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Four Dallas-Based Online Home Decor Shops You Need to Know

We’re fortunate to have an incredible array of home décor shops and showrooms that call Dallas home. But the entrepreneurial spirit of the city has also bred several wonderful online-based companies offering gorgeous gifts and housewares. The best part? Many of these companies are dedicated to giving back and empowering those in need, making their wares even more special for the buyer. Here are a few of our favorites.

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How to Master Shopping at Estate Sales

Some people seem to be naturals at scoring at estate sales, while some of us seem are perpetually late to the party. We sought some advice from estate sale master, Monica Giddens. Her new Deep Ellum shop Wildly is predominately comprised of her handpicked selections from vintage stores and estate sales, so I knew she’d be able to provide a proper deep dive on the subject.

Here, Giddens shares a few tips for navigating the estate sale.

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Vintage Apparel, Interiors and Gift Shop Wildly Has Reopened in Deep Ellum

When Monica Giddens opened her vintage shop, Wildly, in the heart of Deep Ellum last year, she put everything she had into it – literally. The thrift shopper and vintage hunter had amassed an incredible collection of designer clothes, shoes, handbags, and home goods, and planned on making all of it available to Dallas shoppers. “It was more eclectic looking when it first opened, like a curiosity shop,” Giddens says. With the help and support of the Deep Ellum community, her family, and a few creative friends who helped her find her vision, Giddens was able close the shop for three months, and open a completely rebranded Wildly this fall.

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