Thursday, August 12, 2010

Recent Finds and My New Stars Space

The other day I took my number one girl shopping on Hawthorne Blvd. in Portland.  Lots of hip, cool vintage/resale shops.  We were looking for fun, funky clothes for back to school, but as always, I found some good stuff too.  Here’s a picture of what I got.

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Pair of metal doll chairs, rhinestone tiara, baby spoon, silver etched napkin ring, vintage hat, cool bread box and two vintage petticoats.

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I’ve been selling every tiara that I find lately, so was very excited to find this one.  So much prettier  and sparklier than pictured.  The cute Gerber baby spoon and napkin ring were Goodwill finds. The surprise with the napkin ring was when I took the price sticker off, underneath were my initials, LJ.  I find things with initials all the time, but never, ever mine and since I have a small collection of vintage silver napkin rings, this one is definitely a keeper.

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I was lucky enough to run into a dealer I know at the always fun “House of Vintage.” She gave me a screaming deal on this cute little hutch and a few lingerie items (not pictured).

Yesterday I went to my mall spaces and did a little updating, fluffing.  So glad I remembered to bring my camera so I could show you my new space at Stars. 

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It was hard to get the whole booth in one picture so hopefully you will get the idea. A recent project is the little lamp with the wire/spoon shade pictured on the right.

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Here you can see the vanity that I took to Barn House, the work bench I had at Farm Chicks and lots of other misc. goodies.  That work bench is such a cool piece.  I hope it will find a good home, but I’m not in a hurry as it’s an awesome display piece.

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You might remember these lamps from my last post.  I think they are so cute all lined up like that.  The hutch top sat on a dresser that I showed in the last Barn House post.  That dresser sold the day I was moving in.  Yeah!

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More goodies.

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Another shot.

My first week in my new spot was awesome.  I am beyond thrilled with my sales and will continue to bring more goodies in every week.  Just another excuse to do more shopping.

Speaking of shopping, Isabel and I decided to take a little road trip this weekend.  We will be headed to Yakima to attend the Clayson Farms Antique Sale.  Lots of our friends will be there including Joy, Sue and Julie. I am super excited to be meeting this awesome vintage lovin gal. Colleen will be there with her in-laws who are vendors at this sale.  This is our first time attending this show and we have heard nothing but great things about it so we are stoked!

Another little tidbit is that my hubby and I had our 19th wedding anniversary yesterday.  We will be celebrating tomorrow night at the zoo where we will see this band

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I am super excited as I have been a fan for years and years!  Should be a lot of fun! 

TTFN!

21 comments:

Into Vintage said...

Hope I bump into you this weekend since I'll be in Yakima - would love to meet Colleen in person. Also - I grew up in Atlanta and went to school in Athens - have been a B52 fan for ... uh, a long time! Your new space looks great.

Andy's Attic said...

Love the Stars space. Happy Anniversary and have a blast in Yakima!!
Annette

Wanda @ Just Vintage said...

The booth looks great! I'm sure it's a breath of fresh air for the shoppers.
I'm loving the little hutch thingy. Too cute!

Chocolates4Breakfast (TerriBoog) said...

Your Stars space is awesome. I see a couple of things I'd love to add to my collection - wish I could shop in person!

Have fun at the Yakima market and Happy Anniversary. The B-52's totaly ROCK!

Tattered Goods said...

Hi Lisa,
i like all your goodies and your booth is very nice too. My Husband and I just celebrated our 19th wedding anniversary as well 6-22-91 we have been together 25 this December and next year we will renew our vows. I hope your week has been awesome and that your staying cool.

Smiles,
Sheila

Little Cottage said...

All looks good, Lisa!
-Sylvi

Jennifer said...

Looks super good ;-) wish I was close enough to come see it in person!

laurie -magpie ethel said...

Congrats on your wedding anniversary.
Have fun at the B52s (saw them when I was in high school long ago). Jealous on the Clayson Farm jaunt - have a blast! And last but not least, ran by Stars the other day and your booth looks great!

Janet's Creations said...

Lisa, The space looks great and I love that little hutch. Tooo cute. can't wait to see it when you spiff it up.
Janet
PS Happy Annie!

Beth E-R said...

Your space at Stars looks wonderful! Wish it wasn't a four hour drive to get to. Love that lamp shade with the spoons.

Tammy said...

Your booth space is great...love the frames and the lamps..and...well all of it!!
Wish I lived closer...more and more I am seeing a definite NEED to make a trip your way!!
Happy Anniversary...how cool you are going to see the b-52's...have a great time!!
Happy Friday..and weekend
Tammy :-)

Kindred Spirit Soap Co. said...

Lucky girl! Happy anniversary. See you at Clayson Farm
Julie

Rose Garden Romantic said...

Great finds! I really love the tiara and hat! Your booth looks lovely!
Michelle

NEEDLEWINGS said...

Looks like so much fun to run around!

Zita - Mlle Magpie said...

Your booth looks great, Lisa. Have a great time at the concert.

Uncovered Ruby said...

First of all, congratulations on your anniversary!
Second of all, the b-52's,,,that brings back memories...I love their songs (still).
And lastly, your space looks awesome at Stars, I'm going to have to check it out, I've never been there...
Take care,
Lisa ;-)

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Hi Lisa,

Happy anniversary!! Hubby and I celebrated our 31st on Aug 4th. Hope you had a nice one! What great goodies you found. Your space looks awesome. I always enjoy my visit here to see what new goodies you have found. Have a great week!

Debbie

bella said...

Lisa - the space looks great - we stopped by Sunday on our way home from Clayson Farms
Guess what? I Found the buttons - hooray!
I'll have them at Otegon City for you
Sue

Donna Lynn said...

OH THAT ROSE HAT!!! Love it, is all I have to say...

Your both looks lovely, I loved visting Stars last year on my birthday, maybe I can talk the hubs into it again! We had so much fun, antiques, Whole Foods Market and the drive was beautiful from Washington!
Blessing,
Donna Lynn

one gal's trash said...

Hi Lisa,
Can't wait to see what you do with that little hutch! Love the line up of lamps with the creamy polka dot shades. Thought your readers might like to know about a vintage button giveaway on my blog.
http://onegalstrash.blogspot.com/
xoxo
Pam
P.S. Saw the B-52's a few years back in Salem. F*U*N!

Our Red House said...

What fabulous finds. I like the tiara too - a girl can never have too many tiaras!

Kate