DIY: Spring Indoors

DIY: Spring Indoors

Getting A Jump On Spring-Indoors By: Maggie Bonanomi “The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The differencebetween them is sometimes as great as a month.” -Henry Van Dyke, 1852-1933 Henry Van Dyke must have visited Kansas City in the spring, which arrives...
Spring Gourmet Glamping

Spring Gourmet Glamping

Gourmet Glamping Words by Lauren Hedenkamp Photos by Sarah Terranova COOKING NOTE: THE GLAMPER MUST BE CONNECTED TO GAS AND POWER TO COMPLETE THE RECIPES. The promise of warmer weather is here with spring! Glamping is the perfect activity for this time of year to feel the sun’s warmth and witness nature’s growth....
Vintage Events: Taking Vows with Vintage Flair

Vintage Events: Taking Vows with Vintage Flair

Taking Vows with Vintage Flair Contributors:  www.andreakgristfloralart.com www.eventsbyellekc.com www.fossilforge.com www.sammydress.com  www.tiffanymariephotography.com www.whitecarpetbride.com Models: Kylie Christine Smith and Dylan Smith The reality is that it only takes two people who love each other to have a wedding. Sometimes the simple way can be the best way. These two love birds enjoy...
Vintage Spaces: A Vintage View

Vintage Spaces: A Vintage View

A Vintage View Lee’s Summit woman keeps the spirit of the past alive in her home and business. Words: Corbin Crable  Photos: Silas Cook As a teacher, Michelle Myers knows there are a variety of ways to look at the world. Where some folks see a wooden door, weathered by rain...
815 Gallery: A place for up and coming artists

815 Gallery: A place for up and coming artists

815 Gallery A historical Place for up and coming artists By Melissa Cowan If you didn’t know of Columbus Park — nestled between the Heart of America Bridge, I-29 and the Missouri River — you’d likely never stumble upon the quiet and quaint neighborhood, one of Kansas City’s oldest.  After...
Vintage Dining: Happy Gills Cafe & Hangout

Vintage Dining: Happy Gills Cafe & Hangout

Happy Gills Cafe & Hangout Experiencing the simple joy of ‘Kitchen sitting’ Words: Rhiannon Ross From the solo perch of the high chair as a youngin, we grow and descend to the lowlands of the communal kitchen table. Sounds play on the memory during that transition, including the scrape of...
Local Maker Apryl McAnerney: LYF3 Upcycled Clothing

Local Maker Apryl McAnerney: LYF3 Upcycled Clothing

Local Maker Apryl McAnerney A look into local maker Apryl, and her business: LYF3 Upcycled Clothing By Calli Green “It’s not you that needs to change, it’s your clothes!” -Apryl McAnerney VKC: Why did you start making? Apryl: I have become increasingly dissatisfied with clothing styles, prices, and standard sizes...
Victorian Made Modern: Bethany Wicker's Château de la M’lle Collection

Victorian Made Modern: Bethany Wicker’s Château de la M’lle Collection

VICTORIAN MADE MODERN This Collection: Château de la M’lle design was based off of historical Victorian costume, embodying various genres of popular vintage fashion trends such as Neo-Victorian, shabby chic, and Japanese Lolita. Make your vintage looks modern this spring by adding a touch of your own shabby chic-Victorian style to your favorite modern cardigan, pants or shoes. ABOUT...
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Vintage Posters: Movie Art

Vintage Posters: Movie Art

Movie Art Vintage movie posters add op culture art to any home By: Corbin Crable Movie theater manager Brian Mossman gets the same questions from customers nearly every weekend. “Hey, may I have that movie poster?” “My daughter loved this movie. May I buy this movie poster for her?” The answer is always a solid “no,”...
Maker: Instruments by Art

Maker: Instruments by Art

Instruments by Art By Deborah Young Walk through the front door of Meyer Music in Overland Park, KS, and you will see Marley there on your right. He’s a massive sculpture, about 6 feet tall and 165 pounds, crafted from discarded musical instruments. His head is a violin. The locks of his hair are guitar strings...
DIY Divination

