Vintage Christmas Gift Wrapping Paper

Vintage Christmas Gift Wrapping Paper

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

Weekend Finds and 1 Vintage Rule You Shouldn’t Break!

Weekend Finds and 1 Vintage Rule You Shouldn’t Break!

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

Jims pick, Record Players from Audio Archeology

Jims pick, Record Players from Audio Archeology

Audio Archeology always brings interesting vintage Record Players and Hi-Fi’s. He surprised me at the Vintage Garage season opener with the Audio Visual Instruments Schoolroom record player. Big and boxy with a huge front grille it has an Industrial look but, the coat of Mint Green warms it up. I

Vintage Garage Family Christmas

Vintage Garage Family Christmas

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 Garage Schedule

2017 Garage Schedule

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

Vintage Garage appraisal fair favorites – August

Vintage Garage appraisal fair favorites – August

Vintage Garage Appraisal Fair August Vintage Garage Chicago hosted its first appraisal fair at the August 22nd show.  Customers were asked to bring in any items they were curious about.  Check out a few of our appraisal fair favorites below. We will hold the Vintage Garage appraisal fair on September 18

How Antique Values are determined

How Antique Values are determined

Antique Values How much is this worth?   This is a question often asked and answered.  Antique values  and vintage values vary greatly.  Items don’t have set prices.  Meaning, you can’t order them from a catalog where you can choose a different size or color.  You can’t purchase them in