referred to as an apron sink, this style is characterized by an exposed basin on the front, meaning it is not dropped into the counter like other sinks. This hot trend is most commonly seen in traditional white porcelain or modern stainless steel.

 

Take a look at the great ways in which these sinks add character and style to the kitchens currently on the market in DFW.

 

Feature We Love: Farmhouse Sink

^2224 Gatsby Way, CarrolltonFeature We Love: Farmhouse Sink

^5055 Addison Circle #705, AddisonFeature We Love: Farmhouse Sink

^9903 Coppedge Lane, DallasFeature We Love: Farmhouse Sink

^601 Isleworth Lane, McKinneyFeature We Love: Farmhouse Sink

^4432 N. Hall St., DallasFeature We Love: Farmhouse Sink

^2 Green Park Drive, DallasFeature We Love: Farmhouse Sink

^3508 Villanova St., University Park

What Buyers Want: New-Home Design Trends


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If you’re trying to figure out what buyers are in the market for when it comes to a new home, look no further than the list recently published by Builder Online. Nick Lehnert, executive director at an architecture and planning firm, and Mollie Carmichael, principal at a real estate consulting company, have drawn up a list of design trends that are at the top of this year’s buyers’ wish list.

 

Here are some of the top trends they’ve discovered for buyers in the new-home market:

What Buyers Want: New-Home Design Trends1. Outdoor Space: Buyers are looking for private, low maintenance, outdoor space that has a high level of connectivity to the inside of the home. Likewise, because of this connectivity, many desire covered and protected spaces that flow seamlessly from the rooms inside.

What Buyers Want: New-Home Design Trends2. Super Kitchens: We always say the kitchen is the heart of the home, but this trend has now taken on a life of its own. Buyers expect the kitchen to be a center for entertaining and easy conversation that is open to the other rooms around it. Large islands with seating and pantries that hide clutter both play major roles in combining function, practicality, and style.

What Buyers Want: New-Home Design Trends3. Media Centric: More spacious media areas where buyers can make use of large screen TV’s or projectors are on the rise. In addition to more wall space, larger media rooms mean more seating and entertaining.

What Buyers Want: New-Home Design Trends4. Home Office: We’ve reached the age of the return of the home office. However, proximity to the main living area and kitchen have become more important than the previously desired location near the front of the home.

What Buyers Want: New-Home Design Trends5. Magnificent Master Baths: A soaker tub, a glass shower, and luxurious finishes continue to rank high on the list of buyers.

What Buyers Want: New-Home Design Trends6. Making an Entrance: Two-story entries and grand staircases with drama are the most ideal way to greet guests.

 

Read more about these home trends here.

 

Pictures properties: 1. 4247 Ridge Road, Dallas 2. 6831 Pemberton Drive, Dallas 3. 3808 Greenbrier Drive, Frisco 4. 6933 Vista Willow, Dallas 5. 12105 Elysian Court, Dallas 6. 17623 Cedar Creek Canyon Drive, Dallas

Photos via Ebby.com & Shoot2Sell

Feature We Love: Dual Vanities


Getting ready in the morning is enough of a task without the added annoyance of constantly running into someone else in the bathroom. That’s why today’s Feature We Love is double vanities. Just a little bit of distance and a sink all to yourself can change your daily routine in a major way.

 

Below, check out the many ways you can design this feature in order to get some personal space.

 

Feature We Love: Dual Vanities^4818 Irvin Simmons, Dallas

Feature We Love: Dual Vanities^5684 Montreaux Drive, Frisco

Feature We Love: Dual Vanities^2171 Hogan Drive, Irving

Feature We Love: Dual Vanities^9226 Hathaway Street, Dallas

Feature We Love: Dual Vanities^6820 Southridge Drive, Dallas

 

Feature We Love: French Doors


French doors are classic, beautiful, and fill rooms with light. Is there anything not to love about them? The answer is a definite no.

 

The special thing about these doors is that the can be opened as a pair with no obstruction between them. Whether they’re creating seamless flow for indoor/outdoor entertaining or opening up interior rooms to one another, French doors are one of our very favorite design elements.

 

Check out all the lovely ways they enhance the homes below…

Feature We Love: French Doors

Feature We Love: French Doors^From the living room: 6322 Desco Drive, Dallas & 2212 Forest Creek, McKinney

 

Feature We Love: French Doors^From the kitchen: 6322 Desco Drive, Dallas

 

Feature We Love: French Doors

Feature We Love: French Doors^Interior: 7731 Rolling Acres Drive, Dallas & 7979 Fallmeadow Lane, Dallas

 

Feature We Love: French Doors^From the master bedroom: 5 Briarwood Circle, Richardson

 

Feature We Love: French Doors^From the office: 7731 Rolling Acres Drive, Dallas

 

Feature We Love: French Doors^ To the patio: 902 Beechwood Drive, Richardson

 

Room Re-Do: Glam Guest Bedroom


The Old Preston Hollow home at 5808 Falls Road is filled with gorgeous design and attention to detail, all the way through to the guest bedrooms.

 

On this edition of Room Re-Do we tackled this glam guest room done in hues of brown with a punch of pink and accents in gold and metallics. So many guest rooms these days lack personality and style, but not this room! It’s serene and welcoming with just the right amount of color.

Room Re-Do: Glam Guestroom1. Pendant Light 2. Headboard 3. Mirror 4. Curtains 5. Bedding 6. Lamp 7. Bedside Table

Room Re-Do: Chic Home Office


If you’re looking for a chic and stylish way to decorate your home office, look no further. The listing at 5638 Merrimac Ave. in Dallas’ M Streets neighborhood has designer touches throughout, but we’re especially enchanted by the office. Get the look for yourself by checking out these items!

Room Re-Do: Chic Home Office

1. Blue Chair 2. Clock 3. Cabinet 4. Garden Stool 5. Desk 6. Desk Chair 7. Lamp 8. Rug

 

Property Photo via ebby.com & Shot2Sell: 5638 Merrimac Ave., Dallas

 

Room Re-Do: Modern Comfort


The living room at 5214 Pershing St., a brand new listing in Dallas, displays the perfect collaboration between modern style and comfort. The neutral colors, including the beautiful gray fireplace surround, and clean lines create an airy space with a distinct designer touch.

 

If you love this room as much as we do, you can follow the links below to get it for yourself!

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1. Abstract Art 2. Silver Mirror 3. Acrylic Lamp 4. Alexander McQueen Coffe Table Book 5. Queen Elizabeth Coffee Table Book 6. Sofa 7. Arc Floor Lamp 8. Coffee Table 9. Leather Chair

 

 Property photo via ebby.com & Shoot2Sell

Feature We Love: Neutral Bathroom


While it may seem safe, it’s a bold decision to choose to decorate a space completely in neutrals. A neutral color pallet suggests cleanliness and a sense of order, which has an especially big impact in bathrooms.

 

While there are many merits to colorful spaces, a crisp bathroom done out in a simple color scheme feels soothing and spacious. Implementing this design technique creates a spa-like feel that will be a refreshing way to wake up for years to come.

 

Not convinced? Just check out the examples below.

Feature We Love: Neutral Bathroom^9403 Thornberry Lane, Dallas

Feature We Love: Neutral Bathroom^9609 Vista Oaks Drive, Dallas

Feature We Love: Neutral Bathroom^3115 Mahanna St. #1, Dallas

Feature We Love: Neutral Bathroom^8139 San Leandro, Dallas

Feature We Love: Neutral Bathroom^6230 Prestonshire Lane, Dallas