Why didn’t I think of that? (Gypsy Chic Vintage Market) March 24, 2013

My small tribe of scavengers, set off for the darling town of Lincoln, this morning, in search of treasures.
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We had heard about the Gypsy Chic Vintage Market, in downtown Lincoln. Nancy, the owner, refers to it as a monthly “pop-up” antique show, that’s open one long weekend (4 days) a month!

There are about twenty vendors that share the space. What a fabulous idea!

It’s in a cool old building, on the main drag in Lincoln. If you are not familiar with Lincoln, it’s a small town with a vibrant downtown area, and it reminds me of Mayberry! I think they still leave their doors unlocked at night!

I scooped up a number of wonderful pieces that I will show you soon. My favorite vendor, was a darling young woman who creates signs.

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Patti snagged the “chandelier” for her back patio. Darling!

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Just wait til you see my new stash!

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Of course we had to check out Anna’s great consignment clothing shop! JIni didn’t buy the skirt, but I told her that it would be great for making pillows. I think she missed a real opportunity! 🙂

Yesterday’s Maison Blanche Chalk Paint class was fun, as usual!

20130324-214746.jpgSave the Date!: We’ll be hosting another Meet the Artist event, on Thursday evening, May 16th, so mark your calendar. A friends referred me to two wonderful abstract oil painters, that I think you’ll like.

Well that’s all for now, my dears! Bless you for stopping by!

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6 Comments

  1. Donnamae on March 25, 2013 at 6:44 am

    Sounds like you had a great day of shopping with great friends! And yes, that skirt would make nice pillows! 😉

    • Barbara Bussey on March 25, 2013 at 10:37 am

      We had a great time! Plan your visit for spring or fall, when our weather is so wonderful. Summers great too, but it can get a little toasty!

  2. Barb @ The Everyday Home on March 25, 2013 at 9:37 am

    Yes, I would be very interested. Does the cost include a plane ticket from North Carolina? 🙂 I would love to attend one of your classes. Looks like you had a fun day. Hope you are well. xxoo

    • Barbara Bussey on March 25, 2013 at 10:38 am

      Oh, you must be interested in the all you can eat special! Peanuts and diet Coke included! Only $595, lodging included.

  3. Dee on March 25, 2013 at 9:42 am

    Looks like a fun time for all at the market. Now my question: Is this in CA? I’m in San Diego and think my next roadtrip North should allow time for a stay over in the area to hunt for treasures and maybe time it for a class.
    Thanks.

    • Barbara Bussey on March 25, 2013 at 10:35 am

      You bet! We’ll make it happen. Lincoln is about a half hour outside of Sacramento. Would love to meet you!

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