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Brooklyn, NY
Our Storefront is at 1624 10th Avenue & Windsor Place in Brooklyn. Our SUMMER Store Hours are weekends 12-6. Weekdays are by appointment.Also find us most weekends at The Brooklyn Flea. Contact [email protected] or 718-986-7615
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Posted Jun 11, 2018 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
Happy Passover & Happy Easter to all of our friends & customers! We're taking a short spring break this week to celebrate the holidays and to spend a little time vacationing in warmer climes. Both the shop & the Industry City location will be closed this week & coming weekend. When we return we will be in our new outdoor Brooklyn Flea locations- opening April 7th & April 8th. The Brooklyn Flea will be in Industry City on Saturdays (on the Factory Floor and in the adjacent courtyard) and in DUMBO on Sundays. The shop will be open, as usual... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
Escape the winter blues with Windsor Place Antiques' first-ever Resort Collection! I'm just kidding. BUT, I have been spending a LOT of time fantasizing about sunny, colorful places. Justina Blakeny's Jungalow instagram and New Bohemians book have got me wondering what it would be like to live somewhere where one can throw open all the windows and let the sunshine and fresh air in...year round. Brooklyn is pretty gray these days. For now I will have to content myself with covering my walls with lovely prints of tropical birds, cacti, flowers, butterflies, crystals and whirling mosaics. If you enjoy Justina... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2018 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
BUT you can find us at the Brooklyn Flea in Industry City from 10-3 on 12/24 & 12/31. I want to thank all of my customers and neighbors for making this the best-ever holiday season for Windsor Place Antiques. So many of you came out to shop locally- at my shop and at the Brooklyn Flea in Industry City. There's still time for some last-minute shopping and we can still find you the perfect print or map. As 2018 rolls in, I'm laying down some goals for the new year: •Expanding Our In-House Framing Options •Building A New and Informative... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2017 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
Happy Holidays and thank you all so much for your continued support of and interest in Windsor Place Antiques. Hope you can come by the shop this Thursday evening for some libations and cookies. We will be open until 8 pm. And big news! My neighbors Damian and Sara are opening up their shop TRUE LOVE ALWAYS. Here's the invite to their opening bash. I've known them for years from the Brooklyn Flea and I'm so excited to check out their wares and to have them next door. Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you all have a wonderful holiday. Our shop will be closed on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, but open Friday, Saturday & Sunday 12-6. And in other news....Here's the latest from The Brooklyn Flea ​ The Winter Flea + Holiday Market opens this weekend indoors, returning to Industry City in Sunset Park. Every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm through March, find 50 vendors selling gifts, vintage and new clothing, furniture, housewares, and more at our cozy Brooklyn digs. Yes, you can eat too—10 Smorgasburg vendors, coffee + pastries, and a full bar! Bring your visiting friends and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2017 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
Big news: After countless requests for framing options, we will begin carrying a curated selection of frames to fit our growing inventory of matted prints. Just in time for holiday gifting, we can now offer ready-to-hang original prints and maps. Find a perfect gift for someone or create your own gallery wall. We will stock simple antique and newer frames that compliment our merchandise. Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2017 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
Don't these ladies look too cool for school? It's that time of year again....time to go back to school. Another lovely summer has flown by. I take consolation in how much I love the fall, and PLAID! Skotch Koolers and Tartans! I just re-decorated my shop windows with all of my favorite seasonal items. Lots of wonderful things in the shop and in my booths at the indoor and outdoor Brooklyn Fleas as well. If that's not enough, I'll be up in Brimfield this week with a van load of treasures from my garage. In other news: The shop will... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2017 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
We've just returned from a fun trip to Amsterdam. The flea markets were a pleasant surprise. Dealers were friendly. Prices were reasonable. Fortunately I brought an extra suitcase. My favorite market was the book and paper market that's held on Fridays near the center of the city. It was an easy walk from our hotel. Below are some the goodies that I picked up there. While some of the paper and prints were Dutch, much was from Germany and France. Here's a photo of a lovely booth that reminded me of mine- except Dutch. On Saturday we visited the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2017 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
Hey y'all! Sorry for all the posts lately, but I have a lot going on this spring that I thought you should know about. I'm taking my show on the road- up to the Hudson River Valley. This coming weekend you can find me at The Country Living Fair in beautiful Rhinebeck, NY. Find all the info here. I've been busy sourcing and preparing some special merchandise for this show. Here are some items that I am particularly excited about. I won't be in my usual spot at the Brooklyn Flea this Sunday, but the shop will be OPEN normal... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2017 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
Windsor Place Antiques will be CLOSED on Sunday May 28th. We apologize for the inconvenience, but we all occasionally need to take a little time off. Although, I won't really be taking time off because I will be at the Brooklyn Flea in DUMBO that day. If you haven't made it to the Brooklyn Flea yet this season, you should try to stop by. It's a lovely location right by the waterfront park. My stall is at the top of the triangle park- you can't miss it. More info including hours and directions here. Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2017 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
In an effort to put the vast real estate holdings surrounding my corner store to use, Windsor Place Antiques will be having a spectacular sidewalk sale this Saturday May 20th from 10 am -6pm. We may even have a few special guests from the Brooklyn Flea. The Saturday Brooklyn Flea is in exile from our original Fort Greene location. We tried East River Park in Williamsburg, but the neighborhood didn't exactly roll out the red carpet for us. As an added incentive to come by, I just returned from selling (and buying) at the great Brimfield Antiques Show up in... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2017 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
