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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...
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...
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...
Fashion - Heidi Hermann

Fashion – Heidi Hermann

Old & New Spring is the perfect time to add pops of color back into your wardrobe. When the season changes, we love adding hints of the new colors of the year. We’ve grabbed some of our favorite vintage fashion finds and teamed up with local designer Heidi Herrman to showcase her new Spring Collection....
Local Maker: Tammy Smith Design

Local Maker: Tammy Smith Design

Maker Memo: Tammy Smith Design From tea towels to prints to pillows, Tammy Smith creates beautiful works of art for every home   VKC: What sparked your business? Tammy: I got started on this current line that I have in July 2014. A friend suggested that I do a print of Kansas City landmarks and I...
Amy Howard at Restoration Emporium

Amy Howard at Restoration Emporium

Amy Howard at Restoration Emporium The creator of the Amy Howard at Home line of paints offered painting and small business advice to start 2016 By Calli Green This past January, Restoration Emporium in Kansas City’s West Bottoms brought Amy Howard, creator of Amy Howard at Home to Kansas City for a business, paint and finish...

10/7/2015 :: Birthday Shenanigans

Happy Wednesday friends! This past Monday I celebrated my 34th birthday. Celebrated meaning I spent the morning with my son’s Kindergarten class at the KC Pumpkin Patch. I like to live it up. But AFTER those shenanigans, my darling husband of 12 years (if you’re doing the math, I was totally a young bride who...

9/23/15 :: Fall is Here!

9/23/15 :: Fall is Here! By Erin Shipps You guys… I have some great news! IT’S OFFICIALLY FALL But I know, it’s still 80+ degrees outside. I’m patiently (or impatiently) waiting for boot weather (let’s be honest, I wear boots the second it gets lower than 80 degrees), apples and pumpkins, the absence of tiny...
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