Saturday, March 6, 2010

Vintage Flea Market




Welcome. I am so happy that you stopped by. You are just in time to take a little trip with me to the Vintage Flea Market in Old Town Tustin to look for treasurers for my Spring Garden. It is raining . . . if you would like to go with me . . . grab you rain coat and rain boots and let's go.



Bentley is all ready to go - looks like he managed to wiggle out of his raincoat .



By the time we arrived - the rain stopped and the sun came out. Rainy days are great for shopping Flea Markets as lots of times the rain keeps buyers away and there is more to choose from.





The wonderful old truck looked right at home parked in front of the Vintage Flea Market.



Let's see what we can find . . . .
















I found two fun items for my garden - let's take Bentley to the little park next to the Flea Market and then go back home and I will show you my finds. The tiny little garden has two benches and the fence is decorated with reproduction farm packaging labels depicting the citrus farming history of Old Town Tusitn






Citrus packaging labels.






Back home in the garden . . . finally . . . Spring bulbs are beginning to bloom .







I have been looking for an old red wagon to display plants in my garden and finally found one at the Vintage Flea Market today. A little Radio Flyer just the right size.

















My other find was this adorable vintage garden girl with a big bonnet. She was only $5.00 and fit right in with the Spring plants that are starting to bloom.





Isn't she charming?





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Have a lovely week. Blessings, Erin

17 comments:

Stacey said...

Erin, I was just wondering about you today! As always you have beautiful flowers to show us. :) We are just beginning to see a few signs of spring here. Hallelujah!

Createology said...

Bentley and you certainly know the best places to visit. I love old town Tustin. Your flowers are beautiful. I have daffodils only as the deer eat everything else. Thank you for sharing.

Rhondi said...

Hi Erin
That looks like a fun flea market and I love the little girl you got. She looks just perfect against the white picket fence.
Hugs, Rhondi

Julie said...

I don't think spring will ever get here so its so nice to see some of yours. What a fun time I just love the labels!

Kathryn Bechen said...

Looks fun Erin! Hope you are well. Kathryn :)

Becca said...

Hi Erin, I wish I could have been there with you and Bentley shopping in the rain at vintage flea market. I love to be out in the rain! It's sprinkling here in Vegas tonight, and I hope we get a little more tomorrow. I love the radio flyer wagon you found too. Enjoy your Sunday.

Lisa said...

I love popping over to your place! It's where I get my gardening fix!:)
PS I love the new wagon! Very snazzy.

Tennis Girl said...

Love the red wagon. I put flowers in my kids little red wagon, I used to pull them in. Happy Spring!
Robin

GWENDOLYN said...

Thanks for taking us along. I enjoyed it very much from my chilly Mi. home.
Blessings!
Gwen

sandra said...

Your Spring flowers are so pretty and the little girl with the big bonnet fits so perfectly. Do they do that Flea Market all the time? I must get up to Tustin and have a look around...enjoy your Sunday.

Anna Rosa Designs said...

Hi Erin,
Love the Flea Market trip with you.
Wow, spring is in the air, what pretty flowers in your garden.
Hugs,
Anna

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I've enjoyed your lovely post! You always surround yourself with light and color...and beauty! Have a wonderful week!

Marilyn said...

What a fun flea market. Love the little red wagon.

*Ulrike* said...

Oh Erin, I wish I could have gone! I saw so many things that caught my eye. What lovely place you are able to visit. I guess you sent the rain our way since that is what we have now. At least we did have four days in the 60's and 70's!

dobco said...

I really love the little Sun Bonnet Sue on the swing...so cute! Any inspiration to paint her?

DreamsInPink said...

When I lived in CA I had SO much fun getting up bright & early on weekends to hit the Flee Markets. Thank you for sharing, this was beautiful!! Elizabeth

Betty819 said...

Erin, I love everything about your blog. It brings me such joy to look at it. Do you ever take special requests to paint signs for the garden? The little girl with the sunbonnet on that is swinging, I see that she is attached to that picket fence. Is that section of picket fence attached to something or how does it stand alone? Something like that would be so cute in our breezeway, which is a concrete area between house and garage..like a big concrete patio that runs from the house to the garage.