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Cyber Monday - Shop Vintage, Handmade & Save!


Small businesses around the globe are ready to celebrate Cyber Monday with you. This day created for the online business owner aims to provide sales, special offers, free gifts and so much more for YOU! Vintage Indie would like to highlight some of the fabulous offers going on right now at the Vintage Indie Holiday Market. Gifts for everyone on your list from guys, to kids to the lovely women in your life. 

From Bella Beads Studio

Special Offer

For the months of November and December a portion of all proceeds will be donated to GRACE, Giving Relief And Care To Our Elderly. GRACE supplies medication and healthcare to senior citizens who are not able to provide for themselves. GRACE was an idea created by myself and my art director partner in 1999 and was brought to life by Blane Walter and Bob Gerbig at GSW.  GRACE began at our company in 2000 and is now a corporate wide charity sponsored by inVentiv Health helping senior citizens across the country.

From Bird-in-Hand Vintage

Special Offer

Take 10% off your purchase, excluding shipping, between November 1 and December 23, 2009, by mentioning Vintage Indie

From DelightworthynART Wares

Special Offer

Please mention Vintage Indie Holiday market in "notes to seller" and I will send you a free gift with purchase.Gift wrapped and ready for giving.

From Feather Your Nest

Special Offer

Feather Your Nest will give 10% off all online orders to our Vintage Indie friends.   Just VINTIND10

From Flora Bond

Special Offer

Free Shipping on top of Holiday special prices!

From Gathering Spriggs

Special Offer

10% Off Entire Order
-discount will be refunded via paypal.

From Pink Pig

Special Offer

Receive our new Holiday Scent this year "Vintage Christmas" with a minimum $50.00 purchase.

From Primrose Design

Special Offer

Take 20% off your order total by entering discount code VI2009 when checking out.

From Shandell's

Special Offer

FREE SHIPPING on all order until December 25, 2009.
This includes all items in my Etsy shop.

Please request a total from me and I will adjust the total so no shipping is included.

From The CatNap Cottage

Special Offer

10% off your entire order (excluding shipping).  Just put "vintage indie" in the "note" section of your order.  I also have a "Buy 2 Get 1 Free" section of my shop.  I will reimburse your discounts to your paypal account when I ship - Thanks!!

From The White Mole

Special Offer

All Vintage Indie readers can take advantage of 10% off now through the end of the 2009. Just enter WM09VI in the buyer notes at check-out and your discount will be refunded via paypal. Offer excludes shipping.

From Typhaney B. Jewelry

Special Offer

15% off purchase use coupon code VIHOL at checkout!

From Yellow House Knits

Special Offer

A special offer for Vintage Indie Holiday Market readers: Save 20% off all in-stock, domestic orders, or receive free shipping within the United States on all custom orders.  Please mention "Vintage Indie" in your note to seller at check-out, and I will send you an updated invoice.

Please note that custom orders must be placed by December 1 to be ready in time for Christmas.

Vintage Indie Market

Happy Thanksgiving

Hello lovelies. I wanted to thank you for spending some of your time reading and visiting Vintage Indie everyday. I truly appreciate each and every one of you. 


This Thanksgiving, I encourage you to take time away from the computer and away from here. Enjoy and soak up time with your friends and family. Hug the necks of those you see only a few times a year and let them know how thankful you are to have them in your life. I plan to enjoy vacation time with my sweet husband and wonderful children. Computer time for me will certainly be limited.

Please have a Happy & Safe Thanksgiving.

xoxo - Gabreial   

Black Friday Specials: Fresh Snapped Photos

Black Friday Specials Shop and save this Black Friday with small businesses and artists.

From Friday, November 27th to Monday, November 30th, anyone that orders a fine-art print from Fresh Snapped Photos will get a 2nd print of equal or lesser value absolutely FREE! With a deal like that, there's no reason to re-gift this year!

Don't forget you can save big at the Vintage Indie Holiday Market!


Nourish Me: Boulevards™ Organic Hot Chocolate Product Review

In my quest to feed my children a healthier chemical free diet my family and I have been changing to healthier options from cereal to cleaning products. I was thrilled when the opportunity arose to try Boulevards™ Organic Hot Chocolate. Who doesn't love a smooth and creamy mug of luscious hot chocolate?

If you are anything like us, you love a good dark chocolate. Not only is dark chocolate better for you, it is often found with the least amount of additives. When looking for a good dark chocolate look for a high percentage of cacao. We usually go for 65% cacao or higher. Boulevards sent us their Dark Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate.

This USDA Organic product is Whey and Rice Filler Free. Ingredients include: Organic evaporated cane juice, organic cocoa, organic maltrodextrin, organic guar gum. I like that list. It is short, simple and I can pronounce all of the ingredients. I choose the Dairy Free option so that I could add what type of milk that we prefer, which is whole organic milk. You can choose to use soy milk, rice milk, coffee or your favorite mixer. I love this option! If you are lactose intolerant you can enjoy this delicious hot cocoa your way.

