The west coast of Michigan was a treasure trove of antique malls, vintage stores, and junk shops. Here are just a few of our finds from St. Joseph, Niles, Harbert, and the other small towns that we visited:
We picked up this frame, which has beautiful, delicate lines, in an old barn house.
It may end up holding a vintage Valentine's Day card that Barry gave me earlier this year:
I found a couple pieces of clothing and a few accessories that I just couldn't resist. The prices in almost every shop were so great (especially when compared to the inflated prices here in NYC) that I indulged a bit:
I've been searching all summer for hankies
(a necessity when waiting for the subway in 90 degree heat)
and loved how these two had hand-embroidered details around their floral prints.
I also had to get the Faith, Hope, and Charity charms seen above -
my anchor obsession was in full force.
And then, the most random purchase of all...