On this Sunday, I started at the top of the map and made my way south. Here are some of the highlights...
As The Red Shed Girls reported, La Bahia was wonderful! There were many creative vendors who had reasonable prices. I stopped back here later in the week, but here are a couple of items that caught my eye...
CARMINE...COUNTY LINE ANTIQUE SHOWS
This woman was having a garage sale of sorts, thought it was more antiques than anything. Don't worry, she won't hit you! That's a great cricket mallet that caught my attention!
BLUE HILLS AT ROUND TOP
Blue Hills. Wow. Lots of nice stuff. Lots of great people! Most of it was a little spendy for my junk-oriented budget, but I really enjoyed meeting the people! Don't you just love this locker unit?
This is Jimmie Hills (Ha! Jimmie Hills at Blue Hills...just got that!) on the right. He is a the owner of J. Hills Unique Antiques in Houston. His store is located at 1731 Westheimer Rd. Sweetheart Shana, on the left, works for him. Talk about wonderful people! If you've been or ever get to their store, please let me know! I'd love to hear about it!
I talked with Marc Elson and Carol Buchanan (below) for the longest time! I was fascinated with their lights and with them! I talked so much that I forgot to get a photo of their booth! Go figure! It happened frequently on this trip! Lucky for us, they have a website called Architects & Heroes Interiors. Take one look at the ubercool pulley & hinge systems they have going on their lighting! Drool city! The fine craftmanship reflects the character of the owner, Marc.
On my way to Zapp Hall, I stopped for beverage at Betico's Aquas Frescas. They are a family-run business out of San Antonio. That is the owner, Lucelva, and her son. If you have never had an agua fresca (translates as "fresh water" or "fruit water"), you are missing out!!
THE BLOG PARTY @ ZAPP HALL
I then headed straight for Zapp Hall for the world-renowned BLOG PARTY hosted by none other than Teresa@Garden Antqs Vintage. She is a doll!!! The blog party is all about junking/antiquing bloggers getting together for some food and fellowship! Sue was doing a book signing for her new Junk Beautiful Outdoor Edition. I love meeting every one of you ladies!!
Look at this blue sky!
Here are some of the favorite stars of my blog world...Mindy@Primitiques 'n Poetry, Deb@Talking Trash, Malissa@Moonlight Hollow, and Cher@The Texas Woman.
Deb showing off her stuff!...
I won't tell you what Cher is laughing about in the photo below. I believe it had something to do with a metal badge. Hmmm...
It would not have a party without the women who brought the zip to Zapp Hall...Renee@A Junk Queen, TOT (The Other Theresa)@Time-Worn Interiors, Deb@Talking Trash, and Marcie@UniqueUniqueDesign.
Renee and Sue saying good-bye! Renee, where is that ringing coming from? Oh, yeah, right next to your "missing" glasses! Loved meeting you, girl!