Category Archives: flea market

I’m moving

Hello readers and friends– My site is moving, but will be the same, with a new address. Look for me at  www.booksandbuttons.com. You’ll see my usual page with a row of books at the top. And there is a new … Continue reading

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Falling Leaves, Buying Buttons

Couldn’t resist another early Sunday morning drive to my flea market!  The trees are past their prime, but there are still lovely pockets of color here and there, and it’s a pleasure to drive past lovely old stone houses like … Continue reading

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The Final Buttons from London (Covent Garden Market)

While we were touring antique flea markets and asking people about buttons, we’d often heard people tell us to look for ________and __________.  That’s all they have is buttons!  I don’t want to use the real names, so let’s call … Continue reading

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And More Buttons from London (Greenwich Market)

The postcard featuring the Houses of Parliament is decorated by an old twinkle/mirrorback button that I bought.  See if you can find it as it appears in a later photo.  Big prize if you can find it. (ha) Still roaming … Continue reading

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More Buttons from London (Portobello Market)

A good place to look for old buttons is the market at Portobello Road in London.  It had rained the morning of the day we went so we were hoping the crowds would be nonexistent.   HA, HA, HA!  You were … Continue reading

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April Flea Market

Saturday was a perfect day weatherwise—–but ANY day is perfect for a trip to the local flea market! I looked and found a perfect hat! I looked and found a perfect handbag to go with it . . . But … Continue reading

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The Flea Market

On a beautiful day like today, I decided to make a trip to our local flea market.  Maybe you’d enjoy going with me through a picture tour.  These few photos don’t do justice to the large market, but you can … Continue reading

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