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

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

SEASON FINALE - Elkhorn Flea 2017 - WI


~*GeTTiNg Ready*~
THIS UpComing S*U*N*D*A*Y
September 24th
ELKHORN FLEA'S -2017- SEASON FINALE
Walworth County Fairgrounds
Wisconsin

SHoP ChiPPy-SHaBBy
Along with *500* More Dealers
As we prepare *~To Nest~* During the UpComing Months
Don't Miss THIS ONE!!!


My Usual ChiPPy-SHaBBy Booth Space
on the "GrandStand Side Of The Park" 
#514


One of My FaVoRiTe 
FaLL Set-Ups At Elkhorn Flea
Some Year's Back - in *2014*
Can't Wait to *SEE* What Develops
THIS YEAR!*!*! 


Monday, September 18, 2017

Out & About - INDIANA, KENTUCKY...


Yet ANOTHER WHIRL-WIND
ChiPPy-SHaBBy SHoPPinG Weekend
Friday... Saturday... Sunday...
INDIANA - KENTUCKY
1,100 + Miles  - OMG!!!
MAIN DESTINATION - BURLINGTON KY FLEA!!!

 
 Salvage Sisters located in
Franklin - Indiana
was one of the BeSt ViNtaGe Stops!!!
Sooooo happy to find lots of natural time-worn
chippy vintage here!!! 
Visit them on FaceBook



B*E*S*T
Madison Street SaLVaGe
Franklin - Indiana
ALL SALVAGE HERE IS DONATED
Proceeds go to restoring the town!!!
Visit them on FaceBook
OMG!!!

 

 InViting Outdoor Eye-Candy
somewhere on our travels!!!


FINALLY
- Our Main Destination -
BURLINGTON KENTUCKY FLEA
I've always wanted to shop this one!!! 

 



 These Arched Rusty Metal Window Frames
**Got-Away** 
Before we found them!!!
Sad-To-Day...


 Driving Down Side-Streets
AwEsoMe Architectural Details in this part of the Country!!!



I LoVe SEEING where Architectural SaLvaGe
Detail/Trim was used/located on these
older homes...
 
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FIND - ME - NEXT
SEPT. EVENTS 

THIS UpCoMiNg Sunday!!!
Sept. 24th - 2017
ShoP ChiPPy-SHaBBy
ELKHORN FLEA - WI
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LAST HOME-SALE
This *2017* Year!!!
Cedarburg - Wisconsin

Bring a Friend & Your Truck!!!

Shop-My-SHaBBies
SHOP Historic Picturesque 
CEDARBURG - WISCONSIN
just 20 minutes North of Milwaukee...

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Bringing out the FALL WhiMseY - O*W*L*S!*!*!


Although these WhiMSiCaL OWLS
 are not truly vintage, they
most certainly have acquired some character with a
natural  time-worn patina!!!
I've found bitten ear tips... Bird Holes... 
and worn off paint patina...


LoVe Incorporating OWLS
for Just A Touch Of Whimsey
in my ChiPPy-SHaBBy FALL DISPLAYS!*!*!



This Entire Owl Family and a few more,
S*O*L*D a few weeks ago in my ChiPPy-SHaBBy
Booth Space at Kane County Flea in Illinois...
JuSt PeRfect to Display perhaps on porch for FaLL... 
On A Pole in the garden...
Fitted over a Picket Fence Post... 
Hung from a tree...
Setting on a Hay Bale with a Pumpkin... 
Rest On a Stump with Hay...




LoVed These OWLS
on top of the White Railing!!!
Last Year's *2016* 
FALL SALE At-Our-Home
ALL S*O*L*D
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It's Coming Up!!!
Just About 2-Weeks & Counting!!!
 Bring A Friend & Your Truck!*!*!
Shop Historic Downtown Cedarburg - WI 
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ELKHORN FLEA - ONE WEEK AWAY!!!


Monday, September 11, 2017

Hellooooo MoNDaY!*!*!


Yesterday was such a lovely
OUTDOOR FaLL Day 
here in Wisconsin...
Started My "Early-FaLL To Do List"

Cleaning/Scrubbing ChiPPy-WHiTe Clay Pots...
 Discarding Summer Flowering Plants...
As I move into refreshing LARGER PLANTERS ONLY
With Seasonal FaLL Plants & Adornments...


ReFreshed Rusty... Crusty ViNtaGe Planter
with a F*A*L*L Vibe in mind...
Can't wait for the Asters to Bloom!!!



 Dried Yellow Yarrow
- Now Adorning this ViNtaGe Metal Vase -
FaB P*A*T*I*N*A... 
against a rusty... crusty... old framed screen...




Hope Your Week is Off to a Good STaRt!*!*!
HeLLoooooo MoNDaY!*!*! 

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FIND - ME - NEXT
SEPT. EVENTS 
2017 

My Usual ChiPPy-SHaBBy Spot @ Elkhorn Flea
**KiTTy-CoRNeR**
from the Cream Puff Stand
-on the grandstand side of the park-
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S*H*O*P ChiPPy-SHaBBy
At-Our-Home
Friday... Saturday...
SEPTEMBER 29th - 30th
Cedarburg - WI     Just North of Milwaukee
MORE DETAILS WILL BE POSTED
CLOSER TO EVENT DATES!!!



Thursday, September 7, 2017

Simple... ChiPPy... Rusty/Crusty... ELEMENTS!*!*!


