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.

Shopper Stories: Joost Baars

Meet Joost Baars: Renowned Dutch poet, VSB Poetry Prize winner, and keeper of his grandfather’s legacy in the form of an authentic gallery wall.

Seller Story: Mary Steenburgen & Ted Danson

Seller Story: Mary Steenburgen & Ted Danson

Get a glimpse into this Hollywood Star couple's life and see what it's like to travel the world, frequent hotels, and cherish every moment you have at home.

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Expert Profile: Anton Bogdanov

Expert Profile: Anton Bogdanov

Determining an item’s authenticity and provenance– it’s like pinning a murder case. In the world of art discovery, it is critical that you stack the evidence in a compelling way. This is where Anton Bogdanov...

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In The Know: Outsider & Self-Taught Art

"Outsider art is used as an umbrella term for artists that are outside of the mainstream art world. And that can be for a variety of reasons...

Seller Story: Jane Roesch, Pittsburgh, PA

Jane H. Roesch was warm, giving and well cultured, she was a dedicated philanthropist, passionate antique collector and lover of the arts.

Seller Story: Randy Groden, Dallas, TX

Seller Story: Randy Groden, Dallas, TX

For artist Randy Groden, painting has been more than just a form of expression for him, it’s been a life’s work enlightening viewers into the world of Abstract Expressionism; showing how art can illicit new...

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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...

10 Tips to Dress Up Your Fireplace

*Your fireplace is about to see a lot of action as the cold sets in. Here are 10 ways to dress up your hearth.*

Seller Story: Carl Anthony, Presidential Historian

Seller Story: Carl Anthony, Presidential Historian

“People presume that every old article and magazine is on the internet. They aren’t, but many are available for purchase, so the start of my collecting was actually for research...

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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...

Seller Story: Bill Schiffer, New York City, NY

Seller Story: Bill Schiffer, New York City, NY

Artist and jewelry designer Bill Schiffer has lived in New York for his entire life: painting, sculpting and, most notably, creating bright jewelry pieces bursting with color. Schiffer’s approach to necklaces, brooches, rings and earrings...

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Seller Story: Dick Schneider, Boston, MA

Seller Story: Dick Schneider, Boston, MA

Richard N. “Dick” Schneider is best known for his work on television, directing programs such as Jeopardy, and national broadcasts like The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and The Rose Bowl Parade. “He was a Drama...

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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...

Silver September: Silver Medalists

Silver September is still going strong, but before we cross that finish line, let's take the time to honor some of our favorite silver medalists. They didn't get the gold, but they did get illustrated...

Seller Story: The Mark and Skye Hoppus Collection

Seller Story: The Mark and Skye Hoppus Collection

blink-182’s frontman Mark Hoppus and his wife Skye live in a Harold Levitt-designed home in Beverly Hills’ historic Trousdale neighborhood. “We’ve always been drawn to the architecture in Trousdale,” Skye says.

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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...

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