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The Question

Almost four years ago I met a girl who little did I know would change my life forever. At the time I was living without hope, without confidence, and without a purpose. There is an old quote that “Love isn’t something you find, but Love is something that finds you.” I had almost given up… Continue reading The Question

Planting Ideas In Your Head

These days repurposing and recycling are all the rage, but for us flea market fanatics and thrifty types repurposing is not really anything new. We are always looking at things thinking, “How can I use this cool old thing?” In the past, particularly during the Depression, people reused things however they could just to make… Continue reading Planting Ideas In Your Head

The Beauty of the Everyday

Hello! I’m Kristen, owner of Moonstruck Vintage, and vendor here at Zinnias. Mike has asked me to do some guest blogging here, and I look forward to sharing some of my perspectives on loving, collecting, buying and selling vintage with you. When I am out on the hunt for vintage, I continually find myself drawn… Continue reading The Beauty of the Everyday

Chinese New Year- Marshall Shore

The Chinese New Year is upon us and this year’s zodiac is the year of the horse with the element of wood. Hence the pic of a wooden horse. That indeed is available available at Zinnia’s! What does the year of the wooden horse mean for you? People born in the Year of the Horse… Continue reading Chinese New Year- Marshall Shore

moonstruck vintage Archives

These days repurposing and recycling are all the rage, but for us flea market fanatics and thrifty types repurposing is not really anything new. We are always looking at things thinking, “How can I use this cool old thing?” In the past, particularly during the Depression, people reused things however they could just to make… Continue reading moonstruck vintage Archives

Read All About It Archives

The Question Almost four years ago I met a girl who little did I know would change my life forever. At the time I was living without hope, without confidence, and without a purpose. There is an old quote that “Love isn’t something you find, but Love is something that finds you.” I had almost… Continue reading Read All About It Archives

Vintage Archives

Hello everyone! My name is Sharon and I am one of the new vendors here at Zinnias. I don’t know about you, but I like the idea of a simple style outdoor wedding, party, baby shower, etc. with pretty scenery and vintage decor. That is the big trend right now. It’s much more affordable also!… Continue reading Vintage Archives

retro Archives

Antique vs. Vintage vs. Retro The next time you are trolling Craigslist, searching Ebay, or following your favorite Facebook page you will probably notice the words vintage, antique and retro. Although these labels are applied quite liberally by sellers, just what makes something vintage or antique or retro? Read more!

antique Archives

The Holiday decorations have been taken down, I am not stuffing my face full of cookies everyday, and 99.9 KEZ has stopped playing Christmas music around the clock.  Yes it’s official the Holidays are over here in Phoenix.  No need to hang your head low and pout though because this Thursday, January 16th, Zinnias at… Continue reading antique Archives

zinnias at melrose Archives

Hello everyone! My name is Sharon and I am one of the new vendors here at Zinnias. I don’t know about you, but I like the idea of a simple style outdoor wedding, party, baby shower, etc. with pretty scenery and vintage decor. That is the big trend right now. It’s much more affordable also!… Continue reading zinnias at melrose Archives