Vintage Christmas Gift Wrapping Paper

Vintage Christmas Gift Wrapping Paper

Christmas Gift Wrapping Paper Vintage Wrapping Paper I can’t pass up vintage Christmas wrapping paper. It’s one of my favorite vintage things along with holiday postcards, greeting cards and other ephemera of the holiday season. The paper is luxurious and the patterns are so great. So I wanted to show

Vintage Garage Family Christmas

Vintage Garage Family Christmas

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

2017 Garage Schedule

2017 Garage Schedule

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 Design Trends Fall 2016

Vintage Design Trends Fall 2016

Vintage Design Trends Fall 2016 Check out what we are seeing vendors featuring at the Vintage Garage Chicago this summer and our predictions for vintage design trends for fall! 1. Mis-matched sets Matchy-matchy is boring.  If you are putting together a new bedroom, don’t go for the whole matching set.

Matt Goes for Midcentury Modern Furniture

Matt Goes for Midcentury Modern Furniture

Matt Goes for Midcentury Modern Furniture To celebrate the 5th season of Vintage Garage Chicago, we gave away $250 “Garage Bucks” to spend at the April season opener. Chicago designer Kevin Grace (HGTV, “Steve Harvey” show) was on hand to help our winner spend his bucks wisely (which he did on Midcentury

My First Show

My First Show

I surveyed 250 vintage dealers and asked a series of questions that revealed many common threads among those of us who make a living buying and selling vintage. Answers were often honest and surprising. There is no doubt we are a passionate bunch! Because I asked open-ended questions, I’m posting