~** ViNtaGe **~
Sooooo Much More Interesting Than Brand New!*!*!

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

May 16th, -2021- *ELKHORN FLEA* - WI

along with *500* + Dealers!!!

This UpComing Sunday
MAY 16th, -2021-
411 Court St. (Hwy. 11)
Walworth County Fairgrounds
Elkhorn Wisconsin 

Gates OPEN 7am - This Sunday!*!*!
 One-Of-A-Kind ViNtaGe Finds
chipped... salvaged... tattered... worn... rusty... crusty... patina

 -This SUNDAY!!! - MAY 16th, -2021-
Although the month of April overwhelmed me with some very serious health issues ~ I’m happy to say that I’ve finally turned the corner!!!  I am now feeling active enough to be at ELKHORN FLEA THIS UpComing SUNDAY!!!

 To *FreSheN* things up a bit ~ We have a NEW BOOTH SPACE LOCATION - just one row over!!! Now #427  (SEE MAP BELOW)…       


New Booth Space Location
Just one row over from our former spot!
Row 400 ~ Outdoors
BOOTH #427

S*H*O*P... SToP-By... SaY HeLLooo...

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SaVe - The - Date

Find Me Here!*!*!
Booth #69
May 23rd -2021-

Saturday, April 10, 2021


 When you least expect it, "life happens"...

April 17th, 2021 SaLe is CANCELED

I have been in the hospital for over a week ~ ugh... (G.I. Issues)

 Please Check Back for Updates on a Re-Scheduled SaLe Date  at our Home, in Grafton, Wisconsin.

As for my 2 other Scheduled Shows in May,
Elkhorn Flea in Wisconsin & Makers Market Sun Prairie Wisconsin
I will keep you posted if it's a "yes or no" for me...

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Saturday, March 20, 2021


~** SaVe-The-Dates **~
UpCoMiNg ViNtaGe SeLLing EVENTS 2021!!!
(3) UpComing ViNtaGe SeLLing Events on-the-calendar!!!

Get 1st Dibs On My *ChiPPy-SHaBBy* SeLLing S*T*A*S*H

BiRdieS are going CRaZZzzy Inside & Outside...
It's SPriNgTiMe here in Wisconsin!
- Time To -
Start Emptying Our *Storage Unit*
ChiPPy-SHaBBy Spring SaLe at-our-condo-home...
Just a a few minutes North from our former home...
2410 Stoney Lane, Grafton, Wisconsin

A*P*R*I*L  17th (saturday)
8am - 5pm
rain -or- shine

Can't wait to C-U! ~ It's been way toooooo long!!!
**Please wear a mask** & Bring a Friend!*!*!

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Sunday, March 7, 2021

~*UpCoMiNg ChiPPy-SHaBBy SHOWS -2021-

- SaVe-The-DaTes -

SaLe at ChiPPy-SHaBBy's House
~* A*P*R*I*L  17th *~
Get 1st Dibbs on My SeLLing STaSH
 Before it Hits the Flea Markets!!!

At Our "Hunter's Crossing Condo Home"
only 5 minutes off of Interstate "43" - across from the Meijer Store
Less than 10 minutes from our former home!


MAY 16th  *  Season Opener


N*E*W OUTDOOR SeLLing Venue - FOR ME!!!
Sun Prairie - Wisconsin
You can *Pre-Buy* Tickets for this Event!!!
Hop on over to their FaceBook Page for Details...

Can't Wait to *See-Y*O*U*

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Waiting For SPRINGTIME ~ Ugh...


~** WHiLe-We-Wait **~

For this entire past year, it seems that ALL I'VE BEEN DOING, is WAITING & HOPING!!!   Still dealing with all the aspects of the pandemic, and now - Severe Frigid Temps along with "MOUNTAINS OF SNOW", make me feel like I'm "Trapped in a Snow Globe!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I'm really trying to stay "hopeful" - that better days will eventually come...
Will I ever get back to SeLLing My ChiPPy-SHaBBy ViNtaGe Finds at various Flea Markets & Speciality Shows???  - It's been way toooooo long!*!*!     

*I Miss Seeing All of My Wonderful Customers!!!
*I Miss the "Chit-Chat"!!!
*I Miss Setting-Up Displays at the Flea Markets!!!
*I Miss All the Inspiration
 a LIVE SHOPPING Experience Brings!!!
On... & On...

The reality of living in Wisconsin & close to Lake Michigan, - is that Springtime comes late here.   Honestly, I've had daffodils still blooming in the month of MAY!!!  *This Year* it's going to be MONTHS-YET, before I see my 1st Garden Hose Sighting!!!

After Valentine's Day, I like to start pulling out some of my ViNtaGe Birdie Adornments...  BiRdies & live flowering Bulb-Plants in terrariums should keep me going until Mid-March...  Maybe by then I'll have some *GOOD NEWS* about upcoming events!

