Posts Tagged ‘ Valentines Day ’

Paris Loves Lovers

February 3, 2015
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With springtime approaching and Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I find myself pining for a Parisian holiday in the most romantic city in the world. Since I can’t whisk myself away to Paris right now, I can time travel a la Midnight In Paris back to the 1950’s and take you on a sentimental journey to this lovely, enchanting place. Prepare to swoon… Let the Alameda Point Antiques Faire set the mood for L’ amour. French vintage finds beckon you from every aisle to tempt the romantic in you. From décor to retro jewelry there is a trinket for every budget to get you in the spirit of the holiday. While roaming the Faire,... Continue reading

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Vanity Faire

February 6, 2014
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Vintage vanity at The Alameda Point Antiques Faire by Pretty N Chic furniture, painted by Kimberly Burbine

Films of the Hollywood “golden era” are often filled with images of a glamorous starlet primping for an evening out on the town, in front of a stunning & dreamy vanity table. These tables went out of fashion in recent decades, but are now making a big comeback. Sure, you don’t actually need one — not in the way you need a bed, a couch, or a closet full of vintage shoes. But a vanity table suggests intimacy, romance, and vintage style. If you pick the right one, it adds an element of glamour to any room. While roaming the antiques faire, I often talk to our sellers who have the talents of painting, refinishing, and selling old furniture.  The... Continue reading

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Flirty Tips and Trends for Your Funny Valentine

February 5, 2011
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A 50's apron like this one can be found at Alameda Point (Sold online at Heavenly Lingerie)

Our fearless Faire producer, Sandra Michaan takes you to the trenches to find the look of love... retro style. Love is in the air. Or do I need an inhaler? Apparently, I need two since this winter has given me the flu and a very unsexy cough that won’t seem to go away but I digress. February is the month of LOVE. What better place than the Alameda Point Antiques Faire to find something sentimental for your beloved? If the romantic holiday fills you with dread, don’t despair; woo yourself for Valentines Day. After all, who knows you better? Find yourself the perfect love gift. Here are some shopping suggestions I gave in the latest issue of The Point... Continue reading

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