Join our email for the latest! 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
Join our email for the latest! 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
Join our email for the latest! 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
Join our email for the latest! 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
Join our email for the latest! Saturday Evening Girls Friday’s are my day for hunting. The big neighborhood church sale was happening about a mile down the road on this Friday. I got up early, it was pouring rain so the crowds were light. I found myself in the treasure
Join our email for the latest! 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
Join our email for the latest! Vintage Cocktails by Narrative Mercantile It’s 5 o’clock. Work sucks. You deserve a drink. Narrative Mercantile has the perfect recipe for vintage cocktails. INGREDIENTS: 1 Beat-up old buffet/hutch/credenza. The closer to looking to have come from a dumpster, the better. 1 Large 48 State
These linens are enjoying their new life. We have aprons made from Christmas table clothes, fun fabric and every repurposed linen you can imagine.
Join our email for the latest! 2015. The season went by so fast. I’m so proud of the Vintage Garage and the vendors who come every month to transform a concrete block into a cool place to shop. Thanks to the customers who’ve found us and supported us each month.
Brooches are making a come back on the runways and in fashion magazines this season. Here’s how to keep a brooch on securely even if the safety clasp opens