DIY FURNITURE & SF BAY EVENTS: New Furniture in Shop + Customer Photos + Fairfax Flea @TheGarageFfx

I haven’t forgotten you, okay- don’t worry. I’ve just been busy making things! This month has been a whirlwind of craftiness and furniture couture that I haven’t had time to tell you all about it! There are lot of pieces that I have completed that sold too fast for me to post about them- but I’ll still show you the photos. So, here we go!

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Linen Covered Kidney Bean Coffee Table $64

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Old Industrial Bookshelf Cart $150

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Art Deco Coffee Table (SOLD)

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collapsible Sofa Table $90

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Shabby Chic Nightstand (SOLD)

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Mid Century Crank Coffee Table $415

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1940’s Desk and Chair (SOLD)

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Pin Striped Winged Back Chair $92

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Vintage Cream and Black Striped Lounge Chair (3 in stock- ALL SOLD)

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1970’s Credenza Bookshelf Cabinet (SOLD)

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Vintage Knoll Tulip Table (SOLD)

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Vintage Shabby Chic Mini Dresser (SOLD)

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Mid Century Lounge Chair (SOLD)

So there you have it. The reason I’ve been so absent. Hope you can forgive me. I also wanted to share three customer photos that really have got me excited. The first is from Dhanya, who bought the Art Deco Coffee Table and updated it to suit her living room groove. Check it out!

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Pretty sweet huh? Check out how cute the 1970’s Credenza Bookshelf looks in Shannon’s apartment.

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This is definitely one of my favorite pieces (besides the Knoll, of course).

Lastly, checkout Terrill’s dreamy New York apartment reading nook, featuring a sun ray wall clock from our shop!

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I am always so pleased to see how furniture from the shop takes on a life of its own after it leaves my hands.  I strongly believe that just because it’s old, doesn’t mean furniture is dead.  It just needs another chance to live on.  And that’s what I’m here for.  If you have bought a piece of furniture from me, please shoot me an email with a photo of it in your house (email is on the home page).

In other news, I will be at Fairfax Flea at The Garage in downtown Fairfax this Saturday!  We had so much fun last time that I had to do it again.

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The Garage

2000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Fairfax, CA 94930

Saturday July 20, 10am-5pm

Allyson won’t be there this time, she will be off living the Birthday Life…because well this month is her birthday!  Since I knew I wouldn’t get to see her, I brought over a little surprise for her so we could celebrate early.  So after 8 hours of shooting new items for our shops, we cracked open a bottle of bubbly and sliced ourselves some sour cream angel food cake. Deeeeelish!

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I will be adding new items from the shoot everyday starting Monday morning.  But to hold you over, here are a few items that are already up!

Mod Dropwaist Tennis Dress

Mod Satin and Crystal Party Dress

I.Magnin Dress and Jackest

Plaid Blue and White School Dress

Pink Chiffon and Lace Boho Maxi Dress

Floral Hawaiian Print Maxi Dress by B.J.’s Fashions

SF BAY EVENTS: Fairfax Flea at The Garage [06.15.13] with @birthdaylifevintage

I am so excited for this market!  Allyson from Birthday Life Vintage and I will be selling here this weekend.  The Garage is a 1960’s era auto garage and gas station that has been converted into a pop up shop in the heart of Marin county’s downtown Fairfax.  It’s the home to a handfull of local artisans including two super cool peeps that I met at Alameda at the beginning of the month– Nathan and Monika of Parallel Print Shop.

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Allyson and I will be sporting our 4th of July theme from Rosebowl with even more flair than before!  Come check it out, and get all your vintage red, white and blue BBQ party gear!  I will also be bringing the entire kids collection for all you fab earth-friendly moms and dads.  Be sure to scoop up some sweet finds for your dads for father’s day too (clothing, beer steins, & more)!

See you there!

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The Garage

2000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Fairfax, CA 94930

Saturday June 15, 10am-3pm

*All photos and logos courtesy of  The Garage.  

Banner Photo composited and edited by Jillian Knox

POSTMORTEM: Silver Lake Art Craft & Vintage + Rose Bowl Flea Market

Last weekend Allyson from Birthday Life Vintage and I embarked on an epic road trip to Los Angeles to do two shows; Silver Lake Art Craft & Vintage and Rosebowl Flea Market. Silver Lake was such a cute little place, with the farmer’s market right down the street it was the perfect day for an outdoor fair!  Allyson and I had so much fun there, we hope you did too!

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  At Silver Lake, I met Carrie from Barrington Blue and Lisa from Recycculents.  It’s so funny, the day before the market, I was browsing through Instagram and I found Carrie’s photos and I fell in love with her designs.  As we pulled into the parking lot of the elementary school that morning to set up our booth, I instantly spotted Carrie’s upholstery work.  What a small world!

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At the Rose Bowl, we decorated our space with a July 4th theme!  We got up super early (3am) and got to The Bowl at about 4:30am.  It was really crazy with all the pickers with their flashlights hunting us down and snooping through our van while we were unpacking!  It was so much fun though.

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Allyson and I got so pumped for our themed booth that we even dressed up in matching outfits!  Allyson is wearing deadsock vintage red, white and blue floral capris and a boatneck red and white striped top.  I am wearing a red and white striped tank that I made and a maxi skirt I made from blue and white floral vintage fabric.

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All day we ran into super cool, fun and fashionable people; and I couldn’t help but to take some pics!

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See you at the next flea!

xoxo Joules

LA EVENTS: Silver Lake Art Craft & Vintage [06.08] + Rosebowl Flea Market [06.09] with @birthdaylifevintage

Mark your calendars LA!  It’s summa summa summa time and Birthday Life Vintage & Joules Jewels Vintage are teaming up for a fabulous road trip THIS WEEKEND!

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First stop will be Saturday June 8 at the Silver Lake Art Craft & Vintage show from 10am-4pm.

MICHELTORENA STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1511 Micheltorena Street (at Sunset Blvd)
Los Angeles, CA 90026
 
Look for the yellow & purple streamers and pinwheels!

Second stop will be Sunday June 9 at the Rosebowl Flea Market from 8am-4:30pm.

ROSEBOWL STADIUM
1001 Rose Bowl Dr, Pasadena, CA
Booth #3590 in the White Area

Get your vintage Independence Day outfit here!  Shop our red, white & blue rack!

Wear your good (but comfortable) shoes, bring your granny carts and your sun hats- this one is gonna be a doozy!

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See you this weekend!