I LoVe Imperfections...
chipped... salvaged... tattered... worn... rusty... crusty...

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Headed to WASHINGTON STR. HoLiDaY MARKET - NAPERVILLE IL



Don't Miss Out!*!*!
LAST CHANCE
To SHoP ChiPPy-SHaBBy
This *2017* Season

"Working On " -Loading The Van!!!
I'm Bring Some AwEsoMe 
1st-Time-Out
ONE-OF-A-KIND
ViNtaGe Finds 
**With A HoLiDay Vibe In Mind**



Hope to C-U This Weekend!*!*!

Monday, November 13, 2017

3 French Hens HoLiDay Market - Morris IL


Whirlwind Selling Weekend 
RE-PURPOSED THIS & THAT
Were The Hot Sellers at this year's
~*3 French Hens HoLiDay Market*~
Morris - Illinois
 THanK Y*O*U ChiPPy-SHaBBy SHoPPeRs


This Show is so intense for me -working it solo!*!*!
*A Whirlwind Weekend to say the least!!!
Loading the Van...
The long drive...
The Load-In...
Un-packing/Set-Up...
and they're coming in the door before you know it!!! 
Selling till 10pm on Friday Nite...
A FULL DAY OF SELLING ON SATURDAY...
Packing It ALL Up - Again - right away...
Loading the Van - Again...
THE LONG DRIVE HOME ~ & THAT IT WAS
On Saturday Nite!*!*! 





Re-Purposed Funnel Trees 
were first to sell on Friday's Preview Nite



 B*E*S*T!*!*!
Re-Purposed "MONARCH STOVE"
S*O*L*D just minutes after the doors opened...
 AwEsoMe Metal Deer Cut-Out Above,
went so well with the Stove that the customer came back
and bought that as well!!!
ORIGINALLY - I was planning on **keeping these two**
for my personal Christmas HoLiDAy Vignette
 in our Home...
WHaT Was I THinKiNG?!?!?
Sooooo bittersweet to see them go!!!



One-Of-A-Kind
ViNtaGe Find ~ Re-Purposed
MONARCH STOVE



 Re-Purposed 
ViNtaGe Tractor Seat 
Table CenterPiece Adornment



 Re-Purposed Tall round Chicken Feeder 
had such a FaB PaTiNa!!!
PeRfeCt on-a-table *Or* Setting on a porch!!!
S*O*L*D
GREEN PINE TREE SHUTTERS
 from a Cabin in Door County Wisconsin
S*O*L*D...



 SaLvaGed Architectural  Fragments
Re-purposed as Candle Holders
loved the birdie candles...
ViNtaGe B*L*I*N*G
Electric Wall Plug-In Mirror W/Sconce
S*O*L*D



THE LINE NEVER STOPPED!*!*!
OMG!!!
My Booth was in "eye-sight" of this AwEsoMe Camper!!!
MOTHER WILMA'S
 MARSHALLOW FACTORY
is a **Must Experience** Stop!!! 
ALL The Magic happens though a tiny little window
in her Adorable Camper!!!
Jayme's S'Mores are Melted Fresh in front of your eyes!
A *BLOW-TORCH* yields
that PeRfeCt Char & Melted Blend of Flavors!!!
She makes & wraps each and every one of these
magical delights "by-hand" in old-fashioned 
brown wax paper - on top of a whimsical
 round wooden log!!!
~* B*E*S*T *~
**Word is that MOTHER WILMA'S will be in 
Elburn Illinois this UpComing Weekend**
Nov. 17-18 *2017*
at the Vintage HoLiDay Market held 
at Shady Hill Gardens - Elburn IL
******

FIND-ME-NEXT
~* Last Show *~ 
of this *2017* Season 
NOVEMBER 18 - 19
Saturday...  Sunday... 
NAPERVILLE - ILLINOIS 
Washington Street Holiday Market 





Tuesday, November 7, 2017

FiNd-Me-NeXt 3 French Hens HoLiDay Market in Morris - IL


It's HaPPeNinG
THIS UpComing Weekend!!!
Friday Nite...      ALL DaY Saturday...
NOVEMBER 10th - 11th 
3 FRENCH HENS HOLIDAY MARKET
Grundy County Fairgrounds
Morris - IL



ChiPPy-SHaBBy Booth Space
INDOORS
Main Building
**South Wall ~ About Half Way Down** 


Hope to C-U There!!!

THE FoLLoWiNg Weekend
November 18th -  19th  (Sat.-Sun.) 
WASHINGTON STREET MARKET
NAPERVILLE - IL
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for MORE DETAILS on this Event)
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Monday, November 6, 2017

SeLLiNg SHaBBies BACK FROM KANE COUNTY FLEA - IL...


