Vintage Garage Family Christmas

Vintage Garage Family Christmas

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

Collecting Vintage Christmas Cards

Collecting Vintage Christmas Cards

Collecting vintage Christmas is hot across the board.  Vintage Christmas cards are coming up in the collecting world.  Affordable, fun to hunt.  Little pieces of art and nostalgia. At first, it wasn’t cheap. They were luxurious and clearly a sign of wealth and power. Millions of greeting cards have been

Collecting Vintage Santa

Collecting Vintage Santa

Vintage Santa The great thing about Vintage Santa is that he is comprised of several cultures. Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle and more are all part of the composition of  Santa Claus.  New York’s Clement Clarke Moore’s 1822 poem “An Account of a visit from St Nicholas” helped shape