May 31, 2010

Memorial Weekend Treasures!

It was humid and HOT on Sunday for the Allegan Antique fair. Even though my van registered 90 degrees, that didn’t stop my mom, my sister and I from venturing out to find a few treasures.
It's official. I now have a Chinese checkerboard collection. Here’s my latest acquisition.

Aren’t the colors great? I just love the dragon!!

I picked up these buttons with the hope of decorating some barrettes, covering a picture frame, and attempting to make a button bracelet.

I also added a tin measuring cup to my growing collection of children’s cooking dishes.

I’m also going to show off a couple of treasures from the April Allegan Antique fair that I just finished putting my final touches on. This cupboard now hangs in our beach bathroom. It’s filled with Mackinac Island memorabilia and a few of my favorite beach items.

My mother gave me the bathing beauty figurine for my birthday. I think she is just lovely in our bathroom.

Last month at Allegan, I picked up the Fern Bisel Peat storybook. Chris gave me the wooden rabbit toy for my birthday and the stuffed rabbit I’ve owned since we were first married. She’s clutching a tiny quilt. My sweet rabbit collection is proudly displayed in my craft room.

I loved every second of my four day weekend (I wish I had a K-12 summer schedule at my University...I could get used to this stay-at-home thing). Just wait until you see all the rainbow decorations I put together Saturday afternoon for Josie's upcoming birthday!! I hope your upcoming week brings you some treasures!


Courtney said...

Looks like you found some great things this weekend. Sorry you have to go back to work. I do love my K-12 schedule. Have a great 4 day week.

Chasing Dreams Photography said...

looks like you found all kinds of treasures!!!!!! Love your collections!!!!

Kim said...

Love seeing what new things you find and do ..
Have a great week..

Karin said...

I love your checkerboards. SO COOL!

Jodee Leader said...

Wow! What a successful trip! I would almost kill for a "beach" bathroom!

I worked on birthday stuff too. The loot bags are now done!

Hope you have a great week!

Jodi said...

beautiful! Love all your finds!

Lee said...

It's always a treat to read your blog and see your treasures-and you have so many! Love what you did in the bathroom cabinet. I feel lazy after seeing all you accomplish!
Have a good, short week!

Sandy and Joe/rhubarb reign said...

Hey Kim -- Thanks for sharing all your great collections!! Big difference on the weather this time at Allegan, eh? I feel bad asking this, but have we actually met in person? We love seeing all our regulars at Allegan, but I don't have as many names with faces there as I do in Chicago. Let me know -- I want to be sure I have yours down! Have a great month, and we'll see you next time, I hope. xo

Shanna said...

I love the way you put things together. You have such a great eye! The cupboard in the bathroom is perfect for your beach treasures.

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