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Saturday at the Flea

by Sarah on September 2, 2014, no comments

Sometimes the flea market is overflowing with great things, sometimes its a bit scant– we all know this. Here are a few notable things from our trip to the flea market at the NC Fair Grounds in Raleigh.

I’ve been to Carol Patterson’s booth at the Raleigh flea twice and both times I’ve been tempted. Carol has an eclectic mix and I like that. Carol has four spaces at the Granddaddy’s Antiques Mall in Burlington, NC if you’re ever around. Granddaddy’s says they are the “Largest in the Carolinas”, two acres of treasure. These are Carol’s pieces at the flea,

Oh, this color blue would draw anyone in to the booth, there was actually a low dresser available to match this one,

flea blue dresser

The rug is from 1960s Vietnam. The colors were vivid and it looked perfect displayed over the blue dresser.

flea vietnam rug

The industrial look still rules and there were some good stools there but no mates in sight,

 

flea stool

 

flea red stool

The only interesting pair I saw at the flea,

flea sheepdog

 

 

 

 

At the flea

by Sarah on June 5, 2014, 2 comments

I went to the flea market in Raleigh this past weekend and thought I’d share,

This antique dresser makes an excellent bath vanity, marble already on top.

flea antique chest

Set of three mid century upholstered chairs, with chrome and teak arms. Made in High Point, NC

flea chrome chair

Cool rope daybed, how about topped with a french cushion in a living room, library, bedroom

flea daybed_opt

mod green swivel chairs,

flea modern green chairs

shoulda bought this, my immediate instinct was in a little boys room, I’m thinking a striped duvet and mount this striking scene on dark walls

flea mountain painting

I met this guy in my stroll around. His name is Titus and he is enormous, two year old Great Pyrenees/lab mix. His Mom & Dad rescued him in Missouri but we have a Great Pyrenees rescue right here in NC. You probably have one in your state too.

flea Titus dog

a sea of chairs,

flea sea of chairs

Again shoulda bought this little slice of folk art,

flea map_opt

 

flea map2_opt

vintage shave kit, very smart on display in a bath

flea shave kit