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

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Valentines & Hearts...


It's Almost February!!!
Time to Bring-Out-The
~ R*E*D ~
Here in the Midwest, come October, I ALWAYS look for these *Seasonal RoseHip Berries* at the Flea Market... I have come to find that Dealer-Friends -  Sue & JoAnn, have THE BEST!!!  Their color stays "nice n' red"...   They look FaBuLous in my Thanksgiving Vignette, then Christmas, and NOW ~ Freshening February's Valentine Display!*!*!  Sometimes they are hard to recognize in the Fall ~ surrounded by many  green leaves waiting to dry, and then be removed...




 "Preserved Pepperberry Heart Wreath"
I've had this beauty ForEver!*!*!




 One-Of-A-Kind
ViNtaGe HEART FLOWER FROG!!!
~ BeSt ~



JuSt S*I*M*P*L*E
ChiPPy-White Urn...White Barn Vent...Hanging Corbel...
February Seasonal Entry Vignette, at-our-home...



 Have a good rest of your weekend!!!
 

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

ViNtaGe Finds *What Lies Beneath*...


Cold Out... No Sun... Snow Flurries...
PeRfeCt Day to Clean Out
My Personal *ChiPPy-SHaBBy*
 Storage S*T*A*S*H!!!


During the course of a buying/selling season, I have little or "No-Time" to display/decorate our own home...  I BUY WHAT I LOVE, hoping eventually to find a spot for a FaB SHaBBy In-Our Home...  DURING the Winter Months, on days like this, I get to "play" - "re-fresh areas"  in our home, with those shabbies that have been long stashed away...
Here's What Developed!!!
 ViNtaGe FaVoriTes
*Architectural SaLvaGe
*ViNtaGe Tole with PaTiNa



 A piece of Milwaukee History!!!
Architectural SaLvaGe from the 
~* Historic Wisconsin Club *~ 
 In the City of Milwaukee
JuSt Killer Flower Motif
All Made of Wood 




Oh~My~Heart
ViNtaGe Tole Birdie LoVe!*!*!
 BeSt Natural Time-Worn PaTiNa




Lamp Base



Large Finial
LoVe it's Form & Patina...






 LoVe when I find *ChiPPy-WHiTe Corbels*
with Finials!*!*!



HaVe a CoZy Evening!*!*!
 

Sunday, January 24, 2016

ViNtaGe Campfire Marshmallow Tin...


Outdoors By-The-Firepit
Surrounded By S*N*O*W...
~ ChiPPy-SHaBBy Style ~

I LoVe when "Frog-Husband" 
gets the firepit blazing in the wintertime...
Our Rusty... Crusty... ViNtaGe Motel Chairs
 have the BeSt Form and PaTiNa!!! 
A*N*D it changes from year to year,
revealing deeper layers of "old paint patina"...




~FaVoRiTe ViNtaGe Campfire Tin ~
**PeRfeCtLy Rusty... Crusty... & Burnt**

Have a good rest of your evening...

Friday, January 22, 2016

Etsy Versus Ebay...


WHICH DO YOU PREFER?????


As far as buying ViNtaGe Items ON-LINE,
which site do you perfer to use???
Etsy ~Or~ Ebay
I'd LoVe to hear what you
 have to say... 

Monday, January 18, 2016

OMG!!! ViNtaGe ARCHITECTURAL SaLVaGe *Arched Pediment* - with fan-like motif...



Beyond FaBuLouS!*!*!
A*N*D It could be Yours!!!
 - Less Commonly Seen Form -
*~ Arched Pediment With Fan-Motif~*
ViNtaGe Architectural SaLVaGe

 **JuSt-LiSted**
AUCTION HAS ENDED
Now S*O*L*D...



 Nice Smaller Size, measuring just over 2ft. wide...
Original Old White Paint
The piece has sooooo much character!!!




 BeSt-Ever Side Edge Trim!*!*!
~*Like Icing On-the-cake*~
The Edge Trim is Metal/Zinc... 
Wonderfully Crude, with An AwEsoMe Rusty PaTiNa



 OMG!!!  JuSt Perfect above these chippy shutters!!!
~ Or ~ perhaps above a window...
  just resting on a  shelf/cabinet...
in a grouping of frames & mirrors, etc.



