Vendor Spotlight: Alicia’s Infinity Artwork & Jewellery

Introducing…

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Read our interview with Alicia who is a jewellery designer and crafter of many of her unique and vintage inspired pieces. From jewellery to illustrated stationary, this is not a vendor you want to miss. See what excites her about this weekend’s VMP and her vintage creations!

Where did your love for vintage come from?

Growing up I was surrounded by antique and vintage goodness from both my parents and my grandma, so it was inevitable!  I’ve always loved the character that vintage pieces have – the stories they hold that may never be told…

Have you ever loved a piece so much you decided to keep it for yourself? If so, what was it?

LOTS!!!  My house is filled with my favorite pieces… including a stunningly ornate antique cash register,  and my antique key collection (framed on my wall), but my prized possession may be a tiny little purple bottle that says “Nectar of the Golden Life of health and vitality” from my grandma. I love it 🙂  And it appropriately sits beside a bottle of poison!

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What’s your favorite vintage film?

I suppose the Sound of Music would be considered “vintage”

 If you could own any piece from the past (jewellery, clothing, furniture, art etc.) what would it be?

A vintage pickup truck is my dream… something like a 1937 Chevy, with some awesome patina

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Did you always know that you would start this business?

I always knew I would be an artist, but the vintage element of my business was a more recent discovery.  It was a natural progression as my house is bursting with vintage goodness – I didn’t have much of a choice if I want to keep collecting and treasure hunting!

What is the most rewarding thing about owning your own business?

Doing what I love and being able to create my own “job” – it doesn’t always feel like work.

What is it about pop-up shops and marketplace style events that you find the most exciting?

Showing my work to new people and seeing the look in their eyes when they spot something they love!

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What about The Vintage Marketplace 2014 are you the most enthusiastic about?

Seeing what all the other vendors have been collecting over the past year, and being part of such a fabulous and cohesive atmosphere!

What are you most excited to show your shoppers at The Vintage Marketplace?

The jewellery I make using vintage elements  – I believe it’s the perfect mix of modern fashion trends with authentic vintage pieces worked in and brought back to life.

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Final message to shoppers:

I’d suggest walking around twice – there’s too much to see in one round!!!

If you’d like a sneak peek of my work, visit me here:

Website: http://www.aliciasinfinity.com

Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/aliciasinfinity/

Instagram: http://instagram.com/aliciasinfinity

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Alicias-Infinity/221868971195882

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