Sisters Going Vintage | Savannah Vintage Market Days Recap

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Earlier this month, my sister, Kathy, and I decided to take a long-awaited girls weekend away by visiting the Savannah Vintage Market Days Event.  For the first time in many years, we had a trip for just us two, without husbands or children.  Needless to say, we giggled, shopped, watched girl movies, explored all things vintage, and had the best sister time ever.

Kathy and Lisa day 1

After checking into the hotel, which was located adjacent to the Vintage Market Days venue (highly recommended!), we freshened up, put on our serious shopping shoes, and headed over for a day of junk-exploration.  Check out these flower in the hotel lobby with a base of oyster shells; I love this idea!

flower vase oyster shells

 

There were so many great shops, and we wanted to buy most of what we saw and bring it home, but, alas, we came in Kathy’s little car, so that would never work.  Our hubbies are grateful for that!

 

VMD sign alicia

 

 

Here are a few pics, shops and products we found!  Vintage Market Days events are popping up all over the country; if there is one near you, you will definitely want to go! (But drive a big U-Haul!)

 

 

 

Vintage china Blue Stove

 

Gypsy South had lots of vintage wear: clothing, beautiful cuffs and other adornment. Like them on FB here.

gypsy south ferris wheel

 

Blue Betty brought the cutest little blue travel camper and the most romantic lacy and frilly clothing. Carey had  frilly purses, hair accessories, and even Zsa-Zsa Gabor style slippers.  Find her on FB here.  (Also, just for our readers, she is offering 20% off using promo code “What a Difference!)

Blue betty owner

Inside Blue Betty

 

Kathy princess

 

 

 

Kathy tried on the Blue Betty princess crown pearl headband.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wonder Woman Tea Towel

 

 

And I found a cute little white tea towel that I just had to have in light of my recent post.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelly Geer

 

 

For me,  Blue Sky Creative is one of my most favorite of the vintage crafters. Find them on FB here.

 

 

 

Ceramic hearts blue sky

 

You Are My Sunshine

 

 

Last year, my hubby, Randy, surprised me with a trip to Rustapalooza as a small part of a long anniversary weekend.  He went to purchase a necklace I had seen online from Kelly.  We drove 3 hours to get it, and there was only one left (he’s a keeper!) I have received soooo many compliments on this beautiful piece of art.

 

 

 

Choose Happy

 

 

So, in Savannah, when I stumbled upon the Blue Sky booth with my sis, Kelly remembered me and my anniversary story!  And she graciously gifted me with yet another surprise!  Check out my new CHOOSE HAPPY bracelet. (I was overwhelmed and thankful!)

This is a great reminder to start my day with an attitude of gratitude and to make each day count. I love it.  Follow Blue Sky on Instagram.  (Mention the “what a difference” code to get free shipping!)

 

 

 

One of the most unexpected vendors was Hunter Brookes products.  Chandler was so patient in helping me to find just the right products for my sensitive skin, and I am excited to see my new glowing complexion come forth. These products were developed especially to care for sensitive, fatigued, and immunity-challenged skin.  My purchase included the Chomper Cleaner, and the Face Dirt. I can’t wait to share my before and after pics! Follow HB on Facebook and follow HB on Twitter. (And, if you decide to place an order, use the special promo code “WADADM” to get 20% off!, just for our blog readers.)

 

hb products

HB Face Dirt Chomper Cleaner

 

 

 

Modern Forestry Candles

 

Modern Forestry soy candles are created by husband-wife team, John+Sarah Collins, with a heart for community, at their candle studio in Greenville, SC.  We are already in love with these three scents at our house: Appalachian Maple Bourbon, Spiced Chai, and Coffeehouse.  Follow Modern Forestry on FB.  (If you order online, you can save 25% using promo code NATURALCANDLES.)

 

 

 

 

 

Adventure Globe

 

A new fave shop for me is the Box Truck Boutique.  I loved their re-purposed globes, especially the hand-lettered ones!  They are a unique collaborative of artists headquartered in Boaz, AL, and feature the cutest clothes, jewelry, art, shoes and other fun things!

 

Aren’t they gorgeous?

 

 

 

Your grace abounds in deepest waters        spirit lead me

 

 

I have hope

 

 

 

I love this HOPE necklace!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some other shops I loved are:

 

Stubbees Honey Card

 

 

Stubbees Honey has yummy traditional as well as seasonal tastings of honey. We love the lemon honey in our hot tea. Follow Stubbees on FB.  (Use promo code GIFT15 to receive 15% off your order!)

 

 

 

Hapamibits Business Card

 

Find Julianne Vadas’ gorgeous font-work, and unique shop  Hapamibits here on Etsy.  Julianne has a beautiful spirt, and it shines through in her work.

 

 

 

Rethrived Designs

ReThrive Designs was the most ingenious shop we found.  Everything there was made of guitar strings.  Coming from a VERY musical family, I was delighted to walk into this shop.  Glen Roseman dreamt up the idea; he and his wife, Joyce, design very lovely pieces.  Take the time to check them out on FB; you’ll be amazed.

