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FleaLines is Now AntiquesGypsy.com

I have moved this blog over to a new website: AntiquesGypsy.com … please join me over there, and check out my latest antiquing adventure. I made it across the state line!

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Peacock Encounters

Granddad Peacock struts near his 10-day-old grandchick.

Recently, my friend Terry and I drove from the Indiana Dunes into southwestern Michigan along the Red Arrow Highway (Route 12) in search of antiquing adventures. Our first stop, “Pop’s Noze,” provided a surprise encounter with peacocks – and not the jewelry or brass fan or figural pottery kind. Continue reading

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Best Off-Beach Activity: Antiquing

While vacationing in the Indiana Dunes region, a crew of us went on an antiquing adventure at The Antique Market in Michigan City, Ind., about 12 miles up the road. Continue reading

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Color-spotting in Greenville

Some antique malls are more visually appealing than others and, therefore, just walking through the front door can be a wonderful surprise. Third Street Market in Greenville, Ill., is a case in point. Continue reading

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Booth Sense: Cut the Clutter …

Managed to get out this weekend for a bit of antiquing and found a fab vintage dress form. Plus, I bumped into booth (non)sense. Continue reading

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Upcycle Story

Although last weekend was hectic, leaving no decent time for exploring the wilds of antique malls or my usual local flea market, I did manage to enjoy the rewards of someone else’s clever purchases and subsequent bright ideas for putting treasure to good use … Continue reading

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Scene One: Antique Mall Rejuvenates Old Theater

First Take: Last weekend, I checked out The Webster Groves Antique Mall, 103 Lockwood Ave., Webster Groves, Mo., which opened June 1 in the former Ozark Movie Theater (circa 1921). Continue reading

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