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Sunday, June 5, 2011

**LiViNg-My-Bliss** ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! Shops June 2011 Kane County Flea - Illinois...

Summer buying & selling ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! ViNtaGe Finds is in "Full~Swing" now!!!  What is it about the "Thrill-Of-The-Hunt"???  YOU never know what you're going to find!!!  Yesterday - Saturday, I shopped the Kane County Flea Market in Illinois...  Although the weather was sunny and dry - THE HEAT WAS A SCORCHER  - 96 Degrees!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Even my I-Pass melted off the windshield!!!   I netted some awesome shabby finds - infact, it's really going to be hard to part with many an item I brought home...  I Sooooooo ~ L*O*V*E ~ what I'm doing...

 My new ride is working out just PeRfeCt!!!  Of course there was MORE in the Van than what you see...

 Loved this trellis of sort ~ 
but it just wasn't chippy enough...

 SHaBBy Sightings...

 A glimpse of Diane Landry's Booth
 & "Villa Barnes" - in the background...
YES, I did buy the Vintage Tole Candelabra ~ it's going to be "A KEEPER" for a while!*!*!  I can just see it as a table centerpiece with a plant in the middle...  I'm soooo into ORANGE/YELLOW this Summer...

 Sam's Booth had the "Best-Ever" Selection
 of Industrial this month!!!

 Funky Chippy Telephone...

Traci & Mark went "All-Out" as usual, with Over-The-Top BIG DISPLAYS...
YES - the large cubby/drawer cabinet unit SOLD!!!  How did Mark ever get that in there!?!?!?!

 I loved this perfectly chippy cabinet!!!  

Knowing that the Anthropologie Store in Highland Park is open till 7 pm on Saturdays ~ I made a pit stop there for a bit of inspiration... What a FaB Display hanging over the check-out counter!!!

It was bittersweet for me - not shopping Kane also on Sunday, but I do NEED TO GET WORKING ON FINALIZING My Northwind Garden Show Selections...
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  1. oh it is all amazing
    one day I will come home and shop there.

  2. Looks like a BLAST!!!! It's still on my bucket list....will get there soon!!!!
    Thanks for all the awesome EYE CANDY!!!
    Hugs, Amy (Mom to the Four Sisters)

  3. Well I guess it's on my Bucket List also just like Amy

    I love everything chippy you purchased and showed.
    You always come ome with goodies galore

    I would have went also but was home having a yard sale meeting people who read my blog.thrilled me to pieces LOL


  4. It was great to see you Jeanine. Yes, that tole candelabra you snagged was gorgeous. As usual, thanks for the pics. Being set up, I don't always get to tour the market. I did see Traci and Mark's monster cabinet. We had a laugh about how happy they were it sold. Best of luck at your Garden Show.

  5. The tole candelabra is a keeper! I found something very chippy that you will like this weekend...I will post them later. hugs♥O

  6. That van is surely happy to have an owner that's filling it with such fun goodies!



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