I think I was put on this earth to reuse, re-purpose and recycle. It is, essentially, what I do. But REDUCE? Not so much. While re-purposing old things is nothing new, it never gets old. One of my favorite ways to recycle old tins, wooden crates, vintage bake ware and enamelware is to use them as planters. I'm constantly enlisting unusual receptacles around my shop and house. Time worn and full of life. Old & green. I have definitely noticed a simpler, greener, more natural style brewing around Brooklyn. Among our other recycled offerings, we have these clip boards made... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2017 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
By decorate local, I don't mean shop local...I mean put things up on your walls that reflect your local surroundings. Birds, insects, flowers and plants that you could see outside your window, in your local park or surroundings. As March roars outside my door, pelting us with ice and wind, it's comforting to look at these lovely antique nature illustrations. Over the winter, I was fortunate to find several volumes of The Natural History of New York published in Albany in 1851. Some were in better shape than others, but all had beautiful hand-colored plates. My favorites are the butterflies... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
While Valentine's Day may have become a cheesy, commercial holiday, there's never a bad time to give thoughtful gifts to your loved ones. Flowers, chocolates, Champagne or jewelry are always good choices, but I've got some alternatives to the ordinary in the shop. Come in and browse this weekend and find some treasures. FOR THE TRAVELER FOR THE POLITICO FOR THE WRITER FOR THE DOG LOVER FOR THE FOODIE FOR THE ROMANTIC Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2017 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
Hope you can join us for our first vintage craft event at the shop. Valentine's Day seems like the perfect time to come together and work with some original and nostalgic materials. We're bringing out some real treasures from the archives and getting some expert guidance on combining various elements and textures. Share the love! Invite your friends. Sign up soon at Space is limited. Contact rebecca@windsorplaceantiques with any questions. Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2017 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
Just a few days left before Christmas and Hanukkah. If you still need some gifts, or if you just have some time to relax and browse, come by the shop in Windsor Terrace or the Brooklyn Flea at Hanson Place. We have lots of one-of-a-kind items and special gifts. We can find you a map of just about anywhere, or a print of practically anything. The shop will be OPEN this Wednesday, December 21st from 2-5, Thursday, December 22nd from 12-6 and Friday December 23rd from 12-6. We will be CLOSED December 24th through January 4th, REOPENING Thursday, January 5th... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2016 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
While it is not my style to publish gift guides, or push my wares too aggressively, I have a great gift item in the shop that I've been selling for years. A few regular customers have caught on and keep coming back year after year for one. What is this fabulous, gift-able item? It's the annual Travelers Insurance Calendar decorated with Currier & Ives prints. This is what the Hartford-cased company has to say about their product: The Travelers signature calendar for 2017, bearing Currier & Ives reprints from our print collection, was first introduced in 1936. Now 81 years... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2016 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
Some scientists say that we're in a new geological age, called the Anthropocene, where humans have an unprecedented impact on the Earth. There is a nary a place on the planet that has not been altered by our species. Our impact is, basically, everywhere. This was the subject of a recent TED talk that was on in the background while I was leafing through some new prints. You can get the gist of the TED talk here if you are interested in this subject. Next day, I was listening to WNYC (again..yes, I listen to it all day long while... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2016 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
As the World Turns.... It's that time of the year again- back to school. Yesterday, as I sat in a high school parent orientation, I had plenty of time to contemplate time flowing by. So many Septembers have gone by since my kids started elementary school. Anyway, enough reminiscing. I wanted to share one of my favorite collections: antique school atlases and geography primers. I might be one of the only people on the planet collecting these. In general, I'm able to pick up very, very old examples of school atlases or geography primers (I have one dating back to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2016 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
As summer churns on and the heat cranks up, a cool walk in the woods beckons. It can be difficult, but not impossible, to find a shady grove in the city. Luckily, we have a few in my neighboring Prospect Park. Better yet if you can get yourself far out of a city and fully into nature. An interesting, and no longer popular pastime, is collecting and preserving wild botanical specimens. It's funny...these days everyone is running around collecting Pokemon rather than meadow rue. On my recent road trip to the Midwest I found a fantastic collection of antique herbariums... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2016 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
Happy Independence Day to All! Windsor Place Antiques will be closed on July 3rd & July 4th for some r & r. I'm hitting the road after the Brooklyn Flea today on a meandering drive to see friends in Chicago. I've got ambitious plans to visit several auctions and fleas in Ohio and Indiana. I've been plotting my route with this lovely map from my shop. For years I have been hearing about markets in Rogers, Ohio and auctions in Shipshewana, Indiana. The stuff of legend....I'll report back. I can't think about Indiana without thinking of John Mellencamp. I grew... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2016 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
June is always the month when I start whining about how busy I am. No time to stop and smell the roses (which, appropriately, are blooming away in my yard) and no time to finish all the projects I've started. School's winding down and summer's calling. I've got some exciting picking trips planned and so much to take care of before I can hit the road. I recently became familiar with the book How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life by Scott Adams of Dilbert fame. In the book, Adams... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera
I am taking my show on the road next week. I'll be selling at the vast Brimfield Antiques Show in Brimfield, MA from Tuesday May 10th through Saturday May 14th (inventory and weather-permitting). I'll be set up at the centrally located Brimfield Barn. I will also be selling these cute, original pictorial maps of the show. I'm bringing some great and rare items to the show- including advertising, hand-colored maps & prints, signs & apothecary. Hope to see you there. Our Brooklyn shop will be open, but NOT on Thursday May 12th. Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2016 at Windsor Place Antiques and Ephemera