Garden Blooms at Stars

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Welcome spring with blooms and buds popping up everywhere! Stars, Stars & Splendid, and Stars Too are filling up with bursts of color as birds sing throughout the neighborhood!

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Cottage walkways fill with perennials pushing through the ground as butterflies dance in the midst of interwoven flower petals and gangly stems that reach for the sun.

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Galvanized pails and buckets rest outside the door, ready to replenish moisture to the garden beds. Windmills of all sizes become decorative and functional as the season of rebirth is upon us. Gardens come to life with bits of sparkling sunshine as bouquets of mixed flowers and aromas fill the house.

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Indulge yourself in the City of Roses and the Japanese Gardens as you get inspiration while shopping our stores! We’re open daily from 11AM to 6PM. From vintage to contemporary items and whimsical finds to historical ephemera, you’re sure to spot a budding treasure to display in your home or workplace. SHOP SMART. SHOP STARS.

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Stars Antiques: 7027 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 239-0346

Stars & Splendid: 7030 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 235-5990

Stars Too: 7011 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (971) 373-8067

You can also find us on Stars on Facebook and @StarsPDX on Instagram!

Shop Til You Drop

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It’s always time to shop and the stores are filled with an amazing array of finds for everyone. Stars, Stars & Splendid, and Stars Too have long been the favorites of many and as we slowly move through the last days of winter, the offerings of eclectic and unique treasures are at an all time high.

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The mix of items spans from A to Z! Every turn of an aisle presents fun pieces that you never realized you needed. We have vintage children’s books, colorful tin and metal signage from days of old, and classic reads for teens and adults!

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Details and function combine in the brilliance of vintage aesthetics. Elements of the sea, favorite recipes, garden chairs, industrial fans, and vintage trunks that double as a table/storage area are all waiting for your home.

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Take a chance at something new. How you display your collections will become an endearing part of your home to you and those who come to visit.

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Come through the doors without expectation and leave with a new treasure in your arms and a smile on your face! The comforts of home only get better when you surround yourself with things you truly love. SHOP SMART. SHOP STARS.

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Stars Antiques: 7027 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 239-0346

Stars & Splendid: 7030 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 235-5990

Stars Too: 7011 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (971) 373-8067

You can also find us on Stars on Facebook and @StarsPDX on Instagram!

Come in from the Cold and Haggle!

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Stars, Stars & Splendid, and Stars Too have exciting new ideas for making your home and workplace warm and inviting as we prepare for our infamous Stars Haggle Sale which started Friday, January 13 and has been extended through Sunday, January 22 due to the blanket of snow we received. We’ve had our share of cold winter storms, snow and ice! Now we get to take a break from the chilly outdoors and get inside all three Stars shops where it’s always warm and inviting!

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Feed the dog.

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Enjoy fresh fruit for breakfast.

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Grab your coat from the wall rack.

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Be the early bird when we open our doors at 11AM!

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Welcome to the shopping frenzy. Our stores are full as we begin our year with new furnishings, finds, and fun stuff.

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Collect what you love and create displays that feature the pieces to all who enter your home. If it makes you smile, buy it.

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Architectural finds come in repurposed industrial lighting, porch supports, a set of wonderful wooden chairs, and fabulous details in cupboards and cabinetry.

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Pastoral scenes will give you peace of mind as you shop this 10 day sale.

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New items brought in every day to replenish spaces will have you telling your friends and returning daily! SHOP SMART. SHOP STARS.

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Stars Antiques: 7027 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 239-0346

Stars & Splendid: 7030 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 235-5990

Stars Too: 7011 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (971) 373-8067

You can also find us on Stars on Facebook and @StarsPDX on Instagram!

A Happy New Year from Stars

Celebrate the New Year with festivities and shopping. Stars, Stars & Splendid, and Stars Too help get the party started with shiny orbs in an array of colors!

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Reflecting back it’s been a year to remember with highs and lows, clarity and confusion. Life has a way of filling our lives with daily surprises.

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Looking to the future offers strength, hope, and purpose as we plan for yet another new year.

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The sun and moon will continue their cycle in our simple but complex world.

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Time passes and light and shadows dance about. Take time to appreciate these subtle changes and displays of beauty.

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Happiness lives within all of us – take the time to see yourself and all that you have to offer those around you.

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New ideas formulate as challenges present themselves. It’s a good time to stray from the ordinary and comfortable and try something new and unfamiliar.

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Sing a happy tune to put a bounce in your step.

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Notice the special moments that can sometimes go unnoticed.

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Appreciate the beauty of nature that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Capture the colors of a sunset and the stillness of snow.

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Friendships enrich daily experiences and fill our hearts with joy.

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Treat yourself like royalty.

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A new day is dawning.

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And three, two, one, ring in the New Year with the celebratory first kiss and begin a new calendar year filled with love.

