Saturday, February 1, 2020
When did doorknobs become less a way of opening a door to more of a work of art? Our first doorknobs were really just an iron thumb latch or a peg and rope. It was around the mid 1800’s that mortise locks came into fashion. Then the art began! Knobs made out of glass, bronze, brass, milleflori, porcelain and wood. The artists in each of these mediums came up with some of the most beautiful door knobs, escutcheons, and hinges that we get to enjoy today. We enjoy them on our doors or even in a wire basket or attached to a board for an unusual coat hanger. Come check out the selection of vintage doorknobs and hardware for your home or craft needs! We have a lot happening here at South End Antique Mall this month! We have a few new vendors with terrific treasures! Our Sweet Heart sale will be on February 8th & 9th. Everything in the mall is 10% off! The city of Aurora is celebrating “Follow Your Heart to Aurora” for the entire month of February. You can win a $100 certificate to spend with Aurora merchants just by visiting the merchants during the month. Plan your trip to South End Antique Mall and the other Aurora merchants this month!
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
We want to thank you for another year of wonderful memories! We have enjoyed meeting some of you and sharing our treasures. It makes no difference whether you are here just browsing our looking for a special gift. We love having you visit our mall and seeing you enjoy a unique antique mall experience! If you have never been here, make this a destination on your antiquing bucket list! Wishing you a Happy New Year and looking forward to meeting you again; some of you for the first time!
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Today we are closed at South End Antique Mall so we can spend Thanksgiving time with our family. We will be opening with a BANG on Friday! It is the last sale of the year and we are prepared! We have terrific Christmas decorating needs, gift ideas, and just plain old good coffee and cookies. Everything in the mall is 10% off with some vendors offering even deeper discounts. We also have a new vendor you MUST visit! This vendor specializes in true antiques and has some beautiful things waiting in his booth. His vendor number is #7425 and can be found in the upstairs area. Take your Black Friday shopping trip to Aurora and visit us at South End Antique Mall. Just off 99E going south out of Aurora. The sale days are Friday – Sunday so hope to see you there!
Friday, November 8, 2019
Happy Thanksmas! You know, that period of time between Halloween and New Year’s when we mush together Thanksgiving and Christmas. I suspect you are in one of two camps; refuse to decorate for Christmas until after Thanksgiving or off and running now! Whichever camp you fall into, we have seasonal treats for you. It’s wonderful to include those old transferware platters on your Thanksgiving table. They are beautiful and can be readily found. You will find ironstone gravy boats, serving utensils, candlesticks, etc. We have a wonderful selection of special items for all your entertaining needs. If you are in the “Christmas” camp, our vendors have been stuffing their booths with terrific vintage pieces. There is nothing wrong with making your holiday decorating plans in advance! Our entry has been transformed again into an old fashioned Christmas. The Sleigh has arrived and the “Thanksmas” season has begun! Make your plans now to stop by South End Antique Mall and check out the changes.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
South End Antique Mall will be closed all day on November 1st! This will be a work day for our vendors as we change over to our holiday décor. We have all been saving up our Thanksgiving and Christmas treasures all year long and this is the day we finally get everything in place. If you like planning your holiday table settings, decorating ideas, gifts, etc., then stop by beginning November 2nd for a real treat!
Saturday, September 14, 2019
I’m really not one to “push” the holidays through the last quarter of the year, but, fall is upon us whether we like it or not! September 23rd marks the first day of fall. The vendors at South End Antique Mall have been busy bringing you some spectacular fall colors along with a “smidgen” of Halloween. That fireplace hearth, dining table or door front is crying out for some fall color! Don’t get left behind in your seasonal décor. We don’t get those rich fall colors for long so make the most of your effort to change with the season!
|This is an old Hungarian cooking pot! The perfect place for a pop of color!|
We have bits of Halloween here and there so be sure to check it out!
|This wonderful old orange and black glass make terrific accents.|
|Now, this old bin is perfect for your patio or porch! Fill it with pumpkins!|
|A little humor for your home|