When you hear the word millennial, what goes through your mind? Well many things of course! This generation is known to be the most unpredictable. They tend to live in urban apartments with a rustic exposed brick wall and pipe exposed concrete ceilings.
This generation is known for shying away on the big purchases like cars and houses different from the baby boomer generation. Instead, they spend on the image of their lifestyle in terms of concerts, travel, vintage cameras, cassette tapes etc.
Born in 1980-2000, this generation it what we call “90’s obsessed” where we watch the classic movies and play the Beatles cassette tape in our fathers’ old car. This generation is highly nostalgic so when it comes to antiques, they will to stay away from bigger items and find ones that are more reflecting their childhood memories.
Interesting enough, the love for antiques and the vintage old school vibes is bringing baby boomers and millennials together. Millennials are attracted to antiques for sentimental reasons and value durable materials as items used to be made locally instead of being mass produced in China.
Drive-in movies are a thing from the past that is highly mentioned in many blockbuster movies from the 90’s. Because of the connection to their childhood, millennials hunt for the drive in vibes. and as a result, these businesses are thriving from this love of what we call the vintage era.
When it comes to photography, there are many aspects involved. The type of camera, the lens, the extensive editing time and of course the amount of equipment. That being said, there is one thing many people forget – location. In this post, we are going to talk about the importance of place and the props involved in the photoshoot.
Many great photographers like to bring their props and lug around different pounds of equipment. But why? Isn’t that more work? We think so too! We have a solution, and that solution is creating a great location at an Antique Market – especially the one here at Hanover.
Challenge yourself and head over to Hanover for a great photo shoot location. Here you find items to fit any theme for your photoshoot. It’s time to be different and make your portfolio stand out. Having an idea of what others have done already and putting your twist on it can but rewarding and land you more business in the future.
If you’re not sure of the specific theme you want for your photoshoot location, try stopping by Hanover Flea Market for inspiration.
When you visit a new place what are the things you look for? What is visually appealing to you? Like most of us, we can all appreciate a clean, crisp modern space. It becomes easy to fall in love with the clean lines, minimal simplicity and the pure functionality of a space. However, people can find these spaces to be cold and clinical- maybe even a little lonely.
At Hanover Flea Market we asked ourselves how we could change this but keep the same crisp look of a contemporary space. The answer was simple. Using our extensive collection of different antiques – each with their own story to tell – you can create a modern living space with authenticity.
Adding more than just an accessory to your home, you are creating life to a house that merges into one, bright, classic, vibrant space. It’s time to see how your home can bring people together – not so lonely now.
Its necessary to understand your modern space before selecting an antique for it. Find a theme in that section of your home and decide the character that the antique will provide. If you need more help deciding, let us know. Here at Hanover Flea Market, we are more than happy to help!
Let’s face it – the internet is filled with many different articles about the best places to stop on a road trip outside Toronto. One thing we noticed though is how little antique/flea markets are featured on blogTO or Narcity.
So, how do you know you found a good Antique Market? Some of the things you should look for is the distance off the main road. When you are driving 3 hours north you don’t want to navigate too far off.
Do your research! Often times we find customers are more pleased when they read our Google Reviews or find us on Waze. It’s important to have some idea of what the flea market can offer before taking an additional hour off your trip (trust us – you will definitely spend an hour browsing around).
Be spontaneous! Often times the best discoveries are those that you don’t plan ahead. This allows you to take in everything you see and the rich history that is associated with each item. People love things and when those things represent something (like your amazing road trip of summer 2018) it becomes sentimental. Here at Hanover this is the kind of feelings we want to create and share.
So next time you decide to drive 3 hours north to Tobermory or the Bruce Peninsula make sure you bring your map (or download Waze) so you and your friends don’t miss the chance to make some great summer memories.
Do you feel like you’re being fooled every time you purchase from big box retailers like Wal-Mart, Superstore, etc? Don’t worry, you’re not alone.
As we approach the end of summer and head into the school year, post-secondary students are on the hunt to make their new dorm rooms feel as close to home as possible.
These big box retailers seem to be the go-to shopping spot for home decor. But why? Our advice? Be different. Stand out. Make your house a home. Antique Markets offer more of a variety than these big box retailers. So what are you thinking? Picture frames? Lamps? Mirrors? Pillows? Cameras? Beer Signs? Yes yes yes! Us too.
At Hanover market, you are able to shop with endless possibilities. Getting the real value out of your purchase is what millenniums strive for.
Its time to stop having the same as everybody else. Don’t choose the simple black frames, make home with a frame that has rich history.