Brimfield 2010

I’m back from Brimfield, tired, not broke and a little sunburned. Overall feel? Eh, I didn’t find anything amazing that I needed. Well expect for an old watering can, kinda lame but it’s perfect. Maybe I’ve gotten picker? I did check out a lot of tilt top candlestick tables, chairs and beds. But honestly I thought everything was too pricey and nothing was really outstanding. I am looking for more and better examples of early american furniture in beautiful cherry or maple wood.

I had a lot of fun looking. I met up with the ladies of design*sponge. Check out a cute photo of Amy Merrick, Amy Azzarito and Grace Bonney below. And I bumped into fellow boston twitter friend and blogger Julieann of CreateGirl. Having some girltime was the best part.

I think auctions might be a better bet for me. Leave me a comment if you know of any good ones coming up in New England.

p.s. see a photo of me and the girls over at d*s including some of Grace and Amy’s finds.

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Upcoming Antique Shows in New England

On Sunday I went took a very early drive up to Todd Farm in Rowley. I scored a few vintage textile pieces. Textiles are my weakness. I can’t help but imagine them as beautiful pillows, runners and napkins. Below a list of antique shows and flea markets in New England starting in May. Would you like to add one to the list? Send me an e-mail or leave a comment.

Sage Farm Antiques
Monthly antique show on the grounds of a 1780 colonial
May 7-9
North Hampton, New Hampshire

Vintage Fashion and Textile Show
Collector quality textiles and vintage clothing
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
May 10

Brimfield Antique Show
Thousands of dealers at one of the largest flea markets in the world
May 11-16
Brimfield, Massachusetts

Trade Secrets
Event features rare plants and garden antiques including garden tours
Sharon, Connecticut
May 15-16

Rhinebeck Antiques Fair
Focus on American Antiques
May 29-30
Rhinebeck, New York

Todd Farm Antiques & Flea Market
240 vendors from around New England
Every Sunday through November
Rowley, Massachusetts

For a full list of antique shows around the country visit to download the 2010 list of events.

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