Monday, February 27, 2012


Weekend before last was the final Extravaganza of the season at Renninger's.

I went with high hopes of finding lots of fab stuff to take to Texas for the Spring show at MARBURGER.

It was slim pickins folks...

But what I got is pretty darn good!

I love this industrial table! Maybe from a lab? The top is copper! I think this would be a great entry table, don't you? You could toss your keys in the little bowl at the front edge.

Who doesn't love these old clip racks and this one has fabulous old blue paint! And I can't ever pass up a tarnished silver ice bucket.

Can you picture this cutie in your kitchen or your bathroom? I can...

I've had several battery jars over the years but none as big as this one!

Love this black metal tray but this weather dial steals my heart! I've never seen one of these before have you?

This huge and heavy zinc bucket is to die for! Picture it full of forsythia branches...

And then there's always something for moi, right? I am madly in love with my frozen charlotte necklace!

These little bisque dolls were put inside the cakes for little girls but if they were broken then they were buried in the yard. That's the story given anyway. She's suspended from old rosary beads married to a vintage ladies watch. Love!!!

So that's the extent of it minus a dress form that needs a little tlc before she makes her debut.

I spent the day with my pal Euna which was super fun! We both used to be dealers at Renninger's in the old days. 

Stay tuned for more updates on the preparations for MARBURGER FARMS!


Faded Charm said...

You might not have found lots, but what you did find is fabulous. Wouldn't that table look great in my house..hahaha. If only we lived closer.

Good luck getting ready for the big show:-)


Vagabonds Mercantile said...

I was upset that I was unable to go until my mother told me the shopping wasn't all that good. She didn't even buy anthing. So while I'm sorry those who went were disapointed atleast I'm not upset about missing it.

Anonymous said...

Well , I'm just going to copy and paste what Kathleen said :)
Everything is perfect - I hope you find more in the next few weeks before the show

NanaDiana said...

wow- You really got some finds there- I have never seen a table like that one with the copper top. Wonder if it was for lab use? VERY cool. Also, loving that old bucket and all the rest. Have a great Monday- xo Diana

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

Those pickins may be slim but they are awesome! You've got a great eye Shelley...but we all knew that! lol
I love that weather dial too.. I was feeling really bad about missing Renningers as I had to go home for one week...THAT week...but now I feel just a tad better. I say just a tad...cuz you found some sweet things! I'm here until the end of March Shelley....still hoping to see the whites of your eyes...Lynn is arriving mid-March...maybe we will take a drive!

Anne Lorys said...

Beautiful stuff, Shelley!
I can't wait to see it all in person....yep, I'll be at Marburger, I can't wait to tell you what I'll be doing there!


Heaven's Walk said...

Great stuff, Shelley! LUV the industrialness of it all! :)

xoxo laurie

Miss Gracie's House said...

Quality is always better than quantity...and that's what you have..awesome treasures!

flowerlady464 said...

All great pieces. You have a great eye!

Wanda @ Just Vintage said...

I'd say those slim pickins were wonderful! Love them all. Every single one.
At first I thought that was a drain hole in the table, but it's a bowl? I can see feeding my cat there, especially when my granddogs are here and wanting to gobble up her food. LOL

trash talk said...

You found some mighty fine pickin's if you ask me. Why is it the cool fluff is always the hardest to come up with?
See you soon!

SRA said...

I ADORE your blog, your artistic eye and sensibilities as well as the beautiful way you take something others would consider worthless and breath new life into it! Your giftedness is AMAZING TO BEHOLD and I just wanted to thank you for being such a lovely inspiration for me! Blessings to and always on your journey!

ChiPPy-SHaBBy said...

LoVe the Zinc Bucket!!!
Can't wait to see your Stash for Marburger!*!*!
Jeanine Burkhardt

Laurel@ChippingwithCharm said...

REALLY fun the idea of that table in an entry with the perfect little spot for your keys! Cute, Cute :)
Congrats on the magazine write up too...I just got my magazine in the mail today! I'm going to go look for you! Laurel

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