Friday, April 30, 2010

MAYDAY SALE

MAYDAY! MAYDAY!
Etsy's Vintage Market Team is having a SPRING SALE!

STARTS TOMORROW!
May 1st-May 8th
Search: vmteamspring

(See individual shops for specific sale terms and conditions.)

100% VMTeam Treasury

UNCHAIN MY HEART

BY: TiddleyWink

FEATURED SHOPS: RetroTrend, SelloholicMom, TimelessPieces, FabGabs, InWithTheOldVintage, OpheliaVintage, PetiteFoxVintage, VintageDazzle, SheilasTreasures, DoNotDestroy, AnotherTimeAntiques, AnnesAccumulations, ZephyrVintage, TheBluestRose, DaisyToad, Remtique

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

100% VMTEAM TREASURY

FEATURED SHOPS: FabGabs, PrettyFarmPrimitives, TravelBackVintage, CheekyVintageCloset, TheVintageApartment, Zadoodle, Tiddleywink, SarahAnntiques, Opheliavintage, BibbysRocket, DaisyToad, JHermann, AntiquesGaloreGal, PhotographicAmy, FunRetro

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

TUESDAY TIP ~ Week 7


VMTeam Tuesday Tip
Stinky Breadbox?
If you find a great vintage bread box but can't get rid of that "moldy" smell?
Rinse the bread box with a solution of vinegar and water and the mold smell will be gone.
Submitted By: TheVintageButtonJar
(vmteam is not responsible for any damage caused by using this cleaning method)
Do you have any tips for caring for your vintage items? Send them to us and we will feature it in a future Tuesday Tip post.
Send tips to: TheVintageButtonJar

Saturday, April 24, 2010

VINTAGE SECOND TIME AROUND ~ 1

RECYCLE REDUCE REPURPOSE REUSE
BY: AntiquesGaloreGal
(origional post on AntiquesGaloreGal blog)



Vintage lovers always say collecting is recycling and it's going "green". Of course that is true, but to me collecting is somthing I do because I love time worn treasures. Some items however, no matter how much loved, are not useable for their original purpose. They may be too fragile or too rusty. That's when it's time to repurpose the item. Not change it, that would be upcycling, just find a unique use for it.

While looking through my etsy Vintage Market Team shops, I came across these photographs from TeaAthomeWithOlivia. They are prefect examples of how a vintage item can become useful in a new way.

This ladle has become a flower pot. Imagine how a row of differen sizes would look!

That same ladle could be used for candles!
More information on this item can be found HERE.
This funnel has been converted to a vase.
Imagine the posibilitie!!
More information on this item can be found HERE.
All photos reprinted with the permission of TeaAtHomeWithOlivia
Do you have a vintage item that you have repurposed? Let us know and we may use it in an upcoming post.
Send your idea along with your photo to AntiquesGaloreGal or TheVintageButtonJar
(photo must be your own and you must give vmteam permission to reprint it on the blog)

Friday, April 23, 2010

ETSY VOTER

We have two VMTeam members in the new Etsy Voter Etsy Prom Queen!

VintageRetroChic has this Perfect Pink Prom Dress.



And ZepherVintage has this Art Deco Style Aqua Blue Jewelry Set.



Head on over to Etsy Voter and cast your vote for VINTAGE!

CONGRATULATIONS and GOOD LUCK!

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Storque Article

The Storque article "Etsy's Guide to Selling Vintage: Part 1" quotes the following Vintage Market Team members:

Austin Modern and FunRetro.

The article also includes the following members products:


FabGab


AustinModern



FunRetro


TheVintageMarket Team is also listed in the article under Resources.

Watch for Part 2 of the article next week.

Go Vintage!

100% VMTEAM TREASURY

RING.A.LING...YOU'RE INVITED
BY: TheLogChateau
FEATURED SHOPS: TheVintageWhim, FunRetro, OpheliaVintageHome, DoNotDestroy, ArtDecoDame, MyAtticsTreasures, RetroTrend, SabrosaVintage, PhotographicAmy, PiratesB00ty, SoutherLadysVintage

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Tuesday Tip ~ Week 6


VMTEAM TUESDAY TIP

HOW TO CLEAN VINTAGE LUGGAGE
(this tip is for plastic-exterior luggage only do not use on leather-exterior luggage)

To clean the exterior use a wet magic eraser. With light scrubbing it will remove any scuffs, stains and other blemishes. Dry with a clean rag.

