Featured Stories

Every item tells a story. Learn more about the stories behind some of our most special collections, explore tips from top design influencers and celebrities, and more in the editorial side of EBTH.

Seller Story: Blantyre Hotel, Lenox, MA

Seller Story: Blantyre Hotel, Lenox, MA

Robert and Mary Paterson began construction on their Gilded-Age Mansion, Blantyre in 1901. Nestled in the heart of the Berkshires, the exquisite Tudor-Style home in Lenox, Massachusetts took two years and more than 1,000 workers...

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Tips of The Trade: 6 Holiday Trends To Keep Your Seasons Cheery & Bright

Keep your holidays fun and whimsical with a few design tips this season. Get your living room and Christmas tree holiday ready with these 6 trends!

Seller Story: Downsizing with Jason and Jenny Biggs

Seller Story: Downsizing with Jason and Jenny Biggs

Figuring out the logistics of getting rid of things is an overwhelming concept. Having EBTH take over the process, while understanding the sensitive nature of what’s involved, made perfect sense for us — to say...

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A.C.E. Series: Emerging Artists at the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center

"Since its founding in 1939, the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center has provided a platform for modern artists on the cusp — from Picasso and Miro, to Andy Warhol and Nick Cage...

Seller Story: James Seacrest, Lincoln, NE

Seller Story: James Seacrest, Lincoln, NE

“These items belonged to my father, James Seacrest. His collecting started right out of high school and his train collection was one-of-a-kind; everyone knew about Dad and his trains. On my property, we have a...

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Seller Story: Pat McArdle, Pittsburgh, PA

“I worked as a structural ironworker, building buildings and driving tractor trailers over the road before I became a concert promoter in the ‘80s. I’d bring bands into Pittsburgh – bands that I wanted to...

Seller Story: Melody Thomas Scott, Beverly Hills, CA

“I recently read an article about how a woman’s passion for shoes can manifest as early as childhood, while observing their mother’s feet from their lower vantage point. High-heels are, allegedly, an early symbol of...

Tips of The Trade: How To Holiday Like Jojotastic

Tips of The Trade: How To Holiday Like Jojotastic

To tip us toward the holidays, we turned to lifestyle and design influencer, Joanna Hawley for her honest-to-goodness (emphasis on the goodness) advice on entertaining, decorating, and gifting this season. Learn how her traditionally modern...

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A.C.E. Series: Modernism: The New New Painters

In the late 1970s, in the wake of abstract expressionism and the New York School of artists, a new creative direction was afoot. “We were all sort of working in this one direction, and it...

Seller Story: David and Christina Arquette, Los Angeles, CA

Seller Story: David and Christina Arquette, Los Angeles, CA

David and Christina Arquette’s collection is as eclectic as the more than 100 onscreen film and television credits the former has amassed throughout his career. “I’m selling most of this stuff simply because I just...

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Tips of the Trade: P.S. I Made This: 1 Table, 3 Ways

Erica Domesek, founder of P.S. - I Made This, a DIY lifestyle brand, is a master of thinking outside the box. Here, she shows how one wicker table can go from being a console to...

Seller Story: Peter Marrocco, Cincinnati, OH

Seller Story: Peter Marrocco, Cincinnati, OH

“My great-grandfather John A. Hillenbrand's father, a German immigrant and woodworker, settled in the German-speaking community of Cincinnati before the Civil War. He relocated to Batesville, Indiana in 1861 and soon passed away, leaving his...

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Seller Story: Chloe Smith, Coto de Caza, CA

Seller Story: Chloe Smith, Coto de Caza, CA

My dad was very musically inclined – and 100% self-taught. He played the saxophone, piano, guitar, the drums, keyboard, you name it, he played it. But the piano was his favorite, I remember growing up...

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Seller Story: Sid Burns, Dallas, TX

The roots of the Western collection come from my grandfather: he grew up on ranches in Oklahoma and in Texas. He moved out to southern California when he was 19 or 20 years old and...

Seller Story: George Kotsiopoulos, Los Angeles, CA

“When I’m shopping for myself, I have to ask myself, “Self, where are you wearing this?” I might love something but if I have no answer, I don’t buy it. So if you’re shopping for...

Keys to the City: Chicago, IL

Keys to the City: Chicago, IL

Leave it to the Windy City to fill our sails with inspiration, antiques and market-fresh florals. In this installment of Keys to the City, we’re exploring Chicago’s vintage scene–and getting lost in the most awesome...

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Keys to the City: Atlanta, GA

Keys to the City: Atlanta, GA

Our latest trip to the southern metropolis showed us exciting facets to the city — beautiful industrial design, eclectic boutiques, emerging innovators; and, of course, a classic southern mansion for good measure.

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Tips of the Trade: House of Hipsters’ Kyla Herbes on How to Shop an Estate Sale Online

“Growing up in rural Wisconsin, I went to auctions with my father, but I had never heard of an estate sale. Twenty years ago, you really had to hunt around and watch for signs along...

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