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Tips for Navigating Round Top Texas Antique Week Traffic

Tips for Navigating Round Top Texas Antique Week Traffic

By: Dewain Belgard  “This is my last time to shop Round Top,”  I overheard someone say. I didn’t know it, but I was about to offer someone tips for navigating Round Top Texas Antique Week Traffic. I was eavesdropping. I felt guilty, I don’t know why. Everybody does it. But I was taught you shouldn’t […]

Antique Fire Extinguisher

Antique Fire Extinguisher Antique GuardX Canadian Fire Grenade

Nov 11, 2017 @ 10:23   What’s inside An Antique Fire Extinguisher Grenade? During their heyday, Victorian-era homeowners adorned their homes with an antique fire extinguisher such as a fire grenade. This antique fire extinguisher was meant to be thrown into flames (like a grenade) hard enough to shatter and let the substance inside quench […]

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 […]

Hurricane Causes Flood in Glen Flora Emporium

Hurricane Causes Flood in Glen Flora Emporium

Imagine owning an 8,000 square foot shop filled with hundreds of beautiful antique items for sale, and hearing the news that a hurricane would be hitting the Gulf coast, 130 miles from you within a few days. Trish Winkles, owner of The Glen Flora Emporium had weathered hurricanes that had hit the Gulf Coast before. […]

Glen Flora Emporium Filled with Antiques

Glen Flora Emporium Filled with Antiques

  Renell Moore June 23, 2018 The Glen Flora Emporium is currently filled with 8,000 square feet of quality antiques. The store is well organized, clean and air conditioned. If you didn’t know her store had flooded 10 months before, you would never even suspect it. Owner, Trish Winkles would like everyone to know that […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nay Nay’s Cottage Antiques: How I started selling antiques at Round Top Hill Antiques Show

Nay Nay’s Cottage Antiques: How I started selling antiques at Round Top Hill Antiques Show

It was a cool, crisp spring morning on March 25, 2010 when Sandra Becker opened her doors to a “first business” of her own, known as “Nay Nay’s Cottage Antiques.” Deciding on the name of her business adventure came easy as her four grandchildren call her “Nay Nay.” Renell Moore  January 8, 2018 Selling at […]

Marburger Farm Antique Show Shares Surprising Secrets

Marburger Farm Antique Show Shares Surprising Secrets

ROUND TOP, TEXAS –  If an antique show had secrets, what would they be? The Marburger Farm Antique Show in Round Top, Texas spills some secrets here. For instance, did you know that shoppers can actually enter the show early at 8 a.m.? And did you know that those very early birds will find complimentary […]

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 […]

Browsing an Antiques Store: Shoppers Open Up, Experience Flashbacks from Past

Browsing an Antiques Store: Shoppers Open Up, Experience Flashbacks from Past

Flashbacks and trips down memory lane are just two of the things people experience as they stroll through the aisles of an antique store. For one Midland man, who was often fondly called the “music man”, a stroll down the aisle of Sunflower’s Showcase Antiques meant a meeting with a long-lost brother. The gentleman walked […]

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