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2005 Online Auction Preview - Home and Garden


Think By Steelcase    

Think is the chair with a brain and a conscience. It's intelligent enough to understand how you sit and adjust itself intuitively. It's thoughtful enough to measure and minimize its lifelong impact on the environment.


Donated by: Steelcase  www.steelcase.com

Value: $1,000


Get Fresh!    

Does your space need a little something fresh? Enjoy the beauty, scent and incomparable ambience of a $75 fresh flower arrangement in your or someone else's space each month for twelve months, starting October, 2005.

Restrictions: Fresh cut flowers only; Excludes vase/container; Delivery not included

Donated by: Get Fresh Flowers Inc.  www.getfreshflowers.ca

Value: $900


Chaise Lounge it    

Allow your living space to speak through fine design wih this vibrant green gas lift adjustable seat Cyrano Chaise Lounge with modern line aluminum frame that merges comfort, style and function.


Donated by: Industrial Revolution  www.industrialrevolution.net

Value: $700


Celebrate the Old!    

The Antique Warehouse is one of Vancouver's largest importers of fabulous one of kind antiques and vintage furnishings from Belgium, France and England. With over 12,000 sq. ft. and containers arriving regularly from Europe, the Antique Warehouse insures it's customer an exclusive array of one of kind pieces found no where else in the city. Use your $500 gift certificate to reward yourself from this amazing antique cornucopia.

Restrictions: TBA

Donated by: The Antique Warehouse  www.antiquewarehouse.net

Value: $500


Art Nuvo    

As Canada's definitive guide to fine living, Nuvo is a general interest, all encompassing, spectacular publication. Enter the milieu of this world class sophisticated glossy Vancouver magazine with one of these 3, Three Year Subscriptions (One issue per season in each of three years for a total of 12 issues per subscription).


Donated by: Nuvo Magazine Ltd.  www.nuvomagazine.com

Value: $330


Light Delight    

Give wonderful light to your decor with this pair of unique & spectacular Chintz table lamps. Chintz & Company is committed to unique high-quality home furnishings and accessories and their collections of furnishings, tableware, textiles, decorating accessories, linens, botanicals, patio furniture are incomparable. They travel worldwide to find the objects that fill their stores. There is something for all tastes; modern, romantic, traditional, classic, and retro.


Donated by: Chintz & Company  www.chintz.com

Value: $458


Rajasthan Beauty    

A magnificent Northern Indian Rajasthan hand painted (even on the inside) Almirah (Cabinet - W29.5", H35.5", D15") with a spectacular floral motif detail on a black background. The beauty of northern India is only the beginning of what Johanna and David Duprey offer at Honeycomb Interiors, which includes high-quality, handcrafted pieces for the home at reasonable prices.


Donated by: Honeycomb Interiors  www.honeycombinteriors.com

Value: $450


Fire King Collectable 1    

Here's a rare American glass collectable - a Depression Era 1940's Anchor & Hocking "Fire King" white milk glass 3-part divided relish dish with scalloped gold edge. It measures 10" diameter. It's raised decorative underside impression is equally beautiful.


Donated by: Potter's Jewellers Ltd. 

Value: $425


Commander Chair    

This "Carrot" coloured Commander Swivel Chair (31.5"W x 36.5"H x 32"D) comes to you from the exciting Yaletown furnishings store EQ3. It features a flexible swivel function, loose seat cushion (allowing for easy cleaning), and a lacquered base (providing a long-lasting finish).

Restrictions: No exchanges

Donated by: EQ3  www.eq3.com

Value: $425


Snuggle Down Dream Maker    

A magnificent down feather duvet from the masters of sleep comfort - Northern Feather Dream makers


Donated by: Northern Feather Dream Makers  www.nfdreammakers.com

Value: $400


Fire King Collectable 2    

Here's a rare American glass collectable - a Depression Era Anchor & Hocking "Fire King" white milk glass 3-part divided relish dish with raised gold beaded rim border. It measures 11 x 7.5" and is marked on the underside "Fire-King Oven Ware Made in U.S.A."


Donated by: Potter's Jewellers Ltd. 

Value: $395


Spirit of Life    

Enhance your decor with one of these four Sid Dickens Memory Blocks from the "Spirit of Life" 2005 fall collection, released late September. These wall tiles provide a contemporary style of decorating with a timeless quality of enduring beauty. “Pentimento” will add that splash of drama to any room. Its empowered red ribbon of memory marks every artist's journey; connecting past to present in time's long book. “Flower Rosette” is reminiscent of a time of baroque adornment. Look to the Flowers; Magic bursts in every bloom. “Midnight Star”, reaches for the star in all of us. The star is as old as time itself; symbol of our highest aspirations illuminating darkness, lighting our imaginations. “The Clasp” is a tribute to youth and grace. Youth is a cherished charm; no need to chase; deep within, dwells the eternal face of grace.


