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

Friday, November 29, 2013

KANE COUNTY FLEA ~ Come Shop-My-SHaBBies!*!*!


You're InViTed!*!*!

Last Flea at the Fairgrounds
 till March of 2014
SHOP ViNtaGe
this HoLiDay Season

ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! 
Indoor Booth Location
FAR EAST MAIN BLDG.
(Connected to the Food Grill)
**I'll be set up along the West Wall**

Saturday Noon - 5
Sunday 7 - 4

Do stop by and say "helloooooo"
Jeanine

Thursday, November 28, 2013

It's all about Family... All About Tradition...

Today is all about CeLeBraTing
TRADITIONS 
Customs/Beliefs passed on from one generation to another...
A Day of Remembering/Repeating
while we savor some of our favorite foods...

Most years I have time to display my
 ViNtaGe Turkey Collection in our entryway...
  This year wasn't one of them...
  ~Sooooo I settled for Less-Is-More IMPACT~
Favorite Old Large Turkey Board ~ 
Beautiful Rosehip Berries ~ Large Pinecones...

Time to get the **Bird** In-The-Oven!*!*!
Wishing Y*O*U a joyous day 
 Of HaRveSt CeLeBraTioN
with Family & Friends!*!*!
HaPPy THanKsGiViNg

Jeanine

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Re-Purposed Candle Holders!*!*!

It's HoLiDay T*I*M*E...
Candles ALL A-GLOW!*!*!
~ ViNtaGe ~
  One time Electric Ceiling Light Fixtures
N*O*W Turned Candle Holders!*!*!



Only time can produce this FaB
 Old Paint Loss PaTiNa!*!*!
PeRfeCtLy ChiPPy in All-The-Right Places...



 I don't know what these FaB Old Rusty Fragments
 were - but I just  LoVe their Fluted Edges, and the
Votive Candles fit in nicely!*!*!



The ChiPPy Blue-Bird makes
 a nice "go-with" accent...

**~ ViNtaGe ~**
Soooo much more interesting
 than brand new!*!*!

Jeanine

Monday, November 25, 2013

Snow-Globe Monday ~ Here in Wisconsin!*!*!

OMG!*!*!
I'm Soooooo NOT READY For This...
 THE SNOW-PLOW JUST WENT
 DOWN THE ROAD,
 & it's not even Thanksgiving yet...

 Our back yard
Cedarburg, Wisconsin






Scrubbing shabbies just days ago
 with the HOSE!*!*!



A*N*D
with another Show (KANE COUNTY FLEA)
 "clicking at my heels" - a few days after Thanksgiving,
 WE HAVEN'T GOTTEN THE GARAGE SITUATED - Both Vehicles are STILL OUTSIDE!!!

It's ALL Happening way toooo fast THIS YEAR!*!*!

Jeanine

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Shop-My-SHaBBies - NEXT WEEKEND, KANE COUNTY FLEA in Illinois...

OMG!!!
 ~ Just when I "thought" I was done for the year...
Added One More Selling Venue
 to wrap up this *2013 Season*

As I started to "Stack & Store" my SHaBBies for the Winter
 ~ the thought occurred ~ if I do  just a bit of  SHaBBy-SHoPPing this weekend~ I could squeeze-in "ONE MORE SHOW"...

KANE COUNTY'S
 LAST FLEA OF THE 
*2013 Season*
November 30th - December 1st

Chippy!-SHaBBy! Booth Location
INSIDE the Old Main Vintage Building
(where I was last month)
Just across the isle on the West Wall...

I'll be bringing lots of ViNtaGe Items
 to complete your HoLiDay Look!!!
-Or- Get you inspired to start!*!*!

Jeanine

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Re-Purposed *ViNtaGe 7UP CRATE*


**~ CoZy CoTTage StyLe ~**
Re-Purposed *ViNtaGe* 7UP CRATE...
Glass Canning Jars, Chunky Fake Snow, Votive Candles & a hint of Fresh Pine Branches...



 Just PerFeCt for the HoLiDays!!!
•Table Centerpiece...
•AwEsoMe on the Coffee Table...
•Adorning a Sideboard Buffet...
•Welcoming Guests on your Front Porch...




Nothing can compare
 to a NATURAL Time~Worn PaTiNa
~that only time can produce!*!*!




 LoVe It's curvy/warped front
 wood edge and metal divider...





