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

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Working on the *Christmas Entry Vignette*...


Each year I "pull" some items from my personal *Christmas S*T*A*S*H*, and replace them with "more recent" ViNtaGe Finds I have acquired during the past selling season...
  Here are **THREE** Over-The-Top FaB ViNtaGe FiNdS
 I'll be incorporating into this year's
 HoLiDay Entry Vignette In-Our-Home...

 Sooooo Creative!*!*!
One-Of-A-Kind... 
A mix of old & new Christmas Ornaments shaped into a Tree -
surrounded by a time~worn Frame 
on an industrial wire grill of sort...
Just AwEsoMe Find from *When Pigs Fly*
 - Whitewater, Wisconsin...


 

ViNtaGe Wooden *Merry Christmas* Sign
FaB Find!!! ~ So much more character than the picture shows...
AwEsoMe Find on EBAY, from Gloria of SHABBYTOWNUSA!!!




*Made-In-Wisconsin*
CARVED-OUT WOODEN *SKI LIFT SIGN*
Not Sure how old this sign is - but the weathered board,
 old screw holes, and marks on the backside,
  - show evidence of some authentic age to the piece...
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Will make a perfect "Go-With" for a pair of
ViNtaGe SNOW SHOES I have ~ In Old-White-Paint
Perhaps I'll save this sign till January??? - If I can't fit it in!!!

Have a Wonderful Week Ahead
as we turn our calendars to DECEMBER
 ~ OMG!!! ~
I have lots of projects to do around our home...  
Christmas ShoPPing List...
Baking HoLiDay Cookies...
A*N*D Catching Up with Girlfriend Lunches!!!

 

Friday, November 27, 2015

S*H*O*P ChiPPy-SHaBBy - "On Small Business Saturday"...


**Historic Cedarburg, Wisconsin**

*~ Just AwEsoMe ViNtaGe Sled ~*
If you happen to live locally, here in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, I have 
A FEW HOLIDAY ITEMS, Displayed FOR SALE, in the Cedar Creek Antique Shop, located in the Cedar Creek Settlement Shops, - 2nd Floor, Downtown Cedarburg, Wisconsin...



*Side Entrance to the Antique Shop*
Picturesque Old Woolen Mill Building
On-The-Creek




NOTE:  I do not have a regular booth space here...
~Only a few HoLiDay Items left over from my recent shows,
for a short period of time...

 

Thursday, November 26, 2015

HaPPy THANKSGIVING ChiPPy-SHaBBy Style!*!*!


 Sooooo Thankful to ALL of you who
support me in doing what I love!!!
Without YOU, all my efforts of being on-the-hunt, cleaning, scrubbing, repairing,  re-purposing, tagging, hauling, & displaying, would be for naught...
YOU Are Valued!*!*!

~* MoSt F*A*V*O*R*I*T*E *~
From My Personal ChiPPy-SHaBBy S*T*A*S*H
"Naturally Time~Worn" ViNtaGe Turkey Planter...




This Year's ViNtaGe Turkey Display
in our Home Entryway...




ViNtaGe Turkey Platter
with Furniture Store Advertising...
~ Most likely given away as a Store Gift during the HoLiDaYs ~
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Have a wonderful day gathering with family & friends...
*~ Remembering Times Gone By  & Creating New Memories  ~*

Monday, November 23, 2015

BACK from the Weekend ~ WASHINGTON STREET HoLiDay Market - Naperville, IL

 
Let-It-Snow... Let-It-Snow... 
 Let-It-Snow...
and that it did ~ at this past weekend's Festive
*~WASHINGTON STREET HOLIDAY MARKET~*
in Naperville, Illinois

Despite the Season's 1st Major Snowfall,
ALL us Dealers were pleasantly surprised to be 
"Just Mobbed with ShoPPers"
 *ALL-DAY-LONG*  On Saturday,
 and they were Buying in my booth!*!*! 
 
 **Thank Y*O*U Show Hosts "Maria & Mark"**
Soooo happy to have been part of this Show...
~ A*N*D  ~
A Huge THanK YOU to All of you who 
SHoPPed My ChiPPy-SHaBBy ViNtaGe Finds!!!
I soooo appreciate your business!*!*! 
It was a pleasure to meet so many "New Shabby ShoPPers"...





