Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Vintage Garage Recap

The Vintage Garage serendipitously happened over Earth Day weekend here in Chicago.  And really when you think about it what is better for Mother Earth then buying vintage anything and using it in your everyday?

While at the show I got to meet up with some of my customers, put a face to a few twitter and facebook friends, as well as catch up with my vintage Etsy Street Team Leader.  Oh and a bunch of stuff found new forever homes which was really the entire point of doing the show I guess not just socializing.

I also came across a few new shops that sucked me in with of course their vintage camera inventory, repurposed items, and general arrangement of cool treasures.

The first booth that I stopped in that caught my eye was Sugarcookielady  Susan has such a great eye and a great assortment from housewares to clothing to some awesome vintage school maps that I almost had to adopt but held myself back. 

Martha from Open Door Studio drew me in right away with her display here of vintage cameras, thermoses, and of course Pyrex! 

Greg from Hatch't Design Co. had a whole booth of re-purposed items, this hand drill turned into a desk light was great.  He spoke with me for a few minutes about how his creations come about and it really is a great process that he has a great passion for. 

Thank you to everyone that came out the the Garage on Sunday, hope you found some great treasure, we will be back in action at the June market, so mark your calendar for June 16!


1 comment:

  1. Sounds like fun. Making great contacts in the "business" in your area are the key. They often have the best "scoops" on what and where to sell. Blessings from Ringle.