Donated by: Sid Dickens Inc.  www.siddickens.com

Value: $330


Rustic Charm    

One of a kind, charming, stained pine blanket storage chest will be a stunning and functional addition to any bedroom. Great for blanket and sheet storage.

Restrictions: none

Donated by: Blackford Designs 

Value: $325


Tempting Garden Treasures    

Hollyfields is Granville Island's most unique and respected garden and gift store, offering the best quality range of products. Included in this package is a teardrop shaped glass hummingbird feeder-$20, a Victorian Bell-$13, a gardening apron- $25, five handmade garden pots from master potter and designer, Guy Wolff - $113, a charming four pot herb container- $20, ceramic Victoria Bell for hand watering- $13, difficult to find garden tools by OXO offering a lifetime guarantee- $50, decorative wrought iron plant hanger- $20 and soothing bath salts- $20


Donated by: Hollyfields Home and Garden  www.hollyfields.ca

Value: $300


Raising the Bar    

Here's the classiest way to sit up to your bar. Draw up this magnificent Bycast Fudge 30" Tate Leather Bar Stool and be king or queen of the world! You will probably want to find a mate for this amazing and spectacular stool, so head on down to Yaletown Sofa and fid out how Pauline & Zane can give you amazing value for your money.


Donated by: Yaletown Sofa Co. Ltd.  www.stylussofa.com

Value: $269


A Seat of Art    

Boot Bench with Storage - Handcrafted by Fred & Ethel Woodworks on Bowen Island. (36"L x 12"D x 19"H) Painted black and rubbed back for that cottage distressed look. Decorated with decoupaged Dragon Fly, Butterfly and Shell prints from Germany and varathaned for protection.


Donated by: Paul & Basia Lieske / Shed Home Furnishings 

Value: $225


It's a wrap!    

10 blankets to cuddle up in


Donated by: VanCity Visa  www.vancity.com

Value: $200


With a Twist    

Dazzle your guests with these 4 amazing "Citrus Pucci" design hand decorated martini glasses from the now world renowned "With a Twist", whose dynamic glass painting and art studio is located on West 5th Avenue in Vancouver.


Donated by: With a Twist  www.withatwist.ca

Value: $200


Gothic Imp    

What garden wouldn't be enhanced by this intricately detailed Gothic Gargoyle?


Donated by: United Landscape Supplies Ltd. 

Value: $170



Set of 3 contemporary candle stick holders (mild steel in a polished nickel finish) in varying heights (12.5", 15' and 17.5'). Orginally designed as candle stick holders for wedding centre pieces but given their simple lines they also work extremely well as paper towel/toilet paper roll holders in a contemporary space.


Donated by: Ainsworth Custom Design 

Value: $165


Rubix Cube Ottoman    

Upholstered in Stainless Steel "Irrisistable fabric" micro-suede, this EQ3 multifunctional and fun 16" cube, can be used as a stool, table or ottoman.


Donated by: Randy D. Flather 

Value: $150


Time on your Hands    

Jazz up your wall while serving a practical purpose with this Ergo double sided Contemporary Wall Clock.


Donated by: Obsessions 

Value: $135


Blonde Ambition    

Display those special wines in this Custom Made Four Bottle Blonde Ash Wood and Metal Lined Wine Rack.


Donated by: D. Roger Millen 

Value: $125


Winged Cherub    

Bring a touch of mythology and art to your home or garden with this spectacular wall sculpture featuring a winged cherub.


Donated by: D. Roger Millen 

Value: $125


Memories on Display    

This children's two shelf bookcase is the perfect storage for your little one's books and toys. White enamel paint ensures its durability and long-term wear.


Donated by: Anne Newell 

Value: $125


You're Benched    

Knees or back sore while gardening? This bench, at just the right height for weeding or cultivating your garden, will help you out. Makes the perfect addition to any yard, garden or patio.


Donated by: Newpot Creations 

Value: $120.00


Art You Can Imbibe With    

These simple yet intricately hand painted wineglasses (6) are sure to be a conversation starter. The Lovebird design is one of many created by artist Laura Eveleigh. Laura Eveleigh attended the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design where she studied textiles and painting. She now lives in Vancouver, where she continues her art practice. Laura Eveleigh's hand painted glasses come in several different designs and are available at Ainsworth Custom Design 1243 Cartwright St Granville Isl. 604.682.8838 and at Motherland Clothing 2539 Main St 604.876.3426


Donated by: Laura Eveleigh 

Value: $120


Designer Reading    

European style and classic design are at the heart of this classy Vancouver furniture and accessories store. These items will give you something to remember it by. "Spa" a magnificent coffee table book will guide you through the world's most stunning spas with breathtaking pictures. Or read the world's best selling book "It's not how good you are, it's how good you want to be." Bookmark your place with the Danish Folle stainless steel bookmark "Zipper".


Donated by: Inform Interiors Inc  www.informinteriors.com

Value: $110


Fan Your Fortune    

Go exotic! in your garden with this Fan Leafed Palm Tree - the Windmill Palm (Trachycarpus fortunei) which is hardy (to 0 degrees C) can grow as high as ten metres.