If your piece is a cosmetic case with an interior mirror clean the mirror with glass cleaner, the window cleaner also works well for shining up the hardware.

Smelly interior? Freshen up the scent of the interior by placing a small dish containing a couple of tablespoons of baking soda mixed with a few drops of lavender essential oil into the piece of luggage. Close the lid and leave it shut for a day or two. When you open it that musty old smell will be gone.

Tip Extra: a car air-freshener placed in a closed piece of luggage for a day or two will also eliminate any odors.

Submitted By: TheLogChateau...original tip published on the blog HighPlainsThrifter

(vmteam is not responsible for any damage caused by using these cleaning methods)

Do you have any handy tips for taking care of your vintage items? Send them to us and we will use them in a future post.
Send your tip to: TheVintageButtonJar

Monday, April 19, 2010

100% VMTeam Treasury

MINI VINTAGE

BY: MFVintage

FEATURED SHOPS: JHermann, CarriesTreasures, JillRuth, MFVintage, LisaBRetroStyle2, FooFooGal, TheVintageRobin, TravelBackVintage, MrFilthyRotten, SoutherLadysVintage, VanessevaDEsigns, AnnesAccumulations

100% VMTeam Treasury

OH BABY!

BY: TheVintageButtonJar

FEATURED SHOPS: Isomoyo, JHerrmann, PiratesB00ty, DumpsterDiver, AntiquesGaloreGal, SouthernLadysVintage, VintageKats, The3Maries, Collectique, CheekyVintageCloset, TasticLife, PrettyFarmPrimitives, ShabbyChicShack, DoNotDestroy, VintageMarbles, MyAtticTreasures

Sunday, April 18, 2010

100% VMTeam Treasuries

BLACK

BY: SoutherLadysVintage

FEATURED SHOPS: DustyRoseVintage, SouthernLadysVintage, FabGabs, SarahAnntiques, GothaBilly13, JensCloset, RollingHillsVintage, CarolinesCurio, McGregorGirl, PrettyFarmPrimitives, ArtDecoDame, AustinModern, ShopGoodGrace, AccessoryAddiction, MyAtticTreasures, ZephyrVintage
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PYREX LOVE

BY: SouthernLadysVintage

FEATURED SHOPS: HausProud, PrettyFarmPrimitives, VitalVintage, SouthernLadysVintage, DumpsterDiver, PiratesB00ty, VitalVintage, TwoLittleOwls, DoNotDestroy, Ismoyo, PetiteFoxVintage, RollingHillsVintage
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WONDERFULLY WORN

BY: SouthernLadysVintage

FEATURED SHOPS: StoneSchoolVintage, TwoLittleOwls, WillowsNest, SarahAnntiques, RollingHillsVintage, Zadoodle, AntiquesGaloreGal, LisaBRetroStyle2, TakaPitcha, PrettyFarmPrimitives, RustyRosePetals, DovelySells, JillRuth, JHerman, DaisyToad

Saturday, April 17, 2010

ANNOUNCEMENT!


Have you heard the news!



The Vintage Market NING site has went public!





Call all your friends!





See all the Vintage Market Team members home pages and pictures of their latest vintage finds for sale.

Click here to go to the Vintage Market NING homepage.

In The "Spotlight"

AustinModern has been featured in Etsy's blog The Storque!

Checkout yesterday's Storque article Vintage Furniture With AustinModern

The Spotlight article features a neat video featuring Elle Green a.k.a. our own AustinModern.

Nice job Elle!

Friday, April 16, 2010

We Have A Winner!

Etsy Voter asked the question What's in Your Ideal Garden?


