Are You Tempering Your Antique Purchases In This Economic Downturn?
I had to resist signing a check and handing it over the the dealer who was displaying this birdseye Maple bedroom suite. I am in need of a bedroom set badly and my wife reminds me regularly about the bare mattress in one of our spare bedrooms. I took Sunday as an antiquing day and ran into the three-piece Renaissance Revival bedroom suite above. The camera phone image does not do it justice. It was quite beautiful and imposing in it’s size when seen in person.
The reality is, my house is basically overflowing with Victorian furniture at the moment, aside from the need for a bedroom set. Couple the economic downturn with a “full house” and I know I have cut my antique purchasing at least slightly. Spring is bringing my household some other large financial responsibilities that I need to be thinking ahead on as well.
So, I turn the question to you: