Sunday, July 25, 2010

Pretty Funny Vintage



Each day on the way to visit my Mom in the hospital,
I pass a big old Victorian house with a sign that says ANTIQUES...
... and one that says Curious Goods.

Yesterday, I stopped as I was curious about the goods!

I am so glad I did!

The name of this place is Pretty Funny Vintage!

Piles of wonderful things!

Look at all this vintage jewelry!




Stephanie Ross....the owner and proprietress has a fabulous mix of antiques, vintage items and a few new items with vintage flair...

She travels monthly to New England and Pennsylvania...
... and with an experienced and discerning eye selects an ever changing assortment of eclectic and interesting antiques and vintage items for her shop.

Stephanie then enjoys displaying everything in artistic and creative vignettes...

Oh what fun it was to poke around in here!



There is a large collection of beautiful vintage clothes...



Loads of prints and plates and other ephemera...



An eclectic mix of smalls...
...some quirky...all fun!



Vintage toys, suitcases, wooden boxes, chests of drawers and industrial tables...



Goose neck lamps, scientific equipment, vintage sporting goods















handmade and artsy things...
...lots of wonderful gift ideas here...



...and pearls.
...lots and lots of vintage poils!

To learn more about this unusual and engaging shop visit her website HERE...

It was really fun to visit with Stephanie and while there, her good friend and photographer
Tara Thayer stopped in! She is also a blogger and we had a good time chatting about some of our favorites out there in bloglandia!

You can visit Tara's blog www.publicbookstore.blogspot.com by clicking HERE.

I did get to the Flea Market this morning....met up with Mimi...aka...The Brocantess...
We had fun searching for treasure together!

We also ran into my good friend Deanna of Gather in Ivoryton, CT.
She was finding lots of goodies for her fabulous shop!
I have to get back there again soon!

I will try to get a few of my Sunday finds photographed tomorrow morning in order to share pics with you tomorrow night!

Have a great Monday!

P.S. If you haven't already entered for a chance to win 52 FLEA's 500th Post Give Back....
click HERE!
:)

30 comments:

Lorrie said...

What a fun and inspiring shop! So many treasures to explore.

Anji Johnston said...

Oh lucky you to stumble upon such a treasure trove! I am so envious. Can't wait to see all you finds tomorrow!

time-worn interiors said...

What a great store!
Theresa

aimee said...

so glad you went in so we could all see too. so many neat and pretty things.
blessings,
aimee

Debra@Common Ground said...

Love that vintage look bag and of course the "poils", hilarious!
xo,
Debra

@nne said...

I think I could spend hours in that shop! Great post, @nne

Rostrose said...

Hello, dearest Laura! What an amazing place - I really would love to visit this Vintage-Shop and look into all corners, suitcases etc. BTW: My favourite item is the suitcase with all the small seals (? - I'm not sure if seal is the right word..., but I hope you know what I mean.) And now I 'll go to your 500th Post Give Back! I read it yesterday and I even mentioned it in my newes post, but till now I was too busy to enter your draw... So: See you again at your older posting ;o)
Big hugs from Austria, Traude

PS: As I could understand, your mum is in hospital - I hope she is on the mend again! My best wishes to her!

It's me said...

What a great shop !!!......wowwwwww.............but how is your mom doing????? ...wishing you a happy new week......and for you mom all the best i hope she is feeling better soon !!......love Ria......

Beadboard UpCountry said...

So many fun things in there!I love the Rousseau handbag.... sounds like you met up with some great people!Hope your mom is feeling better soon...maryanne xo

Andi's English Attic said...

The sign 'Curious Goods' would have me breaking the sprint record to the door. Irresistable, and what a fantastic shop. I want to book a holiday there. xx

Theresa said...

What a huge amount of goodies! Looks like you could stay in there for days and not see it all!

Have a blessed day!

MosaicMagpie said...

What a fun place. Now you will have a new stop to make.
Debbie

Diane said...

Oh my! I hope you brought a big shopping bag and your credit card with you! Now that's a neat place!
Hugs, Diane

Dar said...

What an eclectic collection of treasures. I fell in love with the vintage jewelry and the table full of 'poils'...charming. A visit to remember.
BlessYourHeart

Randiga Tråden said...

Lovely.

sweetlaraine said...

what a great store.....please pardon my drool.
Laraine

trash talk said...

"Poils"...that's hilarious! You didn't happen to run into Popeye and Olive Oyl too did you?
Sounds like you had a "delicious" visit with you mom. Hope she's doing well.
Debbie
P.S. How sweet of your daddy!

Loppe said...

Oh what a great shop... I could stay there for days... Thank you for sharing these fotos... hope your Mom is doing better..

Best wishes
Loppe
from
Denmark

Janelle - The Farmer's Wife said...

what an absolutely fun place...love the "curious goods" Never heard that used before...but, so true! Half the time I get stuff that I am very curious about - what it is, where it came from, etc..

Mélanie A. said...

What a fabulous treasures shop . It is full of inspiration. I'm glad you were abble to go to the flea market with MIMI . We miss her

Rosemary said...

Wow!!
What a great time!! Looks like such a fun place. Glad to read that your mom is a bit better.
Have a good week!
xo,
Rosemary

Preppy Mama said...

Glad to hear your mom is getting better, or some appetite back. I have to check out that shop, I live pretty close by. Thanks for the tip!

Jacqueline said...

Oooooo Laura,
What a shop of delights. Once again, I just love everything. My favourites are the two bags. The one that says St. Honore and the other that says La Rousseau...No. 56. What a shame it didn't say No. 52 ....I think that you would have bought it. I love the piled up suitcases too. I'm so envious of all of these delightful shops that you come across. .... and how lovely to meet up with so many fellow bloggers. I've never met one !!
Can't wait for a look in the next shop that you happen to come across.
Hope that your Mum is improving, Laura. I'm thinking of you. XXXX

Carole~Maynard Greenhouse said...

Looks like a cool shop and you met new bloggers! Their sites are beautiful and the photography top notch.

Hope your mom is doing better!
xxx
Carole

Katsui Jewelry said...

I love that store, Laura. I am going to her blog site right away!

Thinking of your family and your mom. I will keep you all in my prayers.

Hugs,
Suz

Deb said...

That looks like such a wonderful shop. I wish something like that was around my neck of the woods.

Mitzi Curi said...

Wow, what an adorable store! I could just melt when I see piles of vintage jewelry, "poils" and other small goodies. I'm going to check out her blog next....

Suzanne@Meridian Road said...

I've been wandering around on your blog~and now I think I've found about 52 new things to add to my "want list"!

I pretty much LOVE everything you've found!

Rustique Gal said...

OOOh, I wonder if I can get there in a a couple of hours, if so....I get the urge to travel and antique! What fun.
Sherry

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