Thursday, November 7, 2013

Annual Warehouse Clearance Sale Nov.8th and Nov.9th

This will be our second annual Warehouse clearance sale. As many of you know from our last years liquidation, we are serious about moving our inventory. This year end Clearance Sale will be Inside and Outside including the Alley and Tent. 100's of items are 50% off or more. Included will be Antique furniture, primitives, lighting, mid-century, architecturals and more.
Sale items will also include a dental cabinet, hall tree, coat rack, nightstands, lamps, afghans, fiesta, dishes, china, glassware, vintage fabric, frames and artwork, paintings and vintage Christmas.
The sale will be conducted Friday 10-6 and

Saturday 10-6

Monday, November 4, 2013

Austins Mandola's Bocce Ball Tournament and Antique Shopping Trip

Last weekend I took time out to attend the annual Bocce Ball Tournament sponsored by Damian and Trina Mandola. The Mandola family is one of the warmest and friendliest families alive. Although Ben and I turned out to be unsuccessful in winning the Round Trip all expense paid trip for two to Italy, we certainly ate enough of the wonderful food  which was provided by the Mandola restaurant to make this trip worth our time and expense. The Tournament was held on the Trattoria Lisino Mandola Vineyard near Driftwood Texas just south of Austin. Proceeds were donated to the Burke Youth Center. I am providing photos of the Restaurant and Vineyard.  I was sooo impressed with this experience that I felt like I needed to share this with everyone in hopes that the next time they were in the Austin area they would take the short scenic trip to the vineyard for dinner at the Trattoria Lisino Restaurant. Our two day experience at the location convinced me that I wanted to share this opportunity with others. Three other locations are throughout the Austin area. By the end of the game Ben and I both felt the warm friendship of the Mandola family. I can't thank them enough for taking us under their wings and filling our stomachs with such wonderful food and desserts.
I must add that during my trip (as always) I was able to squeeze a few profitable hours of Antique shopping. I managed to fill my vehicle with a full load of choice pieces.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Country Garden and Trinity District STREET SALE This Weekend

The Antique Trinity Design District will be conducting a Neighborhood Street Sale. Country Garden Antiques will be participating on SATURDAY ONLY. This One Day SALE will be filled with LIQUIDATION priced treasures. These items will be priced to move and priced to allow dealers to over double their profits. Come see the bargains. 15 locations participating. Saturday May 4th 10-5.
Locations from 900-1200 Riverfront Blvd. and also side streets. Maps available upon request. Most shops will also be open on Sunday.
Hope to See You Saturday
Participating Dealers will also be displaying products for sale at                                                                   Country Garden Antiques, 147 Parkhouse, Dallas 75207

Wednesday, March 27, 2013


After 20 years, we have decided to throw in our hat. Anyone that has ever attended the Roundtop Antique Show can only imagine what a huge strain it can be to participate in this show. There are very few Antique Shows in the country that require so much preparation time and energy. This show originally was a three day show when we started exhibiting. It now has expanded to the point many of the vendors spend over one month at the show. Our show never took that amount of time but it has grown to several weeks. We have determined that we need to stay loyal to our Dallas customers. With the introduction of the new Santiago Calatrava Bridge which is only a block away from our store and the development of the Trinity District,  we have found it more important than ever to keep our store open to the public. Between our store, our pinterest accounts  and also our facebook accounts we are keeping busy. Feel free to check either account for prices and inventory.
We will still be dropping by the show to try and pick up some goodies.
Thanks for the years of dedication to us and feel free to keep up the line of communication.
We miss you all.


Thursday, March 7, 2013

We are holding an Estate Sale March 9th and 10th

This will be the least amount of time we have been given to conduct a sale but the house has been sold and must be vacated in one week. We are spending long days getting this Estate Sale ready for a Saturday and Sunday sale. Many treasures are being uncovered since the owner has lived in the home since 1962. More details can be found on the link but the address of the sale is 3414 Chaparral, Dallas Texas 75234. Hours of the sale will be 9-5 Sat. and 12-5 Sunday. Hope to see you there.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

COUNTRY GARDEN in Jan/Feb issue of D Home Magazine

We are so proud to be able to have been featured in the January February issue of  D Home Magazine. Laura Kostelny, fabulous writer and photographer for D spent quite some time trying to understand how our business evolved. Our thanks goes out to all involved in making this article get published.{%22490239434352538%22%3A293111117459217}&action_type_map={%22490239434352538%22%3A%22og.likes%22}&action_ref_map=[]#.UOn2UtpvJyY.facebook{%22490239434352538%22%3A293111117459217}&action_type_map={%22490239434352538%22%3A%22og.likes%22}&action_ref_map=[]#.UOn2UtpvJyY.facebook

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Market --- To Market

We, the owners of Country Garden Antiques, are sitting at a new craft coffee bar called Ascension, in the Design District. It is located @ Oaklawn and Turtle Creek Blvd. Also available for lunch and dinner. Food and drinks are both awesome.

Anyhow, we wanted to update our blog and clue you in on what we saw at the Market this year to help stay up with the trends. Here's the quick sample summary of what's going on in our local design world.
Color-Emerald Green is the color of the year in case you haven't heard. Black and white colors were  everywhere too.
Lighting-It's simplified. Lots of industrial and farm looks going on. Cage lighting still going strong.
Influences- We saw lots of gem/ minerals/ stones an the natural setting in every facet of design. Stones and  minerals were sliced and polished or left raw and used as lamps, food serving slabs, bookends, paperweights, furniture, boxes, jewelry (big time) and much more. Driftwood : Influences- It was everywhere.

 Antiques and One of a Kinds!- They were offered at the Vintage Finds section of  Cash&Carry.   Some of our friends were there with fine offerings. The only problem is that it was hard to buy cause the  booths were covered in sold tags! Debbie and Danny York (Talking Trash), Maggie Lopez (The  Veranda and Meloney and Brian of the Seedbox were just a few of those selling.
                   Next June you may see Alan Galichia and Gina Galichia (Country Garden Antiques)