Vintage Valentine Postcards

Vintage Valentine Postcards

Valentine Postcards Check out a portion of my vintage postcard collection, the Valentine’s Day category!  Vintage Valentine postcards are bright and happy, full of hearts and wishes for love. Many made in Germany and USA. Then postcards moved into cards that were small and large, homemade or printed.  Some were

Appraisal fair favorites, September

Appraisal fair favorites, September

The September appraisal fair at the Garage brought in a new round of cool vintage goods.  We’ll be back on the 3rd Sunday of October.  1 free item appraisal per paid admission.  Here are a few of our favorites from September- Ideal Shirley Temple Doll, 17″ from the 1950’s.  Her original

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

Vintage Design Trends 2016

Vintage Design Trends 2016

Vintage Design Trends 2016 House Beautiful put out their design trend predictions for the 2016 decorating season. Since interior designers are always on the hunt for what their customers are looking for, at an affordable price, I’ve complied the 2016 VINTAGE design trends that can easily be acquired at your local vintage or flea