Kuzak’s Closet Team: Hope Berschler

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Aug 29, 2014

After a 25 year career in event marketing and promotion in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C and the Bay area, Hope Berschler left the corporate world to follow her passion for all things vintage, joining the business and community of estate sales. She is delighted to be starting her next chapter with Kuzak’s Closet, as an estate sale specialist, and looks forward to assisting customers in finding the perfect items for their lives and collections. 

Kuzak's Closet Estate Specialist Hope Berschler

Hope has been rescuing eclectic 20th-century household treasures from estate sales and flea markets for more than two decades and shows no sign of losing interest in vintage books, ephemera, quirky mid-century housewares and  “ugly” original art. You can see some of her favorite finds on her Facebook page: Facebook.com/VintageRescueFinds

 

Kuzak’s Closet Team: Life as an Intern

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Aug 27, 2014

 

Kuzak's Closet Team Intern Life

A whirlwind of summer projects, the time has come to send off our Kuzak’s Closet 2014 Intern, Jordan Gault. University bound, Jordan leaves Kuzak’s Closet with a new perspective on team work, organizing clutter and junk hunting. Unique and at times fun and even bizarre, his hands on experience has been priceless. Jordan developed many unique relationships with the team. From working very closely with the hauling crew to learning tricks of the trade from estate sale specialist Al, Kuzak’s Closet’s tight-knit community will miss him dearly.

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Kate Spade, New Hires, Team Work, and Recent Press

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Aug 25, 2014

Life is good my friends! I’ve been working my buns off but I can’t complain! I’m enjoying this journey so much, I can’t imagine something more fulfilling at this particular point in my life.  This fall will mark 5 years in California for me and Kuzak’s Closet, I never imagined that it would turn into what it is today.  I’m glad that I can remember the first 6 months living here, hustling for business and just waiting for the phone to ring.  It took me 6 months to get my first client, thank you Kathy Roth for choosing me as your professional organizer! After Kathy’s project was complete my phone never seemed to stop ringing.  Back then I thought I was busy but looking back I had such great work life balance. I had time to take Harper on playdates, create recipes for the blog, and visit Google weekly for meals.  Now I am tackling 3-4 projects in a single day with my team, Harper is happily walking solo with me, Chris does the cooking, and I haven’t been to Google for months!

I know I’ve gone on these rants before but I am constantly surprised that I have been able to create something with my own efforts, I’m able to make a living and now able to pay almost a dozen people to be on my staff.  I’m so lucky to have great people in my life, encouraging me to keep up the good work and pick me up when I don’t think I can keep going. Putting together today’s post of with the latest highlights I’m seeing many of those faces.

Looking back at the last few weeks I’ve had a lot of fun.  When I got an invite from Kate Spade at Santana Row to attend a soiree I had to invite Taylor and Monica to come along.  It was great to connect with the team at their beautiful store! We shopped, snacked, and caught up on some chit-chat.  Taylor bought a cute wallet and I bought these cute booties. I can’t wait until fall, I prefer to wear boots and jeans any day! Kuzak’s Closet will be teaming up with Kate Spade for a fun holiday event so stay tuned to the blog!

Kate Spade Fall Collection

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Eclectic Palo Alto Estate Sale Friday 8/22 & Saturday 8/23

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Aug 20, 2014

Kuzak's Closet Estate Sales

3647 Bryant Street

Palo Alto, CA 94306

Friday August 22nd 9am-2pm

Saturday August 23rd 9am-2pm

 
Kuzak's Closet Estate Sales

 

Kuzak’s Closet will be holding a fun and whimsical Estate Sale in Palo Alto this Friday and Saturday! This lovely house is filled with books and unique art, including one-of-a-kind masks and clay statues!

Available items include:

A variety of antique chairs and dressers, book cases, corner cherry wood cabinet, comfy sofa chairs, queen size bed and mattress, daybed and mattress, TV nook cabinet, coffee & side tables, different size rugs, dining room table and chairs, flat screen television, binoculars, vintage cultural dolls, large selection of wall art, ceramic art, hanging tapestries, DeSimone pottery, Nambe, Franciscan china set, flatware set, Native American art, many small collectables from around the world, costume jewelery, vintage political buttons, kitchenware, vases, lamps, wall clocks, Asian ceramic artwork, linens, large amount of records, garden pottery, outdoor chairs, redwood outdoor swing, huge collection of books, games, DVD’s, ladies hats and handbags, art & office supplies and much much more!

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Labor Day Recipe: Easy Peasy 4 Ingredient Appetizer

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Aug 19, 2014

4 Piece Appetizer
The last three day weekend of the summer is coming up quick so why not throw a get together to say au revior the season? For this Labor Day weekend I got a fool proof appetizer recipe!

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Back To School: Dog Life

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Aug 14, 2014

Back To School: Dog Tips

The dog days of summer, pun intended, are coming to an end! With kids going back to class and of course doggie parents vamping up for the busy holiday months to come, the pooches in our lives can also experience some big changes for the “back-to-school” season. Having a handful of doggies as part of the Kuzak’s Closet family, I have rounded up three tips on how to help ease in the pups this back-to-school season.

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Back To School: Dorm Life

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Aug 12, 2014

Dorm Room Organization - Kuzak's Closet

As summer time comes to a wrap, “Back-To-School” organization is a big must to kick-off the start of the learning year right. Getting odds and ends sorted can really set-up an individual for daily success and a perfect time to start building those great habits is with college bound students.

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