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

Monday, September 28, 2015

ChiPPy-SHaBBy Booth - LAST SUNDAY @ Elkhorn Wisconsin Flea!*!*!


 A HUGE ThAnK Y*O*U 
To all of those who ShoPPed My
**ChiPPy-SHaBBy ViNtaGe F*I*N*D*S*
ELKHORN FLEA'S 
2015 Season Finale


 Great Weather!!! ~ Great Turn-Out!!
Lots of RED S*O*L*D TAGS, 
 made for a light-load ON THE WAY HOME !!!
CRUDE WOODEN INDUSTRIAL CART ON WHEELS!*!*!
Beyond AwEsoMe  FaB Smaller-Size!*!*!
S*O*L*D Right Away!!!
~I can just see this Displayed At Christmas Time
 with a Tree in a Bucket!!!


Can you believe this darling 
*Green Cart* - Actually Folded with a carrying handle!?!?!
S*O*L*D


Just AwEsoMe PaTiNa
on this 20-Drawer Cubby Cabinet
S*O*L*D


 Re-Purposed Pedestal Funnel Stand
"Displayed for Fall"
This piece is just perfect for "Seasonal Items"...
~ Christmas Greens & Berries are NEXT ~



Concrete Squirrel ~ S*O*L*D
Now in Someone Else's Backyard!!!




 Black, 2-Drawer Cabinet *On-Wheels*
S*O*L*D Early-On
Sooooo Much More Detail than this pic shows...
Carved front drawer apron... AwEsoMe Old Hardware...



I LoVe when people who read my BLOG or FACEBOOK
 - Introduce Themselves!!!
 ~* Such was the case of this Mother & Daughter!!!
   Mom lives in Michigan - Daughter in Chicago... 
 First Time at ELKHORN FLEA & They were LoVing It!!!  
~*ThaNk Y*O*U Ladies for ShoPPing My SHaBBies*~
I LoVed your heart-felt enthusiasm!!!




 YES, I acquired yet another  "Perfectly-ChiPPy"-ViNtaGe
RELIGIOUS STATUE ~ OMG!!!
S*O*L*D Early-On... 
Just GoRGeOus!*!*!




 The PaTiNa on this Antique Glass Apple Cider Jug 
was Breathtaking with the light streaming through...
S*O*L*D from my personal collection!*!*!




V*I*N*T*A*G*E
If I had a Cabin UpNorth, I would never had parted with these 
Two Framed Deer Works-Of-Art
*Pen & Ink Technique, with Watercolor*



 Just KiLLer Form & PaTiNa!!!
Re-Purposed Radiator BENCH-SEAT STORAGE CABINET
*Just PeRfeCt at-the-foot-of-a-bed*
S*O*L*D 


It's a Wrap for This Season at ELKHORN FLEA!!!
FOUR Shows a Season...
MAY... JUNE... AUGUST... SEPTEMBER
BeSt Outdoor Flea in Wisconsin!*!*!
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A*N*D
I have a very busy week ~ 3 Shows in-a-row!!!
NEXT - S*A*L*E Is At OUR HOME!!!
Historic Cedarburg Wisconsin
(About 20 Minutes North of Milwaukee WI)

THIS SATURDAY - OCTOBER 3rd
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Saturday, September 26, 2015

LOADED FoR BEAR!!! ~ HEADED TO ELKHORN FLEA - Wisconsin...



 With A FaBuLouS Weather Prediction
for THIS UpComing Sunday's Flea at
the Walworth County Fairgrounds in Elkhorn, Wisconsin,
My Van is TOTALLY-STUFFED to the Roof Top, With AwEsoMe SHaBBies!!!

For BeSt Selection, Shop-My-SHaBBies EARLY!!!
THINGS MOVE F*A*S*T At This Market!!!


HOPE TO C-U THERE
**2015 SEASON FINALE**
Sunday, September 27th

411 E. COURT STREET
ELKHORN, WI
7am - 3pm
$5.- Admission

Friday, September 25, 2015

Season Finale - THIS SUNDAY, ELKHORN FLEA MARKET - WI


DON'T MISS THIS ONE!*!*!
The Weather Prediction Couldn't Be Any Better...

