Don & Franks Records Growing up without an active father, I had many men in my life whom I admired and looked to for guidance, perhaps none more than my twin uncles, Dominick (“Don,” for short) and Frank. They were (and, to this day, still are) Chicago cab drivers, with
Vintage Fathers Day Gifts For vintage Father’s Day gifts there is no better snapshot in time than the Sears catalog. In 1959 the merchandise was styled to the times and came with Good, Better and Best choices. The day after Fathers Day Dads would mill around the water cooler sizing
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
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
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
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.