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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

The Best Weekend!

I had the BEST weekend!
This Post is going to be loaded with lots of pictures and eye candy!
So grab a cup of your favorite drink and enjoy!
Maybe a snack too!!!
If you haven't heard I went to Northville, MI to attend the Ghoultide Gatherings show.
Have to get your tickets to get in the show!

I got to meet a lot of very talented artist!
~ Joyce Stahl from Enchanted Production Dolls ~
Joyce makes some really awesome spooktacular dolls!
If you please go check her out here ~ http://joycestahl.blogspot.com/

Scott Smith!
I call him the Head Honcho ~ he's the one that puts this spectacular show together!
Scott does some breathtaking art sculptures (like the pumpkin head scarecrow above and below)
Please check him out here ~ http://rucusstudio.blogspot.com/


My Favorite Artist! ~ Pam Gracia ~
"Soft in the Head" Folkart
Pam is one of those kind hearted people!
Not only does she sell amazing artwork ~ she sells patterns too!
Pam is amazing I am just awed by her artwork!
Please give her a visit here ~ http://softinthehead.blogspot.com/

I bought this Beautiful Pumpkin Pin Keep from Pam!
Some of my goodies I got from the show!

After the show we went downtown to check out the shops.
There are a lot of wonderful art galleries!
~Broken Glass Window Frame~
I thought this pumpkin man was adorable!
Sorry I can't show you what I bought ~ they are Christmas gifts
.
They also had a car show going on downtown.
I found my Bat Mobile!  LOL

On Sunday before heading home we stopped in St. Joseph, MI and went to this awesome flea market on the Bluff!
View from the flea market!
So many prims!

My favorite booth!
She had the most amazing vintage sewing items!
Look at all the beautiful vintage pinkeeps she had!
I bought this beautiful sewing drawer from her!
LOVE ~ LOVE ~ LOVE ~ IT ~ THANK - YOU!
I did get her business card to share with all of you ~ but for the life of me ~ I can't find it.
(To the nice gal that sold me this, if you read this Please contact me via email)

My goodies I bought at the flea market!

After the flea market we headed south and stopped in Laporte, IND
We found a wonderful Antique Store  "Coachman Antique Mall"
Located at 500 Lincoln Way

My goodies from there!
Isn't this pencil box the best?

Our journey continues ~ it's getting late!
Chicago!
Traffic is heavy!
About 3 more hours to go!

Milwaukee!
We're getting closer to HOME!

We arrived Home around 10:00 p.m. Sunday night.
I hope you all enjoyed my fun filled weekend!
Until next time!
I hope you all get to see many sunsets in your lifetime!
Prim Blessings
Robin

18 comments:

Sandi @ The Primitive Skate said...

Looks like you had an awesome time!
What awesome goodies you picked up. Love them all.Wonderful pictures. Thanks for sharing your trip!

CRAFTY STITCHERS said...

What a great trip. Lots of goodies, too.

The Moonlit Stitch said...

Thanks for the eye candy Robin! I live at the tip of the mitt in Michigan and every year I say I will make it to Goultide...2012 for sure!! Enjoy your great finds! ~*~Lisa

BumbleBeeLane said...

Oh your trip looks sooooo fun! You found tons of goodies.I was drooling at the stand with the dough bowls and butter paddles.Hugs!~Amy

Traci said...

So glad you enjoyed your trip, thanks for taking us along if only in hindsight,LOL... looked so fun!

Blessings,
Traci

TheCrankyCrow said...

I hope you were thinking of me, cuz I sure was thinking of you! So, so, fun - and GG AND antiquing!! Gotta say - you do it up right! Love Joyce and Pam's wonderful creations - so glad you got to meet up with them. That pinkeep is ADORABLE!!! Glad you had fun and made it home safely. And - what - did you know before you left that you were going to win Brenda's giveaway. I smell a conspiracy!! ;o) Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin (Am I on your Christmas list?) ;o))

Beckyjean said...

Looks like a great trip!!! Thanks for sharing your goodies with us!!

Enjoy your evening~Becky

Karen/My Colonial Home said...

Wow Robin...what a fun time.
I see many things that caught my eye.
Karen

Susan At Glen Oaks Primitives said...

Robin, you grabbed all of those items?
Oh, I'd be in heaven. The Pumpkin Pin
Keep is wonderful, but when I scrolled
down and saw the rest of your things
my mouth fell open. That composition
doll looks a lot like my Patsy dolls from
the 30s. Maybe she is one?
What a day, just awesome pictures.
Warm Regards,
Susan

jules said...

I absolutely love that broken glass window....

colleens craft shed said...

Robin, looks like a wonderful trip!
Love all your goodies too!!
Colleen

Angie Berry said...

What an absolutely fun time!! I see lots of things at the flea market that I would love to bring home with me, lol. Love all you brought home, especially the wooden boxes!

Wendy @ Ravenwood Whimzies said...

Wow-how I would have liked to be along with you on your trek! Loved all the pictures you shared and that pin keep is too cute - I do love Pam's Soft in the Head patterns - she's a wonderful artist.

I'm packing up your goodies for the Harvest Swap and mailing them out today. Enjoy!

Vicki said...

Robin,this looks like so much fun! What great pics and finds.

Jacqueline said...

I had no idea there was such a fabulous gathering! I would have love, love, loved this! That batmobile is fabulous! What a fun trip. I would definitely have to start throwing out - actually,I did, my daughter took home armloads so I could fit in some new goodies this year. This would have been way too tempting.

Deppen homestead 1862 said...

Wow, what a fun filled weekend~ thanks for taking us along~ loved all the photos!!!
smiles
Teresa

TheRustyThimble said...

OH My gosh what a wonderful Trip oh I wish I could of gone too!!!!!!!!!! HOW FUN!!!!!!!!!! thank you for sharing Robin
Hugs
Brenda

Tammy ~ A Primitive Place said...

Oh Robin!!!
Looks like a Blast!!!
Wish I couldve sneaked into your trunk and went too!!

I have been a fan of Pam's creations and blog for years.
She is sooo talented.

I loved seeing all of your photos.
TFS,
Tam