Estate Sales

CandysDirt.com covers Dallas area estate sales and fascinating stories behind them.

You Can ‘Be a Pepper’ at This Dr Pepper Collectibles Estate Sale

By Shelby Skrhak / January 31, 2020 / 2 Comments

If you can name at least one of Dr Pepper’s 23 flavors, you’ll love this North Richland Hills estate sale full of Dr Pepper collectibles.

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Paintings From the Mercantile Building Among Treasures in This Prestonshire Estate Sale

By Shelby Skrhak / January 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

Stephen F. Austin, William B. Travis, and Sam Houston all greet you at the door of this Preston Hollow estate sale, taking place this weekend.

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Asian Textiles From This Ft Worth Teacher’s Time Living Abroad Headline This Estate Sale

By Shelby Skrhak / January 17, 2020 / 1 Comment

A stack of vintage leather suitcases show wear from their travels abroad to a region once known as the Orient and a country once known as Ceylon and other far off destinations. Those suitcases accompanied their owner, a North Richland Hills grandmother and a long-time Fort Worth ISD Kindergarten teacher who was born in Beijing […]

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Historic 1915 Highland Park Home of Billboard Advertising Mogul Tells Fascinating Life Story

By Shelby Skrhak / January 10, 2020 / 3 Comments

The estate sale for this magnificent 1915 Highland Park home on Mirmar is a doozy, not only because of the impeccable quality of the collectibles, furniture, designer clothing, and jewelry that belonged to a former billboard advertising mogul and his wife but because the historic three-story home by Lakeside Drive is for sale, too. The […]

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Air Jordans, Designer Furniture, and Flash at This Former Dallas Cowboy’s Estate Sale

By Shelby Skrhak / December 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

This online estate sale has me wishing for a good tailor and a new pair of tall leather boots. Today you can bid for Cowboys gear, Air Jordans that the kids dig, and modern decor the Frisco home of former Dallas Cowboy Terrance Williams. The wide receiver, a Dallas native who attended W.T. White and Baylor […]

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Piecing Together This North Preston Hollow Estate Sale, a Reporter’s Notebook

By Shelby Skrhak / December 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

In this CandysDirt.com Reporter’s Notebook feature, Associate Editor Shelby Skrhak explains the writing and research process she clearly loves for estate sales and a fabulous one this weekend.  Estate sales are like an archeological dig into somebody’s life story from the objects they or their loved ones leave behind. For CandysDirt.com, I’ve started covering Dallas’ […]

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