Refinishing Your Antique Furniture

Refinishing Your Antique Furniture

Some of us have been lucky enough to inherit a beautiful, but beaten, piece of antique reproduction furniture. It may be tempting to spruce up an old Chippendale armchair by slapping on a new coat of paint, but you may actually decrease the value of the piece in your attempt to restore it. So how [...]

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Cowboys & Aliens Summer Blockbuster Features Laurel Crown Furniture

Cowboys & Aliens Summer Blockbuster Features Laurel Crown Furniture

Laurel Crown furniture hits the big screen in this summer’s blockbuster “Cowboys & Aliens” directed by Steven Spielberg and Jon Favreau (Iron Man) and starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, and Olivia Wilde. To celebrate, Laurel Crown is holding a Red Carpet Event Sale featuring all the furniture from the movie.

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7 Confusing Antique Reproduction Furniture Terms

7 Confusing Antique Reproduction Furniture Terms

The furniture world, antique furniture in particular, is known to use obscure terms to describe its elements. Check out the first part of our glossary of terms to help ease some of the confusion.

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Fourth of July Profile of American Empire Style Furniture

Fourth of July Profile of American Empire Style Furniture

This Fourth of July let’s reflect upon our nation and the great tradition of American Empire style furniture which has played such a big part in furnishing the offices of our government institutions over the last two centuries.

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Use Medieval Fashion Art to bring life to an old house

Use Medieval Fashion Art to bring life to an old house

The Morgan Library and Museum in New York City has opened an intriguing exhibit on medieval furniture and fashion.

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Essential Reading for Every Designer: The Decoration of Homes

Essential Reading for Every Designer: The Decoration of Homes

The Decoration of Homes by Edith Wharton is a must read for anyone wanting to understand essential theory behind interior design.

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Brimfield Antique and Collectibles Show draws collectors from afar

The internet fuels interest in the Brimfield Antique and Collectibles show which took place in Brimfield, Massachusetts this past week. Among some of the show-stopers: antique reproduction furniture.

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Father’s Day Gift Guide: Which Piece of Antique Reproduction Furniture is Right for Your Dad

Father’s Day Gift Guide: Which Piece of Antique Reproduction Furniture is Right for Your Dad

The arrival of June only means one thing: Fathers Day is nearly here. Re-establish your position as the favorite son or daughter by consulting this essential Laurel Crown Fathers Day gift guide.

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Asian auction draws international buyers and homeowners alike

Asian auction draws international buyers and homeowners alike

An auction of fine Asian arts and antiques recently took place in Beverly, Massachusetts. Many big ticket items sold for over $25,000!

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Spring Show NYC finds success with antiques and contemporary pieces alike

Spring Show NYC finds success with antiques and contemporary pieces alike

The annual Spring Show NYC auction was an enormous success this year, with some pieces selling for as high as $475,000.

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