Saturday, January 16, 2010

Estate Sale

Only the promise of a really good antique estate sale can get me out of bed early in the morning. This morning I headed into the city for just that and I was not disappointed. I picked up this great sailboat painting, signed oil on board and in a wonderful frame. It was a steal and I couldn't pay for it fast enough...$20 Omg, I would have paid more for sure! I also love old photos and got some of those too, I use the ones of the ladies in my display for my jewelry. They are eye catchers for sure, people always ask if they are my relatives.

he truck is still full of my finds and tomorrow I will bring everything up to my antique booth at Bright's Antique World. I also purchased an early 1840's rocker, it is pine and has a wonderful "shaker" look, an old door, pine table, a painted tin duck decoy and some folkart birds. I will try to remember to take some pictures tomorrow of my booth after I redecorate it. I am getting it ready for all the buyers that the Heart of the Country antique show brings in. Heart of the Country... It's the "grand-daddy" of American antiques shows, where the finest antiques and decorative arts from every region migrate to Nashville -- the crossroads of America --


  1. What great finds! I wish I had someone to go to auctions with. :)

  2. You did well! I am no good at this, it is a talent and it seems you possess it. Let us know how you do.

  3. Looks like you brought home some great finds, congrats!

  4. i love old photos too!

  5. Judy,
    it looks like we were up to the same things. I absolutely love your new collection of old pictures...each with such character. You're living my dream though with your antique booth (maybe one day....). Oh how I would love to visit your booth. Maybe one day I'll make it to TN.....