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Tips for Finding Hidden Bargains at Ferndale’s Famous Citywide Flea Market

Tips for Finding Hidden Bargains at Ferndale’s Famous Citywide Flea Market

From antiques aficionados and vintage collectors to flea market foragers and yard sale junkies, nearly everyone can find something to love at Bargain Lovers’ Weekend this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. In anticipation of this weekend's citywide yard sale, we sought bargain hunting advice from two local collectors who have made a life out of tracking down hidden treasures: Sharon and Rich Spencer of Spencer’s Ferndale Vintage.

Meet Your Merchant: Gathered Handmade

Meet Your Merchant: Gathered Handmade

It’s hard not to smile when you walk into the colorful world of Gathered Handmade in Ferndale, where saturated, spirit-lifting hues, from bubblegum pink and turquoise blue to mint green and marigold yellow, grace nearly every nook and cranny. The vibrant vintage market, which opened early last year, is the perfect fit for a Main Street lined with Painted Ladies - and for owner and local artist Andra Stringer, whose personal style gravitates toward the whimsical, eclectic and bright.