Well all of Etsy voted and our own FunRetro's entry Your New Collection
WON!!!!
WAY TO GO FunRetro!
CONGRATULATIONS from all of your Vintage Market Team members!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

100% VMTeam Treasuries

MUSTARD OR KETCHUP

BY: InWithTheOldVintage

FEATURED SHOPS: FunRetro, CheekyVintageCloset, JHermann, AccessoryAddiction, MenzoCollection, JensCloset, TiddleyWink, InWithTheOldVintage, VintageFrocksOfFancy, PrettyFarmPrimitives, DaisyToad, Zadoodle
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JADED

BY: ZinniaRidge

FEATURED SHOPS: VintageFrocksOfFancy, Zadoodle, VintageMarbles, DaisyToad, RustyRosePetals, AntiquesGaloreGal, ZephyrVintage, TwoLittleOwls, CheekyVintageCloset, CarolinesCurio, RollingHillsVintage, AnotherTimeAntiques

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

TUESDAY TIP ~ Week 5



VMTEAM TUESDAY TIP

Teapot Residue

To lift that old brownish residue out of the bottom of an old teapot, use a soft bristle toothbrush with a paste of baking soda and white vinegar--rub gently.

Wait a few minutes, and then rinse off.

(never use super hot water, as it may crack the china, lukewarm is your friend.)
Submitted by: LuncheonetteVintage
(vmteam is not responsible for any damage caused by using this cleaning methond)

Do you have any handy tips for taking care of your vintage items? Send them to us and we will use them in a future post.
Send your tip to: TheVintageButtonJar

Sunday, April 11, 2010

100% VMTeam Treasury

GOLDILUXE

FEATURED SHOPS: TheWayYouMakeMeFeel, TheBluestRose, Tiddleywink, ArtDecoDame, GotheBilly13, VintageJewelsAndMore, MimiYaYa, Ismoyo, DustRoseVintage, AustinModern, WorldVintage, VictorianCobweb

Thursday, April 8, 2010

TUESDAY TIP

OLD BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOS

BY: TiddleyWink




















FEATURED SHOPS: FunRetro, TimelessPieces, DaisyToad, TiddleyWink, DumpsterDiver, LexisMonkey, Bibbysrocket, TeaAtHomeWithOlivia, VitalVintage, FabGabs, TasticLife, ArtDecoDame
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FEATURED SHOPS: Ismoyo, PrettyFarmPrimitives, TeaAtHomeWithOlivia, MomsWaldsPlace, Zadoodle, FunRetro, GeneralWhimsy2, AnnesAccumulations, RollingHillsVintage, CheekyVintageCloset, TheVintageGreen, SavannahGuz

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

TUESDAY TIP ~ Week 4


VMTEAM TUESDAY TIP

Have you ever had one glass get stuck inside the other?

Here's a trick for getting them "unstuck":

Fill the inner glass with ice water or just plain ice...dip the outer glass into hot water.
(do not use boiling water as this may crack the outer glass)

PRESTO!

Your glasses will be "unstuck"!

Tip Extra: this tip works for any glass items that may get stuck. Try it on stuck bowls, canisters, jars, etc.

Submitted by: TheVintageButtonJar

(vmteam is not responsible for any damage caused by using this method)

Do you have any handy tips for taking care of your vintage items? Send them to us and we will use them in a future post.
Send your tip to: TheVintageButtonJar

Monday, April 5, 2010

100% VMTeam Treasuries

PINK LOVES GRAY!

BY: TheLogChateau

FEATURED SHOPS: OpheliaVintage, LandingGear, Aptvwt, Ismoyo, VintageJewelsAndMore, ShopGoodGrace, DaisyToad, MelanieDk, RustyRosePetals, TwoLittleOwls, GeneralWhimsy2, SarahAnntiques

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CHARMING COUNTRY GIRL CHIC

BY: NostalgicCollections

FEATURED SHOPS: GeneralWhimsy2, MyMilkGlassShop, LisaBRetroStyle2, DaKineJunks, OpheliaVintage, SarahAnntiques, MyMilkGlassShop, RustyRosePetals, GeneralWhimsy2, FabGabs, TasticLife, NostalgicCollections

Sunday, April 4, 2010

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