Top 3 Stops You Need to Take For Your Fall Road Trip

As the college students are bundling up for the fall semester and the parents are rushing for their kids to be ready for the school year, the leaves are falling behind them. When summer comes to an end – sadness is in the air. However, if you sit back and really enjoy the fall season you’d be surprised at how much beauty there is.

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Yes! Summer is full of freedom and a lot of fun road trip with your friends, but getting in a car that can burn your skin makes it harder to enjoy the summer especially when you have an AC waiting for you inside. In contrast, the winter is filled with freezing temperatures that make it even harder to get out of bed. For fall the temperature is what we like to call perfect! Its typically in a good range that is comfortable to be outside without the burning of the skin.

Thinking of taking the scenic route? Good choice – especially in fall. The trees change colors and you begin to see the different patterns of yellow orange, and brown. You get to experience the transformation of nature itself.

Now that we convinced you to take a fall road trip here are the top three places you should check out:

Dundas Peak

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– Blue Mountain

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Algonquin Park

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Oh! Don’t forget to check out the Hanover Market when you’re on route.

Finding Real Value in Antique Markets

Today you hear a lot of millenniums talk about vintage vibes and antique markets but what they fail to address is finding the real value in the experience of it all.

Most times people tend to go to these markets to browse around and look at items. But, if you pay attention, each item has a story to tell. If you’re hunting for antiques or vintage items, look for signs of authentic age. There are many reproductions of antiques that look old because they are made to look old. If you’re not confident you can always ask someone over at Hanover Flea Market. We will help you examine each of the items to determine its rich history. After all, the ones that collect are the most enthusiastic teachers.

Another effective way of finding the value is cultivating patience. There is usually a long learning curve to becoming a knowledgeable collector. However, this long road is fun and exciting – not to mention a great investment. Following this, we find that the happiest customers are those who follow their heart. Find items that you are guided towards. Ones that amuse and delight you. One you find aesthetically pleasing and that you’re excited to tell a story about. An object is just an object until it has meaning.

Some of the most valuable types of antiques to look out for are:

  • Coin Bank
  • First Edition Books
  • Costume Jewelry
  • Outdated Electronics
  • Lamps
  • Christmas Ornaments
  • Silverware
  • VHS Tapes
  • Advertisements
  • Soda Crates
  • Dollhouse
  • Record Player
  • Luggage Set
  • Typewriter

Why Antique Markets Make The Best Photoshoot Location

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.

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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.

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If you’re not sure of the specific theme you want for your photoshoot location, try stopping by Hanover Flea Market for inspiration.

Using Classic Antiques in a Modern Space

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.

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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.

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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!

Say Goodbye to Big Box Retailers for Your Home Decor

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.

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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.

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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.