A week ago Sunday, my travel adventurer Teresa (owner of Wee Threads Resale Shop in Mill Valley) and I met up with the so charming and fabulous Lara of NowSoLA blog at the Rose Bowl Flea Market.
I had heard so much about this Flea Market for years and still I wasn't quite sure what to expect. It was so large and was almost like a puzzle the way it was layed out. I'm thinking that Alameda Flea has spoiled me with it's straight rows both for parking and for shopping.
We met up with Lara by the front gate. I adored her from the start. The moment I visited her blog a last year, I knew that I'd love her in person. She had been to the flea once before so we completely placed our newbie-ness in her hands. She became our guide as we weaved our way through the market.
We spent two hours at the Flea Market and my favorite booth wasn't in the Vintage & Antique sections but in an area that included mostly clothing sellers. One booth had a table with scarves and blouses. Every item was just a dollar. It was as if they didn't want to deal with woman type items. Our gain.
I found so many vintage scarves. I was in Vera heaven.
This last weekend I didn't go out on Friday like I typically do. I decided to tackle my office. In the last few weeks my inventory has multiplied and spread to practically every room in the house. I decided that it was time to move out all of my craft items and create a practical sorting area in my office. I continued working on it throughout the weekend. I feel so much better this Monday morning. I still have a ways to go with my office but it feels manageable now. One of the worst problems of a ReSeller is when our inventory gets out of hand. I personally feel frozen when it gets to be too much and struggle to do any work. Right now I'm ready to get listing and making some money.
Did you go thrifting this weekend?
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Don't forget to visit Her Library Adventures for Flea Market Finds.