2017 is here! These are my vintage resolutions for the New Year. Let me know in the comments if any of these are on your list too- Melissa Follow Me! Lose the dead weight in my collections (flawed pieces) QUIT buying flawed vintage (unless I can fix) Travel
As we prepare for the Sands (Griswold) family Christmas, I thought we’d share some of our very favorite Christmas vintage. Jim and I collect all year round. We look everywhere for special pieces for our collection. Many pieces this year came from Vintage Garage Chicago. We usually spend our holidays at
5 Important Tips for the Vintage Garage Holiday Market! Sunday is the Vintage Garage’s Holiday Market from 10am to 5pm. Free Hot Chocolate while it lasts AND Here’s a few tips for planning. 1. DRESS WARM It’s going to be chilly. We are an open air Garage but covered. Layers.
2017 Flea Market Schedule The Vintage Garage is thrilled to be back for 2017! Chicago’s only all vintage monthly market is back for 2017. Expect vintage furniture, midcentury modern, vintage clothing, vintage jewelry, industrial, vintage lighting and so much more! We fully expect the 2017 to be our biggest and best
Vintage Christmas Postcards Christmas postcards is one of the largest segments of postcard collecting. From the turn of the century to the 1960’s postcards were traded and collected. Now that the holidays are around the corner, It’s my favorite time of year to get these out and use them in
The September appraisal fair at the Garage brought in a new round of cool vintage goods. We’ll be back on the 3rd Sunday of October. 1 free item appraisal per paid admission. Here are a few of our favorites from September- Ideal Shirley Temple Doll, 17″ from the 1950’s. Her original
Vintage Santa The great thing about Vintage Santa is that he is comprised of several cultures. Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle and more are all part of the composition of Santa Claus. New York’s Clement Clarke Moore’s 1822 poem “An Account of a visit from St Nicholas” helped shape