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Vintage Charlotte Summer Market Giveaway!

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It’s giveaway time again at Vintage Charlotte!  Here are the details:

One lucky Summer Market attendee will win our giveaway!  13 of our amazing Vintage Charlotte Summer Market vendors have contributed to this giveaway, all of the items described in this post are included in the giveaway.  The winner MUST claim their prize IN PERSON at The Vintage Charlotte Summer Market (May 12th at Camp North End).

Ways to enter (do all three for increased odds!):

1. Follow @VTGCLT on instagram, share the giveaway photo and tag with #vtgcltgiveaway and @vtgclt  [if you are a private user, please comment on our photo to let us know you have shared].
2. Follow @VTGCLT on Twitter, retweet our giveaway and tweet us back to let us know you’re excited using #vtgcltgiveaway
3. Follow Vintage Charlotte on Facebook, Share our giveaway photo post [if you are a private user, please comment on our photo to let us know you have shared].

Up to three entries per person [one per social media platform]! Winner will be selected at 6pm on Friday, May 11th at 7pm. Vintage Charlotte vendors ARE eligible for this giveaway. Good luck!

Official Giveaway Photo:

The goodies include (clockwise from upper left corner):

– Pea Pod Necklace from Created Beautifully
– Vintage Floral Wallet from Heart’s Desire
– Tie Clip from Beautiful Idiot
– All of You Oil from Little Sey Salt Cures
– Two Prints from Shannon Newlin
– SUV Notecard Set from Holly Graham
– 3 Bottles of Shrub Soda from Old North Shrub
– Vintage Brass Unicorn from Tissy Vintage
– Cactus Planter from The Cactus Club
– Carolina Fried Chicken Map from EDIA 
– Vintage Film Reel from Malias Mark
– Floral Hexagon Plate from Golden and Grey
– Vintage Brass Bird from Posy

Summer Market Vendor Spotlight: Laurie Caffery

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VTGCLT is popping up on May 12th at Camp North End for the seventh annual Summer Market! Come out and spend the day shopping with over 80 of the region’s best vintage & handmade vendors. $7 early bird entry at 10am // $2 general admission 11am-5pm.

Leading up to the market, we’ll be sharing vendor spotlight posts that give you a chance to meet some of our amazing vendors in advance of the market. We are really excited to welcome Laurie Caffery to her first Vintage Charlotte Summer Market. Laura Caffery creates functional ceramics with whimsical illustrations of home. Here is Laurie with a little about her process and a sneak peak of what she is bringing to market:

I have always planned to be an artist, but as a child I was much more interested in drawing and painting. I took ceramics in high school and enjoyed it very much, but did not see it as a path I was interested in. Freshman year of college I took a beginner wheel throwing class, and although I had worked on the wheel many times before a switch flipped and I was completely hooked. From then on I couldn’t imagine working with any medium other than clay.
My work is inspired by the concepts of finding home and belonging. I explore these themes through narrative and whimsical scenes on functional pottery to elicit the feeling of place. I grew up living in and exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, so my drawings often reference these areas that I am most comfortable in.
My absolute favorite thing about clay is that there is always more to learn. I am learning about new techniques, methods, and materials in ceramics all the time and it is so exciting. It keeps me engaged in the medium as I push my work forward.

Summer Market Vendor Spotlight: Three Pigs Vintage

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VTGCLT is popping up on May 12th at Camp North End for the seventh annual Summer Market! Come out and spend the day shopping with over 80 of the region’s best vintage & handmade vendors.  $7 early bird entry at 10am // $2 general admission 11am-5pm.
 

Leading up to the market, we’ll be sharing vendor spotlight posts that give you a chance to meet some of our amazing vendors in advance of the market. We are really excited to welcome Three Pigs Vintage back to the Vintage Charlotte Summer Market.  Three Pigs Vintage specializes in a curated selection of vintage clothing as well as hand painted and re-worked vintage items.  Here is a sneak peak of what they are bringing to market:

 

Recently we have been playing around with re-working more sculptural pieces like our hand hats / tops & fringe veils.  We will be bringing along a new collection of hand-painted spring/summer pieces (gowns, hats, bags, denim, and lightweight leather jackets.) We will also of course have our curated vintage collection full of lots of denim.

Mini Mentor Session for Creatives!

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We are thrilled to offer these Mini Mentor Sessions again with our founder, Amy Herman. Participants can expect product and branding feedback as well as insight on how to push business forward both in Charlotte and beyond.

