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Woodstock Market’s Christmas Open House

Last month my girls and I visited Woodstock Market’s (now called The Market) Christmas Open House. We were a few minutes late and missed the unveiling of their Christmas window display but we enjoyed our time in the store. I have written about The Market before because they have talented …

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18th Century Caughley Polychrome Auction Find

Last week I participated in an online auction and was excited to win several items. Several of the pieces I won were framed, vintage cross stitch pieces. Most of them were pieces that I plan on reselling, but one of them was an auction for two Christmas angels. I plan …

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Scott Antique Market November 2018

There were lots of great items for sale at this month’s Scott Antique Market. With rain on Thursday and Friday though, I wasn’t able to visit the outside booths at the south building. Most of the dealers had their merchandise covered with tarps to protect them from the rain. Here …

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Mid-Century Pottery Finds…McCoy, Royal Copley, and More

Last week I posted about some incredible mid-century TV lamps that I had purchased from an estate auction. I also was able to purchase a charming collection of mid-century pottery pieces from the same auction. I found some lovely planters, figurines, vases, and even a McCoy cookie jar. First up …

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A Mid Century Modern TV Lamp Collection

Last week I purchased an incredible collection of vintage TV lamps from a local online auction company. The sale featured probably 40 or more of the lamps and I was fortunate enough to win eight of them. As I was telling a couple of friends about the lamps, I realized that …

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Selling Jewelry on Etsy: Part 2 Researching Vintage Costume Jewelry

In my last post I discussed my experience selling vintage costume jewelry on etsy. One of the things I mentioned was the importance of research. There are a number of websites that you can use to identify jewelry, either by makers’ marks or by style. There are also some great …

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Tips for Shopping the World’s Longest Yard Sale

The world’s longest yard sale officially starts next Thursday and I am excited. This will be our fifth year and it is an event I look forward to every year. I have yet to make it the entire route. I always start at the beginning in Gadsden, Alabama and I …

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Cat Lady Sale in Pine Mountain

We were on our way to Pine Mountain last Friday for a day trip to Callaway Gardens when I saw an estate sale sign less than a mile from the gardens. We made a quick detour, drove through a beautiful area next to Franklin Roosevelt State Park, and then made our …

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Sweet Home Plantation Hosts an Antique Sale

Sweet Home Antiques is an antique store in Pine Mountain, Georgia, close to one of my favorite places to visit, Callaway Gardens. This store is one of the few places where you will find true antiques. Sure their prices are high, but the items they are selling are high quality …

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Peaches to the Beaches Spring Sale

Last month I shopped the Peaches to the Beaches yard sale. The sale starts in Barnesville, Georgia and follow Highway 341 all the way to Brunswick, Georgia. Barnesville is in the heart of Georgia’s peach farm country and Brunswick is close to Georgia’s Atlantic coast, thus, Peaches to the Beaches. …

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An Estate Sale First: 10 Dollars a Bucket!

After having already made plans to attend the second day of an estate sale in Smyrna with my friend Anne, I get an urgent text from her: “We need to go early. It appears to be a hoarder sale and they are letting you fill up an organizing tote/tub for …

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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 …

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