Jeanine

Monday, November 18, 2013

3 FRENCH HENS HoLiDay MARKET - Morris, Illinois...

Each Year I'm just amazed at the "draw" of this Festive HoLiDay Market in Morris, Illinois!*!*! ~ Thank YOU AwEsoMe Show Promoters, Monica & Traci who know how to do it up *Just~Right*...  Warm Weather was a plus, with Saturday's rain holding off till the end of the day...
           THanK Y*O*U SHaBBy SHoPPers!!!

I soooo enjoyed seeing & visiting with
 many a re-peat/Yearly ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! ShoPPer
 at this speciality HoLiDay Market...
I LoVed being B*U*S*Y ~ rearranging my
vignettes all the time!*!*!
Other than packing up my show props/tables
 - I went home with an extremely "light load" ~
again, THANKS-TO-YOU!*!*!


I brought some of my BeSt
 HoLiDay SHaBBies to this Show... 



ViNtaGe SEASONS GREETINGS LETTER SIGNAGE
S*O*L*D right away...



OMG!!!
ViNtaGe SHoPPing Cart 
with Original Baskets & Old-Green-Paint
S*O*L*D


~* Re-Purposed *~
Wisconsin Pierced-Hole "Burn Container"
illuminated with bulb lights...
S*O*L*D 










**ANTIQUE WHEELBARROW**
OLD RED PAINT
PeRfeCt to Hang On Your Door -OR- Use as a Table Centerpiece

**RED INDUSTRIAL CART**
FaB HoLiDay Serving Cart -OR- Coffee Table!!!

** Both Items Still Available **
















It's a Wrap FOR ME!*!*!
Time to Stack & Store SHaBBies for the LONG Winter Months ahead here in Wisconsin...

Jeanine

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Loaded & Ready!*!*! HEADED TO 3 FRENCH HENS HoLiDay MARKET

Soooooo Thankful to be "Ahead of Schedule"...
Having the Van loaded a full day before departure is such a rare occurrence!!!  
It REALLY takes the stressful edge off of any show...


**~ Come Shop-My-SHaBBies ~**
* * *
3 French Hens HoLiDay Market
Grundy County Fairgrounds
Morris, IL
*Do visit my sidebar for details & web site link*


A*N*D
The W*I*N*N*E*R 
of the GiveAway
**Free Early Admission Ticket**
and 3 French Hens Tote is

M*A*U*R*E*E*N
~ CoNGraTuLaTioNs ~
NEW
ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! Booth Location
MAIN HEATED BUILDING 
Enter Bldg. - TURN RIGHT (South)
I'm about 5 booths down
on the South/East WALL...

Hope to SEE Y*O*U Soon!*!*!

Jeanine

Sunday, November 10, 2013

**3 French Hens HoLiDAy MaRkeT GIVEAWAY**

  3 FRENCH HENS HoLiDay Market
** Give-Away **
Grundy County Fairgrounds, Morris, Illinois
Preview Nite!*!*!
Friday, November 15th


If you're planning on attending the **3 FRENCH HENS HoLiDay Market** in Morris Illinois this coming Friday Evening, November 15th - You'll DEFINITELY WANT TO READ MORE About THIS YEAR'S Preview Nite!*!*!

** Wishing Y*O*U could GET-IN A FULL HOUR Before Everyone Else & Shop with Ease???

** Want to Receive a "Limited Edition" of The 3 French Hens Tote Bag???

As a Vendor - I've been asked do a "RANDOM PICK" of Just O*N*E Lucky Person to enjoy the above BeNeFits - AS A FREE GIVE-AWAY!!!  A $25. Dollar VaLue!*!*!



What Y*O*U need to do to W*I*N
1.  YOU NEED TO BE ABLE TO ATTEND THE SHOW THIS FRIDAY NITE @ 4pm...  Thats a Full Hour before the general public gets let in!!!

     
2.   Leave a comment below, On-My-Blog, saying why you LoVe this 3 French Hens Christmas HoLiDay Market/Vendors...     

      

COMMENTS CLOSE: this Wednesday Evening,
 November 13th - at 6pm -Central Standard Time...
  I'll count up/number all the comments in the order they came in, make paper number tags for each, And pull *JUST ONE* from the StAsH!*!*!  The Winner will be announced later on Wednesday Evening...

  *WINNER* - Please contact me with your EMAIL ADDRESS ASAP so I can give you a confirmation code... ~ I'll pass your name along to the Show Promoters, Traci & Monica, and you can pick up your FREE Bag with COMPLIMENTARY EARLY ENTRY ADMISSION At 4pm this
 Friday Evening at the Show!!!