VINTAGE SLED
*Old-Red-Paint*
~ Still Available ~
 Local Pick-Up Only...







 

 This Year's Funnel Tree's Flew Out-Of-The-Booth!*!*!










 HORSE COLLAR
~ Still Available ~












GREEN CUBBY CABINET
~ Still Available ~
 Local Pick Up Only


It's a Wrap!*!*!
 ~ DONE FOR THE SEASON!!!
During the Long Winter Months I'll still be posting
*from time to time* ~ here and on FaceBook...

YOU can easily sign up to receive
 "EMAILED SHOW EVENT UPDATES"
by clicking on my SideBar's YELLOW ICON...
AGAIN, This "Sign-Up" is just for 
UpComing ChiPPy-SHaBBy Selling Venues..

Thursday, November 19, 2015

READY For-The-Weekend!!! WASHINGTON Street HOLIDAY MARKET - Naperville, IL


*~ Season's First Snow ~*
will be lending a *Festive Vibe* to
THIS WEEKEND'S 
WASHINGTON STREET HoLiDay Market
in Naperville, IL

ChiPPy-SHaBBy
One-Of-A-Kind ~  ViNTaGe Finds
With a "Holiday Theme" in mind...
Can't wait to *SEE* what develops!*!*!



Remember...
NEW LOCATION
Naperville Central High School...
DO VIEW MY SIDEBAR FOR MORE DETAILS...



Monday, November 16, 2015

ChiPPy-SHaBBy ViNtaGe S*T*A*S*H Headed to Washington Street HoLiDay Market!!!



This may very well be *The Last* ChiPPy-SHaBBy
 Selling Venue of the *2015* Selling Season for me!!! 
NAPERVILLE, ILLINOIS 
Nov. 21-22
~* 2-Day Show *~
A good mix of Talented Vendors who Love to Display & Inspire!!!
Vintage... Handmade... Re-Purposed...
 Jewelry... Furniture.... Home Adornments...

NOVEMBER 21st ~ 22nd
Saturday  10am - 6
Sunday  9am - 4 

**NEW LoCaTioN**
Naperville Central High School
440 AURORA AVENUE
Naperville, Illinois
ADMISSION  $5.


 
W*O*W Your Guests!*!*!
One-Of-A-Kind ChiPPy-SHaBBy ViNtAGe Finds
*Re-Purposed* for the HoLiDaYs!!!

Do Stop By...   Shop...   Say Helloooo...
*~ Come Get Inspired ~*


Thursday, November 12, 2015

ShoPPing HoLIDay Pop-Up Market ~ WHITEWATER, Wisconsin...


Opening Nite!*!*!
3 Ladies Gathered together
 with Over-The-Top ViNtaGe Displays
~* ALL DECORATED FOR THE HOLIDAYS *~

 Such an AwEsoMe Building!!!
But wait until you step INSIDE!!!



Such Inviting Outside 
ViNtaGe Displays!*!*!







Grab a girlfriend & Go!!!
Soooooo Fun!*!*!


Still going on this Friday... Saturday...
Fab Coffee Shop & 2 AwEsoMe Restaurants just down the block...
Whitewater ~ Wisconsin

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Chippy... Crusty... Rusty... WIRE BASKET!*!*!


A few additions to this year's
~*Seasonal Thanksgiving Entry Vignette*~

 
 Going through... Packing up...
Left-Overs from this year's shows - 
I came across this FaB/PeRfecTly-ChiPPy
Time Worn ViNtAGe Wire Basket
filled with dried yarrow...
Can't believe no one snagged this up in my booth at
Kane County a couple weeks ago!?!?!
A PERFECT "GO-WITH" 
on the ladder adjacent to the Thanksgiving Display...




~ VINTAGE TURKEY BOXES ~
Almost didn't make the display this year!!!
Found a spot for them at the bottom of the ladder...
 



Have a good rest of the week!!!
There are sooooo many HoLiDaY Shows/Events
happening - it's driving me CrAzY which ones to attend!*!*!

Saturday, November 7, 2015

ViNtaGe THANKSGIVING TuRkeY Vignette...


