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

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

SaVe The D*A*T*E *2014 Selling Season*...


Let this Season's
 Show Line-Up Begin!!!
OMG!*!*!
 Just 6 Weeks & Counting!*!*!
Will the snow ever melt in time?!?!
******************

Mark of Room 363 
& Little Luxuries
**Washington Street Pop-Up Market**
DOWNTOWN, NAPERVILLE, IL
(Inside - Old Restoration Hardware Bldg.)
Friday, Saturday, Sunday
A*P*R*I*L 11th, 12th, 13th



URBAN FARMGIRL EVENT
Held Outdoors on the beautiful grounds of
Midway Village Historic Museum
6799 Guilford Road
Rockford, IL
Saturday, M*A*Y 10th
Opens 10am 



ELKHORN FLEA MARKET
Walworth County Fairgrounds
411 E. Court St. (Hwy. 11)
Elkhorn, WI 53121
I consider this to be the *Premier*
 ShoPPing Market in all of Wisconsin!*!*!
ChiPPy!-SHaBBy
Will be SeLLiNg at All 4 Events!!!
MAY 18
JUNE 29
AUGUST10
SEPTEMBER 28



MAXWELL STREET FLEA
Firemen's Park Fairgrounds
Washington Ave (North of Town)
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Sunday, May 25th



18th Annual Garden Antique Show
Northwind Perennial Farm
7047 Hospital Road
Burlington, WI
Friday... & Saturday...
JUNE 13th & 14th
Opens 9am




Viva & Company
ViNtaGe Market
Bailey's Harbor/Door County WI
Saturday, July 12th

Be sure to mark your calendar!*!*!
I'll be adding a lot more 
Selling Venue Dates, along with detailed
 information as time moves on...

*2014*
"OCCASIONAL SaLe DaTeS"
At-Our-Home,
 here in Historic Cedarburg, WI
To-be-announced
********
Miss Y*O*U ALL ~ Can't Wait for the Season to Begin!!!




Sunday, February 23, 2014

ViNtaGe Beaded F*L*O*W*E*R*S...

Just Loving my small Stash of
~* ViNtaGe Beaded FLowers *~

Sweet!*!*!  Delicate!*!*!
 VintaGe Beaded Flower Sprigs 
add such a SpRinGy Touch along with
 the White Matte Birdie...




Imagine someone taking the time to attach
 these tiny beads on a thin wire!!!
I love that they bend...





 I never tire of my ViNtaGe White Pottery Collection...  Adding little hints of this or
 that adornment keeps my interest...




It's such a GorGeouS Sunny Day Here!!!
With the roads nice and dry - sorry I didn't
 make the trek to the Bloomington, IL
 Antique Show Today...
PLENTY to do at H*O*M*E...
Enjoy YOUR Day!

Friday, February 21, 2014

SpRiNg Vignette is UP!*!*!

STILL a Snowy White-Out
OuTsiDe My WiNdoW - YES!
Here's some Cheery "hopeful" eye-candy
 inspiration with ViNtaGe Garden Appeal...

 SpRiNg Will Come ~ Just be Patient...

 I was soooo excited to dig this FaB Old Window
 Out of my SHaBBy-StAsH!*!*!  It's a keeper for now!!!
  Just PerFeCt Background Anchor Piece for my Seasonal
 Early Spring Entry Display, In-Our-Home...








~ PaTiNa ~
 Time~Worn Old English Watering Can
The Old Apple-Green Paint doesn't get any better than this!*!*!









One of my weaknesses is
ViNtaGe Tole
Candle Holders with Delicate Flowers!*!*!

Have a Good Weekend!*!*!
And remember if you need a SHaBBy-Fix
Do visit my Ebay Listings by clicking on my sidebar...
Your item will be delivered RIGHT TO YOUR DOOR!!!


Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Old Seed Store Display Jars...

THinK ViNTaGe GaRdeN!*!*!

From my personal Collection
of ViNtaGe Garden F*I*N*D*S
Old Seed Store Glass Display Jars 
with Top Pouring Spout!*!*!
Such Character with a Natural Time~Worn PaTiNa!!!
How fab would these look in your
SpringTime Vignette!!!
~ Currently ~
UP-FoR-BiD on ebay
Seller:  chippy-shabby
click on my sidebar link




Sunday, February 16, 2014

Longing for SpRiNg...

The plow just went down the street -Again!!!
I look at the weather report at least 4 times a day - to see when we're going to get blasted again, here in Wisconsin...  There's at least a couple days a week I don't even go out or should I say - Can't Go Out...  Enough of this!!!
I don't know about you ~ but I'm just about ready to start planting "Plastic Flowers" in-the-snow...


Longing for the sight of
 BiRdies making Nests!*!*!
Have a great SuNdAy!*!*!
Time to take down the Seasonal Valentine Vignette
and looking forward to displaying some Spring~Time!*!*!



Saturday, February 15, 2014

Queen Victoria ~ C*R*O*W*N*S...