Interested? Act fast! There are only 8 times available and each time we have offered these, they have sold out quickly! Click here for tickets and more information: https://vtgclt.ticketleap.com/vtgclt-mentor-session/

Feedback from previous mentor sessions:

“Your advice and counsel has really stuck with me since our meeting. […] I wouldn’t have pursued this collaborative path if you and I hadn’t talked, and I’m so very grateful. I hope we can have a check-up meeting the next time you offer your mentoring sessions. Thanks again, so much.”

“This was so great for my brand. Sometimes you are so close to your brand that you know something isn’t right but you just need to hear it from someone else. Amy delivered the bum kicking I needed and helped me re-think aspects of my business and get 2017 off to an amazing start.”

Vintage Charlotte Summer Market Giveaway!

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It’s giveaway time again at Vintage Charlotte!  Here are the details:

One lucky Summer Market attendee will win our giveaway!  This giveaway is completely packed full of handmade and vintage gifts you can give to your friends and family (or give to yourself!!)!  21 of our amazing Vintage Charlotte Summer Market vendors have contributed to this giveaway, all of the items described in this post are included in the giveaway.  The winner MUST claim their prize IN PERSON at The Vintage Charlotte Summer Market (June 2nd/3rd at Camp North End).

Ways to enter (do all three for increased odds!):

1. Follow @VTGCLT on instagram, share the giveaway photo and tag with #vtgcltgiveaway and @vtgclt  [if you are a private user, please comment on our photo to let us know you have shared].
2. Follow @VTGCLT on Twitter, retweet our giveaway and tweet us back to let us know you’re excited using #vtgcltgiveaway
3. Follow Vintage Charlotte on Facebook, Share our giveaway photo post [if you are a private user, please comment on our photo to let us know you have shared].

Up to three entries per person [one per social media platform]! Winner will be selected at 6pm on Thursday, June 1st. Vintage Charlotte vendors ARE eligible for this giveaway. Good luck!

Official Giveaway Photo:

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The goodies include (clockwise from upper left corner):

– Set of Prints from Shannon Newlin
– Collaborative Necklace from Muro Jewelry and Twenty Two West
– Illustrated Whale Mug from Golden and Grey
– High Five Card from Hennel Paper Co.
– Vintage Polaroid Camera from Maliasmark
– Leather Phone Case from Created Beautifully
– Vintage Brownie Hawkeye Camera with Flash from Jay Eason
– Phase Studs from Geoflora Jewelry
– Vintage Lucite Bangle from Heart’s Desire
– Military Tent Clutch from Up a Tree Cup of Tea Co.
– Letterpress Cards from R&B Printery
– Bracelet from Bajari
– Vintage Pyrex Refrigerator Dish from Retro Reclaimations
– Succulent Cocktail Napkin Set from Bonnie Kaye Studio
– Vintage Salt and Pepper Shakers from Bird Dog Vintage
– Feminist Cross Stitch Kit from Junebug and Darlin
– I <3 CLT Tote Bag from Beautiful Idiot Clothing
– Gift Card from BATCH
– Cactus Pin from Cute Not Kawaii
– Gift Certificate for a Week of Lunches from Nourish Charlotte

Summer Market Vendor Spotlight: Waxing Gibbous Pottery

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VTGCLT is popping up on June 3rd at Camp North End for the sixth annual Summer Market! Come out and spend the day shopping with over 80 of the region’s best vintage & handmade vendors.  $7 early bird entry at 10am // $2 general admission 11am-5pm.  Want to have first pick at all the goodies? Come shop with us on Friday night before we open to the public! Our VIP shop is open from 6pm-8pm and tickets can be purchased here.

Leading up to the market, we’ll be sharing vendor spotlight posts that give you a chance to meet some of our amazing vendors in advance of the market. We are really excited to welcome Katie of Waxing Gibbous Pottery to her first Vintage Charlotte Summer Market.  Waxing Gibbous Pottery is a handmade ceramics shop, here is Katie with a little about her process:waxing gibbous pottery

I make ceramic objects for everyday use that capture a memory or a daydream of an exotic place. The time I have spent in the homes of Mexican immigrants and in the tiled rooms of Spain and Morocco has nudged my aesthetic toward bold folk imagery and geometric patterns. I am currently obsessed with Moroccan “zellige” tile mosaics and the palm fronds I saw all over Costa Rica.waxing gibbous potteryI convert images from my travel photographs into paper stencils and silkscreen patterns which are then applied using slip and underglaze to wheel thrown and handbuilt pots. The images transfer imperfectly to the surface of the pot, hinting of worn plaster walls and peeling paint. I work primarily in earthenware which uses less energy to fire and produces bright colors in clay and glazes. My forms are sturdy and comfortable, designed for the daily grind but reminiscent of a faraway place.waxing gibbous potterywaxing gibbous pottery

 

 

Mini Mentor Sessions for Creatives!

