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Thursday, September 22, 2011

What did we Buy?

As I shared earlier this week, I spent last Friday with friends at the Country Living Fair.  I gathered tons of inspiration and a few gems I couldn’t live without.  So did my gal pals.

Here is a sampling of our shopping spree:


It’s a dough bowl!  It is huge and beautiful!  Ever since I spotted one of these on Stories of A House, I have wanted one.  My aunt from England has one and my brother-in-law spotted one at auction for $150.  My baby was $85 and it is all mine.

Suzanne and Amanda each went home with one.

This is what it looks like for the time being:

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Debra made one purchase and absolutely loves it.  It is so hard to find art, so when you love it, you gotta nab it.


Christy was on a tight budget this year (that statement oozes sarcasm).  She fell in love with many lovelies that are now in her home:


Soup spoons


So cool!



Great flash cards!




Yummy apples.


Rooster pillow.

My dough bowl is by far my prized possession, but I did find a few other things to bring home.

This feed sack has a lining.  It is almost stiff and can be used as a rug or on the wall.  Marji also got one and plans to use it at her back door. 

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I loved the handmade bags.  Suzanne, Amanda and I each found unique ones to don.

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I have to end with a picture of Debra.Columbus-20110916-00057 

I also took away too many ideas, tons of pictures and lots of inspiration.

Have a great weekend!




Janet- OPEN MARKET STYLE said...

Hi Shannon the CL show was so much fun !! Great vendors this year !
Your dough bowl was a great fine !
Enjoy your weekend !

Warmly Janet

Anonymous said...

Your friend Debra is a very fine looking specimen of woman with great style and amazing posture. Plus she has good taste in art. I bet she's intelligent and a pleasant companion. I mean, just from looking at the photo, that's what I would think.

Anonymous said...

Oh, that mountain of pumpkins is very impressive!

The Painted Parlor said...

Looks like you had a fabulous time!

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