Monday, August 06, 2007

World's Longest Yard Sale

Well, we did it! We finally made it to the World's Longest Yard Sale! This has been a dream of ours for several years ~ some dream of exotic destinations, we dream of hitting the road, hauling the camper along, and filling it full of fabulous finds!

I will be sharing pics of those finds with you this week!

The top picture is from one of the stops...... not everyone had their wares displayed in such a pretty fashion, but since I'm a linen collector, I took a pic of these that were! I didn't buy any at this booth, but here's one I did buy! It's a little towel, and I will either turn it into a laundry bag, clothespin holder, ironing board cover..... or just hang it over my ironing board looking cute like it is!

A couple of old tins I found, along with some vintage aqua cording.

A closeup of the oval tin....

We travelled Ohio and Kentucky, though the sale also goes through TN and AL. There was plenty to see in just those two states. More pics to come! :)


Kathleen Grace said...

My husband and I were just talking about doing the same thing some day! I can't wait to hear all about it! Was traffic terrible?

Mrs. G said...

I've always wanted to do the long yardsale...and if they ever move it to October or March when it is cooler, maybe I will :)

congrats on your finds :)

Cheryl said...

I was so looking froward to this post. I am excited to see some of your finds. I look forward to the rest of the week!! I really love the old tins!!


Cottage said...

Becca, what a dream come true to go to the Longest Yard Sale, congrats!
Can't wait to see your haul! How cute to use the kitty's ironing day on your ironing board. I have an old wooden board, may have to steal, I mean incorporated that idea at my house. :) Now get to posting photos you know we hate to wait!

Lori said...

Hey maybe next year I'll fly out to you and we could do a girl thing!!! That ought to be a way for me to get over my yard sale phobia!!! Let's think abou it!!! Lori!! Oh Dottie can go, we'll chip in for some new hats for her!

thriftymisspriss said...

Oh lucky you! I will be anxiously waiting for your other pics! One day I will get to that sale myself! Please tell us more about it! I'm new here and have enjoyed reading your blog!

Stephanie said...

What fun ~ a yard sale with DH along to help stow the stuff! Can't wait to see more pictures.

Be sure & visit me soon and you will see I have nominated you for a Nice Matters award, copy & paste pic and nominate a few others.You are such a sweetheart, you really deserve it! Help spread the love. Being Nice makes everything well... Nice.

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Becky said...

Hi Becca! Cannot wait to see what other goodies you got! I have been wanting to go to that for quite sometime, after first seeing it on HGTV. I'm afraid I'd spend all of my money at one stop. LOL.
Thanks for the kudos on my pillow. xoxo, Becky

Roxie said...

Love the tin. How lucky for you to be able to finally go. Someday I dream of going too, and what a day (or two) that will be. Thank you for sharing your exciting excursion with us.


Oh Becca, that would be sooo much fun. Can't wait to see the rest of your loot.
Hugs, Coll :-}

Rosemary said...

Ooh Becca,
I have always wanted to do that one.
I hope I can someday.
Can't wait to see more pictures.

Lallee said...

Oh, I've been eagerly waiting to see what goodies you came home with. Love the tins and the kitties are adorable. We want to know what the camper life was like;-) Did you and hubby have as much fun as Lucy and Desi???? Do tell!

Stacey Steimle said...

I have dreamed about doing this for years. Lucky you!!

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

What fun! Great goodies! Can't wait to see everything!


Reflections from the Stone Nest said...

Oh I've always wanted to do that longest yard sale! Good for you. I'll bet you had a wonderful time. Looks like you got some pretty impressive finds, too. Thx for sharing.


Sarah and Jack said...

Yea!!!! You found some treasure. Wasn't the heat unbearable though???? I could hardly stand it to be honest. It made me feel sick. :-(