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Shopping AroundTown (ArT) & Texas

 

The Jewelry Gallery ...  Countdown Sale in Dallas starting Monday May 1st.

 

LOST ... again Antiques & Decor ... in the Dallas Design District.  With summer approaching it’s time to give your living space a more airy look by switching out your darker furniture and doing a little uncluttering.  Exchange something wooden with an acrylic or Lucite piece.  The room instantly appears larger and takes on a lighter, fresher look.  Where do you find the best selection for that new summer look?  Head to LOST ... again and let Beth Callahan show you around.  She’ll take you to Linda Feld’s booth and show off Linda’s acrylic chairs upholstered in red and that stunning glass and acrylic table that reminds me of a cool waterfall.  From there Beth will steer you to John Morgan’s pieces ... round modern table with acrylic chairs ... plant stand ... acrylic lighting, and more.  That’s a start for your shopping trip, but there’s so much more to see.
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Chic Cherie Vintage Clothing & Furs ... in Plano inside High Street Antiques & Design.  (new pics 4-25)  The most wonderful selection of pretty spring bonnets are now available at the Chic Cherie.  Marilyn Harris and Steven Porterfield have shopped the East and West Coasts for just the right collection to match your new spring and summer attire -- everything from adorable straws to petal pink bucket hats.  You'll find hats with feathers ... hats with veils ... hats with brightly colored ribbons ... all in a wide spectrum of colors from spring pastels to classic black!  Now the question arises, when to wear your lovely vintage hat?  A Kentucky Derby Party ... Mother's Day ... Garden Parties ... Bridal Showers ... and of course, Weddings are all special events where a hat would be appropriate and a great addition to your outfit.  Finding something special to wear whether it's a dress, handbag, jewelry, or hat is always a challenge.  Let Marilyn help you bring it all together at the Chic Cherie and walk out fully outfitted from head to toe! 

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Snider Plaza Antique Shops ... in Dallas, TEXAS.  {new pics as of 3/9)  It’s been sometime since I last visited with Martha and Alan Woodcook at Snider Plaza Antique Shops so you can imagine my surprise at the change in their inventory of antiques and collectibles.  Two new dealers have joined their cadre of fine dealers.  Both have the most wonderful collection of Art Deco pieces.  In one case you’ll find several Art Deco designs by Karl Palda.  Two of my favorites include a Liquor Decanter with 3 glasses (1920 ~ 1930) and a Cut Crystal Vase with a Black Enamel and Sterling Silver neck.  In another case positioned at the front of the store I found a Manning Bowman “Skyscraper” Cocktail Shaker with Bakelite Top.  There are other incredible examples of the Art Deco era you have to see.
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