Oh - NO!!!
Did Everyone Stay Home???
~* Slim - Attendance *~
This PAST Weekend 
at Kane County Flea...
RAINED "almost all day Saturday...
-The Time Change-
Warm BUT *Gloomy* on Sunday...

 Kane County Flea, with a HoLiDaY Vibe
was the 1st in a Series of (3) HoLiDay Shows 
I will be selling at this *2017* Christmas HoLiDay Season
 


JuSt Sweet!!!
Table Top Primitive SLED & RED BUCKET
S*O*L*D!*!*!



 LoVe this Re-Purposed *John Deere* Seeder!!!
S*O*L*D




 Antique Stove Topper
*Table Centerpiece*
S*O*L*D
**************
Red Lantern 
S*O*L*D
Soon to be hung on a Ladder



Pair of FaB OLD Pine Tree Shutters with original
Old Hardware
S*O*L*D



Pine Cone Table Centerpiece
in vintage galvanized tin with candle...
S*O*L*D 
 

NEXT - UP
THIS WEEKEND!!!
MORRIS ILLINOIS
Nov. 10th - 11th


 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

THIS WEEKEND!*!*! Kane County Flea - St. Charles IL


ChiPPy-SHaBBy
BOOTH SPACE #29
Indoors - Main Robinson Bldg.




Sunday, October 29, 2017

S*H*O*P ChiPPy-SHaBBy KANE COUNTY FLEA - St. Charles - Illinois


~* Less - Than *~
A WEEK AWAY...
let the sparkle & glitter begin!*!*!


SHoP ChiPPy-SHaBBy
I N D O O R S
*********

ONE-OF-A-KIND
ViNtaGe Finds
with a christmas vibe in mind!*!*!

For B*E*S*T SeLeCtioN
Shop-My-SHaBBies EARLY!*!*!



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3 French Hens 
Morris - Illinois

Washington Street Market
Naperville - Illinois

Thursday, October 26, 2017

ViNtaGe Halloween...


The 1950's  - 60's
was a Great Time for
 Halloween Decorations!!!
Sooooo many wonderful
childhood memories
"WHEN TIMES WERE GOOD"
*Treat or Treating (without our parents) in-the-dark
along with the neighborhood kids...
*No need to check the candy bag when we got home...
*It was a given to eat yourself sick!!! 


ViNtaGe Cardboard OWL,
with crepe paper wings,
original old cotton string...
I remember my Mom Hanging
up an OWL like this -  year after year
with hints of "old-tape-residue"
on the cardboard...



 OMG!!!
This ViNtaGe Halloween Fortune Telling Cake Set
involved "Baking Small Lead Charms" 
IN - A - CAKE!!!
I wonder how many children choked
  or swallowed these!!!  ~ OMG!!!



 ViNtaGe Halloween Candles
~ mostly Gurley Brand ~



 LoVe the **GLoW**
of Old Halloween Candle Containers...


Halloween Nite is Almost Here!*!*!

Sunday, October 22, 2017

ChiPPy-SHaBBy SHOPS VIVA'S VINTAGE HOLIDAY MARKET...


 B*E*S*T-EVER!!!
~*Girlfriend Weekend*~
DOOR COUNTY - WISCONSIN



Unbelievable Sunny... Warm... Vibrant Fall Color Weekend,
up in Door County Penninsula of Wisconsin
This PAST Friday... Saturday...

 


 
IMAGINE waking up to the wafting aroma of coffee
in a remote log cabin in-the-woods!!!
IT H*A*P*P*E*N*E*D!*!*!



 ChiPPy-SHaBBy ~ "1st-In-Line"
for this FaB Christmas SHoPPing
 ViNtaGe HoLiDay Event, in-a-barn...
Saw sooooo many of my ChiPPy-SHaBBy Friends!!!
It was beyond great to be able to talk with them
while waiting in line for the event to open!!!
THE WEATHER COULD NOT HAVE BEEN
ANY BETTER!*!*!



 Such an inviting FaB Display
at Viva's HoLiDay Market Entrance!!!



 Carol & Katie's Booth 
~JuSt RoCked~
These gals are sooooooo talented!!!



BeSt-Ever Find of the Weekend!!!
ChiPPy-SHaBBy Snagged this 
~Over-the-Top-FaB~
ChiPPy-WHiTe Antique Butter Churn
in Show-Host's Angie's Booth!*!*! 
FOR NOW ~ This Keeper Find will be re-purposed
displaying a small Christmas Tree in our home
for the HoLiDays!!!




LoVe SCHARTNER'S FARM STAND 
In Egg Harbor - Wisconsin
Their Seasonal APPLE PIE is 2-Die-4!*!*!



 
I opted to take the longer way home along Lake Michigan,
Enjoying STILL the Fall Colors in and
around small towns, as I weaved my 
way back home...


ONLY 3 SHOWS LEFT
To Shop ChiPPy-SHaBBy
this *2017* Season!!!