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Sunday, January 3, 2010

January Cabin Fever ~ Antique Road Trip ~ YES!*!*!

Bundled up... Car full of gas... Fanny Pack loaded with "cash"...  I pulled out of our driveway around 8 a.m. Saturday morning in the "7 degree" Wisconsin Winter temperatures ...  The SUN WAS OUT....  ROADS WERE DRY... ~ What more could I ask for...  A new Antique Show was being held in Illinois at the DuPage Expo Center, in St. Charles Illinois...  Word had it that a lot of the "Kane" dealers were setting up there...  Starved for an antique fix, - How could I not make the 2-1/2 hour drive!*!*!  As you will see, it was well worth it!*!*! (click on pics to enlarge detail... comments are welcome!!!)

  An inviting ANTIQUE SHOW SIGN got my adrenaline pumping after the long boring winter-time drive!*!*!

Sooooo ViNtaGe Paris Apartment Decor!*!*!
Just Sweet!!! ~ Cherub Lamp WITH BIRD!*!*!
An Exceptional AwEsoMe Find...

With my Christmas Decorations now down, I'm Thinking "ViNtaGe Valentine Vignette"...I picked up a few darling old vintage valentine paper adornments...
Birds!*!*!  ~ Butterflies!*!*!

The BeSt!*!*! I snatched up this AwEsoMe Old Candelabra in Diane's Booth!!!
This one looks like a keeper to me!*!*!

OMG!*!*! Totally funky Vintage Frame with Bird Adornment...
Soooooo heavy...  I think it probably had a mirror or picture in it...

Love It!   I could just see this chippy, shabby, crusty, rusty, old white basket loaded with towels in a bathroom!*!*!

I just had to take this picture for SHARON IN IOWA!!!  http://thefabricofsweetrepose.blogspot.com/ You'll LoVe both her BLOGS!!!  http://whiteornot.blogspot.com/  Her new store, THE JUNK ASYLUM is driving me CrAZy!!!!  Spring road trip... LARGE TRUCK... is on my mind...

I stopped dead in my tracks when I saw this most unusual "ViNtaGe" Pair of Chippy Iron Cupids!*!*!  I do soooo hope they work out well in my seasonal entry valentine vignette...


  1. Great finds! Especially those rusty cherubs! Love it all!


  2. Okay, I'm jealous. Dang. I wanna be there.

  3. OMG! I love all your great finds! Dang it, wish it was time for a junk trip but it's too darn cold for me...Happy New Year! Andrea

  4. We thought it was a great show. Glad to see you thought so too. You scored some great stuff. Funny, when you are selling,you sometimes miss the fun stuff!Hope you come back next month!

  5. Thanks for sharing this useful information with all of us.Keep sharing more in the future.Have a nice time ahead.

  6. Wow...love the collection of photos. The interiors are so inspiring...with the right amount Indian and Western decor to be appreciated by all.Thanks for sharing the photos

    Susan Graham


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