Vintage Cooperatives

5 Ways To Liven Up Your Home's Style

Shona Schmall - Friday, July 21, 2017

Are you wishing you could upgrade the style of your home? Great news! It doesn’t take an expensive, timely renovation to upgrade your home. There are many simple things you can do, whatever your style is! Simple Art Everyone knows that art is one of the best ways to brighten up the walls in a home. We often assume that the only acceptable art would be expensive, professional art pieces, but that is nowhere near true! Look around locally; there is always cheap, unique art at places l  ... Read More

Vintage Cooperative of Ankeny, Information Meeting, Tuesday, July 18 at 2 pm and 6 pm

Jessica Davidson - Friday, July 07, 2017

Join us on Tuesday, July 18 at 2 pm or 6 pm at Vintage Cooperatives’ Conference Center (1631 SW Main St. Suite 201, Ankeny, 50023) for an Informational Meeting. Find out what all the buzz is about – another Vintage Cooperative is under construction in Ankeny and opening later this year! Learn why over 30 beautiful homes are already SOLD. Don’t delay – RSVP today at 515-279-3000.  ... Read More

4 Keys to Being Productive This Summer

Shona Schmall - Friday, July 07, 2017

What are your big plans for this summer? Maybe it is something as monumental as planning to downsize and sorting through years of storage. Or maybe it is something as simple as staying on top of your laundry! Whatever side you are on, productivity will be key to getting it all done. Check out these four tips for being ultra-productive this summer! Get Enough Sleep It sounds simple, but we all know how hard it can be to stay on top of our sleep schedule. When life gets busy, it can b  ... Read More

Mid-Year Resolutions

Shona Schmall - Friday, June 23, 2017

Every year at the beginning of January, hundreds of thousands of people make New Year’s Resolutions. Some of the most popular resolutions are to eat healthier, exercise more, or to spend more time on the things they are passionate about. Did you make any resolutions this year? Now it’s July, the year is half through, and it’s a great time to reflect on how our resolutions have gone so far. Wherever you are at with your resolutions, the three best ways to revamp your resolutions now is to  ... Read More


Shona Schmall - Thursday, June 22, 2017

Join us on Thursday, July 13th at 2pm or 6pm for an Informational Meeting at Vintage Cooperative’s Information Center and Showroom (1631 SW Main St., Suite 201, Ankeny). Learn about the many benefits of the cooperative and living maintenance free! Please RSVP to Tyler at 515.279.3000 or tyler@vintagecooperatives.com.  ... Read More

Home Is Where The Heart Is

Shona Schmall - Friday, June 09, 2017

What comes to mind when you hear the word “home”? Perhaps you think of the freshly cut grass and beautiful garden landscape of your suburban home, or your mind wanders to the many memories you created with your children as they were growing up. It’s incredibly common to think of the many physical attributes that make up “home” and it is these things that provide comfort in your home as well as the people living inside the walls. While the true meaning of ho  ... Read More

Why We Love The District at Prairie Trail

Shona Schmall - Friday, May 26, 2017

We recently moved to a new Information Center and Showroom in the beautiful District at Prairie Trail in Ankeny! Additionally, our second Ankeny location will be in this energetic Prairie Trail area. The District includes a 525,000-square-foot area designated for entertainment and retail. Ankeny and Des Moines residents will recognize the name of Jethro’s BBQ, which was the first restaurant to open in the District in 2012! It is a favorite throughout Des Moines, and Ankeny residents love  ... Read More

Summer Activities to Do With Grandkids

Shona Schmall - Friday, May 12, 2017

What are the kids up to these days? It seems like children are up to something different every day. This summer, when you have time to spend with your grandkids, remember a few of these timeless activities that bridge the gap of age! One outdoor activity that boys and girls of all ages enjoy during the summer is going fishing. It could be at a local pond or a small road trip to a lake. Getting to interact with nature and animals in such a relaxing way is something that your grandkids  ... Read More

Vintage Cooperative of Ankeny, Information Meeting, Tuesday, May 16 at 10 am

Jessica Davidson - Thursday, May 11, 2017

Join us on Tuesday, May 16 at 10 am at Vintage Cooperatives’ New Conference Center & Showroom (1631 SW Main St. Suite 201, Ankeny, 50023) for an Informational Meeting. Find out what all the buzz is about – another Vintage Cooperative is under construction in Ankeny! Purchase in May and receive $1,000 upgrade credit. Don’t delay – RSVP today at 515-279-3000.   ... Read More

Healthy Food to Start Eating This Summer

Shona Schmall - Friday, April 28, 2017

Who doesn’t love a tasty meal on the porch or at the park in the summer? There isn’t much that beats such a relaxing meal environment. This summer, when those great meal opportunities come your way, don’t forget the nutrients and vitamins that you need to get from your food. As you pack your meal, consider these popular foods that could positively impact your health. The first category that can be great is mushrooms. Many people dislike mushrooms, but put together with a salad or other m  ... Read More