…antoinette

Don’t under estimate the effect you can have on a room using Antoinette. Just like the name suggests it is a feminine, lovely & soft color – pink. Here’s Annie’s description: “Old fashioned roses and the colour of old plaster. This is a soft pale pink with a hint of brown in it so the pink is not too sweet.”

Last week I refinished a bed for little Fiona – not my Fiona, but another one just as cute! Her mama found this super sweet spindled twin bed at Goodwill.

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Yes, I did get a bit of Antoinette on the side of my house. Not the first time 🙂

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A dear friend gave me this sweet, little vanity & it was the fitst piece that Greta painted on her own. She did an amazing job!

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It didn’t sell at Luckett’s so I brought it home and decided to let her have it in her room. After all, she needs a place to water color her Irises 🙂

 

…trending series: picnic table

What is she talking about? A picnic table? These are the questions I’m imagining you asking me as you read the title. Well, once upon a time I was out shopping at a flea and happened upon a super cool picnic table & bench set! I didn’t think too hard about it before scooping it up.

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A bit different than your Restoration Hardware outdoor furntiture? Yes, but that’s what a trend is. Something different that becomes popular. Like clothes, my rule of thumb is don’t spend a ton on a trendy item, but do let yourself experiement & have fun within budget. We heart our picnic table. IMG_0866

Apparently, the people at William Sonoma Home agree. I opened my catalog literally a few weeks ago to this: Is that my exact table with a bit more stain on it? Yes it is! Even down to the vintage green metal. (They are also highlighting a chicken coop in their catalogue this month that I’m totally pressure DH into letting me buy.)

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Lucketts thinks they are pretty great too. These were set up at the Market for guests to sit on. And yes, they make those worker-boys wear pink!

IMG_1165There’s something so American about a picnic table. This one even collapses and folds up on itself. Don’t pass one by if you see one in your travels! Much more interesting than wicker 🙂

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…road to lucketts: do i need a truck?

YES! Well, technically no, but YES! Especially if you are shopping for furniture or bigger pieces OR you just like to shop! You will not be disappointed by the 200 vendors and will finds lots of treasure.

I found a picture of the line Saturday morning from last year.

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I had people buy pieces from me, go home, rent a truck and come back the next day. This happens. And if I did not have my own UHaul that I was driving out there I would need one too!

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So, if you can’t get a truck try to bring your SUV with the seats down and if you can’t do that, then bring rope to strap things to the roof of your sedan. I’m not kidding!

This is an idea of what you will see if you have not been.

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Here’s what I ended up bringing home last year.

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From The Luckett’s Blog: What do I do if I can’t take my purchase with me or my car is too small?
Items purchased at the Lucketts Spring Market must be picked up by Sunday, May 19th at 5pm.  Items sold by fair vendors can’t be left at the Lucketts Store past Sunday – we just don’t have the capacity to store 170+ vendors-worth of purchases.

You really don’t need a truck, but if you know you are looking for bigger pieces then think about it 🙂

See you there! Blue Egg Brown Nest will be in the Field of Gold. Doesn’t that sound lovely? It is!

Luckett’s Spring Market

May 18, 19 10-5

Admission $7 (children under 12 free)