Do hop on over to My EBAY SELLING PAGE
to view this, along with other items I have listed...
THIS ITEM CLOSES 
SUNDAY NITE, JANUARY 24th... 
Let's Get The Bidding Going On This One!*!*!
It Could Be In Your Home!!! 

Saturday, January 16, 2016

ViNtaGe Valentine Chippy... Crusty... Rusty... Cupid Display!!!


Valentine's Day is less than a month away!!!
I'll be working on our Season Entry Vignette 
over the  weekend...
I've decided to "Call-Out" this long time loved
IRON CUPIDS DISPLAY PIECE!!!

 I've had this ONE-OF-A-KIND 
ViNtaGe Display Piece In my Personal SHaBBy StaSh
 for many a year now...
LoVe... LoVe... LoVe...
It's Naturally Time~Worn Crusty... Rusty... PaTiNa!!!
This is  a quality piece of "Iron" - Heavy & Thick...
The Cupids are all one piece



The BACKSIDE
Has been ~SHaBBy Painted~
For those of you who might like that particular look!!!

Currently Listed on EBAY
Item Closes This Thursday Nite
AUCTION HAS ENDED...
Now S*O*L*D 

Thursday, January 14, 2016

OMG!!! ANTIQUE / ViNtaGe RoSe FLOWER TOLE LAMP!*!*!


I have a weakness for
 Antique/Vintage Tole,
be it a lamp, candelabra, sconce, or chandelier...
 **~The Sweetest~**
2-light Table Lamp adorned with RoSes!*!*!
This is an "Early" Quality Piece of Antique Tole...
Sweet Petite Size for a *Dreamy Soft Romantic Glo*
perhaps in a bedroom, bathroom, or hallway...

THIS COULD BE YOURS!*!*!
Currently Up-For-Bid  ~ On Ebay
NOW S*O*L*D



ANTIQUE TOLE FLOWER LAMP
Re-Wired, In excellent working condition...
On/Off "push-switch" on the base...



~* NATURAL Time-Worn PaTiNa ~*
- FLOWERS & LEAVES -
Subtle chipped-off paint...  light rust...
light paint crazing/crackle lines...
(enlarge for more detail, or visit my Ebay Page...)



 Antique Rose Tole Flower Lamp
**Ebay Auction Closes On This Beauty
 WEDNESDAY, January 20th,
in the evening... 

THanKs For StoPPing By!!! 
 *Good Luck If You Decide to Bid*




Sunday, January 10, 2016

B*A*C*K On-The-Hunt for ChiPPy-SHaBBy ViNtAGe F*I*N*D*S...


H*A*P*P*
 NEW YEAR
*ChiPPy-SHaBBy* Friends!*!*!

I've Started *Working* On Replenishing My
ChiPPy-SHaBBy ViNtaGe S*T*A*S*H
FOR THIS *2016*  Season!*!*!

 *SNEAK-PEEK* Of What's To Come!!!
As usual, I plan on "kicking-off" this year's
ChiPPy-SHaBBy Selling Season,
 starting with the first  S*A*L*E At Our Home,
 here in our Quaint Historic town of Cedarburg, Wisconsin...
~*An  A*P*R*I*L Date To Be Announced *~
Along with "other show dates" as my calendar begins to fill up!!!

 OMG!*!*!
THE *2016* SCOOP!!!
**WHiTe Is HoTTeR Than Ever** 
A*N*D I most certainly am loving that!*!*!




~* One-Of-A-Kind *~
Naturally Time~Worn 
V*I*N*T*A*G*E



FOR THE MOST PART, 
I'm sticking with staying " TRUE TO MY HEART"...
Seeking Out One-Of-A-Kind ViNtaGe Finds,
with fab form & a natural time-worn patina...
 chipped... salvaged... tattered... worn...
rusty... crusty...
with lots of WHITE!*!*!

Thanks for stopping by!!!