The C*R*O*W*N
 has long been a symbol associated
 with the QUEEN...  Also referencing something that is "excellent / outstanding"
I've been going through "All my Jewelry Nook Pretties"
and have "pulled" this beautiful Antique Box from my personal collection...

Up for Bid on Ebay 
Do visit my "Side Bar" to see what other SHaBBies are available as well...



~* QUEEN VICTORIA *~




OMG!*!*!
 1880's Bottle with a C*R*O*W*N Motif...
from England...
*BOTTLE At The ROYAL PUMP ROOM*



Friday, February 14, 2014

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

It's VaLenTine's Week ~ Time for Sweet Treats!*!*!

Time to bake some **Sweet Treats** 
for the Weekend!*!*!

BeSt-Ever Recipe
from the Silver Palate Cook Book
LINZER HEART COOKIES
 In years past, if I were doing a SHOW,  I would give my
ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! Customers a T*R*E*A*T... 
 *Free COOKIE with purchase ~ while they Last*
Maybe Y*O*U were one of the Lucy Ones!?!?!
BTW ~ I use to own a Bake Shop in Boulder City, Nevada
** Jeanine's Sweet Treats **
we made them there as well...



 I've had this Heart Cookie Cutter for years
and still use it for these cookies...




 Fun decorative
 Heart Tin Baking Pan...



THiNk S*P*R*I*N*G

Monday, February 10, 2014

SHoP My SHaBBies on EBAY!*!*!

Having SHaBBy SHoPPing Withdrawal???
NO WORRIES!!! 
With this*Twilight Zone* Winter,  - sometimes not going out  for days, I decided to get busy & list a few SHaBBies on EBAY...  I'm a well-seasoned Ebay Seller from years ago, ~ you'll get lots of pictures & detailed descriptions...  BeSt-Of-All, your item will be "ShiPPed" right to your front door!!!
Whether you live near or far - you can now
 Shop-My-SHaBBies for the next few weeks!!! 
Unlike other times of year when I'm CrAZy Busy Hauling SHaBBieS
 from Show to Show ~ Not having time for this... 


 ViNtaGe Basket
with Barbola/Gesso Garland



 ViNtaGe Porcelain Flowers




 Pair of Time~Worn & Tattered
Ballet Pointe Shoes




 ViNtaGe Oil Painting on Canvas
R*O*S*E*S




ViNtaGe Garden Appeal
AwEsoMe CuPola!*!*!
*Nice smaller-size*


I hope you wold consider stopping by!*!*!
FaB Eye-Candy that now can be Y*O*U*R*S!*!*!

Thanks!

Sunday, February 9, 2014

ViNtaGe Garden Appeal...

I LoVe W*H*I*T*E
but right now I've had enough of this
SNoWy-White Outside Landscape!*!*!

Time to bring in little Spring-Time Vignettes
While We Wait...


* PeRfeCtLy ChiPPy *
One-Of-A-Kind
ViNtaGe Watering Can




Re-purposed ChiPPy Funnel Stand
supporting Industrial Gage...
Rusty time-worn Garden Fence Fragment


Thursday, February 6, 2014

ThiNk S*P*R*I*N*G...

Zero Degrees in Wisconsin 
this February morning...
I don't know about you ~ but I long for my
"first sighting" of a GaRdeN HoSe!*!*!  


 Sweet Spring-Time Vignette
 from one of my past Sales...
PeRfeCtly ChiPPy re-purposed planter tub...
Re-purposed store sign w/birdie litho...
Rusty Sap Bucket...
Garden Markers...
Flower Frog...



Re-Purposed Farm Tub
turned planter...
Hope these flowers brighten your day!*!*!


Tuesday, February 4, 2014

ChiPPy ViNtaGe CHERUB STATUE~Basket & BiRdiE!*!*!


THIS WINTER - With extreme cold temperatures, snow just about every day, poor driving conditions, - & not being able to be out and about most days, I've started to post a few ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! ITEMS FOR SaLe on E*B*A*Y...
  Recently "called-out" from my personal collection, and up for bid, is an Oh-Sooooo-SHaBBy ViNtaGe Cherub Statue with BiRdiE & BaSkeT Motif!*!*!  

 This time~worn beauty could be yours!*!*!
Over the years I've enjoyed "Dressing-Her-Up"
with various ViNtaGe Millinery & B*L*I*N*G




ViNtaGe Chalkware Statue
with a natural time-worn PaTiNa...


 LoVe the BiRdiE!*!*!







 Love adorning Necklaces on her!*!*!



The little "basket area" has endless
 display possibilities...
 *jewelry nook pretties   *seashells   *decorative little soaps 
 *vintage millinery flowers etc.





 * PeRfeCtLy ChiPPy * 
In-All-The-Right-Places
16" Tall



Closes Monday Nite
February 10th...
Hop on over to my Ebay listing for More Details & Pics...
I'll be listing MORE SHaBBies this week as well...



How FaBuLouS is this tiara on her head!!!