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We are thrilled to offer these Mini Mentor Sessions again with our founder, Amy Herman.  Participants can expect product and branding feedback as well as insight on how to push business forward both in Charlotte and beyond.

mentor

Interested?  Act fast! There are only 8 times available and each time we have offered these, they have sold out quickly!  Click here for tickets and more information: https://vtgclt.ticketleap.com/mini-mentor-session-for-creatives/

Winter Market Giveaway!

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It’s giveaway time again at Vintage Charlotte!  Here are the details:

One lucky Winter Market attendee will win our giveaway!  This giveaway is completely packed full of handmade and vintage gifts you can give to your friends and family (or give to yourself!!)!  14 of our amazing Vintage Charlotte Winter Market vendors have contributed to this giveaway, all of the items described in this post are included in the giveaway.  The winner MUST claim their prize IN PERSON at The Vintage Charlotte Winter Market (November 20th at The Fillmore Charlotte).

Ways to enter (do all three for increased odds!):

1. Follow @VTGCLT on instagram, share the giveaway photo and tag with #vtgcltgiveaway and @vtgclt  [if you are a private user, please comment on our photo to let us know you have shared].
2. Follow @VTGCLT on Twitter, retweet our giveaway and tweet us back to let us know you’re excited using #vtgcltgiveaway
3. Follow Vintage Charlotte on Facebook, Share our giveaway photo post [if you are a private user, please comment on our photo to let us know you have shared].

Up to three entries per person [one per social media platform]! Winner will be selected at 6pm on Saturday, November 19th. Vintage Charlotte vendors ARE eligible for this giveaway. Good luck!

Official Giveaway Photo:

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The goodies include:

– Christmas Vest from Vintage By Kitty
– Vintage Owl Figurine from Tarpin Vintage
– Mini Crochet Cactus from Studio 1859
– Illustrated Fox Pitcher from Golden and Grey
– Upcylcled Sweater Christmas Stocking from OliveYouMore
– Stuffed Dinosaur from Seams Legit Crafts
– Vintage Pyrex Dish + Hazel Atlas Snowflake Glasses from Retro Reclaimations
– Spice Cake Soy Candle in a Vintage Teacup from AMrewired
– Plaid Clutch from Created Beautifully
-Vintage Black Purse from Heart’s Desire
-Vintage Brass Reindeer Candleholder from Bird Dog Vintage
-Handmade Journal from Original Brooks
-Vintage polaroid camera from Maliasmark
-Earrings from Bajari

Winter Market Vendor Spotlight: Tarpin Vintage

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VTGCLT is popping up on November 20th at The Fillmore Charlotte for the fifth annual Winter Market! Come out and spend the day shopping with over 60 of the region’s best vintage & handmade vendors. Admission to the market is $2 from 11am-6pm! Get in an hour early at 10am for $7 to get first pick of all the goods.

Leading up to the market, we’ll be sharing vendor spotlight posts that give you a chance to meet some of our amazing vendors in advance of the market. We are really excited to welcome Jesse of Tarpin Vintage to his first Vintage Charlotte Market.  Tarpin Vintage specializes in modern, 20th century design.  Here is Jesse from Tarpin Vintage:

I grew up in New York and later moved to California before I decided, after extensive travel, to settle in the south. North Carolina has become my home. As kids me and my youngest brother loved to go to the thrift stores to see what cool items we could find. We preferred the thrift store clothes and later furniture that we could fix up as opposed to buying new.

img_4181img_4167Vintage has always been something I have been drawn to, and most of the time, the vintage pieces are of higher quality then what is mass produced today.img_4169I love good design wether it be in architecture or a piece of furniture. I like simple and well built pieces and am drawn to the early modern movement. Tarpin Vintage has become a collection of the pieces I find in my travels that are appealing to me. img_3602