Do you like vintage, rusty, recycled, industrial or shabby chic décor? If yes, then you’ll want to head over to Rusty Saturday on Cave Creek Road in North Phoenix. This furniture and home décor store has a bit of everything from thirty fabulous vendors in 2500 square feet.
Those looking for the unique and unusual will find antiques, vintage items, farmhouse style, industrial décor, painted furniture, candles, bath items and hand painted signs. There is also Junk Gypsy Chalk and Clay Paint as well as Briwax and Chalk Pro brushes along with tips for any painting project! A new addition is Bluebird Bliss Boutique—a collaboration of two wonderful friends with great gypsy style so you can coordinate your wardrobe with incredible fashion and jewelry, all in one place!
Rusty Saturday’s owners, Angie and Robert Husted and Jenna Hollis, opened their store in June 2012. The three close friends had been vendors in another store for ten years and decided they wanted the freedom and flexibility of having their own shop. They chose their location—north of Cactus Road—because the area is home to a variety of Antique and Vintage shops plus it is in the neighborhood where they have lived for more than 20 years. It was important to them to have a store in their own community.
In addition to having several vendors, many of Rusty Saturday’s offerings are actually fabricated and repurposed in the store itself. They love to create the one-of-a-kind item and custom furnishings that their customers are looking for. There is a full welding shop and wood working shop in the Husted’s home and they are always working to create the next industrial table, painted dresser on wheels, tractor seat barstool or painted metal signs that the shop has become known for!
Jenna says, “We love the vintage and industrial decor that is so popular right now but we started our store with a few industrial pieces and mostly painted furniture. Over the last three years, we have shifted to carry increasingly industrial and salvage items. About a year ago, Robert partnered with our friend Tricia Samsal, an amazing jewelry artist, of Vintage Bliss and started building industrial jewelry displays. This partnership has led to a line of one of kind industrial jewelry and clothing displays that have been sold at vintage shows and trade shows all over the country!”
Angie added, “Not only do we love vintage and the vintage community, we love to travel! We travel locally to shows in Arizona and are excited to announce that we will be traveling to Round Top Texas in March for Texas Antiques Week! We hope to bring back as much knowledge as we do treasures for our store!”
An occasional market call The Salvage Yard was started in 2014. It began as a monthly market for artists and makers located in the Rusty Saturday warehouse located behind their building. The Salvage Yard will be open for a few select dates in 2016. Check their Facebook page or Instagram for more information.
These creative friends love that that their business is always changing. They look forward to hitting the junkin’ trail and traveling on their famous #rustyroadtrips to bring you treasures from across the country. You can find them at events throughout the Valley! Some of their favorites are Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market in May and September and The Big Heap Festival in November!
Lastly and most importantly, Jenna says, “We love our customers! From the minute we opened our doors, we wanted to get to know each one of our customers. Now that we have been here for almost three years, most of those customers have become our family and, if it wasn’t for them, we might not still be open. So, from the bottom of our hearts, we want to say, “Thank you! Thank you to all of our amazing Rusty Saturday customers!”
Rusty Saturday is at 12815 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix. To learn more, follow the shop on Facebook or Instagram at @rustysaturday, visit www.rustysaturday.com, or email rustysaturday@gmail.