Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Vintage Spaghetti Trim Mrs. Claus
Over the long holiday weekend, we took the girls and went with Nat's sister out to the Kane County Flea Market. Everyone came home with something. Nat scored an old book, her sister added to her bronze 'critter' collection, and I picked up a few vintage Christmas things including this little Mrs. Claus.
She has some spaghetti-like trim, so she'll go nicely with the other pieces we have like this Santa.
There were a bunch more things I would have picked up, but the prices seemed high to me. That appears to be the big difference: garage sale folks just want to get rid of things and sometimes don't really care what the prices are whereas the Flea Market folks know *exactly* what they have and charge prices as such.