While the Boss is Away…


Oct 24, 2014

Happy Friday folks! I’m up late writing this post after a long day of work.  We had an amazing estate liquidation in Palo Alto today and when the house was empty (at 4pm) I headed over to this weekend’s estate sale house to price and put on final touches. I came home to dinner on the table (thanks Chris) and about 4 hours of work to catch up on. Most people would just go to bed and put it off but I know that with the pace we are working I don’t have that option.

I still can’t believe we are on our 4th estate this week! My first year in California I only did 2 estate projects the entire year, man things have changed!  The next 8 weeks will be extra busy with clients that want to tackle organizing projects and estate projects before the year-end.  I always anticipate this so I took a much-needed week off last week to travel to Michigan and North Carolina for some milestone events in my family.  My dad celebrated a birthday, my granny turned 90, my nephew turned 2, and my newest niece was baptized.

Kuzak's Closet Family

Being the organizer that I am I coordinated making it to all of the events and I am so glad.  We started the trip in North Carolina and spent a few days with my brother Nick and his family and my brother Christopher. My sister also flew in for the weekend making  it the first time in 2 years that my siblings were all together.  My parents were so glad to get to spend time with us as a group and we had a lot of fun.  We cruised around Lake Norman on a pontoon boat, had drinks, shopped, and celebrated. Continue Reading »

Global Chic Palo Alto Estate Sale


Oct 22, 2014

Kuzak's Closet Palo Alto Estate Sale

1087 Fife Ave

Palo Alto, CA 94301

Friday, October 24th 9am-2pm

Saturday, October 25th 9am-2pm

Kuzak's Closet Palo Alto Estate Sale

Kuzak’s Closet is pleased to announce this wonderful 2-day sale in the Crescent Park neighborhood of Palo Alto this Friday and Saturday. This 6 bedroom house is full of 40+ years of wonderful textiles, art and collectables from extensive world travel PLUS a large, eclectic collection of vintage and antique glass. This estate sale should not be missed!

Available items include:

Beautiful exhibited museum-quality textiles from world travels (Africa, Egypt, Laos, Thailand, Indonesia, Bali, China, Tibet, Amazon, Peru, Mexico + more), Handmade vintage quilts, 16th century Peruvian tomb dolls, Hand-sewn contemporary Egyptian applique tent panel, collection of hand-rubbed brass rubbings from two regions in England, large selection of collectables (imported and domestic), significant collection of vintage and antique glass (stemware, glassware, pitchers, vases, cake stands, serving bowls, platters, candlesticks, butter dishes, many table service pieces), silver serve ware, china, outdoor art, gorgeous framed wall art, Chinese scroll art, sofa, multiple small tables, lovely curio cabinet, dining room table with butterfly chairs, leather chair with ottoman, floor rugs, trunks, gorgeous wall media set, bar cart, round teak table, antique dining room table, antique chairs, modern leather/wood lounge chair, cherry desk, antique mahogany bedroom dresser w/mirror and bed set, matching twin beds, side tables, dressers, large wooden desk from Stanford University, custom made glass quilting table, quilting racks, quilting supplies/storage boxes, clothing patterns, vintage puzzles, posters, a lot of holiday & Christmas decorative items, purses, scarves, mink wrap, costume jewelry, vintage stuffed animals, books, vhs/dvd sets, records, record player, stereo equipment and speakers, luggage, kitchen items, many small appliances, microwave, washer/dryer, vaccums, garage items, electric saws for wood cutting, many tools, ping pong table with accessories, and so much more!!     

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