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Vintage & Antique Wind-Up Toys

Antique and Vintage Wind-Up Toys – A Delight For All Ages Meet West End Antique Mall’s Richard Brezner and enter his magical world of whirling, twirling, dancing and prancing wind-up toys. Read on and then scroll down to see Richard’s toys in action! Richard’s passion for collecting sprang from a childhood heavy with family game nights, […]

About Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan

Here’s why everybody’s talking about Chalk Paint Chalk Paint decorative paint by Annie Sloan is the unique decorative paint Annie Sloan developed for furniture, floors and walls, drawing on a lifetime of research and experience in working with paint and color. Chalk Paint® adheres to most surfaces and creates gorgeous results quickly and easily. Use […]

Join Us For Lunch at Gretchen’s Café

Gretchen’s Cafe at Project1 Welcome to Gretchen’s Café at Project1. At Gretchen’s you’ll find a welcoming spot to relax and enjoy fresh, delicious, casual gourmet cuisine. Come spend the day with us. Gretchen’s is located inside Project1’s eclectic showroom. Our location, between West End Antiques Mall and Crossroads Art Center, provides the perfect rest stop during a […]

Project1Home Furnishings

Welcome to West End’s Project1 – Antique to Modern Home Furnishings    The next time you  visit West End Antiques Mall plan a visit to Project1 Home Furnishings. Project1 is conveniently located 2 doors down between Amir Rug Exchange and Crossroads Art Center. At Project1  you’ll find an eclectic collection of antique, vintage and modern home […]

Modern Rustic Style

We’re big fans of the HGTV show Fixer Upper.  Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines of Magnolia Homes in Waco, Texas rehabilitate old houses and furnish them in a laid-back rustic style that blends old and new in a fresh and modern way. Joanna Gaines Fixer Upper Style       Chip and Joanna’s farmhouse in Waco, […]

Kitschy Collecting at its Finest

When you think of “retro, vintage baking”, what is the first thing that comes to mind? The one and only, PYREX. Since its introduction to the public in 1915, PYREX cookware has been a hit in the kitchen. And who could  blame the masses? The makeup of this stuff–borosilicate glass–means business. Temperature and shatter resistance […]