Tuesday, 11 October 2011

we heart Sunbury Antiques Fair! x

Back in August I made a long awaited trip to Sunbury Antiques Fair at Kempton Park which is actually much closer to me than I thought.  I went in search of inspiration for work, and although there were some relevant things, it was a much better trip for vintage interior finds..Vintage penguin books
These penguin books were one of my favourite finds, but to be honest, there was so much there that it would be hard to choose one stand-out treasure! I didn't buy the books (I would need a suitable home for them which I don't currently have) but I'm jealous of anyone who did snap them up!
vintage coloured buttons coloured twine and buttons I did buy a few budles of the brightly coloured twine for present wrapping which actually turned out to be candle wick! At £1 per bundle my Christmas present s are going to look gorgeous and bright! buttons turntable bread boards and cartes Vintage g plan sideboard I have quite a few of these antler trophies around our home, but at £9 each these were a bit of a bargain. But I was good, and just bought one!
Vitage antler trophies
BUT I did bring home a little friend with me! Here is Fred celebrating Mr A's birthday: Fred, Mr A's Birthday
 And he surprised me by dressing up yesterday to celebrate my 30th:
Isn't he pretty?!
Fred, 30th Birthday celebrations
Kempton Park antiques market happens twice a month on Tuesdays and, if you can make it, it's worth a trip! Although I found some bargains, the dealers are pretty wise to what things are worth, so not everything is as competitively priced as the nick knacks that I found. The next date is Tuesday 25th October but click HERE for future dates.
Kempton Park Racecourse
Staines Road
East Sunbury on Thames
Middlesex TW16 5AQ