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Thursday, August 5, 2010

Junk

This past weekend was a BIG flea market sale at The Barn House Boys.  My girlfriend and I  headed out for some junkin!    You can read my full post on my personal blog.

I thought I would look up some of the vendors and low and behold, they do have blogs!  Yipee! 

Just so you know………I WAS THERE…….RIGHT THERE! I had that burlap pillow in my junk lovin hands……I was going to buy it….I was…….I was so close, then I decided it was too scratchy for the room I wanted to use it in…….Burlap how I love thee, but why so scratchy?imageBella was a cute cute vendor!  I loved looking through her things. I really wanted that tool bin drawer looking thing below……imageAnd I also had one of these burlap runners in my junk lovin hands………but as cute as it is……the ruffle was too big for me.  I’m now regretting it.  I love it.imageWhat I did end up buying was a piece of Ironstone…….my new obsession. image I bought one of her larger plates and I almost bought that little one too…..dang it!  More regrets.

In fact when I was waiting to pay, her husband came up behind me and said “I’ll take that”…….since he didn’t have on a cute little dress or apron that is so popular with the vendors, I gave him the stink eye that told him I wasn’t falling for his con job……..until “bella” told me he was with her.  Silly me.

I would have LOVED to have seen this piece below……..oh yumm yumm yum!imageYou can tell she’s a true NW gal……..image     We had SO much fun at the sale.  If it weren’t for my friend Debi (our dog’s breeder), I wouldn’t have realized that the gal taking our money to get in was Heather Bullard. IMG_6571 Duh!  And then walking through one of the booths, she pointed out that I had featured the vendor as well…….we were walking through Tracy’s booth.  A past feature.  IMG_6562Notes from a Cottage Industry.  So much fun!  She lives in Camas now! That’s where I live!!!  Maybe she’ll come over and help me with my living room?   Had it not been for my friend, I wouldn’t have known what junkin legends I was walking amongst. 

And now Bella……she’s in my neck of the woods too.  Oh the future’s looking bright!

Head on over…..you know the drill………but first let me know you stopped by and I’ll enter you for my monthly Lisa Leonard giveaway.image

46 comments:

- HowJoyful - said...

So many pretty things at the same place! I love everything you showed in your pictures!

Terri(TerriBoog) said...

Oh my gosh, what fun you must have had! I would so love to go there - wish it wasn't so far. Love your ironstone plate - I have a few pieces of ironstone and love the versatility of the white pieces. I'd be tickled pink to win a LL giveaway!

FineArtPainting said...

looks like a great place to have been. inspiring!

btw i love the Lisa Leonard 'Wish' necklace. it's so pretty and inspiring.

have a great day!

Rose
contact at finecraftguild.com
http://www.finecraftguild.com

Kathleen Grace said...

This looks like such a beautifl sale! You don't see sales like this around Michigan:>( Seeing some of our favorite bloggers would just add to the fun. I would love a chance at a Lisa Leonard necklace too!

LisasCreativeHome said...

Boy that looks like an awesome show! We just don't have ones like that down here in NC. I'm jealous!

Jackie said...

I was at the Barn House sale too! I loved it! We got there at 8:30 and when we left the police had just gotten there because of all the parking issues! We had a great time - bought too much stuff though! LOL

Debbie said...

Wish we had sales like that in the UK - i always miss the fun! lol

jan ~ tomatobaby said...

Awww...if it truly WAS / IS
junk ... folks know the value
these days!

Great post!

I'm headed to Star, ID today...
not too far {sorry for the rhyme}
to do a bit of scouting myself.
This gal has converted an old
school house into her home {pretty
cool I think} and I can't wait to
see it!

Where does the school/house master
dig for her stuff? The great states of Oregon & Washington!

Hope I find just as neat stuff as you and your buddy found! ~j.

Tammy@ Not Just Paper and Glue said...

Wow! I don't think we have shows like this in TX. What beautiful things! I love the burlap too. I just made some burlap curtains that I will be putting up on my blog soon.

Ruth said...

i wish i was there!

Nancy Sabina said...

Why, oh why, do I live on the opposite coast? Some day...

Trina Curran said...

Oh, so pretty...I love her burlap runners and the vintage stamps she had on her blog. So, so neat.

Lisa Leonard...love that owl!

Teresa said...

