Collecting things- antique furniture, stamps, toys, ceramics or whatever else- has been described as an unruly passion. This unruly passion evokes in the collector pleasure and memories from said collectables, but especially offers a way to live in another world for a brief moment. If this concept of other-worldly escape is true, then The Accents On Us shop in Laguna Hills is truly a portal to many eclectic and diverse worlds.
The Accents On Us is a shop filled with every variation of collectable, and is known particularly for its antique and vintage furnishings, which they expertly restore on the premises. This estate sale service has 10,000 square feet of space at 23552 Commerce Center Drive Suites E/F Laguna Hills, CA. You have to absolutely love a shop that offers goods ranging from a beautiful wooden propeller off of a WWI airplane to an antique doll stroller to a Mexican Tres Primos requinto guitar. The shop is thoroughly crammed floor to ceiling with all sorts of interesting items. Downstairs there is an assortment of paintings, glassware, furniture, dolls, books, china, clocks, jewelry, linens- something for every type of collector. Upstairs there is a music room- filled with musical instruments, stereo gear, record players, guitars, and thousands of vintage vinyl LP's in every category (jazz, rock, folk, classic, Sinatra, etc) There is definitely something here for every collector and the prices are as variable as the goods, from very inexpensive (some $10 collectable glassware for example) to pricey (that airplane propellor at $6500 for instance is a steal, since that is apparently a decent price for such an item).
It is worth signing up to get on the emailing list of The Accents On Us. Since The Accents on Us is an estate sale service and orchestrates estate sales in the homes of their clients, members on their mailing list get a first chance at their upcoming sales. It is a wonderful opportunity to access extensive collections first before they will be coming onto the general market.
So thrift'n-istas in the realm of collecting, check this eclectic shop out in person or look on their website (www.accentsonus.com). There are so many items here, you will undoubtedly find something to add to your own personal collection. Hours are Mon-Sat 10am-6pm and for questions or directions call 949-206-0177.