WHAT'S NEXT with Seasonal Displays???
With the Halloween Displays now taken down...
~In our home, I feel it's just too early
to bring out the HoLiDay SpaRkLe & Greens...

Although the time between Halloween & Thanksgiving is
very short-lived, usually around 3 weeks, I still LoVe & 
Make-The-Effort, to drag out the boxes of 
ViNtaGe Thanksgiving Display Items!!!

 I like to start incorporating the "Now-Dried
~ *Red Rose Hips Berries* at this time of the Season... 




My ViNtaGe Turkey Collection consists of
 Larger,  Re-Purposed Ceramic Planters that
later will be used as whimsical holders for spoons & forks
 on the Thanksgiving Dessert Table... 
Other Turkey Items are
 German Paper Mache Candy Containers ~ 
Along with Decorative Ceramic 
Salt & Pepper Shakers - usually stamped Japan...




ViNtaGe Cardboard Turkey Table Centerpiece
with fanned-out crepe paper base...

Bittersweet Berries on 
ChiPPy-WhiTe Architectural SaLvaGe Post!*!*!
***********



~Last Show of the ~2015 Season~
In just *2-weeks*
WHERE TO FIND ME N*E*X*T
Naperville, Illinois
Washington Street HoLiDay Market 
 Nov. 21 - 22
Saturday... Sunday...
Do visit my SideBar for more details...
NEW LOCATION

Thursday, November 5, 2015

LoVing THE LAST of our Fall Leaves in Wisconsin...


Yet ANOTHER Unbelievable 
Warm... Sunny NOVEMBER DAY
here in Wisconsin

Time to take advantage of readying our property
for the Long Cold Winter Months Ahead - here in Wisconsin...
**************
A*N*D

~Last Show of the ~2015 Season~
WHERE TO FIND ME N*E*X*T
Naperville, Illinois
Washington Street HoLiDay Market 
Nov. 21 - 22
Saturday... Sunday...
Do visit my SideBar for more details...
NEW LOCATION!!! 

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

BACK from Selling ChiPPy-ShaBBy Finds - KANE COUNTY FLEA, IL


A Gloomy, Rainy Saturday
Kept ShoPPers Away...
However, S*U*N & WARM Temps on Sunday,
brought out a good steady buying crowd 

Thank Y*O*U Sooooo Much
KANE COUNTY ChiPPy-SHaBBy  ShoPPers!!!
Your continued support made for an easy load-out
at the end of the day...

**Lots of BLURRY PHOTOS**
COMING UP!!!
I HAD WAY TOOOOOO MUCH COFFEE ~
LEAVING WISCONSIN AT 4am...




The  Nice "Smaller-Size" Wooden Green Ice Cream Bucket
 was purchased by a sweet elderly lady - for her daughter for Christmas...
   The two of them were shopping together ~ and I only wish I had
 gotten a photo of them with the bucket...


 

 Just KILLER Re-Purposed 
Cupola Roof of Sort!*!*!
Just PeRfeCt Re-Purposed TaBle Centerpiece!!!




 Primitive Pine Tree Shutter 
had Orig. Old Green Paint on the other side...
S*O*L*D



 ~* Re-Purposed *~
Light Fixture Shades with fluted-edge tin pans/candles
will soon be adorning someone's mantel!*!*!



 OMG!*!*!  
FaBuLouS Stool/Table
BeSt PaTiNa!!! ~ Perfect color for the HoLiDays!








 Nice Smaller-Size ViNtaGe Sled - Rounded Back
**Stamped MasterCraft**
S*O*L*D




FaB Architectural Header ~ S*O*L*D



 I LoVe Old Funky Mailboxes
WITH PATINA!!!
This One Got Away...




Rusty Metal "Ribbon-Like"
T*R*E*E



*~ Re-Purposed ~*
John Deere Farm Equipment Container 
was bought to NOW be used as a waste basket...
*********


WHERE TO FIND ME N*E*X*T
Naperville, Illinois
Washington Street HoLiDay Market
Nov. 21 - 22
Saturday... Sunday...
Do visit my SideBar for more details...
NEW LOCATION!!!