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St. Johns  & Kenton Host a Summer Sidewalk Sale This Fri & Sat 7/19 – 7/20

St. Johns & Kenton Host a Sum...

Mark your calendars for a two day vintage, resale & retail Summer Sale event on the North Portland peninsula! Neighboring Business Districts St. Johns & Kenton are joining forces to host two days of Sidewalk Sales across about 20...
The Ever Prepared Dad

The Ever Prepared Dad

One of my favorite memories of my dad is that any singe time a knife was called for, whether at home or camping in the Redwoods of California, my dad would always, without fail, be able to pull out his trusty pocket knife. I’ve been...
New Arrivals: 1940s-1960s Portland Meadows Horse Racing Photos

New Arrivals: 1940s-1960s Portland ...

Anyone who has spent a Friday evening down at Portland Meadows Race Track during the summer season, likely knows the thrill of horse racing. I had no idea until a few years ago when I did an Estate Sale for a gentleman whose family...
February Sale – Art is for Lovers!

February Sale – Art is for Lo...

The January Ephemera sale went so well, I thought I’d keep the good times rolling right into February. This month I’ve decided to help you help me unburden some of my overflowing walls, floors, nooks & crannies by offering...
January Sale – Ephemera & Crafty Notions

January Sale – Ephemera &...

  If I could hibernate for a single month out of the year, I would hibernate through January. It’s cold, dark and full of reasons to stay indoors. To celebrate staying inside, I’ve decided to make my January Sale one for...
Score of the Century x 2

Score of the Century x 2

This last weekend afforded me two fantastic finds, and they couldn’t have come at a more perfect time! I’ve been running low on vintage camera stuff for awhile, but not any more, thanks to a mega haul of over 40+ vintage...
Crates, Barrels, Rascals

Crates, Barrels, Rascals

Whenever I go out looking for new goodies for the shop, I call it “shedding”. Shedding involves spending a lot of time looking at stuff that smell like a shed, has been in a shed for some time, or talking to guys that might...
New Arrivals: Pyrex Party

New Arrivals: Pyrex Party

I love Pyrex (and lamp). It is the perfect combination of color, style and utility. Every time I discover a new pattern, I fall in love all over again. Sadly, a friend of the shop is moving to Salem, and she can’t take all of her...
Kenton Antiques 2.0 – Uncovered History and the Big Remodel

Kenton Antiques 2.0 – Uncover...

I have been a small business owner for just over 2 years now, and over the past two years I have learned exactly what it means to BE a small business owner. I have learned what it means to put every single ounce of being into an idea; to...
Bringing Vintage to the Holiday Table

Bringing Vintage to the Holiday Tab...

So, a lot of you know, I’m not super big on the Holidays, and I have a real hard time even decorating the shop for the Holidays. It’s not that I’m a curmudgeon (hush!) it’s just that I don’t like needing an...
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Kenton Antiques is an antique store, vintage hideout, paper paradise and more. Tucked away in North Portland, in Historic Kenton, the shop resides on a main street with as much history as the items in the shop. Stop by to visit our space filled with over 2000 square feet of curiosities.