Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Antique Store Adventures

It's always fun to look at antiques stores. You never know what you'll find. I mean, for me, I feel old at times when things I played with as a child are labeled VINTAGE. My teenage daughter especially loves to shop at antiques stores because she's all about vintage these days. We have shopped at Red Rooster Antiques before with luck, so we go back when we can. This is one of our favorite stores. 


Natalie enjoys creepy, so she was drawn to this doll. 

"It's probably haunted," I hissed at Natalie.

"I know. Cool, huh?" Natalie answered.

No. No. Not cool. Luckily she decided against the doll, which is good, because I probably would have refused to let her buy it. I mean, where are the EYES?



We also found a typewriter, but Natalie only had so much money, so she left it behind.



She loved this hat:




Natalie loves stuffed toys, and thought this was a cute bear:



This clown sort of scared me. Natalie was like, "You're not scary, you're sweet."



She ended up getting this Raggedy Ann:




This ET cup was neat:




If we had room, I totally would have bought this gossip bench. Yup, that's what it was called. 




Natalie decided to gossip with Raggedy Ann on the gossip bench:




She ended up buying this hat. It was only $10:




Check out this Shirley Temple cup. I watched so many of her movies as a kid:



This was a fun head piece but it looked awkward on Natalie so she passed:




We LOVED this Mary Poppins lunchbox but it was too expensive:




Eye masks are always fun:




There was a cool desk. And Natalie loved the Marilyn picture in the background:




We always find cool things at the store and will return soon. 


Do you love antiques stores? 

19 comments:

  1. My mother in-law loves visiting antique stores, she really does find some cool stuff. That Mary Poppins lunchbox is sooo cool

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  2. That is one of my favorite things to do is go junking and checking out antique stores. There is so much to find.

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  3. What cool items at the store. This would be a fun store to explore.

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  4. This looks like such a fun shopping experience, I love shopping at Antique shops.

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  5. Antique store shopping is so much fun! You just never know what treasures you might find!

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  6. It is always a pleasure to shop in antique stores. There are so many surprises, the vintage typewriter looks really charming.

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  7. This antiques store looks nice and spacious with loads of different items. I'd avoid the dolls!!!!

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  8. wow! So many cool item! i loved the ET cup! That doll is definitely haunted!

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  9. Antiquing is always so much fun, however my husband has a affliction for creepy dolls LOL! I guess too much Chucky in the 80's!

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  10. I am a huge fan of antique stores and the little antique malls. The doll is creepy times 100. I loved the hat!

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  11. I absolutely love going to thrift stores and finding treasures. It's one of our favorite vacation activities.

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  12. I would really love to go to a antique store. I remember my grandmother was collecting some antique stuff.

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  13. I've never been to a antique store before, it looks really amazing to be there. I wish I could visit there.

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  14. Thirfting is the best!! Looks like you will have found some really great stuff!! thanks for sharing

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  15. I love going into shops like this. Now that my daughter is over her fear of old dolls she'll be joining me again!

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  16. We visited an antique store before and some of the items were really fascinating. I might visit one again soon. -LYNNDEE

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  17. I love to buy antiques and from your article i get fabulous ideas. We are a certified Commercial Electrical Services in Los Angeles CA company providing the reliable solutions for your commercial electrical problems.

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  18. I love antiques but never had the guts to buy those old dolls. Just feel eerie for me. I'm always fascinated with tea cups.

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