Tips & Advice on Downsizing and Decór

A Blog by Jennifer Mullin

Donations: How to find a non profit

February 12, 2018

This is #9 of 10 Things to Expect when downsizing!   Inevitably when downsizing, there will be items that you will decide to donate. In previous articles we talked about options for furniture consignment. Even if you are able to gift or consign all of the furniture you longer want, you will have other items…

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January 25, 2018
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Self-Storage Units Are A Temptation You Should Resist!

January 3, 2018

Self-Storage Units Are A Temptation You Should Resist! This is #8 of 10 Things to Expect When Downsizing. See links to additional posts to the right or below. Often when people begin the process of downsizing the idea of renting a self-storage unit is tempting. When tasked with going through your own items or those…

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Santa Shops Here! Interiors By Consign

December 3, 2017
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Shop Small

November 27, 2017
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Collections Are Harder To Sell Than You think!

October 31, 2017

Collections are harder to sell than you think! This is #7 in the collection of 10 Things To Expect When Downsizing! See links to previous blog posts below or to the right. Lots of us love to collect items over time. Popular collections include stamps, baseball cards, coins, thimbles, spoons, plates, snow globes, glass wear,…

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The Antique Market is Struggling!

October 11, 2017

The Antique Market is Struggling! This is the 6th installment of 10 Things To Expect When Downsizing. See links to previous blog posts to the right and bottom of this post!   6) For a few years now furniture buying trends have been moving away from Antiques that have traditionally been a staple in most…

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Your Mother’s Mid Century Modern Furniture Is Coming Back!

October 2, 2017

This is the 5th installment of 10 things To Expect When Downsizing. See Links to previous posts to the right and bottom of this article.    5) Your Mother’s Mid Century Modern furniture is coming back. TRUE!  The demand for Mid Century Furniture is on the rise! For a few years now furniture buying trends…

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China And Crystal And Silver – Oh My!

September 25, 2017

This is the fourth installment of 10 Things to Expect When Downsizing.  See the link to previous articles below and to the right!   4) China and Crystal and Silver – Oh my! This is another heartbreak! It is likely that you will have a hard time finding a new home for your fine china,…

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“Your Kids Don’t Want Your Stuff”

September 18, 2017

This is the third installment of 10 Things To Expect When Downsizing!  See links to the previous articles below.   3)    ” Your kids don’t want your stuff!” This wisdom was shared with me many years ago by a much older woman. She was right! You may be very disappointed when you find that your…

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