There was a chill in the air this past Saturday, but the overcast day served as a perfect backdrop for the Fall Horseshoe Market. We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate our 9th anniversary as a Denver craft and flea market! The smell of fresh coffee wafting from the Bean Machine van greeted attendees entering the market. Parked nearby was the free Picture Me Camping photo booth, an adorably retro vintage camper turned into a mobile photo booth,…
Back in 2010, the Horseshoe Market was ‘born.’ Horseshoe came out of my love for vintage and handmade, and ultimately, the search for–and love of– the ‘lucky find!’ It’s that moment when you go to a market, thrift store, or an estate sale and you stumble upon something that inspires you, makes you happy, and that you ‘must have.’ Doug and I have always wanted the Horseshoe to be a place where you can find inspiration, unique artifacts and treasures for your home…
You’ve probably seen the Backyard Soda Co at the Horseshoe Market. They create simple syrups using real fruit, fresh herbs, and hand-ground spices and use them to make refreshing slushies and sodas. You might have enjoyed one while you walked around the market. You might have even taken a bottle of simple syrup home with you to make some seriously amazing cocktails.
Food and and book lovers meet every other month with Amanda Faison, former food editor of 5280 Magazine, and a local food artisan to discuss a cookbook. This month, the Food Lovers Book Club met with Kathy Lee, owner of Premier Sponsor Modern Gingham Preserves, to talk about The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook.
We made it to First Friday at the Curtice Street Art Co-Op to see Scott Hildebrandt today. You might know him as “Mister Christmas”. He takes vintage TVs, radios, Atari, telephones, and other antique vessels, empties them out, and fills them with miniature worlds of nostalgia. He’s a Horseshoe Market “old-timer” and customers of all ages love his creations.
From the looks of it, shoppers are in for a great Summer Horseshoe Market coming up this Saturday, July 9th at 46th & Tennyson! We’re getting a little anxious ourselves to do some shopping (and eating, of course) this Saturday. To help guide your shopping route of must-haves and must-do’s at the Market, we’ve put together some ‘pairings’ from our wonderful Sponsors and Featured Vendors. Enjoy! First up we have a beautiful, hand selected vintage dress from Disco Leaf Vintage….
Get to know Horseshoe Market Premier Sponsor 2016: Modern Gingham Preserves Modern Gingham Preserves is an artisanal preserve company based in Denver, CO. Each jams made by Modern Gingham are made from organically grown or certified organic produce.