Turn of the Century Christmas Postcards I love collecting paper and vintage holiday postcards and greeting cards are a favorite area of collecting. This is a group of early 1900’s Christmas postcards. The designs are quite serious and interesting. Check out the gallery below and I will add more. Companies
Vintage Kitschmas to me, means cute, fun, vintage and over the top! All year long we find it at the Vintage Garage. Fun vintage Christmas snowglobes, the most adorable ornaments that always make you smile. It’s whimsical and perfect for Holiday cheer! Check out the gallery below and we’ll add more.
Chicago Flea Market Finds The season has FLOWN by again. Season 6 comes to an end October 15. We’ve got some surprises coming and this will be our biggest show EVER. BUT let’s get back to the September show and my flea market finds. September is one of my favorite
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
Vintage Weddings Our vendors are bringing together cool stuff for the new August vintage wedding theme. We’re excited to help with vintage wedding ideas and present authentic vintage pieces that can be used in the coolest of vintage weddings. If you are looking for vintage wedding ideas on a budget,
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
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
InstagramFollow Us Gertrude Abercrombie People ask me all the time, what do you buy? I have my favorite categories but I will honestly buy whatever appeals to me and what I can resell for a higher price. From 19th century English porcelain to a 1978 Hardy Boys board game.
Contact Living in Chicagoland, the opportunities for antiques and vintage are always there and what we live for. A few Saturday’s ago, we decided to take advantage of one of Chicago’s best places to look at old and amazing things, Art Institute of Chicago. #MuseumHack tours have been going
2017 is here! These are my vintage resolutions for the New Year. Let me know in the comments if any of these are on your list too- Melissa Follow Me! Lose the dead weight in my collections (flawed pieces) QUIT buying flawed vintage (unless I can fix) Travel