Elkhorn Antique Flea Market

Top Destination in Southern Wisconsin  Four times a year an Antique Flea Market is held at the Elkhorn fairgrounds. This is a huge event. There are over 500 vendors who participate. Plan to spend at least several hours walking and browsing. The booths are located both indoors and outdoors. Everything is laid out nicely with …

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Ten Decorating Tips for Iron Gates

How to Decorate with Wrought Iron Gates Vintage wrought iron gates are finding their way into Antique Malls, Flea Markets and Architectural Salvage Shops across the country. Interior Designers and home owners are using them to create new and useful pieces to decorate their homes for a rustic or shabby chic decor. Iron gates come …

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How to Set Up a Flea Market Table

Across the country in small and large towns, people gather at Swap Meets to sell or buy goods. Would you like to set up a table at a local flea market? There are many things to consider and prepare before heading off to a flea market with a trunk load of goods. The work is hard and …

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Who are Antique Dealers?

Did you ever wonder how an Antique Shop gets it character? The shop itself is usually an old home, a refurbished store, warehouse or barn. The people who create the guts of the shop are called Antique Dealers. They have a passion for collecting and talking about the history of things. You will find a …

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How to Decorate with Vintage Bicycles

Decorating with Vintage Bicycles

If you love vintage bicycles, then this blog post is for you! We’ve compiled a list of great ideas for how to use them in your home or garden. From hanging them on the wall like artwork to using them as a centerpiece at weddings and events, we’re sure there are plenty of ways that …

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Antique Shop Scavenger Hunt

Antique Shop Scavenger Hunt Challenge

Are you looking for a fun and easy way to spend your day with an Antique Adventure? If so, then try our antique shop scavenger hunt challenge! You can either take on the challenge with friends or go it solo – but be sure to bring along this list of memorable, old-fashioned items that will …

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How to Create Advertising Flyers

How to Create an Advertising Flyer

One of the things that I have always loved is collecting flyers from Antique Shops. The colors, the photos, the words are always unique to the individual shops. I love the variety of Advertising Flyers that I find displayed at Antique Malls, Shows, and Flea Markets. Above is a photo of a few brochures on …

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How to Setup Google My Maps on Your Smartphone or Tablet

Wisconsin Antique Adventures Map

The Wisconsin Antique Adventures Antique Shop Map and the Wisconsin Flea Market Map are built with Google Maps. You can download the Wisconsin Antique Adventures map to your smartphone or tablet, so you have your own personalized Wisconsin Antique Adventure Map. It is like a GPS that will show you the antique shops and flea …

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