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Flea Finds

We hit up the local flea market in Raleigh last weekend and had a blast. I hadn't been there in several years, so the little man had never gone, but he loved it. It ended up being a great place to make a ten dollar bill go extremely far on the toy purchasing scale. I actually said to my friend with me, "why in the world would I ever visit the toy department in Target again when I can come here?"

My most favorite booth, one that has been there for years, is of old home hardware. It has boxes and boxes of old glass doorknobs, drawer pulls, keys and hinges. Great place to find some fun and unusual art materials, or add some vintage flair to a home.

My single purchase (for myself) was an old Durham Diary milk bottle, for five dollars. It's currently filled with flowers and sitting in the center of my kitchen table.

flea market


  1. You really got him a remote control tarantula? How cute.

  2. I love the flea market.... My profile pic was taken on a Saturday morning on the way to the flea mkt in Raleigh !

  3. Love the look on your son's face ~ too cute!


  4. I'm in love with all those keys! I wish I was closer to Raleigh!

  5. I'm jealous! I love flea markets! And those door knobs - I could do so much with those!

  6. Over from I Pick Pretty. Your photos are amazing. I'm going to stop by your etsy shop and see what you've got. Great interview. I can't believe everything you do. I wish I had that much energy.

  7. Hi there! I'm coming over from I Pick Pretty. What a fun blog and a beautiful family you have! You definitely have a new reader here! :)

  8. I just found your blog via I Pick Pretty. I'm so happy to find a blog with such beautiful photography!

  9. I just discovered your blog, and I love it. Your son is so cute.


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