Plantsville General Store Antique Center: Helps New Parents Plan Vintage Nursery The Plantsville General Store in the charming New England town of Plantsville Ct., offers new parents personalized service when looking for the right vintage nursery accessory , wall décor or coll
News-Antique.com - Feb 16,2008 - From vintage dolls to antique children’s prints , The Plantsville General Store Antique Center in the charming New England town of Plantsville, CT., stocks lots of popular and darling nursery collectibles to choose from when new parents are looking for creative ways to plan a nursery. According to Elaine Maloney, owner of The Plantsville General Store Antique Center, “today’s expectant parents are finding that they can put together an adorable nursery by buying an antique rocking chair, an old painted dresser and vintage children’s toys, books and décor”.
When you visit the Plantsville General Store Antique Center will find many dealers who specialize in vintage nursery antiques and collectibles including: vintage prints, baby quilts and blankets, textiles, nursery accessories, wall decor, nursery planters, dolls, toys, children’s books, housekeeping, tea sets, doll carriages, doll furniture, doll clothing, Victorian accessories, children’s dishes, silver, children’s records, vintage paper and magazines,
Members of the group shop staff are available to assist new parents with suggestions on how to “re-purpose” furniture and collectibles to use in young children’s rooms. For example, at the Plantsville General Store Antique Center you will find darker furnishing painted in cottage colors and embellished with whimsical touches suitable for a nursery. If you are a particular fan of a specific collectible, let’s say “Disney Characters” the staff also keeps a very active “wish list” sent out weekly to buyers and sellers to help you locate what you are after.
Buying vintage nursery collectibles and furniture offers cost conscious new parents an economical way to decorate their baby’s room. According to C. Dianne Zweig, author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 1930s. 40s, 50s and a dealer at the Plantsville General Store Antique Center , buying vintage nursery furniture and decor is a terrific alternative to the higher priced imported manufactured pieces sold today.
You can easily access this Central Connecticut shop by taking exit 30, Marion Avenue off 84. For more information visit them on-line at www.pgsantiques.com or call 860-621-5255. Hours: 10am-5pm. Wednesday-Saturday Sunday 12 noon-5pm.