Saturday, June 11, 2011

Two Auctions, Same Time, Only One Me


 
Tomorrow there are two auctions that I'd love to be attending.  Of course, the auctions are at the same time and not in the same town, so hitting both of them will not be an option.

The photos and listings are available online, so I've been checking out what both have to offer.

One of the auctions is billed as "Generations of great antiques & furniture from a long time New Canton family....great country auction!"  Yep, sounds like a winner.  The photos are what really sold me on this auction over the other.  Check these out!





Sure everything in the pics needs a little....okay, tons of elbow grease applied to it, but it's the age and the kind of furniture that have me intriqued. 

Big pieces are not what bring me to an auction.  I really don't go looking for them, but sometimes they find me. 

I never know just what I'm going to leave an auction with until the car is packed, jammed, and filled to the top.  And, of course, the bf is standing at the bursting car, shaking his head in disbelief.

Sometimes, a truck even has to be called in for backup. 

Tomorrow may be one of those days!




See what I got at the auction here.


I hope you have a lovely weekend!

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22 comments:

  1. Love the furniture. I hope you come away with some amazing things and can't wait to find out.

    Have a great weekend!
    Holly

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  2. I just found your site through a blog hop and I can tell that I will like it! I loved looking at these antique pieces and I will return to see more. Please come say hello and follow be back. I am a new follower of yours!!

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  3. New follower from Monday Mingle! Please follow me back? My blog is http://couponclippingchick.blogspot.com :-)

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  4. Good luck at the auction

    Newest gfc follower. Love a follow back at
    http://www.bragallaboutit.com

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  5. I can't wait to hear how the auction turned out for you. Found you through the Alexa Hop- Hope you have time to stop by and follow back.

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  6. Found you on the Follow Me Monday Morning Hop and am now very intrigued as to what you come back with from the auction!! I love all of those pieces in the pics! You don't find goodies like that in the city! (I live in SF) Have fun and when you get a minute check out my site - Http://askananny.com and on twitter @askananny.

    Stef (the nanny from askananny.com)

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  7. Hi i'm a new follower from Monday Mingle would be great if you would follow back?http://clairejustineoxox.blogspot.com/

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  8. Hi, Stopping by from the Alexa hop. Have a good day!

    http://www.meldreamsoften.com/2011/06/monkey-girl-and-karate-master.html

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  9. I'm not in a position to purchase big pieces, but it doesn't stop me from looking and dreaming up transformations! One day, I'll have that shop or booth...

    Good luck bidding on what you want!

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  10. I would love to get some pieces like that to refinish! How fun that will be :)

    Visiting from the Alexa hop! Thank you for joining up www.mooseandtater.com

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  11. I am drooling over that pie safe..... did you get it? I wish I had space for an awesome piece like that in our tiny house.

    I found you through the 6 in the Nest blog hop. Would love a follow back - www.happeningsoftheharperhousehold.net

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  12. This is what I want to do. I want to be able to go to auctions get these beautiful pieces bring them home and make them even more beautiful. Good luck at the auction.

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  13. Following you from Tiggerific Tuesday! Blog Hop...or Bounce!

    I would love for you to follow me back!

    http://www.winforfun.blogspot.com

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  14. I am in love with picture #5! New follower from the Tiggerific Tuesday Blog Hop :D You ca find me at http://theblogger-lace.blogspot.com/

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  15. That looks like so much fun! I'll be following along to see what you buy and what it looks like when you are finished with the restoration.

    www.suitcasesandsippycups.com

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  16. Greetings from Southern California

    I am your newest follower. I invite you to visit TOGB and become a follower, if you want too.

    Take care and have a nice day :-)

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  17. love auctions can't wait to go to one again here where I live they are far and in between people choose to host tag sales instead come see what I shared http://shopannies.blogspot.com

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  18. Great auction finds. I feel the same way about garage sales!

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  19. I obviously need to be checking out some auctions to find some more projects...great pieces!
    http://homesweetlilacdrive.blogspot.com

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  20. What did you end up getting...I love auctions and yard sales. The thrill of the hunt is so much fun! I’m visiting from the Alexa hop and I'm a long time GFC follower of your great site. Hope you have a chance to check out my blog and have a look around!
    Monica
    http://oldermommystillyummy.blogspot.com/

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  21. I am visiting from the hop! I am your newest follower and would love it if you would follow me back! thanks so much!
    -Nikki
    http://chef-n-training.blogspot.com/

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