Awwww!
So much fun walking through the JUNK booths of vendors you have featured!
I wish I still COLLECTED junk!
I really miss that in my life!
This is the first phase of my life I have never collected JUNK in!
I wish you could have come to the big SALE I had!
When I sold almost all the JUNK/treasures in our little cottage in Alabama!
My girlfriends and co-workers would make appts...
then they would come out and take a stroll through our home!
ANd go to their HOMEs...
with car loads full!
I changed my style COMPLETELY...
well almost...
when we moved to Bainbridge!
Went from Cottage...
to Coastal!
Went from Country Living...
to Coastal Living! ;o)
What a FUN day!
And I DO love the burlap table runner with that HUGE ruffle!!!!
xo
Did anyone ever tell you that you look like JENNIFER Anniston?
Just curious? Ah...haha! ;o)
xo

Regina Moore said...

Wow! What a wonderful sale! Love the pics! Thanks for posting!

Jill said...

Looks wonderful!! I'm so jealous!

Melissa said...

I might be just the teensiest bit jealous that you live close enough to go to this. But at least I have The Farm Chicks nearby to sustain me. ;)

mruna said...

Its really a small world ... :D

Patty B. said...

What a fun day ! ! !

Nita said...

How interesting.Wish I could have been there.Thanks for sharing the picture for us to see!

TL said...

I wish my home town had more places like this to shop, such character!

LindseyMae said...

wish we had a big nice flea market like that around here!

inkley boys said...

there is nothing funner (is that a word?) than junkn with your friends. love your blog btw

MJ said...

I need something like this in London also!

bella said...

Well , thank you sooo much for featuring me on your blog, I really am honored.
Joe gets told all the time " you'd best give her that money when you get home!" lol - he always does. I told him thats a pretty good scam - just go stand by someones booth and help collect the money. I'm surprised someone hasn't tried it!
Be sure to come to Monticello's Fall show in September. Lots of the same vendors and Barn House will be set up , too
I'm off to add you to my blogroll
Nice to meet you!
Sue

baglady said...

Thanks for all the great pictures and the links to other blogs. They were check out-tons of great pictures.

Brittany said...

I love flea markets!
There are always so many interesting things! I don't get a chance very often to go though :(

Laura said...

Would have loved to go shopping with you!

Carmen @ Life with Sprinkles on Top said...

Wow look at all those pretty things. I would love to shop a flea market like that some time. You look so cute in these pics! :)

momentum said...

OK, you got me..my first comment on your site. I am one of those lurkers, but only because I have a newborn and am lucky to just get to READ your blog.

Love it, by the way. Your sense of humor is refreshing!

Tales From My Empty Nest said...

Wow, what a great show. Thanks for hosting such a great giveaway. Love & blessings from NC!

Diane D. said...

Love your blog, reading it makes me smile. What wonderful "stuff" you saw. Love it all.

Cindy Cade said...

That has to be one of the most beautiful displays of "junk" I have ever seen! Those drawers with the scales as bookends, how lovely!

Deb said...

I would have wanted everything in her booth!!! I love the Lisa Leonard necklace showing...the one with the owl...I love owls!!!

Jennifer Burgett said...

I love those table runners. I wish I could find "junk" like that!

Marie-Andrée said...

really nice things.
mandreel@gmail.com

Alabama Apples said...

How fun! I need to find some "junk" around here like that! :)

libertyapplegate@ymail.com

meg duerksen said...

this looks awesome! i would LOVE to have been there. you met all those great people and saw such beautiful things.
i
am
jealous!!

Erika M. said...

Looks like a great place to find awesome vintage goodies!

Empty Nest Full Life said...

Would have loved to have been at the flea market with you. We live in such a small town and good things like this are hard to come by. Hoping for some good yard saling tomorrow. Jackie

Tina said...

I would love to go to a place like that and find such awesome treasures!! :) Thanks for sharing!

Roseyscrapper said...

I love everything here by bella. It makes me want to stencil on burlap really bad!

When Pigs Fly said...

I'm going to hop on over to those other sites and check them out. I wish I could find a sale like that around me. Such cute stuff.

A Cottage Industry said...

It was GREAT meeting you at Barn House, and I had a wonderful time with so MANY talented and great people...I'll be in the Camas Vintage Street Fair at the end of this month and maybe we'll get to meet again!
Tracey
http://acottageindustry.typepad.com

Wander said...

That was like the junkin dream tour, girl!
Wow! You make me feel jealous!
I wanna rub elbows with those rockstars!

Patty's Stitches said...

Love all the beautiful photos. I would have loved to been there but it's a long way from Tennessee. :)

Lori said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE IT1