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I'm a communications specialist with a passion for vintage and I run an online vintage business called Vintage Baubles & Bits.

I consider myself a saver of beautiful items from the past and a repurposer of treasures!

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Where to Find Me Next - June Tower's Grove Farmer's Market

My next event will be at the Tower Grove Farmer's Market in Tower Grove Park, just off of South Grand and Kingshighway in St. Louis.

The market will be open every Saturday from now until November 3rd from 8am-noon.

I'm bringing lots of vintage spring and summer dresses and some killer jumpsuits! (see a sample on my Facebook page)

This is a great place to come and support local farmers, artisans, food vendors and of course, vintage folks! I'll be setting up at the market five more times per year, usually on the first Saturday of the month.

Here's my schedule:

June 2nd - 8-Noon
July 7th - 8-Noon
August 4th - 8-Noon
September 1st - 8-Noon
October 20th - 8-2pm

If you live in St. Louis or nearby this is a fantastic market!

Find directions and a map here: http://www.tgmarket.org/about.php

Monday, May 21, 2012

Where to Find Me Next - May Randolph Street Market

Our next event we'll be back in Chicago for the kick off of the Randolph Street Market!

As a special treat - WorthPoint will be at the auction providing one free appraisal to attendees! So be sure to bring a special item out to have it appraised.

Here's an excerpt from the email that Randolph Street sent out with more great details:

Ever wonder if you are getting a fair price for an antique or vintage collectible item? Ever wish you could find out what an item is really worth? Of course you have!

The Randolph Street Market is partnering with WorthPoint, the leading resource for researching, valuing and buying/selling art, antiques and vintage collectibles, at the upcoming Season Opener event on May 26th + 27th. In celebration of this partnership, we would like to offer up 100 free WorthPoint trial memberships from now until the end of the show!
Why? So you can get a feel for the real value of a WorthPoint membership, that’s why! Use it before the show or even during the show to value items based on what they have sold for previously through either online marketplaces or auction houses (over 100+ million records and images!).
Reserve your spot today and (based on availability), we will send you your login information. Your free membership will be active from the date of registration until the end of The Randolph Street Market Festival on May 27th. So, take advantage of it while you can!
Download the iPhone app so you can use WorthPoint right from The Randolph Street Market itself. All the benefits of WorthPoint.com – in the palm of your hand… You can download the WorthPoint app on your iPhone at the iTunes store for free.
We can’t wait to see you there.

Reserve your free WorthPoint Membership now!

Calling all pickers, collectors and treasure hunters to shop 250 premier vendors!

Randolph Street Market Garden Party Season Kick-off May 26+27, 2012

Saturday 10am-6pm / Sunday 10am-5pm
Admission Good For Both Days
General Admission: $10 at the gate
Purchase $8 General Admission Tickets Here
Student Discount Admission: $5 at the gate
Purchase $3 Student Admission Tickets Here
Early Buying Preview Saturday
Outdoors at 8am and Indoors at 9am: $25 at the gate
Purchase $20 Early Buying Saturday Tickets Here
Indoors at Beaux Arts Plumber’s Hall, 1340 W. Washington Street, Chicago
Outdoors from 1350 Block West Randolph and 1340 W. Washington Street between Ada & Ogden.


Valet, street parking, and complimentary Market parking in the Leslie Hindman parking lot (1338 W. Lake Street).

Food, drink, live entertainment, treasure maps & FUN for the whole family!

Kids under 12 always FREE

Voted Chicago’s best recurring indoor/outdoor Antiques Market by TimeOut Chicago readers in 2011, the famed Randolph Street Market Summer Season returns May 26 + 27 to the West Loop. The Randolph Street Market is the biggest and most visually exciting shopping carnival, with over 8 acres of one-of-a-kind treasures including Art & Antiquities, Fashion, Furniture, Ceramics, Clocks, Glass, Jewelry, Paintings, Posters, Maps, Sculptures, and so much more from the world’s TOP pickers. The Season Opener, themed a Garden Party, showcases an eclectic mix of exquisite antiques and unusual finds from 250 vendors suitable for every type of collector, buyer, designer and treasure hunter.
Complimentary Furniture Delivery within downtown Chicago*! Click for details.

Order A Seasons Pass Today!

The ultimate gift for the antique hunters, vintage lovers and couture fashionista’s, stylists and decorators on your list - a 2012 MARKET FESTIVAL SEASON’S PASS!!

Monday, May 14, 2012

Where to Find Me Next - Soulard Market Park

Soulard Market Park - May 19th

This will be another new show for me. Once a month in the park just to the south of the Soulard Farmer's Market there will be a craft, art, vintage and antique market. It'll be open from 9am-2pm on the third Saturday of each month. I've signed up for all four shows - so be sure to come out and visit, get some great produce and support local businesses!

May 19th - 9-2pm
June 16th - 9-2pm
July 21st - 9-2pm
August 18th - 9-2pm

Find a map here!

Please note, this is an ad from last year's market. New art is not yet available. Please refer to the dates in the body of my blog.