Posts Tagged ‘antiques’

  1. Small Business Saturday, Nov.24th 2018

    November 17, 2018 by Kate Barker

    We’re celebrating YOU ALL! You’ve been our supporters all year long…shopping in our small business! We appreciate you so much! Our Merry & Bright event is for YOU!

    There will be LOTS of vintage gift items, collectibles, antiques, Christmas and vintage decor, stocking stuffers and handmade local items…such as our WONDERFUL handpoured soy candles! AND…we’re participating in a Scavenger Hunt with Women of Vision—you could win a beautiful basket! Our resident artist, Chuck Prudhomme will be painting a demo upstairs in our gallery and you could be the lucky winner of this painting when you enter the drawing!

    Just to make it fun…we’ll have snacks for you too!!

    See you Saturday, Nov. 24th from 10AM to 5PM!!





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  2. Vintage Goodness

    June 2, 2018 by Kate Barker

    Hi everyone!

    We’ve had a terrific spring! Especially our fabulous Mad Hatter Un-Birthday Celebration! Click here to see photos from our Facebook page!

    We’ve all been anticipating the heat…Redding is famous for its hot weather and gorgeous outdoor surroundings! We’re very blessed to have a business in such an amazing area.

    Lots of changes happening in our town…especially in downtown Redding. At the corner of Vintage and Happy (Oregon St and Shasta St)…

    we hired Eagle Eye Painting to refresh our vintage historic downtown building! Dan Scott did a fabulous job and we would recommend his company if you need any kind of painting done!


    Since this is the season for gift-giving—Graduations, Weddings, Father’s Day and lots of other occasions we’d love to help you find that UNIQUE one-of-a-kind gift!

    You have lots of choices when you peruse our two stories of vintage, antiques, and collectibles. Come see us…have a cookie… and let us help you find just what you’re looking for!



    We have a full line of Howards Furniture Care Products…we highly recommend these products as most of our vendors have used them and continue to use them…


    If you’re planning any PAINTING projects…we LOVE Country Chic Paints and will be happy to help you find a color you like…

    Country Chic Paint


    Blingy treasures–Upstairs and Down…


    We like to remind all our wonderful customers that we have an UPSTAIRS with lots of full booths and climbing those stairs are like a free work-out! Count your steps with a trip up the stairs!!


    We love to connect…follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter…and come see us! Cookies are always out and there’ll be someone to help you find your treasures!

    See you all soon!!

  3. FALL is in the Air at Oregon St. Antiques

    September 17, 2017 by Kate Barker

    Earlier this year, my delightful son-in-law and daughter painted around the Big Window that had to be replaced after a vandal threw a rock and broke it! All the windows got a much-needed scrubbing down too–Thanks to our Shaun!


    Fall is my favorite Season…well, I guess that’s not exactly true. I say it every time the season changes. All our vendors are bringing in such wonderful treasures I am quite overwhelmed with trying to capture all their wonderful gems…here are just a few.

    We welcome you every day of the week…Monday’s thru Saturday’s we are open from 10 AM to 5 PM. On Sunday’s we open at 11 AM and close at 3 PM. We look forward to seeing you soon!









  4. End of Summer~~Back to School

    August 16, 2015 by Kate Barker


    Summer is winding down…those wonderful evenings on the porch or patio will soon come to an end…



    Memories of trips

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    with hours or days…

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    Now it’s time to call the kiddos from play…


    fill up the cookie jars….IMG_7442  ….


    clear off those desks….



    find some healthy lunch recipes….



    get ready for art projects coming home….



    and dig out the books….cause it’s BACK TO SCHOOL!!

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    Have a cup of coffee or tea….

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    Come see what’s on Summer Clearance and what’s NEW at the Oregon Street Antique Mall…See you soon!!


    Kate and all the Oregon Street vendors!!






  5. Summer Antiquing

    July 15, 2015 by Kate Barker

    .IMG_7906       Summer is the time to SLOW down and enjoy your visit at the Oregon Street Antique Mall..


    Lots of New Treasures in several booths….IMG_7904









    Lots of booths having SALES….IMG_7896



    And with every $25.00 purchase you’ll receive a FREE TEAPOT BANK!!





    We LOOK FORWARD to seeing you soon!!


  6. If You Open It, They Will Come

    July 5, 2014 by Kate Barker



    We’re excited to announce the opening of our 2nd Floor! Vendors have been working hard to curate their booth space for your shopping pleasure. Several dealers are all set up and while we’re not fully rented upstairs, we are ready for business. We can’t wait for you to come in and take a peek… up… the… stairs!


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    Nine years ago, when the title to this beautiful old building at the corner of Shasta and Oregon Streets became ours, we had no idea how our lives would change. Wandering the downstairs we imagined the possibility of a variety of small shops. Ascending the staircase, a spacious second floor stretched before us. Almost immediately, we pictured an art gallery. We weren’t sure how it would take shape, or when we’d be able to do it, but we were convinced we wanted to do it.


    Now, our dream is coming true. The walls have been painted, the lights installed, and artists’ connections are beginning. We’ve opened up the second floor and we know it will fill with amazing vendors and incredible artists!



    See you on the 2nd Floor of the Oregon Street Antique Mall!!


    Have a fantastic day,

    Kate and Phil



  7. Is it time to investigate Roseville Pottery?

    May 31, 2014 by Kate Barker

    Is it time to investigate Roseville Pottery?




    I grew up with several pieces of Roseville Pottery around the house. One piece was used as a fruit bowl; another as a decorative piece for the formal dinning table when it was not in use as a dinner table. They were pretty pieces, but no one in the family considered them to be of great value; they were just part of the collection of generational “hand-me-downs” that we kept because people we loved, and who had passed on had lived with them.

    Eventually, these pieces made there way to Kathy and I. We liked them because they had “provenance” in my family. Our surprise came when, after years of marriage, we began to look into antique stores for the furnishings of our house and stumbled across some Roseville Pottery pieces. We looked at the prices, and then at each other. We had no idea the value of our little collection!! So, we began to selectively buy some additional pieces.


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    The history of Roseville Pottery is well documented, so I won’t comment much on that except to say that this company, established in 1890 produced its final designs in 1953. Since then, Roseville Pottery has become very collectible. In the 1970’s there was a resurgence of interest from “baby boomers”, many of whom had undoubtedly seen Roseville Pottery in the homes of their grandparents, or other relatives. Then in the 1990’s early 2000’s there was another boom in the market for Roseville Pottery.

    The market for Roseville products has gotten softer since the economic crash of 2008, but is holding steady at this time. If you are interested in this Roseville Pottery, it is a good time to investigate what is available on the market now…while prices are reasonable.

    We have several lovely pieces of Roseville Pottery at the Oregon Street Antique Mall….


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    Happy Hunting…

    Phillip Barker

  8. The Stories

    May 23, 2014 by Kate Barker



    The stories…
    …that is one of my favorite things about working at the Oregon Street Antique Mall.

    This darling little desk speaks to the joy of learning. One of our dealers felt very drawn to it while she was out treasure hunting one day. She purchased it and brought it in to the store to sell.

    Our manager, Amanda, strolling through the store, spotted it and thought it looked like something her mother would have painted…sure enough she found her mom’s signature on it!! 

    The dealer who painted it and the dealer who bought it have been friends for over twenty years…and are both part of our happy family at the Oregon Street Antique Mall.

    Yesterday, this sweet piece went to a new home where it will be put to good use by a young home-schooled scholar!
    A wonderful gem full of history and memories…and now part of a new journey!

    Oregon Street Antique Mall….where history survives and memories abide!!