Today is my second post about pretty.
I love it when I walk into a store, usually a small boutique, and it takes my breath away. Each way I turn there is pretty, pretty, pretty.
This weekend my girls and I had that experience except it was an outdoor boutique – actually a flea market. My girls and I left the house at 7:15 a.m. Saturday morning. Now that is quite a sacrifice for two teenage girls but they knew it was worth it.
We arrived at the Barn House up in BattleGround, Washington a little after 8:00 a.m. – the flea market had just opened!
It was one pretty thing after another. First of all it was a pretty day – a beautiful day!
The first thing that caught my eye was the pretty food! It was no surprise as there were cupcakes and I have my cupcake radar out these days!
Not only were the cupcakes pretty but the whole food area was pretty! Almost too pretty to eat!!
After I stopped drooling over all the food we went to check out the vendors. Each vendor had their own tented area. Their set ups were a work of art! One of my favorite vendors is Sparrow.
Every booth was pretty. So pretty in fact that you almost hated to buy anything because you didn’t want to disrupt the prettiness of it all! But we didn’t let that stop us.
I think I actually learned to type on a typewriter like this one!
Wouldn’t these chairs look wonderful in my garden? Unfortunately they didn’t come home with me.
The Barn House sales are held about 4 times a year – the July sale being their biggest and best.
Their next event is August 15th and I plan on being there! If you are in the Portland/Vancouver area you should check it out! Let me know if you go, maybe we can meet up there!
We did manage to find something fun and pretty to bring home with us – vintage crinolines for the girls! Won’t they have fun creating pretty outfits with these!
I do have one regret though. Have you ever seen something and totally fallen in love with it? Then you talk yourself out of it because you really have no idea what you would do with it? I did that this weekend – I talked myself out of something and now I so regret it.
I can’t stop thinking about it. I still have no idea what I would do with it but I know it would make me happy every time I looked at it…..sometimes you have to have things just because they are pretty.
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