Wednesday, October 30, 2013

A Vintage Harvest, It Was A Success!

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Well the show is over.
Our first vintage/antique show, A Vintage Harvest was a great day.

  It was a success.  

We had a huge crowd of happy shoppers, 

the garden was beautiful, 

the food was delicious,

 and the vendors outdid themselves with merchandising their spaces. 

Here a just a few photos of the day.

 **Most of all we are indebted to our family and friends for helping us pull this off smoothly.**

Don and Melanie thanks for running The Vintage Bricoleur space and the donut run.

 Mom and Dad Bustos thanks for helping out with loading and unloading, and for a home-cooked dinner the night before the show and lunch on set-up day. 

 Sam and Ashley thanks for running the Porter Station so smoothly and helping with loading vendors.  

Thanks Jim for working so hard all day loading up customers and vendors, and for the delicious homemade dinner after a long show day.

Angela, Trevor, Arica and Coralie, thank you for shuttling people around on the golf cart, getting lunches for vendors, for entertining the little ones who were at the show at different times and for loading vendors up.  We couldn't do it without you kiddos, our Jr. Bricoleurs.

Thank you Mom Sjotvedt and Linda for running a vendors' space who got sick at the last moment.

Thank you to our store dealer Shelley, and her daughter for working at The Vintage Bricoleur on set-up day and show day.

And Betty thank you for the wonderful surprise coming all the way from Texas to show some sisterly support. (and the coffee run)

I could go on all day..... 
there were many more people involved.  Thank you to each and every one of you.

To see more PHOTOS, go to our Facebook page.

Come visit our store:
The Vintage Bricoleur 
3750 Taylor Road Loomis, Ca. 95650
Inside the High Hand  fruit sheds.

Stay tuned for the next show date!

Terry (one of the bricoleurs)

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

A Vintage Harvest ~ Part 3 Introcuding the Vendors and Last Minute Details

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A Vintage Harvest is just 3 days away! 

October 26, 2013
9 am - 3pm
Admission $10
 100 Clark Tunnel Road Newcastle, Ca. 95658

 Do you have your tickets? 
call (916) 663-4663

a few more vendors....

Betty & The Texan Bags
Cal (The Texan) creates beautiful leather bags, belt pouches, iPad covers, messanger bags and more.  Each is hand punched and hand sewn with recycled leather, belts, antique hardware & LOVE.

Bloom Vintage Findings
Tina owns Bloom in Roseville, Ca.  Tina has an ability to find the most unusual and cool items and her display is always beautiful.

Michelle owns Summer Cottage in Petaluma, Ca. 
 Look for her set up at one of the cute little vintage trailers.

Tour the beautiful gardens, have lunch with a select menu from High Hand Cafe, harvest a pumpkin and shop from all of our talented designer vendors!

After you are finished at the show, head on over to the store and see Shelley who will be happy to help you with purchasing Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®, or picking out something special for yourself or home.

The Vintage Bricoleur
3750 Taylor Road
Loomis, Ca. 95650
Inside the High Hand Fruit sheds.

Tickets can still be purchased by calling (916)663-4663.  

It you are coming to do some serious shopping, I would suggest to come a little early.  The gate OPENS at 9am.  Early bird gets the worm!
If you are coming for a fun outing, to see the gardens and do just a shopping for the holidays, come around 11:30 or so. 
 Wear comfortable shoes, and dress in layers.  It might be a bit chilly in the morning, but it's going to be a beautiful day! Sunny and 82 degrees.

See you Saturday!

Terry (one of the bricoleurs)

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

A Vintage Harvest ~ Introducing the Vendors *Part 2

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Here is Part 2 of the list of talented vendors for our show 

Kim owns Bungalow Vintage Living in Fair Oaks, Ca.  She designs clients' homes specializing in a  beautiful French/Garden style, using antiques and vintage.  

Julie Brusseau
Marty and Julie sell at Eighth and Main in Chico, Ca. and at the Alameda Point Antique Faire.  This creative couple work together to bring a mix of primitive, shabby and unusual finds.

Deidre and Co.
Deidre puts together a beautiful space at vintage shows, full of pretty and feminine things such as ruffles and lace, shabby frames, statues and cloches.  I wonder what she will bring this time?

The Bustos
Dave & Helen (my parents) have a space at the AntiqueTrove in Roseville, Ca.  They also sell at the Alameda Point Antique Faire and the Sacramento Antique Faire.  You can always find useful islands, cabinets and tables in their space, set with a collection of pretty pottery bowls.
(with our son Trevor at his 8th grade graduation)

Magnolia Street Designs
Tonya and Debbie sell at vintage shows.  They are known for their chalkboards made with vintage windows and doors and burlap banners.

