Sunday, June 3, 2012

Dixie Hwy Yard Sale

The 90 mile, Old Dixie Highway Yard Sale was held this weekend in Georgia!
It's a 3 day event held on the first weekend of June each year.
I have a couple of favorite spots I go to so I started out Friday AM in the drizzling rain.
I also had to travel this highway (GA HWY 41) on Saturday, a beautiful cool day.
IT. WAS. PACKED!!!!!
More sellers & buyers than Friday but so much TRAFFIC!!
I bought a few things, didn't get too far down the road before I spent my $ for the day!!

One of the sellers had a bunch of metal yard art.
A local man that had made them....aren't they a hoot???
I bought a chicken...not the HUGE one I wanted but mine stands about 2 feet tall.
He's living in my garden area with my barn quilts.
Isn't he handsome?
I also picked up this bug guy...not sure what it is but I like him!

Found a couple of white motel chairs at a decent price, $30 each, & I'll be painting them.
Green or yellow, haven't decided which yet!

Also bought these 2 chandys for $5 each.

I'm in the process of taking them apart and painting them.
They'll be re-purposed into something pretty, I hope!
If they turn out like I plan, I'll post photos!

A fun weekend...hope yours was too!!

♥'s
Sherry

5 comments:

  1. Love the barn quilts. They look wonderful.

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    1. Thanks Donna!
      I had the best time painting them!!

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  2. Fun critters! I like the rooster you bought!

    great price on the chandys. :) I just redid one last week... Gutted it... that's all. LOL
    I took the easy way out.

    gail

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    1. I gutted mine too!
      After some paint, votives, & some bling they turned out pretty cute!
      Took them to the antique mall yesterday but forgot to take photos!! Duh!

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  3. Looks like you really scored this weekend! Love those metal barn animals, and I'll be interested to see how the chandeliers turn out.

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