REMEMBER, The ONLY WAY THE W*I*N*N*E*R
Can Enjoy the FULL Benefits of this W*I*N - with "EARLY SHOPPING", is to Show Up at 4pm this Friday, November 15th, at the 3 FRENCH HENS HOLIDAY MARKET EVENT
 in Morris Illinois

BeSt of LucK!*!*!
__________________


*NOTE:  If you Did NOT WIN and would still like to
 SHOP An HOUR EARLY before the shoulder-to-shoulder crowd
 on this Friday Nite Preview, Y*O*U Still Can!*!*!
Cost is $25. 
and includes the 3 French Hens Tote Bag...



ChiPPy!-SHaBBy!
 New Booth Location This Year
Main Heated Bldg.
*Enter, Turn RIGHT(south)
I'm about the 5th one down 
on the South/East Wall


Do visit my SideBar for more
 SHOW DETAILS & 3 French Hens Web Site...

Jeanine

Friday, November 8, 2013

This Weekend's FLEA - GRAYSLAKE, ILLINOIS...

OMG!*!*!  
Unfortunately - This Weekend's FLEA MARKET
 is going on "WITHOUT ME"...
ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! IS SICK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  I can't believe it ~ First time ever that I've had to cancel!!!  YES, I've over done it ~ and came down with a wicked Cold!!!  It was a a very hard call to NOT do the Show
 ~ especially with my Van already partially loaded!!!
   Sooooo Very Sorry SHaBBy ShoPPers!*!*!
************  

YOU can find me NEXT WEEKEND,
 Friday & Saturday, November 15th & 16th
 in Morris, Illinois
** 3 French Hens HoLiDay Market **
Grundy County Fairgrounds
Indoor Booth Space
  Do Visit my SideBar for DETAILS... 


Thursday, November 7, 2013

FAWN & BUCK ~ ViNtaGe Bottles for this HoLiDay Season...


I've come to the conclusion that D*E*E*R ADORNMENTS are the "Hot Item" this HoLiDay Season...  Lots of Antlers... Mounted Deer Heads...  and NOW some ViNtaGe Painted Label Soda Bottles!*!*!

 ** SNeaK PeeK **
These less commonly seen ViNtaGe Fawn & Buck
 Soda Bottles, along with the Antlers, are headed
 to the Grayslake Flea in Illinois - this UpComing Weekend!*!*!



Just LoVe the Graphics!*!*!
PeRfeCt On-The-Mantel...


** Come Shop-My-SHaBBies **
November 9th & 10th
Grayslake Flea ~ Lake County Fairgrounds
Grayslake, Illinois

HALF-OFF ADMISSION!*!*!
Just Print-Out
This Blog Page Coupon
 & Present it at the Ticket Counter for your discount!!!

Do Stop by and say **Helloooooooo**

ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! Booth Location:  
North/West Section of the Building
Across from Rhubarb Reign...

(Do Visit my SideBar for Show Details...)

Jeanine

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

**SeLLinG SHaBBies** LAST WEEKEND @ The Kane County Flea - Illinois

   
ViNtaGe Christmas 
Abounded this PAST WEEKEND at the
 Kane County Flea in Illinois...
 Not knowing what to expect... ~ I felt Saturday's Crowd was a bit on the thin side - probably due to the "gloomy/drizzing" weather...  HOWEVER WARM TEMPERATURES & SUNSHINE on Sunday, Drew a Huge Crowd and they were SHoPPing SHaBBies!*!*! 

The FaB Old ViNtaGe Santa 
S*O*L*D right away...



The FaB Old Cherry Picking Trough
 and everything in it S*O*L*D 
LoVeD the *SHooTiNg Metal Star*






 SHaBBy White Furniture wasn't as popular...
STILL AVAILABLE








 Lots of PeRfeCtly 
Crusty... Rusty... Containers
went out the door!!!



 Just Darling English Wicker Cart
S*O*L*D







 ViNtaGe Rounded Back Sled
S*O*L*D



 FaB SHaBBy-WHiTe ViNtaGe Lantern
S*O*L*D





** Now Gearing-Up **
 This Weekend's Selling Venue

GRAYSLAKE FLEA
Lake County Fairgrounds
Grayslake, Illinois

Saturday & Sunday
November 9th & 10th

Needless to say ~ I have another B*U*S*Y Week!!!

Jeanine