Nancy owns Gypsy Chic Vintage Market in Lincoln, Ca.  She will set up a beautiful space of furniture and decorative items for the home.
(with daughter Maddie)

Leif and Wendy sell at The AntiqueTrove in Roseville, Ca. and the Alameda Point Antique Faire.  Their space is always very impressive with large displays of industrial/primitive.

Trish sells at The Red Door Elk Grove in Elk Grove, Ca.  Her beautiful style is well known and her home has been published in Vintage Style magazine.

Dave and Kathy own The Red Door in Elkgrove, Ca.  Their experience in selling antiques for over 25 years shows in the beautiful displays they create.  You can find Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® at their store.

Kim sells at Eighth and Main in Chico, Ca. and at the Alameda Point Antique Faire.  She will have a great selection of vintage and vintage inspired home decor.

Melony owns Well Worn in Oroville, Ca.  She sells Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® and uses it to paint the vintage and antique furniture she sells. 

Nicole's business is selling and renting out vintage unique items for your events and parties.  Check out her beautiful website.

Farmer Jakob
Jakob is the farmer at Maple Rock Farms who is in charge of suppling much of the fresh produce (Farm-To-Table) for the High Hand Cafe.  He will have a stand with fresh pumpkins, gourds, winter squash, etc. for purchase.

Evie Ivy Over
Chris sells Antique European Wine Artifacts out of his Napa Warehouse.  Look at the beautiful grainsacks and bottle drying racks!

Danny and I will be sharing our space with our friends Don and Melanie.  Don and Melanie sell at our store The Vintage Bricoleur and will be working/covering for us in the space the day of the show.

Saturday, October 26, 2013
9am - 3pm
(100 Clark Tunnel Road, Newcastle, Ca. 95658)

Admission $10.
Tickets are available through the
 High Hand website,  
in the High Hand Nursery or 
at The Vintage Bricoleur.

Did you miss Part 1?  

Terry (one of the bricoleurs)

Saturday, October 12, 2013

A Vintage Harvest ~ Introducing the Vendors *Part 1

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You might be wondering, Who will be selling at 

Please welcome these talented people.

-Over The Ocean-
Marina & Mike fill up containers of home and garden decorations and bring them over from The Netherlands.  The sell at vintage shows including Remnants of the Past.  These dish towels are a favorite of mine.

Bobbi owns Not Too Shabby in Folsom, Ca.  She sells Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® and will be doing painting demos at the show.

Bill and Jo Anna sell at many of the vintage shows and have spaces at Summer Cottage Antiques  in Petaluma, Ca. and Eighth & Main Antique Center in Chico, Ca.

Patrick and Kaela sell at Midway Antique Mall  in Sacramento, Ca, and have a great selection of mid-century, industrial and architectural salvage.

Brenda sells her beautiful creations at The Vintage Bricoleur .  Her rings, beaded bracelets, bud vases and wind chimes, all made out of vintage silerware, are very popular.

Nicole has the ability to capture the "real" you.  She photographs animals, weddings and familes using vintage props.  Our family recently did a photo shoot with her and we LOVE how they turned out!  

Kim supplies brides and photographers with unique vintage items, often styling the event. She also sells at vintage shows.

Nancy has a space at Gypsy Chic Vintage Market in Lincoln, Ca.  She uses Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® to give her pieces a new life.

Wendy sells at The Vintage Bricoleur .  Her French Soaps and Cremes are wonderful, along with the Market Baskets and Grain Sack Pillows, that she carries.

Tim and Lisa are true artists known for their one-of-a-kind items and awesome, inspiring displays! They sell every month at the Alameda Point Antique Faire

Jodie sells at The Vintage Bricoleur .  She is known around the country for her Leather Belt Cuffs, playing card Necklaces, Rings, Bobbies and Earrings.

James and Jacque love creating unique items out of salvaged goods that have a story.  They sell at The Antique Trove  in Roseville, Ca and Summer Cottage Antiques in Petaluma, Ca.  Their items can also be found in many small shops.

Laura's beautiful handmade Necklaces, Bracelets and Cards can be found at The Vintage Bricoleur .  She always has a great selection of wood or metal boxes to hold and organize just about anything!
(with sister Linda)

Colleen sells at The Vintage Bricoleur .  Her metal letters and numbers and also her handmade Burlap Pillows are favorites in the store.

Holly also owns Gathering Marketplace in Willows, Ca.  You will love her farmhouse style.  She also owns Gathering Better Junque with Delores.  Listen for her Yeeeeeeeee Haw!

Save the date!
October 26, 2013
9am -3pm
Admission $10.

at Maple Rock Gardens 100 Clark Tunnel Rd. Newcastle, Ca 95658

Next post... Introducing the Vendors *Part 2

Terry (one of the bricoleurs)