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

Sunday, February 28, 2016

An Afternoon's Worth of ChiPPy-SHaBBy ShoPPing - Berlin & Ripon Wisconsin...


S*U*N's OUT!!!
Day Road-Trip
Traveling the Back Roads
 in Wisconsin
There is an AwEsoMe SHaBBy Shop
 in Downtown Berlin, Wisconsin!!!
~*Back Porch Gatherings*~
Ever-Changing 
FaB Displays & Ideas!!!
I never leave empty-handed!!!

Tammy's Second location,
is in Downtown Ripon, Wisconsin
with The *BeSt-Ever* Industrial Vibe!!!!!!
I only wish I lived closer!*!*!

Visit her shops on Facebook...
 
 

~*SNEAK-PEEK*~
An Afternoon Worth of SHaBBy-SHoPPing!!!
**********

 
NOW **GEARING** UP FOR MY
 1st SHOW OF THE SEASON!!!
-2nd Weekend of March -

This is a Brand New Show in Wisconsin!!!
Do Visit this Blog's SideBar for 
MORE DETAILS...
A*N*D

 

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Think S*P*R*I*N*G*T*I*M*E...


F*R*E*S*H & C*H*E*E*R*F*U*L
~* VINTAGE *~ 
Concrete Rabbit... Garden Cloche... Lettuce Flower Frog...
 Seed Packet... Architectural Prop Base... Rusty/Crusty Enamel Tote...







Meet *Gridley*
He's ~*JuSt Sweet*~...





Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Can Something be The BeSt-Ever ChiPPy-ShaBBy Crusty... Rusty... Find?!?!?


~* Y*E*S *~
A birthday gift from my *Frog-Husband*...
B*E*S*T

~* ViNtaGe Tole *~
w/original metal Made-In-Italy Tag!!!
Naturally Aged ChiPPy-SHaBBy PeRfeCtiOn!!!




 ~ Dimensional Bliss ~
I L*O*V*E dimensional/sculpture-like Metal Form...
*Filling-In* that mid-air space with form,  pattern, texture,
 & patina, -creates a whole other vibe...
FaB Side-Views...




 Found the PeRfeCt Spot - FOR NOW...
Hung In Our Entryway, Adorning an Old Barn Vent...
The piece is soooo much bigger than the picture depicts!!!




 ~* Just Killer PaTiNa *~
-V*I*N*T*A*G*E-
Sooooo Much More Interesting than Brand New!!!




NOW Inspired to work on a Springtime Vignette...
Being Such A "STATEMENT PIECE",  it most
certainly will not need too many adornments...
~ Think S*P*R*I*N*G ~ 

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Think S*P*R*I*N*G & ShoPPing ChiPPy-SHaBBy ViNtAGe!*!*!


With Temps Warming-Up here in the Midwest
over the past few days, ~
The "Ground Hog" may just be right ~
S*P*R*I*N*G  is Just Around The Corner!!!
A*N*D So Is ViNtaGe ShoPPing!!!

LoVe this ViNtaGe Metal Tote that SOLD some years back!!!
*~ ViNtaGe SEARS/CRAFTSMAN ~*
Most likely from the 1960's-70's...
The *Good-News*
 For you "ChiPPy-SHaBBy ShoPPers"
is that I recently acquired ANOTHER ONE!*!*!
This will definitely appear at one of my UpComing 
SPRING SHOWS!*!*!
*********


I'll be Starting this year's *2016* Selling Season
At A Brand New Show ~ in Franklin, Wisconsin... 
 Held INDOORS, At the Milwaukee County Sports Complex
6000 West Ryan Road, Franklin, WI
MORE DETAILS ARE POSTED ON
 THIS BLOG'S SIDEBAR...

The Draw to this March Event is
**HiPPie Tom**~ As seen on American Pickers...
Certified Appraisers will be there just on Sunday...

 Being a "Brand New Show"
 - I'm really not sure what to expect...
HOWEVER, If you LoVe my *ChiPPy-SHaBBy Style*
I most certainly will not disappoint!*!*! 
---------------------
 
 A*N*D
SAVE-THE-DATE
 I only have (3) Sales a year At-Our-Home...
Spring...  Mid-Summer... Fall...
~* SHoP-My-SHaBBies *~
Shop Historic Downtown Cedarburg, Wisconsin


 


Tuesday, February 16, 2016

ViNtaGe Bird OIL PAINTING ON BOARD...



