Let’s Get Cracking: Vintage-Filled Christmas Crackers

Tradition says that the Christmas cracker was invented by Londoner Tom Smith around 1850.  Smith created the cracker to boost sales of his bon-bons and sweets. The characteristic “crackle” when a cracker is pulled was inspired by the sound of burning logs.  Eventually the sweets were abandoned in favors of small gifts and trinkets.  Smith’s … More Let’s Get Cracking: Vintage-Filled Christmas Crackers

Artful Launches New Line – Artful Assemblage

The summer season of outdoor flea market and fall festivals has come to an end for Artful Intuition.  Our pop-up tent is packed away and we are concentrating on our Etsy shop and prepping for upcoming holiday markets In December. While Artful loves Etsy and our faithful online customers, we do really miss setting up our … More Artful Launches New Line – Artful Assemblage

Come Flea with Me: Artful Returns to the Providence Flea this Sunday

Artful Intuition will be back at the Providence Flea this Sunday, August 21st.  We will bringing back some of our pick favorites like off-the-wall art, Girl Scout memorabilia, and Mad Men mixology barware. We will also be offering some vintage Polaroid cameras and a wonderful hand-made doll house found at recent tag sales.  The weather … More Come Flea with Me: Artful Returns to the Providence Flea this Sunday

Fathers of our Nation: A Father’s Day Flea

Artful Intuition will be setting up shop along the Providence River to celebrate Father’s Day at the Providence Flea.  We will have our usual array of off-the-wall art, kitchen kitsch, gray garden decor, and mad men mixology barware.  We will be highlighting our selection of July 4th vintage for decorating and celebrating our colonial forefathers.  … More Fathers of our Nation: A Father’s Day Flea

When it rains, it pours! But nothing can dampen the spirits of the Flea faithful!

Yesterday was the first of the Sunday summer Providence Fleas.  Opening day was not a complete washout (although there were serious downpours during set up and breakdown).  Faithful flea-goers showed up in spite of the threat of showers, mostly overcast skies, and storm clouds that plagued us all day. Artful managed to keep the merchandise dry … More When it rains, it pours! But nothing can dampen the spirits of the Flea faithful!