E L K H O R N   F L E A
Wisconsin
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Hope to See Y*O*U on Sunday!!!
Stop By...  SHOP... -Or- Just Say "Hellooooooo"
 

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

ChiPPy-ShaBBy SHoPPing ViNtaGe MarketPlace Extravaganza, Springfield, OH


ChiPPy-SHaBBy **ROAD TRIP**
LAST WEEKEND ~ Springfield Ohio
 I always enjoy shopping other markets!!!
LoVe All the Inspiration in different parts of the country!*!*!
Top **2** FaVorite Vendors 
ROMANTIQUE BOUTIQUE
RUSTY NCHIPPY'S VINTAGE BOUTIQUE


 OMG!!! Romantique  ~ BeSt Booth Ever!!!
JUST INCREDIBLE!!!
ROMANTIQUE BOUTIQUE , Erie, PA
Mickey & Joe
Honestly, By the end of Day-1, ALMOST EVERYTHING was S*O*L*D...










2nd FaVoRite Booth
RUSTY NCHIPPY'S
Troy Beck - Erika Friend
OMG!!!   Natural Time-Worn PaTiNa Ruled here!!!





 SHaBBy Sightings...



 Fun & Funky
**1950's Gumby**  **ViNtaGe Car**




 This Dealer had a FaB-Eye for SHaBBies,
 but her price point,  for the most part, was too high for me to buy for resale...


 LoVeD This Industrial Sink!!!




HUGE PORK CHOPS
Sooooo Moist!!!  Just Delicious!!!
The BBQ Sauce was more of a thin glaze...



Sweet Fall Vignette in Wire Basket
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A*N*D

**JuSt CrAzY BuSy** Getting Ready for
 THIS ONE**
SUNDAY,   SEPTEMBER 27th
E L K H O R N   W I S C O N S I N
I'm bringing some AmaZing ShaBBies to 
ELKHORN FLEA'S
*~  2015 Season Finale ~* 

Gates Open 7am...
Do Visit My "SideBar" for MORE DETAILS!!!




Sunday, September 20, 2015

Re-Purposed ViNtaGe Tin Can ~ PUMPKIN LABEL!*!*!


Sometimes the simplest of things can bring so much joy...
Such is the case with this recent F*I*N*D of mine...
ViNtaGe Tin Can with PUMPKIN LABEL
Now Re-Purposed Vase...
**Frog-Husband's ZINNA'S** Look Just PeRfeCt Adorning It!*!*!



NO "Bar-Codes" on This One!*!*!
ViNtaGe Can... ViNtaGe Pumpkin Label
SHAFOR PUMPKIN
FRANKFORT, IND.
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Do Check Back in the Next Few Days...
Just Got Back from Springfield Ohio's 
ViNtaGe MarketPlace Extravaganza!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Tuesday, September 15, 2015

*New SToRe* DIG, -Downtown Ripon, WI


While Out & About ChiPPy-SHaBBy ShoPPing this past week, 
I stumbled upon a darling Shop that has only been open a week!!!
DIG GARDEN STORE
Downtown Ripon - Wisconsin

 As I was parking the van,
 my eye caught a glimpse of this inviting
 FRONT WINDOW DISPLAY...
  OMG!!!  ViNtaGe WheelBarrow
 with a FaB Time~Worn PaTiNa!!!
TIME TO "CHECK-OUT" What Lies Beyond the Front Door!!!



Just Thrilled to Meet Yvonne, 
Owner of DIG GARDEN STORE!!!
This is a little Gem of a Shop!*!*!
Yvonne has a  love for ViNtaGe & Re-purposing!!!
~*Tweaking these items to fit the Seasons*~
Right Now Seasonal F*A*L*L Adornments Abound...
*Can't Wait to see her displays at Christmas Time*



 Sooooo many Re-Purposed ViNtaGe Finds
NOW Decorated for F*A*L*L...



I love that Yvonne's FaB ViNtaGe Prop Pieces
 have price tags on them as well!!!
 LoVEd this ViNtaGe Wash Tub with it's Hints-Of-Rust!!!

 ViSit DIG
on FaceBook!*!*!
  
