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Sunday, September 20, 2009

Lock and load, baby....

I'm thisssss close to being ready to stock my booth.
Today was like junking nirvana. Seriously.
The capricious junking gods, with whom I have a decidely love/hate relationship,
were smiling down upon me today.

I've been stressing about not having enough big pieces to stock my booth,
but today's finds put those fears to rest.
I have at least a weeks worth of posts AND pictures
just about todays extraordinary purchases alone,
but due to the fact that I'm pretty much toast right now,
I'm only gonna give you a quick peek and rundown.

We hit Trade Days in Fredericksburg,
which is sort of the local mini-version of First Mondays in Canton.
I met a terrific gal named Effie, who will be set up in Bar W Field at Warrenton.
We chatted for quite some time,
and I was totally jazzed to pick up
these two joined theatre seats from her for $20.

Aren't these just ridiculously cool?

Safe at home!

She has loads more, and not only that,
but she recently purchased the entire contents
of an old small town pharmacy building! How cool is that?
I think I'm staying friends with this chica! We exchanged info,
and she's going to show me the best spots to get rock-bottom deals
while in Warrenton next week.
Wow, did I just say next week???
Should we all just let out a big collective squeal?!

I picked up a gorgeous white dresser w/mirror
which will go over huge with the shabby chic crowd.
I also pretty much stole a vintage 1910 white wicker babies crib
which had been marked down to a ridiculously low price.
Pictures to follow when I go back and pick it up on Tuesday.
Add to that a few roadside finds (including a killer desk)
and about a dozen more Trade Days acquisitions,
and this Texas gal is ready to pack it in and call it a day.
Lots and lots of pictures to follow next week once I refuel and recharge.

Hope your weekend was blessed beyond belief!
Until next time,


Maureen said...

Wow! You had quite a weekend! Those theatre seats are really great! I can't wait to see the antique wicker crib. I can imagine an antique doll snuggled in it. Or a mini quilt draped across it. Thanks for sharing your treasures.

Michelle Hughes said...

I can't wait to see the rest of your finds!! Those theatre seats are great!


Free Art Printables said...

Very cool. you should put some of those awesome pharmacy finds on Etsy.. I bet they' d go!

Garden Antqs Vintage said...

Anne, you are ready to go!! Shopping that is... I'll be looking forward to seeing you.

Nice and Easy Antiques said...

Can you feel the jealousy from there???? OMG!!!! It all sound and looks like fab treasures...more, show us more!!

Arianna Belle said...

Love those vintage theater seats! Happy Monday! :)

Unknown said...

You rock girl! Sounds like you really scored big! I just can't wait to see your booth all finished...

:) T

Blue Creek Home said...

Hi Anne- I am squealing with ya over the best spot tip!!!
I am so glad that you came over.
I love your blog and now you have 55 followers!
I look forward to watching you blossom at your new place.

Rust: Vintage Inspired Design said...

Great find on the theatre seats....Unbelievable price as well.
Happy day!!

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