Friday, February 25, 2011

Eye Candy~The Attic and Vignettes

I’m back from my trip to Sunny/Rainy California. Had such a good time junking and visiting with family. I hope you’re ready for lots of pictures, because for once, I remembered to take some.

Our first outing was to San Diego to visit The Attic on Coronado Island.


This adorable shop is owned by Nancy who I have known via Ebay and blogging for years, but have never met. I was thrilled to find Nancy working that day and it was so fun meeting her in person. She is as warm and down to earth as I thought she would be.


We thought it was so funny how we were both wearing almost the same thing. Here’s just a sampling of the many gorgeous things she has in her shop.












I want to send a big thank you to Nancy for being so sweet. It was truly wonderful to finally meet her. If you are ever in the area, I highly recommend a visit to The Attic. Tell Nancy I sent you.

Our next stop was to the lovely Vignettes located in the Ocean Beach area of San Diego. The owner, Lori, was nice enough to let me take a few pictures to share with you here on my blog. Be warned, drooling is likely to be a side effect to viewing these photos.













Simply gorgeous. I realized after the fact that I didn’t get any pictures of my friend, Joy’s booth. The Vintage Rabbit is her little biz and her booth was simply amazing. She had the best stuff and I’m sad I didn’t get to see her on this trip, but hopefully I will do a better job at getting in touch with her on a future visit.

I have more to share with you from my trip. Pictures of some very lovely shops, details from my day at the Long Beach Flea and of course, the goodies I brought home. But, that will have to be on my next post. Hope you’ll come back and check it out! Have a fun Friday~!


Simply Me said...

O My !! I wish i lived by you... I want to shop there...Beautiful

Wanda said...

Mmmmmm.... Ahhhhh.... They both look like Girly Heaven! How could you *not* have a wonderful time and fall in love with everything?

Wanda @ Just Vintage

chateau de fleurs said...

These are two of my favorite places to shop.The photo's are so full of beautiful things! Christie

Dandelion and Daisy said...

Looks like a great trip....So Cal has some fine shops, it would appear but, then, so does Oregon....and you're in two of them.

kluless said...

All Vignettes needs is a little bed in the corner, a coffee pot and a microwave and I am ready to move in. Wait. I can bring those things from home. Okay, I'm ready.

Tammy said...

Hi Lisa-These shops look like heaven! Thanks for sharing so many great pictures!
Happy Friday!
Tammy :-)

Robin said...

I have always enjoyed your blog.What a suprise to see photos of my booth at Vignettes in your post.I have never been to the attic I'll have to make a trip over the bridge.thanks!

Andy's Attic said...

Can't wait to see what you brought home from the trip!! Looks like you saw some fun places!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Looks like a fun time. I think I need to head down to San Diego.

Florence said...

It is just so much fun to go to another area of the country and find some great treasures. Florence

The Attic Girls said...

Lisa Lisa! I am speechless took some amazing shots and I can't stop thinking about your visit that day. time you come down, I want to take you to lunch and have more time to talk..girl talk! I felt we didn't get the time we should have since I was chained to the store that You are amazing and as sweet as I had imagined. So happy we finally "met"

xoxo -Your twin in the gray sweater & jeans,

Fabulously french said...

Love them both! So many beautiful things.....

Leeann x

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Ormolulu said...

Okay, Lisa, I'm not getting any work done today . . . totally in LOVE with those photos you took. Simply fabulous--thanks for sharing the love!

Portland Expo next week . . . !


Lori said...

Sweet Lisa,
Merci, Merci for all your beautiful pics of Vignettes.
You have such an eye for detail which is what the shop is all about.
Come back soon - we'd love to see you again.
P.S. We love the Attic & Nancy too!

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Zita - Mlle Magpie said...

OMG, what fabulous shopping there - lots of eye candy! Glad you had a great trip to Cali, Lisa.

Claudia said...

It seems a great trip.Pictures some very nice shops, the details of my day on the Trail of Long Beach and, of course, good brought me home.I am waiting for your next post. Have a Fun Friday.
Debt Advice

Tammy Gilley said...

Fun, fun, fun! Looks like it was a great trip!! xo

Laurie said...

A trip is always sweeter when there are such great places to shop! Can't wait to see what you brought home.

xo... Laurie