920-420-3594
 


Saturday, September 12, 2015

OMG!!! BeSt-Ever F*A*L*L Display - At BACK PORCH GATHERINGS, Berlin WI


Just Stunning Vignette!*!*!*!
Stopped Dead In My Tracks when I was greeted by this
AwEsoMe Fall Display!!!
*~ Over-The-Top FaB ~*
 Industrial Cubby Drawer Cabinet!!!
FaB F*A*L*L Color Combination
Orange mixed with shades of Blue

 BACK PORCH GATHERINGS
Berlin, Wisconsin

Friday, September 11, 2015

UpComing ChiPPy-SHaBBy Events!*!*!


SaVe-The-Dates!*!*!
MARK YOU CALENDAR!!!
UpComing ChiPPy-SHaBBy
F*A*L*L  Selling Venues
**More Details as each event nears**





8am - 3pm
Shop-My-SHaBBies...  Shop Historic Cedarburg, WI
- About 20 minutes North of Milwaukee, WI -
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10985 Main Street, Roscoe, IL 
( Near Rockford, IL )
50+ ViNtaGe Vendors
Festive ShoPPing... Music... Food...
Friday & Saturday, October 9-10
10am - 4pm
$3. Admission


Wednesday, September 9, 2015

SHaBBy Sighting *ALLEGAN FLEA* - Michigan...


OMG!*!*!  Just Yummy!!!
~ ORANGE FRENCH BISTRO CHAIRS ~

A few weeks ago I shopped the Allegan Flea in Michigan...
I stopped dead in my tracks when I spied these over the top fab
 ViNtaGe French Bistro Chairs!!!
  Just AwEsoMe Yummy Orange Color for F*A*L*L...  
FaB time~worn PaTiNa!!!
Unfortunately the Dealer wanted to sell them as a set - I just wanted one...   I envisioned the chair propped up on a front porch with a "White Pumpkin" -Or- perhaps a rusty... crusty... "Bucket" with fall adornments...

Have A Great Rest of Your Day!*!*!
Temps have finally dropped in Wisconsin
 & it's feeling more like F*A*L*L than ever!!! 
The Magical Color is beginning to Happen!!! 

Monday, September 7, 2015

ChiPPy-SHaBBy Booth - Maxwell Street Flea - Cedarburg, WI

 
~ Cooking-H*O*T Day ~
MAXWELL STREET FLEA MARKET
This PAST Labor Day Sunday
Historic Cedarburg, Wisconsin
 Anticipating temps near 95 degrees along with high humidity,
 THE CROWD CAME EARLY!*!*!
  I loved my *New Booth Location* despite the "dust-bowl" like conditions blowing from the dry dirt-row paths...



 THanK Y*O*U ChiPPy-SHaBBy ShoPPers
I moved a lot of "Marked-Down" Smalls 
and "Seasonal Fall Adornments"...
Met sooooo many new ShaBBy ShoPPers as well!*!*!



 E*V*E*R*Y*B*O*D*Y
 wanted these *PeRfeCtLy-ChiPPy* ViNtaGe Lockers!!! 
Even after the Red S*O*L*D Tag was affixed, people still kept opening & closing the doors!*!*!


 **First-Pick of the Season**
Many seasonal Fall Gourds, Pumpkins, & Bittersweet Berries -  found new homes to welcome F*A*L*L...



 ~* Re-Purposed *~
 White Metal Planter - Pumpkins & Leaves...
S*O*L*D




SHaBBy-Re-Paint
~* Laundry Cart & Basket *~
Folds almost completely FLAT - Wheels Work!!!
STILL AVAILABLE 



Adorable "ChiPPy, Rusty, Crusty"
 ViNtaGe Truck withMums...
•Fluted-Edge Pan w/Pumpkin & Leaves...
  S*O*L*D





~*BLACK CHanDeLieR/CaNDeLaBra w/Prisms *~
 Loved-By-Many...
ONLY "One Lucky Lady" got to take it HOME!!!

*THREE-TIER BLACK WIRE DISPLAY STAND*
"I can't tell you how many disappointed ChiPPy-SHaBBy ShoPPers there were  - SEEING THE  RED S*O*L*D TAG on this one!!!  It's a lot taller than the pics show - A*N*D it had just the right amount of time-worn-patina!!!
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 Where I'll Be NEXT!*!*!
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