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We’ll be open New Years Day from 11:00-6:00. SHOP SMART. SHOP STARS.

Stars Antiques: 7027 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 239-0346

Stars & Splendid: 7030 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 235-5990

Stars Too: 7011 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (971) 373-8067

You can also find us on Stars on Facebook and @StarsPDX on Instagram!

Seasonal Beauty

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Let the rains begin and the winds blow the dancing leaves. Our doors are open and the heat is on. Stars, Stars & Splendid, and Stars Too are the perfect getaway for a blustery day. Join us as we move closer to the start of the holiday season and explore the new selections our dealers have gathered. Great textures, weathered patinas, vintage scores, and unique details are just a few of the offerings.

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Vintage advertising across a cluster of colored tins, edging details on platters, and a array of silhouettes in silver-plate will inspire a new centerpiece or display as we plan gatherings.

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In the evenings, take time to plan out fresh ideas in meals and menus. As temperatures drop the soup pot and slow cooker take center stage in the kitchen; filling the home with aromas of fresh garlic, onions, herbs, and a medley of vegetables fresh from the market.

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Hand and heart merge and extend to serving others, providing comfort and calm. We bring bits of Nature inside as a reminder of the remnants of a well tended garden, a measure of our love for the outdoors. Whether we choose textiles in classic design exploring flora and fauna or actual cuttings, the attention to detail prevails.

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Refresh your spirit with walks alongside the river and immerse yourself in the brilliant colors, the brisk fresh air, and the beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

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Celebrate the changing seasons and surround yourself with beauty, simple treasures, and objects of art that make you smile. We’re open everyday from 11am-6pm and offer an ever-changing selection of vintage, repurposed, and collectible items for your home and workplace. SHOP SMART. SHOP STARS.

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Stars Antiques: 7027 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 239-0346

Stars & Splendid: 7030 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 235-5990

Stars Too: 7011 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (971) 373-8067

You can also find us on Stars on Facebook and @StarsPDX on Instagram!

Creepy Stuff in Store For You!

It’s later than you thinkā€¦Stars, Stars & Splendid, and Stars Too are gearing up for one of the most celebrated holidays! Halloween is lurking around the corner, waiting to surprise you when you least expect it. Get a jump start with your decorations, wardrobe, lighting, and table top centerpieces.

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String up outdoor lights on the porch and grab your embellished sweater to greet trick or treaters. And don’t forget your hat!

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Which witch wishes for a night flight?? Only close friends know the answer.

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Lanky skeletons are hanging out in the strangest places and befriending those around them.

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Keep mom’s wise words in the back of your mind as you prepare for October 31st. Don’t cross paths with a black cat. Be wary of webs, and watch for crawling rats and flying bats in the dark alleyway.

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Make your plans early, call your friends to gather and go have some fun!!

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We’re open everyday from 11-6 for all things orange and black, creepy crawly stuff, and things that go bump in the night! SHOP SMART. SHOP STARS.

Stars Antiques: 7027 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 239-0346

Stars & Splendid: 7030 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 235-5990

Stars Too: 7011 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (971) 373-8067

You can also find us on Stars on Facebook and @StarsPDX on Instagram!

Bye Bye Summer

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With the close of August and the cooling temperatures it’s time to say so long to summer and hello to fall. Labor Day weekend marks the start of our End of Summer Sale at Stars, Stars & Splendid, and Stars Too. The sidewalks will be filled with deals on all variety of items. From outdoor furnishings and garden to new fall furnishings everything will be on sale!

Grab your walking boots and cross state lines; this sale is the mother lode. All three stores will offer discounts of 10-50% off and the savings will astound you!

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Fill your cupboards and pantries, hang art on your walls, and change out the color schemes throughout your home and office as we merge with cooler temperatures and shorter days.

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Find great deals on vintage toys, textiles, garden goods, ephemera, and bric-a-brac on every aisle.

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Four days of savings gives you plenty of opportunity to shop for must-have items as well as gifts for friends and family and something special for you.

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Join us Friday through Monday, September 2nd through September 5th from 11AM to 6PM each day at all three shops. Bring your friends and find a great restaurant in the neighborhood to energize yourself and shop until you drop!

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Thanks as always for your continued patronage! Many Stars dealers will be in the stores and out on the sidewalks — we look forward to helping you find everything on your list! SHOP SMART. SHOP STARS.

Stars Antiques: 7027 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 239-0346

Stars & Splendid: 7030 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 235-5990

Stars Too: 7011 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (971) 373-8067

You can also find us on Stars on Facebook and @StarsPDX on Instagram!

Celebrating Rio

The 2016 Olympics have brought us together once again as we gather to watch the competitions and behind the scenes stories at home or at our favorite watering hole. Pride reigns supreme as we view so many athletes worldwide with humble beginnings. As the weeks pass we prepare for the closing ceremonies and
Stars, Stars & Splendid, and Stars Too have wonderful collectibles and vintage treasures to make the celebration unique.