PeRfeCtLy ChiPPy...  Naturally Time-Worn... Paint Loss PaTiNa...
 ViNtaGe Italian Tole 
~* BiRdie & Cherries  *~

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Monday, February 1, 2021

WeLCoMe FEBRUARY ~ The Month of LoVe...

H*E*A*R*T*S - A - FLuTTeR!*!*!
ViNtaGe VaLeNtiNe Vignettes
~* ChiPPy-SHaBBy STyLe *~

LoVe mixing-in pieces of *ChiPPy-WHiTe* ViNtaGe Finds in my vignettes...~*Especially Architectural SaLvaGe...
*Queen-Of-Hearts ViNtaGe Planter
Rare...  2-die-4...  MoSt FaVoRiTe ViNtaGe VaLeNtine Find!!!
*Fluted Edge ViNtaGe Heart Cookies Cutter is still in use in my kitchen,  while making my  LINZER HEART VaLeNtiNe COOKIES each year...
PepperBerry Heart Wreath has been in my collection for YEARS! 

Some Lucky ChiPPy-SHaBBy Customer *SNaGGed* this Red ViNtaGe Fairbanks Scales at one of the few SHaBBy-SHoWs I set up at Last Year...  Yet another one of those "what was I thinking, letting this one go?!?!?...  Glad it went to a Good Home!*!*!
SPeCiaL VaLeNtiNe Candies our from our Fab Local Candy Store - *Amy's Candy Kitchen* in Cedarburg, WI.  ViNtaGe VaLeNtiNe Post Cards with Cupids & Hearts...

This Year's *2021* 
Seasonal ~ SiMpLe 
HEART-FELT Vignette in-our-home...
ViNtaGe Red Ice Cream Bucket - Repurposed
Naturally ChiPPy-WHiTe SaLvaGed Corbels,  & Column Prop-Base
SHaBBy SHuTTeR Background Prop

Cut some branches while out on a walk...
Added hints of green reindeer moss with a glue gun
Paper Hearts with pinking-shear edges along with some
ViNtaGe Spun Cotton Birdies,  adorn the branches

~*Hoping...  Waiting...
 *2021* ChiPPy-SHaBBy SHOW DATES!!!

THIS-YEAR Has to be better than last!!!
Everything hinges on the World's Health Situation

STAY SAFE Out THeRe!*!*!

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Sunday, January 17, 2021

~*Hearts-a-FLuTTer*~ Time to open the ViNtaGe VaLenTine Display Box!*!*!

 Less than a month away for the
 "short-lived"  ~ but much loved 
VaLeNtiNe's Day Delights - That Come Mid February... 

*For the L*O*V*E of BiRdS*
~* ViNtaGe VaLeNtiNe LoVe BiRd Heart Planter *~

These type of planter/vases were used by floral shops...
Today ~you can magically transform these *Precious Little Pretties*
by just adding a few adornments.

This Year I added a shabby vintage plateau mirror as a base...  I love the filigree edge pattern!  The beveled edge mirror with a bit of "silver-loss" patina, - adds character/charm...  The Cloche Dome Top, although not old, is like ***Icing-On-The-Cake!!!

Thanks for StoPPing By!*!*!

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Friday, January 1, 2021

A Much WeLCoMed New Year... ~*JANUARY*~ -2021-


Starting Off the *New Year* in-our-home, with a very cheerful, fresh, light, & welcoming


I've always loved designating  ~just one main area~  in our home to create *Seasonal Vignettes*...

  I like the IMPACT/STATEMENT it creates - having just this ONE area, verses spreading it out all over the home.  I focus, for the most part on selecting One-Of-A-Kind *ViNtaGe FiNdS* to create these Vignettes...  I look to nature for inspiration & re-purposing objects to relate to a seasonal look ...  

 I chose to put away  WINTER themed adornments such as snow shoes, skis, ice skates etc. -  even tho they relate to winter...  I've just had enough of these in previous Holiday Displays.   THIS YEAR I WANTED SOMETHING  FRESH, BRIGHT, & UP-LIFTING!!!   

White Vintage Tote
with FReSh/ALiVe Green Leaves..

Dried Oranges ~ Strung on a ViNtaGe Ladder...
I've always wanted to try drying oranges!!! - This was the year!
I cannot tell you how wonderful it makes me feel adding this 
in the dead of winter!!!  

ViNtaGe Nail Barrel
Filled with twigs, pinecones, dried orange slices & vintage birds...

ViNtaGe *Spun-Cotton* BiRdiE
Dried Orange Slices...

Using an *Old-SHaBBy* Chippy-White Ladder as an anchor piece,
created a lot of  "air-space" - lending a much cleaner/less busy look ~ especially after the holidays.  Adding some "Dark Mink Fur Balls, Mini Lights, & Candles, added just the right balance of Winter & FreShness I was looking for...

Stay Safe *Out-There*!!!
Better Times are Around the Corner!!!

Hoping... Wishing... 
to get some ChiPPy-SHaBBy SHOW DATES
on this ~*2021*~ Calendar!!!!!

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