Donated by: Garden Genie  www.gardengenie.ca

Value: $100


Garden Beauty    

This beauty will make everything grow. A magnificent concrete casting featuring a beautiful woman's face among a bounty of grapes.


Donated by: Shibo Original Designs 

Value: $100


Mirror Mirror On The Wall    

Only the fairest of them all can see that beauty is not outside, it's in me! This framed mirror, for your pleasure, would look fabulous in your living or dining room.


Donated by: Action Glass 

Value: $100


What a crock!    

A beautiful hand thrown and glazed stoneware by one of BC's most recognized studio potters, Robert Bush (a graduate of Emily Carr College of Art).


Donated by: Circle Craft  www.circlecraft.net

Value: $100


Spice it up!    

Spice up your kitchen with this Olde Thompson contemporary 20-jar stainless steel spice rack with chrome carrying handle. Each spice jar comes filled with a different spice easily accessible with the chromed unique "flip lid" which allows easy pouring or shaking.


Donated by: Al DeGenova 

Value: $75


Indonesian placemats    

Finesse your dining table with either of these two sets of six beautiful colored placemats, edged with tassles. Accent your table with the red/pink and white colored set for a casual lunch then change over to the yellow and gold placemats for a sophisticated dinner.


Donated by: Blue Terra Home 

Value: $72


Stepping Out    

A series of stepping stones to adorn your pathway or garden. These handmade, concrete stones are embellished with sea shells, river rocks, terracotta and more, and will lead you in the right direction.


Donated by: Newpot Creations 

Value: $60.00


A Hole in One, Too    

300 Piece Drill Set - Magnet Home Hardware - Friendly advice, great price!


Donated by: Magnet Home Hardware 

Value: $60


Say What?    

Who wouldn't want these noise cancellation headphones in basic black?


Donated by: VanCity  www.vancity.com

Value: $58


Camping Comfort    

Be the envy of your camping buddies, with this set of two, 400 lb capacity deluxe folding camping chairs, made of high strength steel frame and durable polyester fabric. Indoor and outdoor use, opens & closes in seconds. Magnet Home Hardware - Friendly advice, great price!


Donated by: Magnet Home Hardware 

Value: $56


Wave the Flag    

Use this $50 gift certificate to fly a flag from the Flag Shop and show the world your patriotic pride.


Donated by: The Flag Shop  www.flagshop.com

Value: $50


Nature's Restaurant    

Your feathered friends will be delighted with this unique birdhouse made of solid Western Red Cedar turned on a lathe and finished with a beeswax rub. It's rustic charm will be sure to attract many a happy diner.


Donated by: Michael Stewart 

Value: $50


Save Big with Little    

Use your $50 gift certificate to help you solve your home hardware needs. Nestled in the heart of Davie Village this Little Hardware Store will give you the personalized and friendly service that has built its reputation.

Restrictions: Expires December 31, 2005; No cash value; non-transferable

Donated by: Little Hardware Co Inc. 

Value: $50


Magnificent Obsession    

Two $25 gift certificates towards purchase at any of the unique and incomparable Obsessions Stores.


Donated by: Obsessions 

Value: $50


Who's The Fairest Of Them All?    

Any room will be brightened up with this attractive, circular, folk art mirror. The gold crackle finish is the perfect background to the salamander frame.


Donated by: Garuda Jewellery & Craft  www.beautifulstuff.com

Value: $50


Tool Time    

Become a handy-man with this multi-purpose Tool Tech 7 piece tool set.


Donated by: Magnet Home Hardware 

Value: $48


Cooking at My House    

Cooking at My House is imbued with John Bishop's philosophy that graciousness and good taste are never wasted. The true test of a chef is to dine at his house. Essentially John's personally signed book invites you to join him at home by preparing some of his favourite family recipes.


Donated by: Bishop's Restaurant  www.bishopsonline.com

Value: $40


Moogazine Rack    

What a fun and funky way to store your magazines and newspapers. You have to smile when you look at this piece!


Donated by: Garuda Jewellery & Craft  www.beautifulstuff.com

Value: $40


A Hole in One    

Making holes has never been as easy as with this Western Rugged 1/2" impact drill.


Donated by: Magnet Home Hardware 

Value: $40


Bloomin' Great    

For any occasion, flowers are always a delight. The Garden Party is happy to provide their talented florists to aid you in gathering the perfect blend of colour and scent.


Donated by: The Garden Party - Flowers & Gifts 

Value: $40


Storage With Style    

Store your jewelry in this colourful, Indonesian, hand painted, folk art box - comes with a stand up mirror up and a drawer as an added bonus.


Donated by: Garuda Jewellery & Craft  www.beautifulstuff.com

Value: $35


Everything but the kitchen sink!    

Yes, we have everything that you would need or want for your kitchen. All the tools, utensils and gadgets for the baker or chef of the house. We even have cooking classes.


Donated by: The Market Kitchen 

Value: $25.00


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