I LoVe Imperfections...
chipped... salvaged... tattered... worn... rusty... crusty...

Monday, March 27, 2017

Hellooooooo MONDAY!*!*!


For the LoVe of ViNtaGe Tole

-**JuSt AwEsoMe**-
NATURALLY Time~Worn PaTiNa!*!*!
ViNtaGe Tole Flowers

Hope ~*YOUR-WEEK*~ is off to a good start!!!

P.S.  SaLe @ ChiPPy-SHaBBy's House
(Weekend AFTER EASTER!!!)
Cedarburg - Wisconsin
SaVe - The - Date
APRIL 21st - 22nd
MORE DETAILS CLOSER TO EVENT 

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Re-Purposed !!! SaLvaGed ViNtaGe Wooden SOFA APRON!*!*!


~* B*E*S*T *~
-Re-PuRpoSed * SaLvaGed-
OVER-The-TOP FaB
ViNtaGe Victorian Furniture Apron

I knew I'd find a place for it on a wall in our home!!!
High-Up, framing a ledge in my office/loft... 
Sometimes all  It Takes is a **Rainy-Weekend**
to get some projects done!!



FINALLY Un-Earthed this Beauty and got it Hung!*!*!
 When I "spied" this beauty at the Elkhorn Flea,
nearly 2 years ago, 
I DEFINITELY HAD RE-PURPOSING ON-MY-MIND!!! 


YES - I - Did...
-SHaBBy Painted & Distressed-
IT IS SOOOOOO RARE that I paint a piece of furniture...
HOWEVER, the lower carved portion of this piece
(carvings... legs...)
JUST WASN'T Going To Work For Me, Dark/Stained...
The Off-White Color, Along with a little Distressing,
REALLY MADE THIS PIECE POP On-My-Wall...



 "Crude Brown Stain Residue"
 "Old Tacks" &  Hints of  Old Frayed Fabric... 
MAKE FOR A FaB CONTRAST 
On this AmaZiNg, ONE-OF-A-KIND 
ViNtaGe Find!*!*!



SUCH GREAT FORM!!!
FaB W*A*V*Y/Dimensional Side Profile...


Have a Good Rest of Your Day!*!*!

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Thinking S*P*R*I*N*G!*!*!

 
ViNtaGe Garden...
Rabbit Sightings...
-LAST YEAR'S Early Spring Vignette- 
in - our - home...
WITH EASTER JUST ABOUT 3-Weeks Away,
~Time to get HAUL-OUT my ViNtaGe EASTER!!!
Can't wait to SEE what develops this year...



 


Thursday, March 23, 2017

What Lies Ahead ~ S*P*R*I*N*G*T*I*M*E...


It's Officially "S*P*R*I*N*G" on the calendar -
but here in Wisconsin,  - we're still a long way off from
 "hints of green" poking up here & there...

 ~** WhiLe - We - WaiT **~
REMEMBERING
What Lies Ahead!*!*!


 Sweet As Can Be!*!*!
Less Commonly Seen
SMALL ViNtaGe Watering Cans
with original old flower decals...


 Rusty... Crusty...
Birdie Garden Stake


 
 Naturally Time-Worn
ViNtaGe Watering Cans


 Let the Birdie 
Nesting Begin!*!*!



 ViNtaGe Garden Markers

Have A Great Rest of Your Week!!! 
A * N * D
(Weekend AFTER EASTER)
SAVE - THE - DATES
A*P*R*I*L 21st - 22nd
friday... saturday...
SaLe At ChiPPy-SHaBBy's 
 House!!!!!!!

~** MaKe - A - DaY - Of - It **~
Shop-My-SHaBBies
Shop Historic Downtown
Cedarburg - Wisconsin
(about 20 minutes north of milwaukee...)
shops... coffee houses... restaurants... winery... 
MORE DETAILS,
 Exact Address, Time, Etc.
CLOSER TO EVENT...
 

Saturday, March 18, 2017

SaLe At ChiPPy-SHaBBy's HOUSE - Historic Cedarburg - Wisconsin!*!*!


Just About a Month Away!!!
(Weekend AFTER EASTER)
SAVE - THE - DATES
A*P*R*I*L 21st - 22nd
friday... saturday...


 In ALL-THE-YEARS I've been hosting
 SaLes AT-OUR-HOME, I have never had a 
T*W*O - DAY  SALE ~ till NOW!*!*!

I Host 3 SaLes At-Our-Home, SEASONALLY...
Early Spring... Mid-Summer... Fall...



Image above from PAST Spring Sales
At-Our-Home...

~** EARLY SPRING SALES  **~
HaPPen Rain -Or- Shine
 in our Extra-Large GaRaGe, Spilling out under Tents...  
We have a holding area when 
your arms get too full...   My *Frog Husband *can help you
to your car/truck with larger items...


 Above Image from
 PAST Spring SaLes At-Our-Home...

M*O*R*E SaLe Details
Exact Address... Times... Etc.
Will be posted closer to Event Date... 
 
~** MaKe - A - DaY - Of - It **~
Shop-My-SHaBBies
Shop Historic Downtown
Cedarburg - Wisconsin
(about 20 minutes north of milwaukee...)
shops... coffee houses... restaurants... winery... 
 

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Northwind Perennial Farm Antique & Garden Show *2017*


Shop ChiPPy-SHaBBy 
along with 50+ Vendors...
21st Annual 
Antique & Garden Show
NORTHWIND PERENNIAL FARM
Burlington - WI

Woo-Hoo!*!*!
~** SaVe-The-DaTe **~ 
JUNE  2nd & 3rd
- 2017 -
Held Rain -Or- Shine
On the Breath-Taking Grounds of 
Northwind Perennial Farm7047 Hospital Road
Burlington - Wisconsin

MORE DETAILS
 CLOSER TO EVENT DATE...




Sunday, March 12, 2017

Longing for a Sea of W*H*I*T*E TENTS!*!*!


~*My FaVoRite Flea in Wisconsin*~
ELKHORN ANTIQUE FLEA MARKET
Walworth County Fairgrounds
Elkhorn - WI

SHoP My ChiPPy-SHaBBy
ViNtaGe Finds!!!
along with 500 MORE DEALERS
ELKHORN FLEA *2017*
S*U*N*D*A*Y
MAY  21
JUNE   25
AUGUST   13
SEPTEMBER   24








I will be at ALL (4) Elkhorn Flea Dates!*!*!
MORE INFO - & Confirmed Map Location, closer to event date!!!

IN THE MEANTIME...
Save ~ The ~ Dates
A*P*R*I*L 21st - 22nd
(The Week AFTER Easter)
SaLe @ ChiPPy-SHaBBy's House!!!
Historic Cedarburg - Wisconsin
(about 20 minutes North of Milwaukee...)

Bring a Friend & Your Truck!*!*!