DIY Divination

DIY Divination By: Quan Tracey Cherry Welcome to my first column for VintageKC. It will reveal itself as something different than the usual excellent offerings of VKC. When you think “Vintage” also envision “Roots,” and think of this as a contemplative column to balance out our attachment to our smartphones and abbreviated human connection. Not more than...
DIY Creative Corner: Winter Touches

DIY Creative Corner: Winter Touches

DIY Creative Corner Winter touches for your home By: Maggie Bonanomi As soon as December arrives on our doorstep and the year begins its slow slide toward the beginning of another year, it’s time to prepare for the upcoming holidays, whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah ,Kwanzaa or just the joys of the winter season. Sometimes I...
Winter Gourmet Glamping

Winter Gourmet Glamping

Gourmet Glamping Words by Lauren Hedenkamp Photos by Sarah Terranova COOKING NOTE: THE GLAMPER MUST BE CONNECTED TO GAS AND POWER TO COMPLETE THE RECIPES. Sarah Terranova Photography, Vintage KC Magazine Embrace the biting winter weather that nips at your nose while lodging in a cozy glamper mini home. ‘Tis the season to indulge, either glamping or at...
DIY: Repurposing Vintage Bits and Baubles

DIY: Repurposing Vintage Bits and Baubles

Repurposing Vintage Bits and Baubles By Beth Brubaker A woman that many people considered their mentor and friend passed-away suddenly a few years ago. After family and close friends sorted through her jewelry and chose what they wanted as keepsakes, there remained a pile of vintage costume jewelry that had no home. I decided to...
Hammerspace: A gymnasium for makers

Hammerspace: A gymnasium for makers

Hammerspace A gymnasium for makers   By Melissa Cowan Outside of Hammerspace, two sideby- side buttons read “Doorbell” and “Auto Destruct.” We take our chances, push the left, and “I” alerts the staff of our arrival. I doesn’t draw a paycheck at Hammerspace, she’s not an employee, a member or even human. She’s an Interactive Realtime...
Vintage Cameras

Vintage Cameras

Vintage Cameras A vintage touch to any living space By: Corbin Crable The first vintage camera my father, Greg Crable, bought wasn’t intended to sit on a shelf, unused but appreciated. Nor was it supposed to actually be used to capture and preserve special moments. It was bought with the intention to be used as...
Winter Fashion: Vintage Hats

Winter Fashion: Vintage Hats

Top Things Off By: Calli Green For generations, etiquette and art have been the driving force for headwear. Hats were not only created for uniforms, or to protect from the elements, but were an art form expressing fashion and lifestyle. We like to think we’re embracing that art form, and giving a new look to these...
Local Distillery: Lifted Spirits

Local Distillery: Lifted Spirits

Not Your Daddy’s Whiskey New Crossroads Distillery Crafts Artisanal Spirits in Renovated Stable Words: Rhiannon Ross In the late 19th century, at 17th and Cherry Streets, the yeasty aroma of bread rising from the corner bakery permeated the pre-dawn air and mingled with the pungent odor of delivery horses waiting in the two-story, red-brick stable across...
Vintage Dining: Henry's Tea Room

Vintage Dining: Henry’s Tea Room

Henry’s Tea Room The magic of yesteryear at Henry’s Tearoom Words: Rhiannon Ross When I was five years old, I’d skip around the perimeter of my Grandma Nora’s tiny house in southwest Missouri, bellowing: I’m late, I’m late for A very important date. No time to say hello, good-bye, I’m late, I’m late, I’m late....
Local Farm Tables

Local Farm Tables

From Barn Wood to Farm Table A look into local farm table makers By Calli Green Maybe you’ve seen them — at Greenwood Mercantile or As Time Goes By in Greenwood, MO or Good Ju Ju or Hickory Dickory in the West Bottoms — or maybe not. The “not” could be because these old barn wood Farm Tables by...
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