Lakewood 400 Antiques

I have heard people talking about shopping at Lakewood Antique Market for years, but last month was my first time attending. Promoted as  North Atlanta's premier market for antiques, collectibles, and vintage furniture, the Lakewood 400 Antiques Market certainly delivers.  It is located at exit 113 off of Georgia highway 400 in Cumming and it took a little over an hour to get there from my home. … [Read more...]

Queen of Hearts Alpharetta: Part 2

On Monday I shared some of the photos I had taken at Queen of Hearts Antiques from the previous weekend. This is a continuation of that post. It really is an awesome store. I definitely want to go back again by myself (my children were good sports about going to an antique store but I didn't want to spend too long there because I know they don't enjoy it as much as I do). The store is huge. You … [Read more...]

A Box Full of Aprons

Last month while shopping at an estate sale in Tallapoosa, Georgia, I came across a storage box tucked away underneath a table in the carport. I carefully pulled it out and was quite pleased to find that it was stuffed full of vintage aprons. Twenty seven aprons to be exact. I quickly tracked down Steve Lott, owner of Lott's Treasures, who was running the sale, and immediately negotiated a great … [Read more...]

Best Auction Find of the Year

Earlier this month I found what probably has to be my best auction find ever. While I enjoy attending local auctions in person, I also like to shop online auctions too. Sometimes prices go crazy high and sometimes you can get things for an incredible deal. Well this was the great deal. I have been wanting to purchase a china hutch for a while to go in my breakfast room but I hadn't been able to … [Read more...]