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
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
Paper items are a favorite of ours. Postcards and greeting cards catch me every time. This page features some of my best vintage Easter postcards. Some are over 100 years old with the most gorgeous colors you’ve ever seen. Below are some of my favorites and from left to right
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 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
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.
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.
Vintage Fashion Mistakes! Regular Vintage Garage Chicago vendor Kira, is a fashion and jewelry designer and a vintage fashion lover! One of her favorite things to do, is scout out vintage treasures all over the lands. She frequents thrift, antique, and vintage shops tracking down irresistible finds from decades past
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
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