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New Arrival: Haute Couture

New Arrival: Haute Couture

Recently cleared out an entire estate in SW Portland. The residence was built in 1947, had the original (now faded) mint green asbestos tile siding and dusty coral trim. The house was single family owned and had been inhabited until about...
4 Year Shopiversary!

4 Year Shopiversary!

So, it nearly passed me right by in the frantic pace I’ve been keeping these past few months, but last week  (November 15th to be exact) was the 4 year milestone for my ownership of Kenton Antiques. This past year has been the most...
Kenton Antiques 2.0 – Uncovered History and the Big Remodel

Kenton Antiques 2.0 – Uncover...

I have been a small business owner for just over 2 years now, and over the past two years I have learned exactly what it means to BE a small business owner. I have learned what it means to put every single ounce of being into an idea; to...
Sea Glass, Presents, and the Power of Nature

Sea Glass, Presents, and the Power ...

One of our newer customers brought us something pretty special yesterday. Aaron came in awhile back looking for a jewelry box for his wife. We sold him on an antique letterpress tray that came from Portland’s oldest box factory that...