Category: Day Shopping

Seasonal Decor at Vintage Shops

Seasonal Decor at Vintage Shops

Photo Above Courtesy of The Cat’s Meow Midland, Texas.   Vintage and antique finds always add character and interest to those special rooms. Items range from vintage crocks and Enamelware pots used for plants, to tattered shabby chic shutters repurposed as a bathroom shelf. Check out the latest finds at these select Texas Antique Shops […]

Hodges Farm Country Antiques

Hodges Farm Country Antiques Round Top Texas Antique Week Hodges Country Farm

Hodges Farm Country Antiques Going Strong After 28 Years Hodges Farm Country Antiques began 28 years ago when Dawn Hodges and Carol Turner decided  to have a “sale” in their garage during the Roundtop Antiques Show which was a mere 35 miles away. Fifteen years later, they were still selling gourds, folk art, and antiques […]

Mid Century Modern Design

Mid Century Modern Design Gallery Auctions Lewisville Mid Century Modern Furniture

Although the Antique Gallery of Lewisville offers an eclectic blend of antiques from many styles and periods, the Retro Revival Shop within the gallery specializes in the wildly popular Mid-Century Modern design. This specific era of design was the topic of my recent conversation with Paul Burnett of the Antique Gallery of Lewisville. It was […]

Weatherford Texas Antique Shops

Weatherford Texas Antique Shops Parker County Courthouse Weatherford, Texas Antique Stores

By: Betty Forbes I recently had the pleasure of spending a wonderful day shopping at Weatherford Texas Antique Shops. This cute town has one of the most quintessential town squares that I have encountered.  The breath-taking courthouse seems to be the beacon that welcomes visitors to the many shops and scrumptious eateries lying just to […]

30 Plus Mile Flea Market Dubbed Antique Alley Texas

30 Plus Mile Flea Market Dubbed Antique Alley Texas

The 39 plus mile flea market, now called the Antique Alley Texas is a shopping event & family-friendly festival held on the 3rd Friday, Saturday & Sunday every April and September. It began as a weekend sidewalk sale 19 years ago and soon blossomed into a windfall sales event – an event that benefited Grandview, […]

Rusty Chippy Vintage Hippy & Antique Show March 12-13, 2022

Rusty Chippy Vintage Hippy & Antique Show March 12-13, 2022

Tell your friends and start making plans to attend today! You don’t want to miss this show! More than 100 dealers will be set up and selling at the 2022 Rusty Chippy Vintage Hippy and Antique Show on March 12th and 13th, located at 3925 Highway 30 West, Huntsville, Texas. Showtimes: Saturday 10 a.m. to […]

Hillsboro Texas Antique Shopping

Hillsboro Texas Antique Shopping Hillsboro Texas downtown Sidewalk Antique Shopping

Hillsboro, Texas Antique Shopping offers an enjoyable day of shopping and dining for the avid antique enthusiast. Hillsboro is an inviting and quaint small town. Four antique shops and several restaurants are located in the quaint downtown area so shoppers can park and use the shaded sidewalks to stroll from shop to shop. This small […]

Experience Antique/Vintage Insanity At Round Top Antiques Fair

Experience Antique/Vintage Insanity At Round Top Antiques Fair

Spending the day in the countryside, wearing jeans and sneakers, eating barbecue, basking in the bluebonnets in April and the autumn air in October, immersing yourself in endlessly curious and enticing antiques – how could this not be a bit of heaven, according to the book co-authored with Beverly Harris by the Round Top Antiques […]

Grapevine Texas Antique Shopping

Grapevine Texas Antique Shopping Red Shed Antiques Grapevine, Texas Antique Shopping

Even the rain didn’t stop shoppers from parking their vehicles behind and adjacent to the downtown area. They popped up their umbrellas and strolled through downtown to find that special item. Day shoppers looked forward to enjoying a day of Grapevine Texas Antique Shopping and more. What’s in store for the day ahead? A visit […]

Explore Antique Shopping Abilene, Texas

Explore Antique Shopping Abilene, Texas

Abilene, Texas is a town often overlooked when it comes to choosing a destination for a vintage shopping trip.  But, you will definitely want to include it! The first 9 shops, out of a total of 31 shops, to be showcased are located in close proximity to one another because we know you do not […]

Vintage Shopping Yields Hidden Treasure ????

Vintage Shopping Yields Hidden Treasure ????

Vintage shoppers love the idea of finding the unexpected, the unknown when they head to an open-air vintage market, venue or antique shop because they just might discover an item they fall in love with and can’t live without! Vintage merchandise often sells at affordable prices for quality brand merchandise. In the past, the antique […]

Unique combination of Upscale, Vintage – ‘Experience’ – not just another Sale

Unique combination of Upscale, Vintage – ‘Experience’ – not just another Sale

Vintage Market Days®, an upscale, vintage-inspired event comes to the Ellis County Expo Center in Waxahachie, Texas the first weekend of each March. The events are 3-day events, providing amazing vintage shopping, live music, and incredible food. “The Ellis County Expo Center has incredible character and charm, and really helps set the tone for what […]

Antique Alley Texas: A Junker’s Dream

Antique Alley Texas: A Junker’s Dream

What started as a sidewalk sale in downtown Grandview and a couple of yard sales toward Cleburne in 1999 has turned into a 30+ mile long biannual event. Twice yearly on the 3rd full weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) of April and September Antique Alley Texas presents miles of treasure hunting. Each year the show […]

Woofle Bird Lamp Shines Whimsy

Walter von Nessen, a German immigrant, founded Nessen Studios in New York in 1927. His original goal was to design and fabricate architectural lighting, but his far-reaching vision had a profound effect on modern lamp design. by Larry LeMasters     Oct 9, 2017 @ 10:23 Rare, pair of Art Deco Woofle Bird “Peacock” lamps by […]

Evant, Texas: Reclaiming its heritage – located on highway 281 between DFW and Austin

Evant, Texas: Reclaiming its heritage – located on highway 281 between DFW and Austin

Have you ever traveled through Highway 281 between Dallas Fort Worth and Austin?  Or maybe you’ve been on Highway 84 from Waco to Brownwood?  If so, you’ve been through Evant, Texas.  But in the past, you probably didn’t notice it.  You might not have slowed down.  And most likely, you had no idea how to […]

Witch Postcards Make Charming Collectibles

Witch Postcards Make Charming Collectibles

Recently, August 2017, I visited Salem, Massachusetts. Although Salem is a beautiful port city, most of its cultural identity centers on the infamous Salem witch trials of 1692. The witch trials were a series of prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft. Held between February 1692 and May 1693, the trials resulted in the executions, for […]

Whirligigs: Folk art that doesn’t just blow in the wind

Whirligigs: Folk art that doesn’t just blow in the wind

A whirligig is any object that spins or whirls. Collectibles often include pinwheels, weather-vanes, and gee-haw whammy diddles. by Larry LeMasters     Sep 13, 2017 @ 10:23   The word whirligig derives from two Middle English words: “whirlen” (to whirl) and “gigg” (top), or literally “to whirl a top,” and the first usage of the word […]

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