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

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Kane County FLEA MaRKeT........................... MARCH 4th - 5th *2017*


Yet ANOTHER Un-Heard Of Warm SunShine Day
Here in the MidWest!*!*!
Weather like this is making it so much more
pleasant to get ready for my
1st SHOW of the Year
 Kane County FLEA
~SEASON OPENER~
St. Charles, Illinois 
March 4th - 5th

 Sweet Spring-Like Vignette in
my Office/Loft...



 Just About 10 Days Away!!!

For BeSt Selection
Shop-My-SHaBBies E*A*R*L*Y...
INDOOR BOOTH SPACE #29

 

Monday, February 20, 2017

Out & About ChiPPy-SHaBBy SHoPPing!*!*!


BeSt-Ever
ChiPPy-SHaBBy SHoPPing
On-My-BiRthDay Weekend!*!*!

OMG!!! 
~**NO Jacket,  along with Pure SunShine **~
An Unheard of 67 Degrees for my February Birthday -
here in the Midwest!*!*!
My "Frog Prince" of a Husband planned a Fab 
ChiPPy-SHaBBy SHoPPing
Day For Me!*!*! 


 We kicked off our ViNtaGe SHoPPing Day at an 
Antique Show neither of us have ever been to, -held
at THE FOREST HILLS LODGE, in the Rockford, Illinois Area...
I was very pleasantly Surprised!*!*!
A good mix of Vintage Garden, Industrial, Architectural Salvage,
and hard-core Antiques...




After ShoPPing TROVE'S BOOTH, this past Fall
 at Nellie's Barn SaLe, - I just knew I had to put
This SHoP - on-my-list to visit!*!*!
Owned by 2-Sisters, Mary & Elizabeth...



A Gem of a Shop - Nested in a Residential Neighborhood!!!
LOVED THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE BUILDING ITSELF!!!
FaB Displays!!! ~ So Inspiring!!!
Great Mix of Vintage Whites, Industrial, & Architectural Salvage...
Can't wait for my NEXT VISIT!!!
TROVE - Rockford, Illinois

We went to so many other vintage shops/antique stores, 
 in the Rockford/Beloit Area as well!!!



 Lunch at Lucy's Burger Bar #7 
in downtown Beloit, Wisconsin
 Was AwEsoMe!!!  Fun Atmosphere!!! 




JuSt Started Unloading...
ChiPPy-SHaBBy Finds from - the - weekend!!!


Saturday, February 18, 2017

With Warm Weather Like This...

THinKiNg Spring...
THinKiNg OutDoor Flea...

One of *My-FaVoRiTe* Finds
THAT-GOT-AWAY
along with EVERYTHING ELSE,
some years back!*!*!

Have a Great Weekend!*!*!
A*N*D
Do check my *Side-Bar* for
a list of UpComing
 ChiPPy-SHaBBy Events...
 
 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

MARCH 2017 Kane County Flea Season Opener!*!*!


It's Time to 
*Ease My Way Back* Into Selling SHaBBies!*!*!
Only a few weeks away!*!*!


Do Visit THIS BLOG'S "SideBar"
for MORE ChiPPy-SHaBBy Venue DATES
 to put on your Calendar!!!
(Use WEB VERSION on your Smart Phone to view my SideBar)




Tuesday, February 14, 2017

REAL LoVe *FarmHouse STyLe*...



Out & About on a walk...
**I Spied** this AwEsoMe VaLenTine Sign
for EVERYONE On the Road To See!!!
How Sweet Is This VaLenTiNe Greeting!*!*!



******

~ HaPPy Hearts Day ~ 
However you Spend It!!!

Monday, February 13, 2017

ViNtaGe Maid-Of-Honor Kitchen Accessories w/Birdie Motif...



V*I*N*T*A*G*E
~*Maid-Of-Honor*~
KITCHEN SCALE
with "signature birdie/berry motif" 
**I think these now vintage
 kitchen accessories, were made by "Sears"...

What Was I Thinking?!?!?
S*O*L*D this RARE ViNtaGe Maid-Of-Honor Scale
last Summer at the Elkhorn Flea...
Tooooo Sweet!!!


ViNtaGe Cake Carrier!!!
(these were so practical in the 1950's-60's...)
LoVe the Sweet Birdie/Berry Motif
~**Makes Me THinK S*P*R*I*N*G**~ 
Even if you don't choose to actually use these older cake carriers,
they make a FaB *SHELF DISPLAY PIECE* for a
FarmHouse -Or- Cottage Style Decor!!!



 FaB Natural Time-Worn PaTiNa on-the-rim...




"Embossed"  -Bottom of Tin...



 This BRAND (Maid-Of-Honor) also has a Sweet Canister Set
with Red Bakelite knobs on their lids!!!
*******

HaPPy-MoNDay
THE S*U*N Is O*U*T
in Wisconsin...

Thursday, February 9, 2017

ViNtaGe Valentine H*E*A*R*T*S...


It's Going to be a 
HEART-FELT Weekend!!!
Valentine's Day is Just Around the Corner!*!*!

 Always My FaVoRiTe!!!
ViNtaGe ~*QUEEN-OF-HEARTS*~ 
Valentine's Day Planter
JuSt AwEsoMe Patina - 
with hints of time-worn crazing in the glaze...



 Seasonal FEBRUARY Entry Vignette
~ at our home ~
Some Years Back!*!*! 
I've had the "Pepper-Berry"
HEART WREATH
Forever!!! 



 LoVe...  LoVe... LoVe...
This ViNtaGe, Fluted-Edge Cookie Cutter!!!
I actually use this each year while making my 
signature **Linzer-Heart** Cookie Recipe!!!




One-Of-A-Kind
Made by Hand ~ Years Ago for Someone
ViNtaGe HEART FLoWeR FroG!*!*!


HaVe a CoZy Weekend!!!