- Vintage from the Village
- Ivybridge, Devon, United Kingdom
- Hi Thank you for visiting my blog. My name is Sue and I live with my lovely husband who I will call Mr V and our nine year old daughter Miss V in a small town in South Devon. Everyone who lives here talks about it as The Village so that will be my blog name- Vintage fron the Village Also in our family are two cats, two guinea pigs some tropical fish and a pond with goldfish I have always loved making things and love pretty vintage things which I hope to sell as well to fund my passion! I am addicted to buying fabric,ribbons, buttons,wool etc and love to visit charity shops and car boot sales.I love glasses of wine, gardening, crochet (easy stuff!) and I am a big E-Bay fan ! I also love to read other people's blogs which inspired me to start my own. I look foward to hearing from you Best wishes Sue
Tuesday, 12 October 2010
Hope all is going well out there,
I have lots of treasures from the weekend, on Friday I went with my sister to a place nearby that I had never been to that sells mainly second hand furniture and electrical goods. Sister wanted to donate some items so I went along for the ride.
Well what a delight it was- upstairs in this funny old building that I think was a factory there was a huge room full of 'junk'- massive table covered with china and ornaments, shelves of books 3 for £1 and rails and rails of clothes
It was freezing cold, damp and smelly but we were the only people in there and it was so cheap !
I have so much stuff to sell I didn't get much but when I am after more stock and the boot sales have finished I will be up there having a root around.
On Saturday I 'dragged' Mr V to Totnes to the Nostalic Mix fair. We had a job to park which is not uncommon in Totnes but well worth it. I met a few bloggers for the first time and bought some great buttons (I dont know who from) and some lovely fabrics from Sals Snippets
I also met Donna from Donna Flower and Lidi from Vintage-ish and saw some others that I didn't get chance to speak to
It was a great fair and I might pluck up courage to have a stall next time
On Saturday night Miss V went to a sleepover so I was free to get up and go to the car boot sale on my own - bliss !
It was in 'the village' and probably the last one of the season and it was the best one. The photo at the top is my haul
The best bit was a huge coffee jar and tin of buttons- there are some great ones amongst them, so pleased and I had a lovely time sorting them out and washing my favourites. They are still on the kitchen worktop spread out on kitchen paper and its almost Wednesday but I love looking at them !
Not ideal but have to pay for the washing machine and car repair somehow :(
Enjoy the rest of the week