Thursday, May 26, 2011

Its OVER!




A few pics from our Vintage Market A'ffaire that was held in Walnut last Saturday.  It turned out to be a good day!  Thank you to everyone who came out to make our day complete.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

4 Days Left til the Next A'ffaire!"

CRUNCH TIME!

I'm looking at boxes and boxes of items that need to be hauled downtown to Zimms to stage for our ocassional sale.

I hope you've all marked your calenders and are ready for the big day!

Im picking up the signage today and you should have recieved your last email blast with the info on it!

Dont Forget!!
The Sale has Moved to
ZIMMS ANTIQUES
210 Antique City Drive
Walnut Iowa

Zimms is located on mainstreet (Antique City Dr.) Smack dab in the middle of the block on the west side.
See you there!!!

Saturday, April 30, 2011

What Will We Do If It Rains???

DRINK Champagne and get drenched!

Or not!  We had our panties in quite a knot worrying about our Vintage Market A'ffaire getting rained out or blown away.  This spring has turned pretty unpredictable with cold weather, wind, rain, hail and then sun and heat.  Who knows what the 21st will bring???


So! We've found a perfect spot in downtown Walnut to hold the "A'ffaire" inside!  We are excited about this because we will now be able to set everything up the night before and not worry a thing about the weather.

This is good news for all of us!  YOU, our dear shoppers, will be able to easily get to the other Walnut shops and our famed bakery! 

We hope you are as excited as we are about this.

The new address is

ZIMMS ANTIQUES
210 Antique City Drive
Walnut Iowa

Just two blocks SOUTH of the posted address!

The glassware shown above is just a peek at the vintage pieces you will find at the "A'ffaire"
Be there!!


Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Only Five and a Half Weeks till the "A'ffaire"!

 We only have a little over five weeks until our big day.  All three of us have been working to get things in order and ready for our sale.  Having it outside in Kathy's yard is a challenge.  We are already worried about the weather.  Be watching your emails and this blog for information about what to do if its raining.  We are just beginning to bat around ideas about what to do about that.  Rent tents? Rent a room?  Problem with both of those is that the expense rises...which equates to higher prices for you!  We are really trying NOT to do that.  So, pack an UMBRELLA and wear sensible shoes just in case we decide to weather the storm...if there is one!

Pamela Joy has been busy with emails.  Hope you are receiving yours.  If you aren't on the mailing list and want to be...email us at apronstringstieoneon@gmail.com and we will add you to the ever-growing list!



Spring is here and Cheryl is getting ready to brighten our "A'ffaire with some floral displays...  oh!  the ideas that hatch in our pea-brains!  It remains to be seen what comes to fruition.  It will probably be as much of a surprise to us as to you!  Stay tuned!!!

All 3 of us are gathering, picking, and creating for your pleasure.  We are working on inviting several guest vendors as well.  Thinking maybe even some Farmers Market products...like farm fresh eggs...  Nothing set in stone yet, but irons in the fire...Plan on coming early while the pickin's are good!

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Gearing Up for Our New Affaire'

Vintage Market Affaire'
400 Antique City Drive
Walnut Iowa 51577
10-5
Saturday May 21, 2011


It may still be chilly,damp and not too nice out today, but believe me, we are gearing up for our next event.

Mark your calendar today!!!
Don't miss it!!!

We will be hauling out all our goodies to offer you. 
There will be fun things for everyone! 
The 'cottage' is full of items to be priced and put out early that Saturday morning..

If you remember from last October, you KNOW you aren't allowed in before 9am...so
NO EARLY SHOPPING!! 
 Oh the anticipation!


The cats are getting ready too and most likely will be in the midst of everything!

Cant wait to see you there!!

Monday, February 7, 2011

Light at the End of a Long Cold Tunnel?

Looking out my back door you would never know that spring is supposed to come six weeks early. 
BUT soon, the grass will emerge and so will our creativity and our ability to get out and get ready for the next Vintage Market Affaire!

Kathy is already going through her etsy shops, gleaning clearance items for a massive $1.00 bin, so be ready for that!


Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Vintage Market A'ffaire at LeMarche is History!

The "crew" at LeMarche!
We first want to send a big Merci' to the crew of LeMarche.  They were wonderful to work with and so fun to know!
Teddy and Melanie Share a Moment!

We thought you would like to see what our occasional sale was all about, so with the help of Pam and her cam (hey! that rhymes!!!) Ive listed some shots.  This will give you an idea of what we had to offer and if you didn't come, what you missed!


Vintage handbags jewelry and gloves!


Many Kitchen items!


Even items for your sewing room.
Chairs, tables and lamps galore!

If you attended, we want to thank you!  This was our 2nd event and plans for the next event are forthcoming.  If you would like to be included by receiving informational emails, send your email to apronstringstieoneon@gmail.com