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

Sunday, May 4, 2014

ShoPPing Yesterday's F*L*E*A - St. Charles, IL...

I squeezed in a little last minute "FLEA-SHoPPinG" -  yesterday ~ at  KANE COUNTY, in St. Charles, IL
before Urban Farmgirl's Main Street Market
Next Saturday, May 10th in Rockford, IL
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AQUA-BLUE, MIXED WITH WHITE 
WAS THE "HOT" COLOR AT THE FLEA!!!

Aside from the WIND, the weather was AwEsoMe!!!
  A mix of Sun & Clouds with temps in the low 60's...  Initially there was a good crowd waiting as the Gates Opened, but oddly enough, in my opinion - it seemed to "thin-out" by mid afternoon, instead of getting busier...
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My FaVoRiTe Dealers did not disappoint at the flea!!!  
FINALLY ~ the FLOW of new "ViNtaGe Finds" is hitting the MARKET!!!  It's been quite a SLOW-START this Season, due to the cold hard winter here in the midwest... 
 I netted a few "Select Shabbies" ~ but for me, I was disappointed at the increase of  entire booths with newly painted furniture,  made in china adornments, & business advertising booths...



 ViNtaGe Metal Folding Chairs
with Original Paint... 
I saw them being hauled-out later that day... 




 Judy had the Sweetest
 ViNtaGe Metal Drawer Cubby Cabinet
 in Original ChiPPy Light Blue Paint...
 The sun was shinning so ~ I couldn't
 pick up it's true color...



 Industrial Lockers



 SHaBBy Sightings...



 *Almost* Bought the SHIP...
For a Show I'll be doing
 Up in Door County, Wisconsin, 
ON JULY 12th
LOCATION:  Bailey's Harbor
 - in a park that skirts the water!*!*!
This would have been just S*W*E*E*T for
 someone's Waterfront Cottage Home...



 Kathy goes All-Out with display!!!
She mixes in a small amount of original vintage,
 along with her more recently painted ones...



OMG ~ B*E*S*T...
Most FaVoRiTe Sighting!*!*!
This Dealer ALWAYS has such Unique 
ViNtaGe Items in ORIGINAL, AS-FOUND
Conditon!*!*!
Even her S*O*L*D TAG is ViNtaGe!*!*!



A*N*D... Last but not least,
ThAnK Y*O*U So Much for
A*L*L* your "Well~Wishes" on My
ViNtaGe GaRdeNs Magazine Feature!!!

1 comment:

  1. Hi Jeanine,
    I got to the flea when it opened and it was not crowded at all until later on when we were almost finished it got pretty crowded. I found some great chippies in Kathy's booth. It was a great day on Saturday for the flea market. I cannot wait to see what you have next week end. I am excited for Mary at Urban Farm GIrl's show. See you soon.
    Kris

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