Vintage boutique The LampPost Boulevard features old, new collections in Magnolia

Owner Sandra Cegielski opened The LampPost Boulevard in February 2016 on Decker Prairie Rosehill Road in Magnolia.

Owner Sandra Cegielski opened The LampPost Boulevard in February 2016 on Decker Prairie Rosehill Road in Magnolia.

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A small cottage sits on Decker Prairie Rosehill Road just past the intersection with Hwy. 249. Inside, rooms are filled with a supply of vintage, home decor and antique items.

“I have a lot of customers come in and they would walk in the door the first time, and you can see the expressions on their face[s]—they didn’t expect it to look like this,” said Sandra Cegielski, owner of The LampPost Boulevard. “Plus, outside, it doesn’t look as big as it is.”

In addition to vintage and antique items gathered from estate sales, auctions and individual collections, larger furniture items are made by Cegielski’s son and sold in the shop. The LampPost Boulevard also offers merchandise such as handmade cutout signs from vendor The Dusty Diamond, owned by Mandy Thames, as well as wax melts and chalkboard paint.

“I’ve been told my prices are very good, and the unique items—I try to find different items. Some of the stuff is handmade,” Cegielski said.

Cegielski said she moved to Tomball from the Spring Branch area of Houston about 10 years ago but still encounters customers living nearby who she has never met.

“I really like the people,” she said. “When people are shopping, they’re just happy and upbeat.”

Cegielski also sets up shop at the Round Top Antiques Fair in Round Top twice each year. As a result, she said her customer base has grown from meeting new clients at the fair who live nearby the Magnolia shop. After the Round Top fairs, customers often travel from as far as Katy and Spring to visit the shop, she said.

“I take pretty much the whole store with me [to Round Top],” she said. “I’m off the beaten path [in Magnolia], so [customer traffic] could be better, but I’m getting a lot more people.”

After two years of business, Cegielski said she is hoping to get the word out more often about her shop, which is a short drive from the downtown areas of both Tomball and Magnolia.

“I love antiques and vintage stuff. I guess that’s really pretty much my story, because I don’t know a lot about the items I buy, but I just love that look,” she said. “I love the mixing—the new with the old. The older stuff is just made better.”

The LampPost Boulevard
27619 Decker Prairie Rosehill Road, Magnolia
713-882-2395
www.facebook.com/thelamp postboulevard
Hours: Wed.-Fri. 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., closed Sun.-Tue.
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.