W When Holly Kuhn found her­self in Texas twice a year at­tend­ing the world-

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fa­mous Round Top An­tiques Fair, the owner of Den­ver’s Old Glory An­tiques faced a quandary. “It’s al­ways won­der­ful shop­ping at Round Top, but there are two big ob­sta­cles,” says this na­tive Texan. “Where to stay, and what do you do with all the stuff that you buy?” When a friend’s bed- and-break­fast came on the mar­ket three years ago in the nearby town of Bur­ton—right in the heart of the flea-mar­ket cir­cuit—holly jumped at the op­por­tu­nity to own a piece of the Amer­i­can pie and bought the prop­erty, which in­cludes a retro dance hall that has be­come her own pop-up shop dur­ing Round Top show weeks.

“Now, we have a place to stay al­ways, and if I go out to shop, I can store it in my build­ing un­til I have a truck­load,” she says. Be­yond lodg­ing, there’s also an­other ad­van­tage: The cen­tury-old house is a whole new fron­tier for dec­o­rat­ing to her heart’s con­tent with her sig­na­ture stars-and-stripes Amer­i­cana style.

“Peo­ple from my staff come down, my own fam­ily comes down, and it’s be­come our place to hang out dur­ing

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