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,

Vintage Christmas Trends 2019

Vintage Kitschmas silver angel ornament modernist ornaments and bottle brush wreaths. Vintage Christmas at Vintage Garage Chicago.

Vintage Christmas Trends 2019 We’re seeing awesome vintage Christmas trends for 2019.  Mid-century holiday is still going strong.  Popular decorating items for this season are from the 1950’s through the 1970’s. On to the Vintage Garage Holiday trends- here we go– Vintage Holiday Gift Boxes The vintage graphics make these so

Don’t Break this Vintage Rule

weekend finds, vintage art pottery at Vintage Garage Chicago

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