3 Things I Wish I Knew BEFORE I Became a Vintage Seller

Donatella and Karyn Dethrow at Vintage Garage Chicago.

When I started selling vintage in 1999, I had no idea what i was doing.  Selling online was new and I was learning as I went.  Here are 3 things I wish I’d figured out sooner. 1. Storage and vehicles get small fast In 2000 we bought a Subaru Forrester,

Memorial Day is Almost Here! Summertime Retro Vintage Photos

Vernacular photograph of child in fertalizer spreader.

Throw back to last year and a timeless video of ladies in their vintage bathing suits and spring and summer clothing.  Just in time to kick off summer! Plenty of vintage fishing and swimming.  Love the beach shot too! Don’t forget to check the schedule to see what we are

Vintage Christmas Decorations A Garage Family Christmas

Mcm mushroom ornament Sputnik Midcentury christmas ornaments. Vintage Garage Chicago family kitschmas

Vintage Christmas decorations… are a staple for our holiday As we prepare for the Sands (Griswold) family Christmas. I want to share some of our very favorite Christmas vintage.   We collect Vintage Christmas all year round.  Special pieces stay in the collection. Many pieces came from Vintage Garage Chicago and I’m