Wednesday, February 13, 2013

A Quick Trip To Webster


Are you ready for a quick trip through the Webster Flea?
You know how this works...
...random shots of whatever caught my eye!

The angel above was heavenly...


...a selection of hand crafted rustic birdhouses 


...an ultra feminine pale blue bed jacket.
I wonder what Mr. Flea would think 
if I were wearing this when he brought me my morning coffee?


This lovely sculpture looked incongruous in front of the trash can....
...I tried to edit it out.


...a red metal tractor brings me back to my farm roots.


peek a boo


I caught sister Lynn peeking inside this Barbie wardrobe.


...a few rustic things


...some very well priced ironstone.


...some brand new and unusual bits of decor.


Loved the frames...especially the rounded tops.


...an old Victrola.
I remember a most romantic night
 dancing to a few tunes played on a similar old oak record player
 up in the mountains at Mr. Flea's great aunt's camp...
sigh...seems like yesterday!


A vintage glove box stuffed full of hankies.


Some fun nostalgic images...


...a pair of beaded purses.


A fabulous old blue enamel steam iron...maybe the first! 


Baby bits and bits of sewing items


So many pretty teacups!


...a small and painted mint green chest of useful drawers.


I had to include this photo.
This dealer throws all his merchandise on the ground each week
 as his regular clients stand around and grab at his offerings.
  I came by after he was "set up" already...
...about 3 hours into his day.

You might want to PIN this on your Display Ideas board! 


And then there are those dealers who are very organized.


For some reason I was attracted to lots of baby items this visit.
Isn't this sweet vintage dress charming?


...awwww




...in honor of Valentine's Day.


Loved this stack of pantry boxes.


...a vintage garden ornament.


...a great collection of red and white wood fishing bobbers.


Yum.


...baseball memorabilia.


...carnival glass


...aqua blue glass bottles


Love the pairing of this old quilt and metal industrial stool.


...have you seen enough old keys yet?


...more industrial pieces waiting to be re-purposed.


...suitcases full of vintage photographs


Have you ever tasted a Honey Bell?


...someone's matchbook collection.


And a matched pair!

Even though it was a short visit this time...
Webster...
I will be back!
...and will be sure to share my sightings.

Hope all is well in your corner of the world.
:)

29 comments:

Karen Bates said...

I love all your pictures, you found such unusual stuff! Thanks for sharing...wish I had been there, they would have taken less home!!

Andi's English Attic said...

Thanks for the tour.
It's probably just the way the body is positioned but that baby seems to have an extraodinary large head! xx

Kay San Nicolas @ Gallery Fifty Eight said...

Wonderful post and great photos.

PURA VIDA said...

whew! you and me have the same eye!

ariadne said...

Oh I love seeing these!AriadnefromGreece!

Jane said...

Is this the flea market in Webster, Florida?

Curtains in My Tree said...


I thoroughly enjoyed looking at all those pictures, felt like I was walking besides you.

And I WANT those Staffordshire dogs, Love them

Tina@WhatWeKeep said...

Thanks for the ride along! So many wonderful things to discover. I loved so many things that you showed us...I think I might've gone broke in that environment!

It's me said...

Love it Laura !!,,...that turqoise cabinet !!! WOWWW....LOVE FROM ME...XXX...!!

Laurie said...

I love it all, but the aqua glasss jars, the little girls dresses, oh my gosh i could on and on,

Maria Christensen said...

Waw - I love it all... I wish I was there.

Maria - den eksperimenterende have

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

Quite a few heartbreakers here! The little dress, all the ironstone... So fun to tag along!

Anne said...

Oh such fun!Thank you for sharing!
xx
Anne

janet lomajan said...

I visited the same guy that throws his stuff on the ground. I sheepishly picked up some papers that were buried in dirt and asked how much he wanted for them and he said $25.00. I said OH, uh... thanks anyway, to which he snatched the papers out of my hand and threw them on the ground and hollered "don't waist my time!" Yikes! I almost cried. The other folks were nice thankfully! Thank you for sharing your finds! =D Janet

Sussi.Sussinghurst said...

fabulous !!!

Andy's Attic said...

Your tours are always so interesting. A little bit for everyone. I miss fresh kumquats!

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Perfect flea market fix in the middle of the winter for me...thanks!

Michelle Palmer said...

All of your photos are such a treat! The sunshine and little dress blowing in the breeze... Mmmm... spring will soon arrive!
Goosebumps when I saw your STUNNING photograph of red & white wood fishing bobs... that would make a beautiful watercolor painting!!
Hope you're having a wonderful time~
Thank you for your peeks!

Carole said...

Great stuff. Yicks that dealer with his things all on the ground like that. Maybe it works for him:) I think I saw similar heads with graphics at the show.

x
Carole

June said...

I LOVE it when you take me to the flea Laura. That little green chest of drawers was a sweet thing!
sending hugs...

The Feathered Nest said...

I just LOVE it when you do this girl...take us along with you!!! Thank you for so many wonderful pics, I almost felt as though I were with you ~ I hope you are doing so good sweet friend, hugs and love, Dawn

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

Thank you so much for taking us along to the flea market again, Laura! As usual, you picked the stuff that makes this heart go pitter-pat. :)

Nadja said...

Hi!

l love your blog!
Everithing is beatiful, nostalgic.
I love Vintage! All this pieces brings back good memories.

http://nadja-cacarecos.blogspot.com.br/


Lorraine Finkbeiner said...

I'm SO jealous! What fun! I can't believe that guy dumps his stuff on the ground! Too funny!

Rustique Gal said...

Hi Laura,
That looks like a fun day of flea-ing!
After being stuck inside so much this winter, I am looking forward to getting out and seeing some goodies soon! I heard the chickadee's spring song this morning, it's coming!
Hugs,
Sherry

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www.MaisonStGermain.com said...

Oh what fun!!!!!! I can't wait until ET opens in March:) Hope you bought some great finds.
~Debra xxx
Capers of the vintage vixens

My Realitty said...

Love it all but that sheer baby dress is a beauty. Can you tell me what happened to the Brocantess? I have been looking for her blog, last I heard she was getting married in Paris. Quelle mystery! Thanks CM

Cindy said...

I love the photos and all the treasures you found! I had to laugh at the picture of the stuff thrown on the ground. I have a feeling this guy doesn't stress over perfection!

I always love stopping by your blog, a feast for the eyes!

Cindy