#139 Katie

#139 Katie

Business Name:  Vintage Burst

Booth Location:  1st Floor, Center Aisle on West Side

How long have you been a vendor at RMA? Since January 2012

Do you specialize in any one type of merchandise?  I love the 1950’s and 1960’s and try to buy as much as possible from that time period

What got you into the business?  My father owned an antiquemall in Towanda Kansas for years.  That was my first job and it really fueled my interest in antiques and vintage clothing

What is your other occupation?  I work for Anthropologie as their home manager

What other hobbies/interests do you have?  I love architecture and really into historical homes.  I am pretty sure that I have toured every historical home in the KC Metro area a dozen or more times

#123 Howard

#123 Howard

Booth Location:  1st Floor, East Wall towards the Back

How long have you been a vendor at RMA?  12 years

Do you specialize or consider yourself an expert in any one thing?  Chapman Dairy Products Advertising Items.  Chapman Dairy was a major Kansas City dairy during the first half of the 20th Century

What got you into the business?  Retirement Hobby

What is your other occupation?  Retired Teacher, Mathematics and computer science division coordinator at Shawnee Mission District

What other interests do you have?  Domestic and Foreign Travel

#113 Shannon

#113 Shannon

Booth Location:  1st East Wall by Side Door and 3rd Floor in the East Corner Area

How long have you been a vendor at RMA?  3 years

Do you specialize in any one type of merchandise?  I buy whatever I like.  Primitives to Antiques and some Modern.  I mainly cater to Furniture

What got you into this business?  Bad shopping Habit (Ok, an addiction)  Mom and Dad.  Love for antiques and unique pieces for a home

What is your other occupation?  Nursing

What hobbies or interests do you have?  Traveling, pets, family and finding the perfect new restaurant