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A Kitchen Faucet Roundup

by Sarah on September 12, 2014, no comments

I recently embarked on a faucet finding mission for my Atlanta clients. I explored all of the usual sources but learned about some new ones and unlocked the mystery of the source of that tall faucet with the long spray attachment pictured in these beautiful kitchens.

metal mcdonald redo

metal commercial faucet

And here’s the roundup,

faucet roundup

1 Waterstone Gantry 2 Waterstone Towson 3 Waterstone Pulldown 4 Waterworks Julia 5 Rocky Mountain Hardware 6 Whitehaus Vintage III 7 Waterworks Easton

The matte brass finish on the Rocky Mountain faucet (#5) looks really exceptional but my favorite find was the Waterstone pulldown, here it is in action,

faucet waterstone in action

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Jaxon Home is Hiring

by Betsy Moyer on September 5, 2014, no comments

Work with Us Jaxon Home

It’s not always easy to find great talent, but we’re on the hunt. Jaxon Home is looking to fill several key positions from product development to manufacturing administration to design savvy sales folk.

I’ve been with the company now for a little over a year and I am really enjoying the nature of the place. If you are in the Los Angeles area and you are excited by the thought of working with furniture design legacy and manufacturing, please do inquire. I’m personally fielding resumes and setting up interviews, so I’d love to know if you came our way by The Estate of Things. Jaxon Home is located in the historic Helms Bakery district of Culver City, nestled in between HD Buttercup and Trunk Club. We see an exciting bit of foot traffic, and our clients are some of the most interesting names in town. We offer in home design services as well, so if you are interior design obsessed, this is a really interesting place to get a foothold in your career. In fact, because we are in this incredible period of growth, there is room for you to come in and identify designer needs and really help us build out that aspect of the business. I’d love the help.

There is plenty of opportunity for the right candidates, and there are several creative positions to fill. Please have a look here:




Saturday at the Flea

by Sarah on September 2, 2014, no comments

Sometimes the flea market is overflowing with great things, sometimes its a bit scant– we all know this. Here are a few notable things from our trip to the flea market at the NC Fair Grounds in Raleigh.

I’ve been to Carol Patterson’s booth at the Raleigh flea twice and both times I’ve been tempted. Carol has an eclectic mix and I like that. Carol has four spaces at the Granddaddy’s Antiques Mall in Burlington, NC if you’re ever around. Granddaddy’s says they are the “Largest in the Carolinas”, two acres of treasure. These are Carol’s pieces at the flea,

Oh, this color blue would draw anyone in to the booth, there was actually a low dresser available to match this one,

flea blue dresser

The rug is from 1960s Vietnam. The colors were vivid and it looked perfect displayed over the blue dresser.

flea vietnam rug

The industrial look still rules and there were some good stools there but no mates in sight,


flea stool


flea red stool

The only interesting pair I saw at the flea,

flea sheepdog