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Monday, August 23, 2010

my success at the Vintage Bazaar

Yesterday I attended the Vintage Bazaar. It was hot, it was crowded, but I still came away with some great stuff. And a chocolate chip scone (not pictured, unfortunately).

found at Vintage Goodies

This may sound silly - but I've been looking for a cute vintage napkin holder for awhile now. Something that can sit on my table all the time, so I don't have a messy pile of napkins hanging out. 

The lighting was pretty bad at the VB, so when I spotted the Vintage Goodies booth full of kitchen wares lit by clip lights, I followed the light and found the napkin holder of my dreams!

found at Vintage Goodies

... and was talked into the matching canisters. They were a set! How could I split them up?!

found at Ord-Red

I have been obsessed with paint-by-numbers lately, and our bathroom is sort of Our Lady of Guadalupe - themed, so when I saw this paint-by-number of Our Lady, I knew I had to have it! I bought it from Ord-Red as soon as I walked in the door, and got many compliments as I carried it around. She is now happy in her new home next to the alpaca. 

Although not as big and exciting as last time, these finds were still great - I can't wait for the next Vintage Bazaar!


  1. best thing I have read all day bar none:

    "our bathroom is sort of Our Lady of Guadalupe - themed"

    It might be the best thing I read all month. I'll get back to you.

  2. mooncalf - hahah! You just made my day! I expect a full report come the 31st.

  3. Thanks for visiting our booth and I hope you're enjoying Mary. She looks great. And we love the llama wall hanging too!

  4. Hi there, I came across your blog while looking for write ups of the Bazaar (I was actually working at my friend's booth yesterday). I write a vintage-centric blog & live in Chicago and am always on the lookout for other vintage local bloggers! You can find me here:

    I've also entered the AMC/Banana Republic contest for a walk-on role, I'd appreciate it if you took a look at my picture and voted! :)


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