|Our New AOC space on Cedros|
Denise and I couldn't be more thrilled with our New Home- AOC (Antiques on Cedros) located in Solana Beach, Ca! We will miss our little window spot at the Rustic Sparrow in Escondido, as well as the owners and many of the creative, talented vendors we are lucky enough to call friends! And as for Knorr Candle Factory & Gift Shop in Del Mar, thanks for letting us be a part of your historic property- we learned a lot. I think narrowing our focus to just one place will benefit our artwork, our time and our clients.
We are loving every minute of our move into AOC- we officially moved in November 1st and are slowly but surely filling our space. The owners and fellow vendors we've met are also super supportive and making the move extremely easy. Cedros is an amazing street of designers, shops, boutiques & galleries. AOC is tucked back a bit near the corner of Lomas Santa Fe & Cedros- the shop features AMAZING antiques, one of a kind pieces from all over the world spanning several centuries. Here are a few (more like 20) pics from our White Horse Relics space:
Denise created this Steampunk inspired lamp and nightlight with vintage clock and lamp parts.
This piece is great because we placed it toward the back of the booth and it really draws people into the space.
This Steampunk inspired dual lamp and nightlight Denise created in just one afternoon, it was one of those wonderful days where everything just came together and the piece turned out very cool, unique and is definitely one of a kind!
|Close-Up of the Steampunk Lamp|
This Assembled Birdcage Lamp on a Vintage Stand is a pretty easy do it yourself project and it
adds a fun yet functional element to a space
|This painting is a great size and subject matter, titled 'Bridge over River' it's by the Italian artist, Abruzzi|
|Detail of Vintage Italian Painting|
|Great little 3 Piece French Wood & Metal French Bistro Set- with just the right amount of age and patina|
This Vintage Dress form with antique corset, pantaloons and slip is Center Stage for the Booth
Denise created this Dress Form for our Vignette's space back in the spring, however for Cedros Denise felt she definitely needed to be crowned and blinged up a bit. The corset, pantaloons and slip are all antique, her short sleeves are actually a vintage night cap sewn in half. Her necklace, tiara and crown are newer.
|Back View of Dress Form with laced up Corset and Hand-Felted Flowers, here you can see how the sleeves |
are assembeld and tie in the back- she really is a gorgeous piece!
This particular reproduction santos doll comes as a torso, Denise added a tall birdcage underneath
& adorned with various metal pieces
|Guess what the Florentine gold & blue masked item is? A Musical Pepper Grinder! Italians know|
how to dine in style
|Denise painted a pair of these darling side tables- they have great detailing and the neutral color |
will go with any room decor
|We sold almost all of our late 1800's books, these are few more I found, the bottle opener|
is an antique one made in Italy with beautiful detaling in the metalwork
|Handpainted Lane Cedar Chest with faux drawers and nice detailing with claw ball feet|
|These Vintage Magnolia Italian Tole Wall Sconces are in a pair and add soft subtle light|
|Speaking of subtle light, we pulled this Assembled Crystal Shade on an Antique Griffin Iron Base out of our Knorr space because it fits beautifully here and adds just the right touch of elegance|
|We were told that these very heavy, very old candlesticks came from a church and have motifs representing the trinity on each side- The Father, Son & Holy Spirit (shown in this photo)|
This tall reproduction santos doll is the very first item we sold! This happens to be the only photo
I took of her before she found her new home, but you can still see how we jazzed her up a bit with deer antler wings, a tiara and necklace
|Our new AOC booth in Solana Beach|
We want to Thank Everyone for their continued support, Denise is in the garage 10 hours a day again, her doc says it's great for her to be doing what she loves to do!
Please come check out Antiques on Cedros, the store features really amazing antiques,
collectibles & home decor.
Happy Holiday wishes too!
Denise & Ashley