Vintage Bliss Boutique

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Upcoming Sales!

Hi everyone! Just wanted to let you know that the August Chartreuse Barn sale has been cancelled due to ongoing renovations. We will reopen for our Sept. 21-23 Market Days Sale. Meanwhile, shop at and visit facebook for Vintage Bliss Boutique!

Added by Libby Kahat on August 13, 2018 at 7:03pm — No Comments

January Super Sale!

Hello all! Next weekend is the January sale at Chartreuse, and it's a big one. This month we have slashed prices throughout the barns to reduce inventory and start the New Year fresh! Come visit the Super Sale  January 20, 21, and 22 to see what's new and what's on sale.

Added by Libby Kahat on January 14, 2017 at 11:10am — No Comments

Market Days Sale this weekend!

This Saturday (9-4)and Sunday (12-4) will be Chartreuse's Market Days Sale which means that in addition to the barns being completely restocked, we will have new vendors set up outside selling all kinds of great stuff! There will also be food and drinks available and music!

Come visit me upstairs in the main barn, as I'm newly stocked with Papaya!, Farmhouse, and cool new vintage pieces. (Check out my 3-part vintage lockers in PINK and my milk-painted wooden wine… Continue

Added by Libby Kahat on September 1, 2015 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Holiday Bash

Friends ~ Sorry I haven't posted in awhile; I've been so busy moving into my new space at the Chartreuse and Co. Barn Sale. As of a few days ago, I have doubled my space size, just in time for the huge Holiday Bash! It will be held Wednesday - Saturday 9-4:00 and Sunday 12-4:00. The dealers here are AMAZING. Check out the FB page or website. I am on my way there now; only 2 more days to get ready!

Added by Libby Kahat on November 4, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

To all of my wonderful customers:

Hello  everyone ~

It is with mixed emotions that I write this post. After 7 years in my shop on Main Street, I have decided to move in a new direction, which includes closing my successful (thanks to you!) Ellicott City store. I am very excited about this new chapter, but it is hard to say goodbye to so many loyal and wonderful…


Added by Libby Kahat on August 10, 2014 at 12:06pm — 1 Comment

Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint Workshop

Upcoming Intro to Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint Class ~ Wednesday 3/19 from 6-8pm, $50. While chatting with other creative women and sipping cocktails, you will learn how to properly mix the paint, the basics of painting furniture with milk paint, how to use both the furniture and antiquing wax, when and how to use the bonding agent, the difference between a hemp oil finish and a wax finish, and how to…


Added by Libby Kahat on March 4, 2014 at 9:33am — No Comments



What is Milk Paint?

Milk Paint is an ancient all-natural paint containing basic ingredients including milk protein (casein), limestone, clay and natural pigments. When absorbed into the surface, Milk Paint will never chip or peel. It is suitable for both interior and exterior applications and is naturally mold resistant. Milk paint provides a completely breathable coating and is ideal for painting wood, plaster, drywall and a variety of other surfaces. It… Continue

Added by Libby Kahat on March 25, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

It may be cold outside, but it's warm and beautiful inside Vintage Bliss!

Escape the winter doldrums, and come see all of the new and exciting finds at Bliss. We are showing the work of several new local jewelry artists whom you will LOVE! Our new spring clothing and accessories are coming in almost daily (and going out quickly, too). We also have some wonderful new vintage furniture pieces such as dressers, vanities, and tables.

Equally exciting, we are now carrying Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint with workshops coming soon!

Added by Libby Kahat on March 5, 2013 at 11:52am — No Comments

We've been very busy here at Vintage Bliss!

We hope everyone had a Blissful holiday season! We are busy revamping the shop and getting out all of the fun new products and clothing Libby found at the apparel and home dec shows in January! More is arriving every day!

Added by Libby Kahat on February 1, 2013 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Girls' Night Out

Girls' Night Out is tomorrow, 19 July, in Historic Ellicott City from 5-9 pm! Head on over for an evening of shopping, nibbling and sipping. Get your tote bag/20% off coupon at the Wine Bin, and then head down to Vintage Bliss Boutique for shopping and a cocktail!

Added by Libby Kahat on July 18, 2012 at 6:34pm — No Comments

Girls' Night Out

Don't forget: tomorrow night is Third Thursday ~ Girls' Night Out in Ellicott City from 5-9! Start at the Wine Bin and then come down to Vintage Bliss to say hello, have a cocktail and shop!

Added by Libby Kahat on May 16, 2012 at 10:51pm — No Comments


So I've become addicted to Pinterest...check out the beautiful pictures I've found (click at top of this page). Pics on My Boutique include items we sell at the shop, as well as items that are in the style of the shop,  and decorating ideas. Have fun!

Added by Libby Kahat on April 7, 2012 at 11:54pm — No Comments

ONE-OF-A-KIND Prom Dresses

If you are looking for a one-of-a-kind PROM dress, you must come see these vintage party dresses, reconstructed and hand-dyed. Go to my FB page for more photos and link to Danielle Lavis Photography's photos showing a couple of the choices.:  …


Added by Libby Kahat on April 4, 2012 at 7:04pm — No Comments

Watch Out for Pinterest Scams

Pinterest Scams on the Rise: Protect Yourself [PICS] March 15, 2012 by Sam Laird

 The popularity of picture-based service Pinterest also makes it an increased target for scams, according to one online security expert who spoke to Mashable.…


Added by Libby Kahat on April 4, 2012 at 11:55am — No Comments

Out Shopping; Be back soon!

When you come in to check out our sale over the next week, you won't see me, because I am out shopping for new and wonderful things to restock the boutique!

I'll be going to NYC to the Apparel and Accessories shows (and hopefully a flea market or two) and then to Atlanta to the Home and Gift show. Can't wait to share my new treasures with you when I get back!

In the meantime, we've got more bohemian chic clothing in, and lots of new charms for your personalized charm necklace.…


Added by Libby Kahat on January 5, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Happy New Year

Hi all! It's been a crazy busy (good busy!) season and I wanted to finally take this opportunity to thank all of my wonderful customers and friends for supporting me the way you do! I certainly wouldn't be here without you.

Have a peaceful and joyful new year! ~ Libby

Added by Libby Kahat on January 5, 2012 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Girls' Night Out Tonight!

Shop ~ Sip ~ Shop ~ Nibble ~ Shop Shop Shop!
It's time for another Girls' Night Out! Pick up your free tote and glass of wine tonight between 5:00 and 7:00 at Ellicott City Weddings (next door to us) or Wine Bin if you don't already have one. Your tote is your coupon for 20% off one item at each participating shop!

Christmas has arrived at Vintage Bliss one of the first to see our sparkling window and join us for a hot cup of spiked cider.

Added by Libby Kahat on November 17, 2011 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Ohio's Country Living Fair Great Fun

Attendance booming at Ohio's Country Living Fair Sept. 16-17, 2011

September 22, 2011

by Tom O’Hara

>This article was originally published in Antique Trader


Cari Cucksey, the star of the cable TV show “Cash and Cari,” was exhibiting at Country… Continue

Added by Libby Kahat on September 27, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

What is Shabby Chic?

Shabby chic is a form of interior design where furniture and furnishings are either chosen for their age and signs of wear and tear or new items are distressed to achieve the appearance of an antique. At the same time, a soft, minimalistic, and feminine feel is emphasized to differentiate it from regular vintage decor; hence the "chic" in the name.

Shabby chic items…


Added by Libby Kahat on August 31, 2011 at 7:19am — No Comments

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