English Traditions Blog — 25th Anniversary RSS

Celebrating 25 Years with Up to 50% Upholstery

English Traditions is celebrating 25 years!  To commemorate our quadranscentennial we are offering huge savings for our customers. Chose from any of our amazing upholstery lines like Lee Industries, CR Laine and Wesley Hall. LEE INDUSTRIES Here is a sneak-peek at a lovely sitting room by Lee Industries. One of our favorites, the classic tight back, english arm apartment sofa, is just the traditional style we are known for. This ottoman is upholstered in one-of-a-kind antique rugs.  Each one is different and unique.   CR LAINE Here's a beautiful room setting by CR Laine is light, airy and neutral. The Lisbon Sofa The Sotheby Leather Chair The Gaston Octagonal Ottoman The Aledo Chair   WESLEY HALL  Last, but certainly not least, a beautifully designed...

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Celebrating 25 Years: Through Mary Cordill's Eyes

I recently sat down with my Mimi, Mary Cordill, the owner and founder of English Traditions. I asked her questions regarding her experience in this business and what it feels like to celebrate 25 years of English Traditions. Her story is extremely inspirational to me as it teaches a lesson of perseverance and keeping faith in yourself, even in the hardest of times. Her responses to these questions are below.   Why did you do it? “I have always loved antiques. Living in Connecticut, I encountered many pieces of antique pine furniture and I soon realized I could buy and sell these pieces while making money on them. I absolutely loved the ‘look’ and I was ‘hooked’. I took a leap...

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