picker (pik’er), noun
One who has an eye for the unusual and hunts swap meets, estate sales, flea markets and junk shops to scoop up the deals, hopefully for resale.
Michael Penney As a boy, decorator and retailer Michael Penney spent many perfect weekends on the arm of his colourful Auntie Aafe, hitting the flea-markets. He honed those early skills as style editor at Canadian House & Home magazine, creating inspiring decor and DIY stories. After that stint, Michael joined Sarah Richardson’s team on Sarah 101 on HGTV. His latest venture is Penney & Company, a charming shop in Whitby, Ontario. He’s now busily scouring his childhood haunts picking for his store and for us at Found. Follow his adventures at michaelpenneystyle.com.