As promised in Friday's blog post, here are lots of photos and some great vendors I met or just went all paparazzi style on at the Junk Salvation Show in Manor last weekend. It was quite the setting at an old ghost town, which made for great backdrops for all the vintage goods. Other than taking in the scenery, my favorite part was talking with many of the super friendly vendors. I just love chatting with fellow junk lovers, and there were some great ones here!
This shot is looking back at the entrance between the two trailers.
There were three awesome trailers at this show.
You know what's crazy about this vendor? I recognized the furniture from my time as a Craigslist stalker (I can't wait to get back to that this summer), and after looking up her business, All in White Shabby Chic Designs, I think I live within a mile or so of her! Hey Billie - we're neighbors!
The White Lion was beyond words. I love the whimsical displays with lace and burlap, and though I am typically not a fan of the ballgown look, this might have changed my mind!
I like the petticoat that dresses up a dress form.
And the two-legged table attached to the wall is a great idea to reuse
something that may otherwise seem obsolete.
In order to get trendy accessories, I need to visit a beach, pick up snorkeling, and bring back some coral and sea shells. I can write it off as a business expense, right? Just kidding, IRS. Just kidding.
Judging by the table decor, I think this might be the same vendor I saw at City Wide a few months ago.
Theresa, I think this is the same table! There was a sign in the space that said The White Lion, but I couldn't find any links for them - if anyone knows, send it to me and I will add it!
I just LOVED the duo that is Junk Palace and The Veranda.
The patina on their lawn furniture and garden decor was just perfect.
Maggie makes this amazing jewelry using vintage goods. See those cuff bracelets on the rope and the little scooter? (btw, great accent pieces!) They are made from the skins of baseballs and softballs! So those overpriced baseballs I bought a few months back might serve a new purpose in case I get possessed and start crafting. I thought I was bad with burlap - could you imagine the damage I would do with trying to make my own jewelry? I should have just bought one from the experts - perhaps I will if I get to Canton!
Paulette, I thought of you when I saw these old stamps! Makes me remember my days at the library when you would write your name on the card to check out a book and the librarian would stamp the due date in the book. I loved seeing who else in my small town had checked out the book before me.
I bet my hometown probably still uses the cards and stamps.
I took a picture of this sign to help me remember the vendor's name. Then I actually read the "Flown the Coop" name from my picture and fell in love with that business name! Very cute.
I remember shopping at her tent in Warrenton too.
She has eclectic finds ranging from shabby to industrial.
Something else I just noticed in the picture but not in person - all those tiny glass bottles! I love little glass bottles and would have bought some if I noticed them then.
Next up is Le French Laundry. I wrote about meeting her at City Wide on a post several months ago, and she provided my inspiration to attempt to make a pillow. I think I need to hire her for private lessons. I didn't have the chance to talk with Rebecca at this show, but I did take lots of pictures of her talents for you!
I even read on the Junk Salvation blog that her bags were purchased by
L'Oreal for New York Fashion Week!
Now for a local Austin vendor, Junk 4 Joy. I love her company name too! So witty these junkers!
Loving those towels with birds. I'll stitch up one of those after I make my baseball cuff bracelet.
I really adore that chippy mirror and it isn't every day that you see pink longhorns.
Go check out Julie at Vintage Soul TX and stay tuned for my CL Fair post with a story about her!
It was so good it deserves a close up!
These pictures are taken from Pocket Full of Heirlooms' booth. I am running out of words to use other than great, amazing, creative, whimsical...but all those apply to the treasures and displays here.
One of my favorite scenes yet.
What a great show it was! Thank you to Dixie and Linda for being the masterminds behind the fun.
Nothing like salvation at the ghost town.