Estate Sales

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

Home and Estate Sale of The Brothers Gentling

By Seth Fowler / November 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Ask any native Fort Worthian about famous local artists and it won’t take long before they mention The Brothers Gentling. Twins Stuart and Scott Gentling moved to Fort Worth, TX at the age of five, and showed a masterful understanding of art almost immediately.  Their most famous contribution is a collection of bird paintings called, Of […]

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Rhonda Hunnicut, Queen of the Demolition Sale

By Heather Hunter / April 21, 2017 / 0 Comments

Take a drive through any established Dallas neighborhood and you’ll be confronted with a teardown or two. From those that tumble down without making a single wave, to the controversial demolition of iconic homes like the Trammell Crow estate, they make up part of a familiar cycle. The old gives way to the new.  Sentiment […]

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Estate Sale of the Week: Like Majolica? You’ll LOVE this North Dallas Sale

By Candy Evans / June 27, 2014 / 2 Comments

Like I don’t need one more thing in my home but several bags to take stuff out, but I cannot pass up a good Majolica sale. So head up to 11737 High Forest Drive, just off Forest Lane in between Inwood and Preston. This is not Preston Hollow folks, but who cares? This is the […]

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Here Is an Estate Sale You Won’t Want to Miss: the Sunnybrook Home of Mimi Lay

By Candy Evans / May 15, 2014 / 1 Comment

Susan Matusewicz at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s kindly alerted me to this fabulous sale that I would totally be at if I were not heading for The Greenbrier. You must go this weekend to 4935 Radbrook @ Sunnybrook. Mimi Lay built this wonderfully graceful 7000 square foot home, designed by Cole Smith, on more than tw0 acres […]

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