Vintage Kitschmas to me, means cute, fun, vintage and over the top! All year long we find it at the Vintage Garage. Fun vintage Christmas snowglobes, the most adorable ornaments that always make you smile. It’s whimsical and perfect for Holiday cheer! Check out the gallery below and we’ll add more.
Vintage Weddings Our vendors are bringing together cool stuff for the new August vintage wedding theme. We’re excited to help with vintage wedding ideas and present authentic vintage pieces that can be used in the coolest of vintage weddings. If you are looking for vintage wedding ideas on a budget,
Summer is flying by! An update on what’s coming. July July 16th Vintage Garage will feature vintage clothing & Rockabilly! Wear your best vintage to the show. No one appreciates great vintage outfits more than we do. We’ll be getting pics of the coolest ones and will feature them via
Check out my weekend finds! A vintage beaded handbag, pair of silver candlesticks (or chrome) one brown pottery mid century lamp, another midcentury lamp, this time a desk lamp. Haven’t researched anything yet. Last but not least an unidentified piece of art pottery with an amateur look yet a really
Vintage Fathers Day Gifts For vintage Father’s Day gifts there is no better snapshot in time than the Sears catalog. In 1959 the merchandise was styled to the times and came with Good, Better and Best choices. The day after Fathers Day Dads would mill around the water cooler sizing
Whenever I see anything from the designer Eva Ziesel, I smile. Myron Nmi Johnson of Great Lines Modern brought a nice sized collection of Hallcraft Fantasy to the Opener. I first found out about her researching a pair of Shmoo Salt & Pepper shakers we acquired in the Town and Country
Get Season Opener Tickets Now! John & Paul Nice of John to give us an update on his piece and a peek at his shelves of things to become something else. Unless he changes his mind again, we will be seeing his curbside find turned into an industrial show piece
Christmas Vintage 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
There’s something about the patterns, details and materials that go into vintage wallpaper. It truly is a chapter in Decorative Arts. The English and French influenced American walls. Wall paper became a big part of this influence. Of course the wealthy started the decorating of walls. Murals, tapestries and then,
Another season of Vintage Garage Chicago has flown by It flew so fast and we are so grateful. October 16 is season finale of our FIFTH SEASON! More vintage treasure was hunted than any season so far! 2016 brought great write ups from bloggers like, Ruby Spencer and Christina of cuddlepill.com.