Reware Vintage at DIYpsi This Weekend!

I’m thrilled to be back again at the DIYpsi Summer Festival this weekend (Aug 27-28)! Come find me amongst 60+ handmade & vintage sellers, plus carnival games from Theatre Bizarre, some fantastic bands, and even a petting zoo for the kiddos. I’ll be outside in my own tent with loads of new clothing for fall & T shirts to shop from. Check out the DIYpsi website or the Facebook event page for hours, details and vendor previews, and hope to see you there!

Reware Vintage at Vintage Street Market this Sunday!

I’m very excited to be back at the Vintage Street Market this Sunday in Grand Rapids! This will be my first & only stop at VSM in 2016, and I’m going to be bringing some of the fall collection of apparel for men & women before it goes online, so there’s two BIG reasons to swing by for our local pals!

Not a Michigander? The fall collection will be going up over the next few weeks, and there is some KILLER stuff coming. Keep checking here in the shop & also Reware Vintage on Instagram to see what’s new!

Mix Tape July

At the Moment:
Roy started karate classes, and he & Della got to take a week long soccer camp which was simply adorable to watch – the highlight of my month. He also went to VBS, and Della loved having a little time with just me in the mornings that week. We celebrated mine & Dan’s birthdays with family dinner and a couple visits from some of our favorite pals that came to Michigan. It was a pretty low-key month, which was exactly what we needed.

Reware Vintage had a great (and super fun…and super hot) weekend at Mo Pop Festival in Detroit, and my best month in sales since last December – thank you to everyone who shopped with me! I’ll be posting a ton of new items on both this site & my Ebay store over the next few weeks. Stop by often or follow me on Instagram to see it as it goes up & snag up stuff before anyone else does!

I made over 100 notebooks in July (and my back felt every single one). A lot of them sold at Mo Pop Festival but there are a lot of great ones left & they will be making their way to the site soon!

Listening to:
I discovered the Black Angels thanks to a friend and listened to them quite a bit – other than that, I’ve been listening to some of my favorite standbys – The Raveonettes, They Might Be Giants, Petula Clark, early Billy Joel, and David Bowie.

Della’s fav band of the month – Led Zeppelin. She loves to tell me whenever Led Zeppelin is playing – in the car, in a store…loudly.
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Reware Vintage is at Mo Pop This Weekend!

I’m beyond excited to be selling at the Mo Pop Festival in Detroit again this weekend! As one of the sellers in the Craft Bazaar tent, curated by Handmade Detroit, I’ll be bringing loads of new notebooks & jewelry made from vintage finds and records that are not yet available in the shop. I’m over the moon about all these new items, and can’t wait to debut them!

If you are coming down to Mo Pop, find me in front of the Craft Bazaar tent with 18 other fantastic artists and crafters, right next to the Handmade Detroit booth (where we’ll also be debuting new HD and Detroit Urban Craft Fair merch!). It’s sure to be hot this weekend, but we’ll be in a shady tent, so come and take a break to cool off a bit and treat yourself to a little something!

In case my Michigan shoppers haven’t seen the crazy line-up of bands for the fest, here it is. One and two day passes are still available – get them & more information over at the Mo Pop website.

What We Kept – Summer Finds

I haven’t had time to hit the road lately for vintage hunting, but check out the finds I grabbed up at a couple of my local thrifts!

Sandman is my all time favorite comic book. I still have my Sandman poster from high school, and I can’t wait to hang it up with this new-old one I snagged a few weeks ago.

I love this plastic Catherineholm bowl by Deka to add to my collection!

This custom tailored 1950s dress and jacket are the most gorgeous green & fit me like a glove. Guess I have a vintage body type too, ha ha.

My favorite find of the summer. Della adores it and loves to twirl around in it, it is truly the cutest thing ever.

Mix Tape June

At the Moment:
In June Roy graduated from preschool with the most adorable ceremony & party afterwards and also celebrated his birthday with his first trip to Chuck E Cheeses and getting his first bike. To get him ready for kindergarten and Della for preschool, we created a “school time schedule” with art, learning & reading time each day. They both really love it, and seem to be learning a lot!

This month was so awesome & fun for Reware. We celebrated 11 years of this website with a birthday sale, I sold at my first Cleveland Flea, added two new shops as stockists – My Secret Stash in Traverse City, MI and An Octopus’s Garden in Clayton, New Jersey. Did you know I also sell vintage for kids on Kidizen? You can find me at Nap Time Vintage on the Kidizen app, and I was so happy to be a featured seller for a week in June!

I’ve been busy making for selling in the Craft Bazaar village in the Mo Pop Festival in July, but still have so much more to go! Time to get super-crafty in July!

Listening to:
The Monkees “Good Times!”, The Eagulls, Portishead, Billy Joel, Petula Clark, Brenda Lee, The Monkees “Good Times”, and more of The Monkees “Good Times” (it’s really really good. go listen to it).

Della’s fav song of the month – “Flashbeagle”. We’ve been putting the record on every day the past week, lol.
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Happy Birthday to Us!

It’s our birthday today! To celebrate, we’ve got EVERYTHING in the shop 40% off – even stuff already on sale! No coupon needed, no hoops to jump through. Just put it in your cart, check out, and fall in love with your new vintage gear in a few days when it arrives in your mailbox.

Again, this sale is only for today (Friday), so don’t wait or you’ll miss out on 40% off!

Cleveland Flea this Saturday!

I am so excited to be taking part in my first Cleveland Flea this Saturday! If you live in the area, come on by and get a chance to shop my summer apparel collection before it makes in onto the website in a couple weeks, and look through at least a hundred vintage T shirts from our site and stash.

Hope to meet you there!

Detroit Pistons Bad Boys 89-90 Back to Back Championship T Shirt

With a dad who probably has at least a dozen vintage Pistons T shirts from the Bad Boys era, you know the kids have to have some too. That’s why we have 2 of these classic 1989/1990 Back to Back Championship T shirts in our home – one for Roy & one for Della. They are both the same size, and I randomly/thankfully found both together at a thrift. Hopefully in the fall Del will have grown into hers and they can both wear them to games for good luck.

Randomly: I’m listening to Basketball Party as I’m writing this (Monday), and Dan is a guest on today’s podcast with Kim & Erin.

The Shirt: Detroit Pistons Bad Boys 1989/1990 Back to Back Championship T Shirt – little kid size

The Tag: Screen Stars Best

Estimated Value: $20 – But a picture of both kids wearing theirs together at a game? Priceless!