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Now on to the good stuff. The hot chocolate was easy to make. We warmed a mug of milk and followed the directions using two tablespoons for 6-8 ounces of milk. The mix whipped up and blended in with the milk perfectly. The consistency was very creamy luscious and a delightful foam formed at the top of the mug. The taste was very sweet, possibly even to sweet for our taste so the next round I used only half of the suggested amount and this made a perfect cup of steamy hot cocoa. This product has been tried, tested and retested throughout this past couple of weeks by all members of my family. They all needed to make sure the cocoa was as delicious as the day before. Sure enough it was just as good the second and third time around.  As a family we give this product a very large A+ and plan to purchase more in the future.

Thank you Boulevards!

Truth in Review: Boulevards did provide me with all of the products mentioned to review including shipping. Boulevards did not pay me for the review or require any certain context within my review. All reviews posted by me are truthful in content and not bought. Gabreial Visit our Disclaimer  for more info.

VI Headliner Vintage Indie Holiday Market : VI Headliner Vintage Indie Holiday Market : Flora Bond

This year's holiday market is well under way and this year we have a special feature for our select vendors. We would like to welcome Flora Bond to our VI Headliner Sponsor Features here at Vintage Indie.



Flora Bond aims to dazzle you with their handmade accessories. It is almost that time of year for work holiday parties. Dress up your stand by black dress with a necklace from Flora Bond

Special Offer Free Shipping. Visit Flora Bond at the Vintage Indie Market to find out how to redeem this offer.

*This feature is a sponsor paid feature with the Vintage Indie Holiday Market. All items chosen for the feature were hand picked by me.

Handmade Crush: Dove Dessert Plates by OneClayBead


My heart pitter patters with the sight of doves during the Christmas season. These handmade dessert plates are one of my most favorite finds. The designs are pressed in with lace making each one unique and one of a kind.

Blue and White Dessert Plates


Deck the Halls 2009: A Nature Inspired Christmas

Yes, it is true. I love Christmas. A nature inspired Christmas is very close to my heart. My first tree was very rustic in style and reminded me of the grapevine wreaths my dad used to make when we lived in the country. These nature inspired picks, take me back home (which isn't far from where I live now) in memory.


Rustic Gift Tags inspired by nature from Little Black Forest


Hand sewn up-cycled vintage cutter quilt ornaments, by Wordz of Life


Beautiful ornaments and tags are created from nature itself, by maka le waken.

VI Headliner: Makers-Online

Vintage Indie would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest sponsor Makers-Online.co.uk. Makers-Online is a shopping destination for handmade accessories and housewares.

Top Left -  Poltsa Top Right - Carol Williams

Bottom Left - Kalicat  Bottom Right - Nicole De Cruz

Makers-Online also accepts new business owners to sell with them. If you are a UK designer or maker, visit Makers-Online for more information. 

Thanks so much to Makers-Online for supporting Vintage Indie this month with your sponsorship. We truly appreciate you!

For more information on sponsoring Vintage Indie with your banner, please visit our newly updated advertisements page.

Set a Vintage Thanksgiving Table

It is easy to set a vintage Thanksgiving table with sweet treasures like those found at Auracauna Designs.


Top right, Pyrex in Harvest Wheat. You can find this pattern readily available , Auracauna Designs has it in a covered casserole and a Cinderella bowl set.  Top Left, is a handmade item from Auracauna Designs, Thanksgiving Place Cards including vintage buttons. All you need to do is write your guests names in with a fabric pen and your all set. This would make a great bookmark and keepsake for your guests afterwords! You know how much I love recycling.

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Plan Ahead Events: Modern Vintage Holiday Market Nov. 21 – 22 CHICAGO Plumbers Hall at 1340 W Washington St.


Plan Ahead for the Modern Vintage Holiday Market.  Precious, gorgeous and timeless treasures including vintage and indie fashion, jewelry, art, decorative objects, house wares and more will make this holiday a memorable experience for gift givers of all ages.  This year, the Modern Vintage Holiday Market will be held indoors at Beaux Arts Plumbers Hall, 1340 W Washington St for two days only Nov. 21 – 22, 2009

Website: www.randolphstreetmarket.com

VI Headliner Vintage Indie Holiday Market : VI Headliner Vintage Indie Holiday Market : Shandell's

This year's holiday market is well under way and this year we have a special feature for our select vendors. We would like to welcome The CatNap Cottage to our VI Headliner Sponsor Features here at Vintage Indie.



Beautiful chenille bedspreads, handmade pillows and vintage afghans are just some of the cozy offerings at The CatNap Cottage.

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Special Offer

10% off your entire order (excluding shipping).    I also have a "Buy 2 Get 1 Free" section of my shop. You'll have to visit The CatNap Cottage over at the Vintage Indie Market to find out how to redeem the special offer.

*This feature is a sponsor paid feature with the Vintage Indie Holiday Market. All items chosen for the feature were hand picked by me.