Five cool ways to use vintage in your home

So you love vintage, but you don't know what to do with all those pieces you own (or pieces you love and want to buy at a Flea Market).   Don't despair!  Here are 5 ways to use vintage in your home. ONE:  Curate a collection.  Nothing makes more impact than grouping a bunch of vintage together.  Fill a bookcase with similar items.  Line up a collection of your fave things on a single shelf.  Fill up a metal basket or wood crate with vintage globes, billiard balls or other found objects.  The key here is quantity and arranging.  When grouping, always use the "odd numbers" rule.  Things grouped in 3, 5, 7, 9 etc will look more interesting than even numbered items.  You can either line up the objects in a very meticulous way, with even spacing...or group more loosely, overlapping objects with taller pieces in background and using...

Leslieville Flea Stocking Stuffers 15.00 or Less – This Sunday at SH Armstrong

Visit The Leslieville Flea Holiday Market this Sunday, December 10th at SH Armstrong Community Centre and stock up on stocking stuffers all under 15.00! Here are just a few suggestions....   Lip balms for everyone on your list from Cara Products Girls that love bling with be in love with these rings! from Dollhouse Lux  Direct trade loose leaf teas, ceremonial Matcha and organic herbal blends from Genuine Tea Handmade granolas for the gourmand in a variety of flavours from Bayfield Provisions The artist on your list will love limited edition stationary cards from Penny Linardatos Boutonnieres  from Tone Textiles add a dash of fun to any outfit Cowboys and cowgirls will enjoy the wood stamp leather key rings frm 1oakleather Silicone coasters with adorable cat faces to choose from from Catomelon Top off...

HOSTESS GIFTS UNDER 30.00 FROM THE LESLIEVILLE FLEA

The holiday season is a time for visiting with friends.  Greet your host/hostess or say thank you to someone important with unique gifts, all under 30.00 from the Leslieville Flea December 10th at SH Armstrong (clockwise from left).  May we suggest... Vintage holiday decor from Shelf Life Vintage, gourmet granola in a variety of yummy flavours from Bayfield Provisions, homemade marmalade from Laines Marinades, brass candlesticks from Luvewant,  upcycled spoon rings from Artefact  and lazy cat cups from Catomelon   Something for everyone on your list! Visit leslievilleflea.com for all the details. See you...

Gifts for Your Bestie at the Leslieville Flea Holiday Market

Your bestie is a very important person. They make you laugh, share in life's ups and down and listen to you talk about....well.....anything! Show them they are appreciated with a unique gift from the Leslieville Flea on Sunday, November 26th and Sunday, December 10th (2 fantastic days to shop!! with different vendors on each date!!) at SH Armstrong Community Centre. (Clockwise from left) Natural liptints from Sudsatorium, Spirit Lock necklaces from Talis, cat toys from Oh My Cat and macaroons from Flying Narwhal Baked Goods. Something for everyone on your list! Visit leslievilleflea.com for all the...

Gifts for Dad this Holiday Season at the Leslieville Flea!

Think buying for dad is difficult? Not so! Receive dads nod of approval this holiday season with practical presents from the Leslieville Flea Nov 26th and December 10th at SH Armstrong Community Centre. (Clockwise from left) Walnut grain cutting boards from Feather Board Designs, leather pouches to hold change and ear buds from A Word In the Woods, cashmere scarves from Stray & Wander and hand carved paddles from Red Hill Woods. Something for everyone on your list.  For all the details go to www.leslievilleflea.com See you...

Gifts for Mom this Holiday Season at the Leslieville Flea!

Put mom at the top of the list this holiday season with a gift from the Leslieville Flea Nov 26th and December 10th at SH Armstrong Community Centre.  (Clockwise from left) Hand embroidered scarves made from recycled sahris from Vid Hi, skincare from Shelby Naturals, silk jewellery rolls from Talis and Handmade french rolling pins from Featherboard Designs. Something for everyone on your list. For all the details go to...

Two Leslieville Flea Holiday Markets!

Get a jump on Holiday shopping with Two Leslieville Flea Holiday Markets! Date; November 26 and Dec. 10, 2017 Location; SH Armstrong Community Centre, 56 Woodfield Rd http://bit.ly/2gyYML1 Time; 10am-4pm The Leslieville Flea Holiday market is a one stop shop for Holiday gift giving needs. Select vendors have carefully curated a variety of unique and affordable vintage items, perfect for everyone on the holiday gift giving list. There will also be great food, coffee, and music. For all the details go to www.leslievilleflea.com See you...