** TaKiNg Time  **
 Freshening ~ Our ~ Home 
with "JuSt A Hint of Early FaLL"
Not quite ready to introduce 
"THE ORANGE" - Just Yet!!!

 F*A*L*L  ELeMeNTs...
plaid blankets...  picnic jug... osage oranges/hedge apples...
"hops branches"... jarrahdale pumpkin...  rusty leaves...
ChiPPed, SaLvaGed, Tattered, Worn,
Rusty, Crusty...
V*I*N*T*A*G*E



Time to Savor random Crisp Fall &
Warm Indian Summer Days...
V*I*N*T*A*G*E
Plaid Blankets & Picnic Jug
for Tailgating!!!
Rusty... Leaf Adornment brings to mind
the rustling of leaves!!!


Although this is a common Vintage Plaid Picnic Jug,
I LoVed it's nice "smaller-size" along with
a subtle "natural time~worn PaTiNa around the edges!!!




 PeRfeCtLy ChiPPy!*!*!
and it's WHiTe...
Just FaB 2-Shelf Smaller Size Cabinet
LoVe - This One!!!
A Keeper for Now...



 LoVe this Pedestal/Compote Dish!!!
Although the piece isn't very old, the white paint has been on
there for some time, and has acquired a natural chipped patina
IN-ALL-THE-RIGHT-PLACES!*!*!
A recent find from the Allegan Flea in Michigan...
We don't have Hedge Apples in Wisconsin...
I was thrilled to find some in Illinois at-the-flea!!!


 I've had this PeRfeCtLy ChiPPy WHiTe Container 
 for a good 3 years or so, -and never displayed it...  
JuSt LoVe the hints of OLD-GREEN-PAINT
poking through!*!*!  
A PeRfeCt "go-with" for Dried Hops Branches...



In Early September, 
I'm not quite ready FOR ORANGE - Just Yet... 
LoVe these green/gray crude Jarrahdale Pumpkins!!!
LoVe that My Pumpkin Source leaves 
the stems long!*!*!
JuSt Read a post that 
FLOOR CLEANER preserves pumpkins long into December!!!
I'm going to TRY THIS!!!  
I'm thinking it's something that has wax in it???
It's suppose to keep my backyard squirrels away as well!?!?



 OMG ~ B*E*S*T!*!*!
FaB Recent Keeper Find from the Allegan Michigan Flea!!!
Nice *SMaLLer-SiZe* ViNtaGe Milk Can with Old-White-Paint
and Hints of Rust in ALL the right places!!!
Embossed JERSEY MAID DAIRY
Etched #91


Old Green Screen & White Corbel
are long time items in my personal collection...
I couldn't resist adding an antique iron
Squirrel Door Stop & some small white
pumpkins to complete the vignette!*!*! 

FIND - ME - NEXT


Be sure to visit chippy-shabby on FaceBook
for frequent posts as well...

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

ChiPPy-ShaBBy BACK FROM KANE COUNTY FLEA!*!*!


Back from an intense weekend
~ SETTING -UP ~ 
*** Selling ***
 ChiPPy-ShaBBy ViNtaGe Finds
~ OUTDOORS  ~
 Kane County Flea
St. Charles - IL

JuSt ExHauSted!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
THaNk Y*O*U ChiPPy-SHaBBy SHoPPeRs!!!

"SEASONAL SMALL ADORNMENTS"
A*N*D 
ARCHITECTURAL SALVAGE
were the Hot Sellers this past weekend!!!
WhiMSiCaL"OwL ~ Family"
All found new homes!!!


LoVe mixing lots of 
WHiTe & Orange
as we ease into F*A*L*L...



LoVed... LoVed... LoVed...
This PeRFeCtLy-ChiPPy
ViNtaGe Aqua Cubby Drawer/Cabinet
S*O*L*D



~* FRESH PICKED *~
AUTHENTIC ViNtaGe SIGN!*!*!
Everyone Wanted It!!!

LoVe it's Natural Hint of "Rust" from long ago!!!
S*O*L*D



This FaB Old Piece of 
ARCHITECTURAL  SALVAGE
was snagged from my Van as I was packing it up!!!



** STILL AVAILABLE **
FaB Antique 2-Door Cupboard with Pediment Top!!!
Perfect to Hang on-your-wall
- OR -
Set on Top of a Cabinet
Shelving inside...  FaB PaTiNa!!!



JuSt AwEsoMe Color!!!
ViNtaGe Ice Cream Bucket
with Original ADVERTISING LABEL
**White Mountain**
FaB Go-With adorned with SEASONAL Orange Bittersweet!!!
Will look FaB For the HoLiDays with a
WHITE CHRISTMAS TREE!!!
S*O*L*D


AwEsoMe 1930's Truck - TRUNK
FaB Rusty PaTiNa ~ Great Form, especially from the side view...
*I could just see this Under Some Wall Coat Hooks
WITH BOOTS STACKED ON TOP!!!
*At the Foot of your bed - storage/sit on...
*Re-Purposed as a coffee table!!!
** STILL AVAILABLE ** 

FIND - ME - NEXT
SUNDAY  -  SEPTEMBER 24th
ELKHORN FLEA - WISCONSIN



SaLe At Our Home!!!!!!!!!!
Cedarburg - Wisconsin - Just North of Milwaukee...
September 29th - 30th
- 2017 -