Monday, November 28, 2016

Emporium Christmas Ad 1901

Love this ad for the now gone San Francisco Emporium Department Store (aka Emporium-Capwell's) from Nov 28th 1901. More amazing is that this ad is from the Honolulu, Hawaii, newspaper The Daily Pacific Commercial Advertiser (later to be the Honolulu Advertiser)

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Magnets by Susan ... Perfect Stocking Stuffers

Magnets are a perennial favorite. Susan makes a variety of magnets ... initials or letters ... cats and dogs ... wise sayings ... many images. She also does custom designs as well ... please contact her for information. Perfect little somethings for all occasions and especially during the Holidays. 

Handcrafted Designer or Custom Magnet Sets in Gift Boxes $19.95 per set

Round Magnets -- $3.95 to $4.95 each

Square Magnets $9.95 each -- Round Magnets $3.95 to $4.95 each

Square Magnets $9.95 each -- Others vary in price

Handcrafted Designer or Custom Magnets in Gift Boxes

Susan recently has made these designer gift boxes of magnets with a variety of captions ... Love, Sing, Dance, and more. Each package contains six hand made magnets (3/4" diameter), a metal tag that the magnets are attached to and a nice gift box too! Each set is $19.95. Unique. Locally created. AND these can be customized for you ... include a name, special word, occasion, etc. Perfect for the Holidays. Contact Susan for customization details. Only available at Vintages in Los Gatos.

Jewelry is Always a Great Stocking Stuffer

We have a really nice selection of well-priced jewelry that make great stocking stuffers ... or hostess gifts, office gift exchange goodies, or just because. These range from new to vintage to handmade by local artists. We have earrings, charms, pendants, bracelets, pins, key chains and more. Get them while you can ... supplies are always limited on these small production or one-of-a-kind items.

Susan's Charms and Pendants from $12.95 each

Susan's Embossed Pendants ... Hearts and More ... just $4.95 each

Handcrafted Enamel on Brass Initial Pendants and Tags ... $8.95 to 10.95 each

Novelty Earrings and Pins $6.95 each

Pewter and Brass Novelty Keychains from $9.95 each

A Variety of Earrings ... Vintage, New, Handmade, One-of-a-kind ... prices vary
REMEMBER we can enhance your gift with a nice box, an organza bag or a pretty ribbon.

Friday, November 25, 2016

One Month 'til Christmas!

WOW! Time flies ... Christmas is just a month away ... that's 30 days ... is there enough time? They asked the same question back in 1933! Check this out ...
From The Edwardsville Intelligencer Wed, Dec 13, 1933
I guess things change ... but kinda stay the same. So ... come on in to Vintages while there is still time.

Los Gatos Valet Parking for the Holidays

The Town of Los Gatos is providing 
FREE Unlimited Valet Parking for the Holidays
It is located in Lot #4 between Elm St & Grays Lane,
which is just a few dozen steps from 
Vintages at 130C N. Santa Cruz Ave. 
See below for details.
Click the image for larger size

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

New on Lopaka -- Hand Decorated Steampunk Retro Tree Ornaments

These one-of-a-kind handmade ornaments are pretty great. Each steampunk ornament is painted and embellished with watch gears, parts and lenses. These are now in our Los Gatos shop and on Lopaka ... check them out.

I also made one cute little retro tree ... complete with pearls and fish that bubble up blue rhinestones!

These are priced at $19.95 each and come in a gift box.
There are also some other trees decorated with crystals, jewelry parts and findings and lots of glitter. Get these at the same places.

These are priced at $9.95 each.
Happy Holidays ... Bob and Susan

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving

Hope all of you have a very Happy Thanksgiving. Even with all the turmoil in our world, we all have a lot to give thanks for. 

If you get a chance, come on into Vintages this weekend ... we are closed for Thanksgiving Day ... open the rest of the Thanksgiving Weekend ... Friday and Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 11-5. 

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Stocking Stuffers and Great Little Gifts

During the Holidays we all need little gifts for a lot of reasons: Host/Hostess Gifts; Thank Yous; Office Gift Exchanges; Teacher Gifts; Stocking Stuffers. Well GUESS WHAT? We have got you covered at Vintages. 

Always remember that we will wrap your gifts to make them look fantastic! Boxes, gift bags, fancy tissue and pretty bows.

Check out some of what's in stock.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

DIY Stocking Stuffers

It's never too early to shop for stocking stuffers and hostess gifts for the Holidays. We have a lot of craft and mixed-media art supplies perfect to help you make your own little gifts, or to package as hostess gifts for that DIY friend of yours, or set aside to help fill the stocking of a crafter.
Calligraphy Pens, Inks and Kits - Plus Mini-Notebooks
Paints and Markers for Fabric Projects
Ribbon by the Yard and Bundle
Art Foamies Stamps
Wax Seals
PEGZ Rubber Stamps ... perfect for words and titles
Roller Stamps ... great for cards and borders
And there is a lot more in our Los Gatos shop.
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