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Take A Trip Through An Abandoned Mansion In New York City

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Take A Trip Through An Abandoned Mansion In New York City

Not a whole lot is known about this abandoned mansion just a few miles outside of the bustling heart of Times Square, yet it remains almost entirely untouched. Click on the photo above to see this unique 57 room mansion.  

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Haunting Images Of Abandoned Homes Across Northern Ireland

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Haunting Images Of Abandoned Homes Across Northern Ireland

 Click on the link below to see some amazing photos. Haunting images of abandoned homes across Northern Ireland

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Take The Vintage Household Items Quiz

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Take The Vintage Household Items Quiz

Can you identify these common vintage household items?  Take this quiz and find out the extent of your knowledge of items used in years gone by. Click on the link below: Take The Vintage Household Items Quiz

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The Five Signs of a Valuable Antique

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The Five Signs of a Valuable Antique

So many times I'm asked what makes a great antique find.  Here's an article that helps to distinguish what makes for a fabulous antique find.  The 5 signs are rarity, aesthetics, desirability, authenticity, and wonderful condition.    http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/the-five-signs-of-a-valuable-antique.html

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Shopping For True Vintage & Handmade Merchandise .........

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Shopping For True Vintage & Handmade Merchandise .........

Lately, shopping on Etsy has become a nightmare for many shoppers.  I've been seeing posts daily in their forums of shoppers complaining that they can't find what they are looking for, especially when it comes to shopping for vintage pieces, not to mention finding handmade items.  As a shopper I've faced the same issues on Etsy.  You put in a search for "vintage" and end up finding a ton of mass produced new pieces that may have a vintage look but they most certainly aren't vintage pieces.  One of the easiest ways to distinguish mass produced items from true vintage items is when the seller has...

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