COOL COLLEGE…JUNK STUFF!

  Antiques Iowa has great stuff for your college apartment!  Just remember to bring Mom/Dad or the Grands to pay for it…or their credit card.   Every day our Dealers bring in cool, kitschy stuff.  Wouldn’t it be great to have your own candy/peanut machines?    Way back in my prehistoric    college years our only Freshman/Sophmore … Continue reading

SUMMER was my vacation!

***Antiques Iowa is having a 4th of July Weekend SALE & all photos featured in the blog post are mall merchandise! *** My favorite summer vacations – well I didn’t have any real ones, like when as a family you traveled to the Black Hills etc., saw stuff & stayed in a motel or cabin.   … Continue reading

SPRING BLESSINGS!

SPRING BLESSINGS!

SPRING BREAK SALE MARCH 14TH – 24TH Last weekend, Antiques Iowa was crazy busy. Spring was sweetly warming up our days. Everyone was out enjoying. I thought that I would just take some pictures of green glass in Antiques Iowa.                     May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light. May … Continue reading

Weighting For Spring

Weighting For Spring

I just came back from a short vacation to Arizona.  I got a chance to do some antiquing there.  I was amazed at the price of the vintage kitchen scales.  I found them in shops for $85 – $125.00. Wow! We have lots of scales here at Antiques Iowa and they do sell well.   I … Continue reading

Think WEDDING!

Think WEDDING!

I’m at that fun stage of life where I THINK weddings & babies… wedding showers & baby showers…because I go to lots of them.  It’s about my kids, my friend’s kids, my nieces & nephews.  No, that is a lie; it is not about my kids etc.  I love this stage of life because I … Continue reading

Give light and people will find the way.

Give light and people will find the way.

Give light and people will find the way. ~ Ella Baker I was reading in the March CLM (Country Living Magazine) that vintage camp lanterns and old barn lanterns are one of the top five collectibles for 2014.  So this morning I walked through Antiques Iowa to see if we had any.  Look what I … Continue reading