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photo credit to JimJamesCreative
bags bags bags
shopping for hand made feed sac bags for the market while in the middle of Iowa
we found this amazing cubbie in Iowa and the old porch columns were salvaged from a 1920's bungalow in NW Indiana
somewhere in middle America
picking for the marked somewhere in Iowa
sit stay eat
shot of the market from spring 2016
we have a vendor that tears down old barns then makes these amazing tables & benches with the wood...come in several sizes!
this great old copper GE washer/dryer made for a great planter for our market! It went to a home where it will continue on as a patio bar
at an amish auction in central Indiana...hen nesters for everyone!
Chapman Milk signs made from old barn doors
this great old hand carved pine fish hung proudly over this amazing wood dough bowl with pony palm plants...all sold!
just one of our spring displas for our April 2017 market
this fabulous human birdcage made from re-bar belongs to the one and only Queen of Rust Danielle Colby. She had this made for one of her burlesque shows...it's now available at the market
cowboy soaking tub
We found this amazing old cowboy soaking tub and featured it in this display
We bought this great chandelier from Danielle Colby last fall and brought it to the market
we acquired several of these one of a kind hand made ornate frames from a local art gallery. several sizes available!
this great old piece made its way to the market and didn't last long....it is now proudly featured on a wall in a renovated barn in the area
these great old European life preservers left the market as fast as they came in.
a hint of green
perfect for spring....a great produce table from the 1920's, hand carved dough bowls and a large primitive green cabinet along with some dried hydrangeas
these cylinders were once one large conveyor belt for grocery store deliveries....my dad (who likes to remain behind the scenes) made this light with the conveyor belt and some old iron plant seeders..
featured on American Pickers
these amazing old drive-in film reels were featured on American Pickers episode 282 titled Sgt Pickers Lonely Hearts Club on 10-10-16, they didn't last long
vision vision vision
these large old cable spools once sat abandoned in a field....we bought them at an auction, took them apart and hung them over our loft in the market with red and white lights on them
We drive almost 6 hours into the middle of Iowa to pick up these great old windmill blades...makes for an extremely noise ride home
a new life
these iron pieces were once used as gutter strainers for a street dept but have been re-purposed into standing floor lights...
old street pavers
we have several of these great old clay street pavers available at the market
the Queen of Rust
We are thrilled to have some of Danielle Colby's personal collection at the market for sale
more winter wonderland
these large old 1800's church steeples were salvaged from a church in Laporte Indiana and complimented this paper mache Santa face perfectly
here are our 2017 market dates!
life before the van
this was one of our last picks before we realized we needed to do something....a short time later we upgraded to a high rise cargo van and life changed as we knew it
thankful for friends
so lucky to run into friends at a local auction....it didn't quite fit in the van but we made it work :)
a touch of spring
just a peek at out spring 2016 market
we stop by this fabulous wholesaler every month to add the finishing touches to our market...so thankful for this place!
the perfect man
We found this old gem a few months ago...he is now in the hands of an extremely talented jewelry maker :)
my kind of fishing
this sweet old thing was in pieces in a moldy attic when we first met him. With several hours of care and repairs, he was added to the market and fondly named Sherman the Sturgeon. He has sold but still hangs in the market until his new owner is ready for him
We are open the 4th weekend of every month plus the summer holiday weekends. Follow us on facebook and instagram for additional dates