Behind the scenes at Chapel Market...


Early Friday morning I left the swamps of Louisiana and headed North to Alabama.

Layla was hosting a vintage market filled with friends and this girl was not going to miss it.




After a 5 1/2 drive I made it there within minutes to meet up with a few of my roomies,



Rhoda and I drove in to give a helping hand wherever needed.

A labor of love... ;)

I think for the first ten minutes of arriving, I just walked around in awe.

It was just that amazing...

This sweet little community just touched so many of our hearts over our 2 day stay.

I can't wait to share more about that soon.




I wanted to breathe in all of this fabulousness before it would soon find its forever homes.



Every inch of space was filled to the brim of vintage delight .

Miss Mustard Seed .... oh how she rocked her space!

I bought one of her signature pieces and can't wait to tell ya'll about it.


Ever walked through a magazine in real life?

That's what this booth felt like decorated by the talented urbanfarmgirl and Susan from Mapelandmagnolia.

These girls ROCK!


I was like a moth drawn to a flame..


If you love maps, globes, vintage trucks and letters and pendants and warm fuzzy flannel blankets...

you understand...


And then there were friends like sprinkles on your cake.

These two..

Sweet Laura from Finding Home full of blog knowledge that I soaked all in ..

And see that little ball of energy below that never stayed still?

Yup, it's KariAnne from Thistlewood Farms

You have not lived till you spent the weekend with this girl.

She is a book of never ending stories and inspiration...love these girls!


Fresh Flowers...


This tree below was just one of the many items I wanted to take home from  Lucyinspired .

Her booth was just as gorgeous as she is!



I could go on and on but I know you have plenty to do today...

So join me back here and we can pick up where we left off with more great finds, friends and fun!

xo Susie

23 comments:

  1. Great pictures! I'd love to visit the shop.
    Best amazement is the feather/turnings tree with the door knobs! Nice imaginative use of materials.

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    1. Is that not the neatest tree ever! It was very tall too!

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  2. That doorknob tree was huge wasn't it? I got there around lunch, so I missed several people I wanted to meet, but, still had great fun! Rhonda

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    1. That tree was pretty big and sorry you missed some of your friends. Hope you had a great time

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  3. So jealous that you got to go!!

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    1. Awe.. Maybe it she has another you can get to go. I would live to see you

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  4. Looks like so much fun, I must say I'm jealous! LOL Loved your pics -- thanks for sharing. xoxo

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  5. We sure missed you and hope if there is a next time around you can make it.

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  6. Oh how I wish I lived closer to that event! Looks like so much fun!

    Judy

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  7. Susie, I have to tell you that I got to meet you at the Market and it made my day. You are so talented. I love your pictures you captured the essence of the booths. Thanks for sharing them.

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    1. So glad I got to meet you. It was so crazy in there lol... I'm already wishing for another market soon.

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  8. Hello rock star! So happy that I got to spend time with you! You are my heart. :)

    Happy day friend!
    karianne

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  9. Hello sweetness! I haven't talked to you in forever....and can I say I'm jealous!! Lol :) I wanted to go to chapel market, but my hubby and I couldn't get away. He's having surgery this week and we had too much to do to drive from KY. :-/ oh well, I can live vicariously through you! :-) Can't wait to see what you bought! :) OH...did you see my news? My dining room is on the COVER of This old house magazine this month....I could die! :)
    Have a good week!

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    1. What???!!! The COVER!!!??? Oh who is jealous now?? ME! Girl, I am so happy for you. I am going out today to pick up my copy. I'm doing a happy dance over here for you. You so deserve every inch of that cover sweet friend. Hugs and congrats

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  10. Susie - it was so great to meet you and spend time with you! Such a blessing! Have a great day!

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    1. It was so much fon meeting you!! I can't wait till we get the chance again..

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  11. I adore this little market!! Is it yearly and can anyone attend??!! Wish we had events like this in CT!!! Thanks so much for sharing!!!

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  12. Susie!! Thanks for the awesome picture of our tree! That thing was fantastic! Thanks for your sweet comments, too. It was great meeting you and hope to see you again soon!!! xo

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  13. If this ever happens again - I don't care when it is, I'm reserving space in your car!!! Get sister too!!! "100 bottles of beer on the wall" all the way to Alabama...

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