Fall Fashion at the Leslieville Flea Sunday, October 15th!

Fall is finally here! Time to tuck away shorts in favour of long pants, pull out jackets from the back of the closet and unearth sweaters from the bottom shelf. Make a stylish transition from summer to fall with out breaking the bank at the next Leslieville Flea October 15th at Ashbridge Estate from 10am-5pm. Here's how! Wear this graphic 80's style jean jacket from K-Star over a summer dress or vintage jeans A long sleeve t-shirt and leggings worn under a chiffon dress from For the Love of Vintage keeps it casual and extends your  summer wardrobe. Throw a shawl blanket wrap from Casa Lovina over everything! Coats with a classic cut from UK Designer Sale will take you through this season and the next. Cowls from Royal Roosevelt are a stylish way to keep necks warm when the temperature drops. An...

The Leslieville Flea at the Broadview Hotel Sun, Sept. 24th!

Leslieville Flea lovers hold on to your seats!  The Leslieville Flea will be holding a pop up flea at the newly opened Broadview Hotel on Sunday, September 24 from 11am-6pm. Our vendors have put aside some of their best items for this special event. Visitors to the flea will have access to the 2nd Floor rooftop patio where you can enjoy the spectacular view of Toronto and enjoy a cocktail. Here are just some of the items you will see at the flea! Vintage finds and more from Woo-Hoo Designs, Bephi Home and Luvewant.  Fashions from Casa Lovina, skincare from Sudsatorium, vintage inspired undergarments from Inspiration Vintage and cowls from Royal Roosevelt. Handcrafted items including blankets from She Sells Sanctuary, leather goods from A Word in The Woods and custom jewelry from Wild Rock Co. Culinary...

Get Back to School in Style at the Leslieville Flea , Sunday, Sept.10th

September is here and like it or not change is in the air.  Here are just a few items you will find at the Leslieville Flea this coming Sunday, September 10th at Ashbridge Estate that will get you back to school in style! Create a practical workstation with industrial flair with this table and chair from Mid 20th Lounge. Add a pencil holder, solid desk lamp (stunning!) and a mid century box from Fat Daschund to hold your essentials and you are ready to make your mark! Finish it off with a succulent encased in a concrete planter from Sonic Bloom; a carefree green addition to your home or dorm. Keep this colourful blanket shawl from Casa Lovina on standby for when the temperature drops! A boho knapsack and vintage boots from Partners in Crime  will give your wardrobe a cool retro edge. Restore health to...

Wedding Season at the Leslieville Flea

Wedding season got you in a slump? Want something unique to wear to your besties special day but don't want to spend a bundle?  Take a look at these fab vendors who will be at the Leslieville Flea in the Distillery on Saturday,  August 26th from 11-am-6pm. Rent a designer dress from Fresh Rents. These special occasion dresses will make you look and feel beautiful without breaking the bank! A light sprinkling of Glitterati dusting powder from Sudsatorium will get you noticed under the stars! Bringing a gift? Stand out from the crowd with a set of vintage glass ware from Woo Hoo Decor Beer jellies and delicacies from Malty Hoppy Delicacy are always a culinary hit! A gift of matching key fobs from A Word in the Woods make sharing keys easy and safe. Practical and beautiful handcrafted carving boards...

Hot Summer Nights and Cocktails at the Leslieville Flea

Is there anything better than hot summer nights and cocktails with friends?  Set yourself up in style with vintage barware from the Leslieville Flea and the rest as they say is history! Create a cool vibe with Seltzer Bottles from Dominion Dry Ginger Ale,  Nu Jersey Cremery and Magda Soda Water Toronto Canada, all at Luvewant Serve cocktails from a brass Mid Century Tantalus containing 2-3 liquor decanters; exclusively from Woo Hoo. It's defining feature is a lock and key! Looking for something more pop art? Look no further than this vibrant ice bucket from The Pleasure of Style Ready to pour?  Create an entrance with designer dresses up to 90% off, own it forever or for a three-day period at Fresh Rents Some cool retro tunes from Selector Records and you are all set!   Find these and other super...