Blooming Rose

Blooming Rose

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Another Trip To Country Roads

I was so excited today when I found that I had a couple of free hours and could
drive down to Old Towne Orange and visit Sue at Country Roads Antiques. It
seems that lately everything has been rush, rush so I was so delighted to have the
time for a visit. Wandering around her shop is always so much fun. You just never
know what you are going to find.

Today was very interesting because they were setting up new displays.
Adding an architectural feel...

Sue is great. She let me take my camera and wander around so all of you could
enjoy a day at Country Roads too.

Lovely linens and velvets...

For all you mermaid lovers...

A table made of shells...

Forms come in all shapes, sizes and sexes...

Some of you were fortunate enough to go to the Alameda Flea Market a couple of
weeks ago and you may have seen this wonderful display.  A friend fell in love with
it and emailed a picture to me. I realized this beauty's home base is really here at
Country Roads but they exhibit at the wonderful Alameda Flea each month. I
certainly wish I lived closer to that flea because it’s one of the very best.

I can just see this in a garden with roses and lavender...

I actually have several more pictures and wonderful architectural pieces to
show you but blogger seems to be having some problems and I'm having difficulty
loading my photos.  They will have to wait for another time.

I hope you all have a wonderful week.


* French Farmhouse 425 * said...

Drooling....LOVE it all!! Thanks for sharing the pics!! :)Rachel

Kaybe said...

It's getting cooler here in Florida so our nicer flea markets will be gearing up soon. Those pieces od coral are beautiful. Coral like that is getting harder to find at reasonable prices because of harvesting regulations. I'm loving that double clam shell too. Thanks for taking us along.

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

I would love to shop there! I would have scooped up those alabaster lamps in a second. The run about $175 each here!

food for thought said...

dang you had fun!

Sue said...

Thanks for the beautiful photos of Country Roads. I'm so appreciative when others take pictures of my store. It is also interesting to me to see what others camera lenses are drawn too! Have a great Sunday!

Take care, Sue

Pondside said...

What a wonderful place - I enjoy your visits there!

Tricia - A Rosy Note said...

Oh that place looks much to see. I can see why you love visiting it :)

Love of the Sea said...

Oh my - what treasures. Did you get anything? I love the alabaster lamps -and what an amazing price. I also love the coral pieces...I am wondering how much those are - they are pretty expensive in the places I have seen them. I also love the pink enamel...and the bottles...and the double clam shell...and on and on. What an amazing place this is!!!

Annie Louise said...

Wow, thanks for sharing your wonderful pictures of Country Roads. I love that store, always wonderful displays!

Anonymous said...

What a FABULOUS shop!! I could spend all day there and be perfectly happy!! I just wish she had an online shop... DARN!!
Thanks so much for sharing all your pics with us!
Happy Sunday!
~ Jo :)

la Brocanteuse said...

oh I am seriously drooling over what you have shared with us in these beautiful images. just adore the figurine and the tin star...and all the linen and ruffles..
thank you for your well wishes and visit to my blog. always appreciated. have a great week. xo Colette

Faded Charm said...

Your photos are amazing! Isn't Country Roads the best Antique Mall you've ever been to? I love it and only wish I lived closer.

Take care,


Red Gate Farm said...

I enjoyed the opportuntity to go with you on this shopping excursion! I'd take those leaded glass windows for a project at the "Peach Palace" that we're working on, if I was only closer. :)

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Such a wonderful array of eye candy! I would have a hard time choosing because I'd want so much! The coral was lovely and I liked the big clam shell...we never see that type here.

Blondie's Journal said...

I see something that I want in each picture~~what a great shop...and your pictures are fabulous, especially the close ups.

I'd love to live where there is warm weather year round and a zillion flea markets. You are SO lucky!!

Have a wonderful week! :-)


vicki archer said...

Such wonderful vignettes and furniture displays....xv

Anonymous said...

I'm back... just had to see more of this fabulous shop! I LOVE those vintage street signs, linens, marble lamps, and chande... oh my! ;-)
I wanted to thank you for your sweet comment about my pictures. I sure do appreciate it!! :)
Have a great week!
~ Jo

La Dolfina said...

Hi Susan!

I'm smiling because you really want to come to The Alameda Point and I want to go here with you. You have the magic when it comes to finding mermaids my friend! There are so many things I love in this post of yours!
That ruffled table cloth is divine!
You can come to the Point every month if you want and stay with me. I would love it! Did anything come home with you? I'm so glad you got to sneak some time to yourself and escape to such a beautiful place.
Love you, Miss you!!

Privet and Holly said...

Sighs, sighs,
and more sighs!
I actually felt
my bp rise a bit,
looking at all of
these treasures ~
What a place!
Loved antiquing with
you today!!
xx Suzanne

Chris said...

I love this post, especially the first couple of photos. Awesome.

Drawn to The Sea said...

This is beyond scrumptious... & the light! It's funny, the more I concentrate on simplifying the more I am loving my oldest, chippiest things.

chateaudelille said...

Just love it.So wish it was close to me. Id have the architectural stuff in a flash! Fiona