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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Scores (and other pics) from the Grafton Flea Market. Status: Tempting me further.

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Look at the big kittie!!! This was HARD to buy, you have no idea. I've been scoping Danish cat sculptures for a while. I've avoided buying any of them since I know where this is going to lead.

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Yeah, pretty soon I'll have maybe half a dozen or more of these. Then I'll have to figure out a way to display them...and so on and so forth. Ugh. Oh, that's Kennedy in the last pic. He's displaying his dominance by lounging stylishly in front of the new arrival.

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Also picked up a nice set of Frankoma dishes! These look to have been used so they might go in our everyday dish set. Not sure yet. No chips or cracks and only $14.50!

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The flea market itself was kind of a bust. Too small and too much crafty stuff, but my family had a booth set up there so I came out for support. Unfortunately there were a lot of other things going on the same weekend, like a flea mkt in Soulard. But the drive up to Grafton from St. Louis (or even North County) is so nice.

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2 comments:

  1. So glad you had a great drive to Grafton, it's really pretty. I am digging the couch frame in the bottom row. Of course, in my head I see it as completely redone and awesome looking. You don't happen to remember the price on it, do you?
    Keep up the great blogging work!
    Kim

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  2. Thanks for the moral support Kim!

    The (rather incomplete) sofa was priced at $60. I asked just before leaving and was sorta on the fence about bringing it home. I thought better of it as I kinda know it would just sit in the garage taking up space and collecting dust for a long time. It certainly is distinctive and even as I'm writing this I'm thinking that I maybe should have brought it home! Wow, I really do have a problem. But I have the cushion material out in the garage already! Hmmmm. Somebody, please go get it and stop me before I strike again!

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