Happy Holidays  
 to all our AntiqueTrail.com members and followers! 
 


Recycle/Re-purpose/Re-use 

The compote and silver piece above were both found in antique shops.  Who would not like a gift like these?  Here are some more ideas for our last minute Gift Giving Guide!

Antique shops and malls provide us with the ability to find unique treasures for those we love!



Is there a new baby at home or is someone in your family expecting? Baby rattles and cups are easily available at antique shops and shows!




 
Photo by Kristin Hicks 
              Photo by Kristin Hicks 2015



Antique shows often have vendors with unique new items that are great gifts along with their many antique treasures like jewelry and housewares.
 
 
 
 

 
 
Have a friend that likes china?  How about a Christmas tree on a vintage Lenox plate?  Just decorate a slice of cheesecake with chocolate fudge shell coating, tube green easy flow decorator icing on top, add a red candy coated piece to the top, and insert a piece of peppermint candy stick for the base.
 
Photo by Marcia Arnold

Presents always look prettier with a nice bow, but how about embellishing with an antique ornament or cookie cutter?
scotts ornament bowl
scotts orn boxes

















 
 
                 Photo by Kristin Hicks 2015                                                      Photo by Kristin Hicks 2015

Are you setting a beautiful table for the holidays? Check out your local antiques shop or show for glassware and tableware. Even if you were only married 10-20 years ago, lots of patterns are showing up in antique shops so you can find those extra plates or forks you might need!
 
Photo by Kristin Hicks 2015

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AntiqueTrail.com is growing!  

IndianaAntiqueTrail.com brochure/map was distributed for the first time in September.  MaineAntiqueTrail.com brochure/map will be distributed in January.   We now have new state sales associates working to grow Virginia and Ohio.  Please see http://www.AntiquetTail.com/About-Us to meet/see all our AntiqueTrail.com staff.  We are, in fact, looking for dealers in several states to serve as state sales associates.  If you would like to have a copy(s) of any of the brochure/maps, call (502) 963-3686 or email Joy at Brochures@AntiqueTrail.com.



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Shop News and Classifieds

An AntiqueTrail.com customer is looking for a chaise-lounge like this one.
chaise longue

If you know where she can find one please email her at macdj1972@bellsouth.net.
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Ken Rivenbark and his SouthernHeirloomsTV.com have some wonderful new shows for antiques and history lovers!  Go to SouthernHeirloomsTV.com or find them on YouTube (search for First White House of the Confederacy or Southern Heirlooms with Ken Rivenbark).

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Upcoming Shows
See details on AntiqueShowTrail.com



Dec 26, 2015 -- Antique Assoc. Antique Fair, Arcadia, FL

Jan 1-3, 2016 - First Monday Trade Days, Canton, TX

Jan 7-10, 2016 - Scott Antique Market, Atlanta, GA

Jan 1-3, 2016 - West Palm Beach Antique Festival






 
 
Jan 15,16, 17 - Lakewood 400 Antiques Market, Cumming, GA 
 
 
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ONE OF MARCIA'S FAVORITE TREASURES
FOUND ON THE TRAIL T HIS MONTH

WHERE IS WENDY?
 Wendy has been visiting Lori, our Maine Sales Associate. They have added 75 members to MaineAntiqueTrail.com. 

Photo by Wendy Wayman
THANKS to Joy Pate, Brochures@AntiqueTrail.com,
 for this beautiful arrangement! 
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