Strike up the band as we plan evening festivities with friends and family. Unique and individual but united by one common thread, this is what makes up the spirit of these competitors. The world will be watching with anticipation!

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What are the odds of winning everyone over? The personal hurdles are what hold our interest as we watch. Would you place a bet on your endurance and determination to train as these athletes do?

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While many of us will support the ‘Home’ team, it’s easy to be moved by an individual’s story from another country. Watching nightly with our best friend we’ve learned about the bonds that have been formed through trials and tribulations.

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A hearty appetite wins us over as we watch the rigorous training that occurs before ever arriving at the competition. Be sure to have plenty of fluids and mix up a great casserole to sustain you through the evening’s activities.

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The American flag waves in the distance along with all countries competing. Reporters will have a final look at awards won and records broken to document in the journals of time.

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The golden sun sets on Rio as we observe the closing ceremonies on Sunday, August 21. We salute all those who took part in the Rio Olympics. To the dedication, competitive spirit, and discipline of all the athletes who participated; we thank you for inspiring us!

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Join us every day and be just as inspired as the Stars team pulls out all the stops to make your visits here as good as gold. SHOP SMART. SHOP STARS.

Stars Antiques: 7027 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 239-0346

Stars & Splendid: 7030 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 235-5990

Stars Too: 7011 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (971) 373-8067

You can also find us on Stars on Facebook and @StarsPDX on Instagram!

Transition

Right this way!

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Everything you’ll need…

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for a smooth transition from the warm summer sun to cool evening breezes we have at Stars, Stars & Splendid, and Stars Too.

Fill your mind with new ideas on gardening. As fresh flowers fade think dried seed pods, vintage metal rolling carts, galvanized pails, polka dots, and birdhouses for the porch.

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Mix those florals with decorative metal shelves and silhouette mirrors and run away with a fresh look indoors.

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Bring the garden trellis inside and grab the bike as well. A friendly reminder to not bring dirt indoors hangs in the entry. Better yet, simply leave your shoes at the door!

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Vignettes in neutrals and black and white create a calming invite for all who enter.

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Think of unusual pieces to use as a focal point in displays for your home. Industrial headlights for longer nights, vintage advertising for the bar, or a well loved musical instrument over the mantel.

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The croquet set may be narrow enough for a windowsill that looks out at the backyard.

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Get a jump start on fall and hang a repurposed, distressed chalkboard by the phone for notes and messages as the family comes and goes with varied schedules.

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Stack a few quilts nearby for longer evenings and the cool air that sweeps through the house.

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Join us everyday from 11am to 6pm and discover ideas for transitioning into shorter days and longer nights as we make our way towards back to school and falling leaves! SHOP SMART. SHOP STARS.

Stars Antiques: 7027 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 239-0346

Stars & Splendid: 7030 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 235-5990

Stars Too: 7011 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (971) 373-8067

You can also find us on Stars on Facebook and @StarsPDX on Instagram!

Cabin Retreat

Grab your boots, a blanket, and a sweater — we’re taking a trip to the mountains, streams, and cabins of the Pacific Northwest where the evening temperatures drop down into the 40s! You’ll find everything for your getaway, as well as cabin decor, at Stars, Stars & Splendid, and Stars Too.

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Start your journey to the mountains early in the morning and enjoy the scenery along the way. You’ll want to search for country houses with creative fences, cattle grazing alongside the two land highways, and vineyards to explore and stop in at for tastings!

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Be sure to stop at a local diner for an amazing meal and fill your bellies for all the activities in the fresh air.

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You’re sure to see some amazing finds for cabin decor. Search out weathered wooden farm pieces and old wagon wheels, rusted tines, and farm machinery pieces with unique architectural elements.

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Unique lamp bases and shades help to make a house a home as well as becoming a focal point for a room. Nubby handwoven pillows, pieced log cabin quilts, and fabulous patterned tapestries all become personal statements! Even a painted side table takes on character with a paste paper brush stroke pattern.

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Make time for a scenic horseback ride and some time relaxing by the stream or river. If you head far enough east you may run across some time worn chapels and churches that will take your breath away.

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When the weekend is up, be sure to leave nature as you found it, and also leave room for fresh huckleberry pie as you are homeward bound!

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Join us daily from 11AM to 6PM. Our HUGE Stars Summer Sale starts Thursday, July 14 and runs through Monday, July 18. Five days of fun shopping experiences at discounts too good to be true. Troves of treasures will be lining the sidewalks as well. SHOP SMART. SHOP STARS.

Stars Antiques: 7027 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 239-0346

Stars & Splendid: 7030 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 235-5990

Stars Too: 7011 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (971) 373-8067

You can also find us on Stars on Facebook and @StarsPDX on Instagram!