For my 8th birthday, I asked my Grandma Becky for a trip to an antique store. I brushed my fingers across the assorted furniture, stood eye-level with the glass case full of fine jewelry and dreamed of being the kind of woman that carries beautiful, vintage handbags. With my birthday budget, I chose elbow-length gloves that made me feel oh-so-fancy and an intricate floral hat I thought would be just perfect for having tea.
September 18th, 2018
July 31st, 2018
Check out the inspiration behind this year’s Lauritzen Gardens Antiques Show.
September 19th, 2017
It was my honor to be the 2017 General Chair for the Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show. I continue to be amazed by the time and effort given by extraordinary volunteers, garden staff, businesses, patrons, and dealers who have helped make this year’s show possible. What’s more, the participation from this community has been wonderful and most treasured. Read More »
September 15th, 2017
Over at Lauritzen Gardens we believe in Sunday brunch, so the day’s line-up will have all of your favorite Sunday brunch staples. Mimosas? For sure. Professional cooking demonstration? Absolutely. And of course, mingling with new and old friends, exquisite antiques and a stroll through the garden and Garden Market. Read More »
September 13th, 2017
What a delight it is to be sharing with all of you on the Lauritzen Gardens blog! I’m Sandy Koepke. I am an interior and garden designer and I am hosting my second Antique Academy at the Lauritzen Garden’s Antique & Garden Show this fall.
September 11th, 2017
The start of the Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show brings a new level of truth to the phrase TGIF. September 15 is a Friday we’ve been anticipating for months now, and if you’ve taken a look at the schedule, we have a feeling you’ve been looking forward to this particular Friday, too. Here’s more about what’s in store. Read More »
September 9th, 2017
Start your day how every day should: in the garden. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday our Garden Market will be browsing-ready. Five fantastic vendors will feature products from orchids to books to custom woodworking. And did we mention complimentary mimosas on Sunday? Just get there early! Here’s what’s in store: Read More »
September 6th, 2017
About this time every year, the garden transforms into a showcase of timeless beauty and design. Whether you are planning to attend a luncheon, listen to an educational presentation, shop the show or simply stroll the garden grounds, we are thrilled that you are planning to join us. The Antique & Garden Show is a wonderful weekend of fun and friendship with something to inspire everyone. Read More »
August 30th, 2017
I look forward to coming to Omaha for the Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show – Omaha is a such a fun mix of genuine, gracious and refreshingly odd! Each year I challenge myself to come up with a new ‘Bee Wall’ installation. I hope you will enjoy this year’s piece.
August 18th, 2017
No need to be an antique aficionado, the 2017 Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show has events for almost any taste and style. From classic antiques to mid-century modern furniture and designer handbags, the show is sure to be diverse and exciting. Need convincing? Here are a few events we can’t wait to share with you: