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 holidays at
5 Important Tips for the Vintage Garage Holiday Market! Sunday is the Vintage Garage’s Holiday Market from 10am to 5pm. Free Hot Chocolate while it lasts AND Here’s a few tips for planning. 1. DRESS WARM It’s going to be chilly. We are an open air Garage but covered. Layers.
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 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
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
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.
Jarts, were they so bad? Memories of Memorial Days past and future Fourth of Julys. Sparklers, barbeque, family and backyards. The games were classic: Badminton, Croquet, Horseshoes, Bocci ball and…. Jarts! My brother reminded me over the weekend, that we whined to our Dad about how we had nothing to do