 

 

Grit n Glitter Business Card

Grit n Glitter‘s Diane Gatewood and I chatted for an hour, as if we had known each other for years.   This super-friendly lady has vintage dishes, just like your papa’s, beautifully painted furniture, and other fabulous antique finds. Find GritnGlitter on FB. (If you order a sign from her via FB, using the promo code “What a Difference”, Diane is offering my readers a 10% discount!)

 

 

Rusty Nail

 

 

The Rusty Nail Home Market was a personal favorite.  The shop was divine, with painted furniture and farmhouse decor (just like stepping into a Joanna Gaines home, which is the highest farmhouse compliment!).  Find them here on FB. I am looking forward to visiting their actual Georgia storefront very soon!

 

 

 

Frosted Farmhouse

 

The Frosted Farmhouse was one of my favorite places featuring original artwork.  The beautiful, textured paintings of cotton bolls, churches, and all things southern were so lovely,  displaying peaceful farmhouse colors;  I hope to purchase several very soon! Check them out on Facebook.  (Also, if you place an order before December 15, using promo code “whatadifference” via FB, you will get 15% off this GORGEOUS Home Decor.)

 

 

 

 

God is Faithful                          Frosted Farmhouse Decor

 

 

blue headboard bench

 

 

The Boty Boutique was one of the foremost for unique creativity.  They had lovely farmhouse decor, and vintage finds, but you MUST check out their light fixtures.  Each one is unique. And they are for indoors/outdoors.  So beautiful. Like them here on FB.

 

 

 

 

CHS MAP

CHS Map Jewelry has such a cool business.  Amy will custom- make your jewelry using a piece of map representing your special city, or location. Perfect gifts for weddings, engagements, birthdays, these are one-of-a-kind.  I plan to purchase one with the little intersection of Cedar Crossing, GA on it.  That’s where I met my Prince Charming, Randy. Follow them on FB.  (From now until Dec 25, Amy is offering free shipping when you use the promo code “What a Difference”!)

 

Magnolia bedspring

 

Cotton Belle Vintage of Bloomingdale, GA had an eclectic mix of truly vintage finds, repurposed and made into pieces of art.  I loved magnolia wreath on coil springs, and burlap ruffles.  Follow Cotton Belle on FB.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taste Buds Coffee

Taste Buds Coffee not only kept everyone caffeinated, but also provided kindness and cheery service to the event goers.  Darlena made a special steamer for me with no caffeine, as we chatted about Hurricane Harvey victims in her state, and how Texans are so good at kindly helping one another.  I think she’s a good rep for Texas. Follow Taste Buds Coffee on FB here.

 

 

Day Without Coffee

 

 

Lightbulb welder

 

 

 

Bud vases

 

After shopping til we dropped, Kathy and I enjoyed an amazing day at the Westin Heavenly Spa, with massage, facial, mani-pedi relaxation time.  The staff went above and beyond to make our day special.  Oh, yes, it was heavenly.

I hope you enjoyed looking at these Savannah Market Days vintage shops and finds.  Maybe this will inspire you to create a new piece for your own home or office.  Or maybe we will bump into each other at the next vintage event!   Feel free to pin these fun pictures to your favorite Pinterest board to save for later.

Please comment below, and let me know what your faves are!  I’m looking forward to hearing from you.

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Happy Fall Y’All,

Alicia
xoxox

 

 

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13 COMMENTS

  1. Joyce Roseman | 28th Oct 17

    Thank you ladies, for such a lovely post and giving us a shout out.

    • Alicia Day | 28th Oct 17

      Joyce, We enjoyed the market so much, and I’ve spoken often of you and your hubby’s creativity. I look forward to seeing your shop again, hopefully before Christmas! Blessings! Alicia

  2. kathy | 29th Oct 17

    We loved everyone and everything there. A fabulous trip, indeed.

  3. Andrea | 30th Oct 17

    Looks like you guys had a whole lot of fun!

  4. Susan Evans | 30th Oct 17

    How fun! I would love to go on a girls’ day out with a friend and hit some vintage shops!

  5. Samantha Regan | 1st Nov 17

    Great finds! These kind of girl trips are just the best!

  6. Lisa | 1st Nov 17

    What a fun day, I love that tea towel and those globes are fabulous! Many of these items would need to go home with me if I went to this market.

    • Alicia Day | 1st Nov 17

      Good thing I was not in a pick-up truck!

  7. Katie/Celebrating With The Bug | 2nd Nov 17

    What lovely finds! I think the globe is my favorite but it’s a tough choice! 🙂
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  8. Maria Hass | 2nd Nov 17

    Argh these are such cute finds! I wish there was a vintage market like this in Alaska.
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    • Alicia Day | 2nd Nov 17

      Oh no. But good news: most of these folks will ship to you! Thanks for reading and commenting!

  9. Leah | 12th Nov 17

    This looks like so much fun! I love Savannah. Those necklaces are definitely one of my favorite items but I love everything.
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  10. Mary Kalpos | 17th Nov 17

    So many fun shops in your area. I will definitely have to come shopping down south one of these days.

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