About Us

Owner Paul Joy is The Antique Addict in Ladysmith, BC.

Paul is an avid antique collector and furniture restorer and he believes in selling Real Wood Furniture at a Really Good Price!

Born and raised in St. Patrick’s, Newfoundland, Paul grew up surrounded by history and in a home filled with antique furniture. Collecting things has always been an important part of his life. 

Paul Joy, 'The Antique Addict'Opening the Antique Addict was a dream come true for Paul after years of working in mining and forestry.  The store is the perfect excuse for him to continue to seek out antiques and treasures. Even his home is more than a hundred years old!

Paul is definitely a people-person and loves to meet and visit with everyone who comes into the store.  He strives to have that perfect “just-what-you-are-looking-for” piece in the store and hopes that every customer leaves having found their treasure.

Antique Addict is the perfect store for a greener way to shop…it  is Recycling at It’s Finest.  So when in Ladysmith, do drop in to say hello and see what’s new in the store; Paul would love to see you.