Birdies... Nests... Flower Buds...
MAKE ME THINK OF S*P*R*I*N*G...

Currently Up-For-Bid on Ebay
~* JuSt S*W*E*E*T *~
ViNtaGe OIL PAINTING ON BOARD
Auction Ends This THURSDAY NITE!*!*!
AUCTION HAS ENDED...
NOW S*O*L*D


Monday, February 15, 2016

SaVe The Date *2016* Northwind Perennial Farm Antique & Garden Show!!!


SaVe-The-Date!*!*
One of My FaVoRiTe Outdoor Shows...
**** New Month - Now In May ***
 
20th Annual Northwind Perennial Farm
 Antique & Garden Show
Burlington, Wisconsin
MAY 20 - 21 
Friday...  Saturday...
~* 2016 *~

Do "Google" ChiPPy-SHaBBy Northwind Perennial Farm
for Photos of Year's PAST...  
Held on the breathtaking grounds of this Farm...
Just minutes from the well known resort town of
LAKE GENEVA - Wisconsin...
*********

 
MORE:  UpComing 
ChiPPy-SHaBBy Shows for *2016* 
 

Sunday, February 14, 2016

The S*W*E*E*T*E*ST ViNtaGe BiRdie VaLenTine...


Hope *Your-Day* is
 S*W*E*E*T!*!*!

Friday, February 12, 2016

SHaBBy ViNtaGe *PUNCHED-TIN* Pie Safe Door!*!*!


AwEsoMe *FaRmHoUse Style*
**ANTIQUE - VINTAGE**
~* PUNCHED TIN PIE SAFE DOOR *~
This FaB Display Piece "COULD-BE" Hanging IN-YOUR HOME!!!
Delivered Right to your door!!! 

 ** Currently Up-For-Bid **
Punched-Tin Pie Safe Door
~* Bidding Ends this WEDNESDAY NITE *~
NOW  S*O*L*D

AUCTION HAS ENDED

 
Both Wood Frame & Punched Tin Panels retain their
Original Old "Oyster-White" Milk Paint
**Perfectly ChiPPy in the all the right places**

~ V*I*S*U*A*L*I*Z*E ~
Besides hanging on a wall, ~ Would Look "JuSt Stunning"
 if LAID-FLAT as a Table Centerpiece!!!
ADD a "pedestal-like" Planter in the center panel, filled with flowering spring bulbs 
to complete the look!*!*!





~Hop on over to my Ebay Selling Page~
VIEW THIS ITEM and M*O*R*E...
Ebay Seller:  chippy-shabby 

Do keep in mind that  I only sell my ChiPPy-SHaBBy ViNtaGe Finds
ON-LINE, for a very short window of time, -  Winter Months Only...
Those of you who wish you could SHOP-MY-SHABBIES,
 but live afar...
NOW IS YOUR CHANCE!!!
Delivered right to *YOUR-DOOR*



Thursday, February 11, 2016

SaVe-The-DaTe... SHoP ChiPPy-ShaBBy ViNtaGe FiNds!*!*!


Although S*P*R*I*N*G isn't quite "Around-The-Corner"
FLEA MARKETS & SPECIALITY SHOWS ARE
~* Something To Look Forward To*~

MARK YOUR CALENDAR!*!*!

*Where to Find Me NEXT*
 is always on this Blog's SideBar as well...

Monday, February 8, 2016

It's ALL about P*A*T*I*N*A...


ChiPPy-SHaBBy PaTiNa
 isn't just about paint!!!
~*Just Sweet*~
It arrived in a little box today...
ViNtaGe Metal Pitcher/Vase
~ Rust & Corrosion ~
Yielded a FaB PaTiNa on This One...

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

ViNtaGe Valentine QUEEN OF HEARTS PLANTER!*!*!


~*The QUEEN Is Out*~
F*E*B*R*U*A*R*Y
H E A R T S
 LoVe Her HEARTS & CROWN...
BeSt Time~Worn P*A*T*I*N*A!*!*!

 

 Adorned with pearls, ribbon, millinery



 OMG!*!*!  Original Vintage Label
SHAFFORD - JAPAN



 ViNtaGe Millinery
~Japan Label~



~** A Forever Keeper-Find  **~
ChiPPy-SHaBBy 
~* Queen-Of-Hearts  *~
ViNtaGe Valentine Planter