I hope you had a chance to visit the Vintage Finds Market this past weekend, hosted by Unexpected Necessities Jennifer and Kathy!
There was a wonderful variety of goodies - from the ooh la la Frenchie chic to vintage '50's Christmas.
Jon and I came home inspired and with a gorgeous stained glass window!
Just have to share a few photos of our little "treaters" - little granddaughters all dressed up for Halloween and some pics I took of our house during the five minutes of sunshine we got while the leaves were still colorful and on the trees.
Gabby, her best friend Kathryn, and Lily - scary, huh?
Little Jillian on the Prairie
Gabby the beautiful princess with Lily the knight and little lion Summer.
Since so many of you have asked whether Angel's Attic keeps regular store hours (which we don't), we've decided to feature a page here featuring some of our treasures. So if you fall in love with something and just can't wait for the next vintage sale to get it, you can contact us and make special arrangements. Happy shopping! Just look for the tab at the top of our home page (right here), next to the button named "Home"!
We promised some more pictures from our recent open house. Here are a few:
Unfortunately, we were so busy, we didn't take very many pics, so if you took some, please pass them on!
As an FYI, we have had several people contact us after the show who were interested in buying one of our pieces. Not to be too shameless in our self promotion, but if you see above or saw something at our show that you loved but didn't buy, please contact us. We may still have it, or may be able to make or acquire another one for you.
Again, tons of thanks to everyone who came out to the Angel's Attic Autumn Open House yesterday! God blessed us again on sale day, providing a beautiful Fall day with plenty of sunshine and energy. It was an awesome time to see old friends, meet new ones and swap stories and treasures (Funky Junk Jennifer, there is an old chippy door that you'll see again!) :-)
We are taking a slow day today to recuperate, but hope to post a few pics soon. Once more, we are energized and full of plans and ideas for the future (too many too complicated ideas, according to Jon - I say if Anthropologie can do it, so can we!)
If you came to our show, please leave a comment about your experience. We don't have the chance to talk to everyone, so we would love to know what you thought!
Meanwhile, to get your next vintage fix, visit the Mad Hatter Vintage Show and Flea Market hosted by Junebug Furniture and Design coming up next weekend at the Five Mile Prairie grange hall in Northwest Spokane. This show is always a lot of fun and features a top notch covey of vendors. We wanted to take part this year, but a move in the family that weekend made it impossible. Maybe next time. Now we just hope to find a couple free hours to go there and shop...
Hi! Just in from a marathon day of prep and display for the Angel's Attic Open House next weekend. Rustic Angel, Jessica, and Sophia's Decor have more new treasures than ever before! The attic will be full and we're spilling out and expanding outdoors.
Just for fun, the first person in line next Saturday morning wins one of these bubble necklaces, a specialty from Sophia's. Second in line will get a framed bird print.
We're still working on the displays but here are some quick photos snapped at the end of the day...
The Angel's Attic Autumn Open House is fast approaching!
So Jon and I are hard at work doing what we enjoy most -- finding unique items to revive and restore. We are expecially drawn to furniture. It is fun to create gems from diamonds in the rough. While it may take extra time, we like to add an artistic touch to make our pieces special.
Don't you love this cool, curvy desk! Here is a "before" picture. We're still walking around this piece and discussing the possibilities. We're taking time to decide but don't worry, we'll have it ready for sale at the Open House on September 25 -- don't miss it!
Come back here and see what else we're working on for the Open House. We plan to feature more "befores" and even a few "afters" along with some insider information on special offers and prizes at the show.
If you visited Sophias at last weekend's Funky Junk Antique Show in Sandpoint, you need to know Kristen will have even more fabulous finds for Angel's Attic! That girl really has a talent for finding the good stuff!
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No, we didn't mix business with pleasure. Last weekend was all pleasure!
We combined a camping adventure on Flathead Lake, Montana with a morning shopping the Vintage Whites Market in Somers (just south of Kalispell.) Great stuff!
Jon was skeptical that we could get all thirteen fabulous finds into the car and still fit Gabby and Lily as well as all the camping gear. Ha! No problem for a determined woman.
Thanks, Vintage Whites for a fun morning!
The girls have been part of our vintage shows and shopping for quite a while and it is cute to see them developing interest in old things. Gabby, who is 9, actually watches out for antique store and museums.
An awesome antique store in Somers.
Just seeing this old "Rocket Tricycle" got Jon to imagining how different his life would be now if only he'd owned this trike as a child. (Astronaut? Rocket Scientist? Funky Trike Builder?)
And check out an opportunity to own this fixer upper? Glamping anyone?
Lily taking a breather at "The Barn" antique store in Bigfork, Montana.
On our way home Gabby found this crazy museum in Polson! Who could resist going inside a museum with a flying saucer on the roof?
The girls checking out a tin monster outside the museum.
Hmmm...I'm not feeling the "Rattlesnake Beauty." Just plain freaky.
A cool Bickensderfer typewriter from 1897. Just try to find the home row on that keyboard!
Fun to explain the charms of an old fashioned soda fountain to the girls.
A favorite! An old Huey helicopter complete with all the switches, gauges, and dials - to delight two girls and their grandpa.
Halfway home - take time to explore new places - like this store in Perma, Montana. No treasures inside but a cute exterior and a chat with the quirky owner.
We created a lot of memories on this short three day trip. One as simple as a chocolate pudding-stained little face.