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 into the editorial side of EBTH.

Seller Story: Carol J. Mathews, Cincinnati, OH

“I have found that Carol Mathews’ story brings her art to life. My objective with sharing her art is to help people view Carol’s art through Carol’s mind and experience her reality – the world...

Roberts’ Antiques, Lexington, KY

Roberts’ Antiques, Lexington, KY

“The collecting began when my father, Lon Roberts, was practicing medicine. He started initially buying brass items at auction, and it grew from there. My parents traveled together to antique stores, auctions, and yard sales...

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Seller Story: Heather Hogan Roberts – Atlanta, GA

Seller Story: Heather Hogan Roberts – Atlanta, GA

A space influenced by Heather Hogan Roberts will usually bear trademark elements of bright lacquered chinoiserie, faux bamboo, vintage-patterned wallpaper and probably a ceramic monkey somewhere. As founder of the lifestyle brand, "Ivy and Vine",...

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Tips of the Trade: Habitually Chic's 10 Classic Pieces To Invest In

According to Heather Clawson, there's no harm in indulging in a few fun, trendy pieces every season. "But," she advises, "There are some classics you should invest in." For the interior designer, author, and founder...

Collectors Chronicles Pamela Skaist Levy: Silver, Crystal, China, Blue and White Pottery

Collectors' Chronicles: Pamela Skaist Levy: Silver, Crystal, China, Blue and White Pottery

A.C.E. Series: What to Look for in a Piece of Pottery

A.C.E. Series: What to Look for in a Piece of Pottery

Wondering what to look for when assessing a piece of pottery? What matters most, of course, is that it speaks to you, but we tapped an expert for advice on a few other characteristics to...

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Design*Sponge Picks

Design*Sponge Picks

"I've always thought that great design doesn't have to come with a high price tag or require a professional degree," says Grace Bonney in her 2011 book Design*Sponge at Home. We couldn't agree more. That's...

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Silver September: Moments Of Silver

That's a wrap on Silver September. For its final week, we asked our EBTH family to share their memories about the meaningful silver pieces in their lives. We hope you enjoyed exploring the collections, stories...

Seller Story: Melissa Sands, Chicago, IL

“My husband and I wanted to buy our first house 18 years ago. A co-worker had found a bunch of promo cars in the garbage in Grosse Pointe Michigan and we listed them on eBay....

Seller Story: Vicki McCaw – Aiken, SC

Seller Story: Vicki McCaw – Aiken, SC

“My mom, Martha McCaw, who everyone knew as Vicki, grew up in Texas and was an heir to the founder of Texaco. Her father was an Austro-Hungarian émigré who came there in 1900. He was...

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Tips of the Trade: 5 Design Rules You Should Always Break with Jeremiah Brent

Tips of the Trade: 5 Design Rules You Should Always Break with Jeremiah Brent

Interior designer Jeremiah Brent constantly finds inspiration for his residential and commercial projects from nature — they manifest in colors, textures, an olive branch or a precious stone incorporated into his designs. Lately he’s also...

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Seller Story: Setareh Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

David Setareh left his home in Germany at the age of 18 after the Iranian revolution, destined for Los Angeles. He carried with him a collection of antiques and art from across the globe: paintings,...

Seller Story: Beckett’s Castle – Cape Elizabeth, Maine

On a clear day, one can spot the 30-foot stone tower jutting out from the North Atlantic coastline across Casco Bay. The beautiful and rugged Cape Elizabeth shoreline is home to many cliffside residences, but...

Seller Story: Dr. Robert H. Schuller – Boulder, CO

Seller Story: Dr. Robert H. Schuller – Boulder, CO

“Dad was considered Hollywood's pastor because he came on the air when few other ministers were using the television medium for communication. He was so believable and approachable about faith that people trusted him. Celebrities...

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A.C.E. Series: Modernism

A.C.E. Series: Modernism

In our second installment of our Arts, Culture and Education series, EBTH expert and Director of Artwork, Graydon Sikes introduces a remarkable private collection: works from artists of the Color Field movement — the genre known...

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A.C.E. Series: 5 Artists To Keep On Your Radar

Unexpected and ever-evolving, Contemporary Art encompasses a range of genres and mediums that keep collectors intrigued, but it's the emerging artists that stoke the most excitement.

Seller Story: John Tuska–Lexington, KY

Seller Story: John Tuska–Lexington, KY

“My father, the American Artist Tuska, asked that his life be shared as an educator: One who never stopped teaching himself, a master of his crafts, who shared his process and technique and inspired his...

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The EBTH Landmark Sale

The EBTH Landmark Sale marks a significant milestone in the history of EVERYTHING BUT THE HOUSE. For the first time in company history, EBTH is proud to feature a remarkable collection of our most rare...