Any excuse to go to Florence, CO!
So, my son's high school band was marching in the Pioneer Days parade in Florence, CO on Saturday.
They are doing Beatles songs this season, and I adore it -- they sound AWESOME!
Santa was there...
Me, too!as I've told you before, they have plenty of antiques there!
In fact, for the Pioneer Days celebration, they had a "Junktique" and it was SO. MUCH. FUN!
We couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day...
and there was plenty of junk to be had!
Thanks to everyone who commented on my post about the Folk Art Festival in our beautiful Red Rocks. As promised, here's what I picked up between that day, Friday, and then Saturday in Florence:
The trinket on the left, above, is made from the knot of a vintage tie, some vintage slip strap gadgets, and interesting crocheted buttons/snaps. You clip it, like a clip on tie, to your collar. I thought it was clever; the gal who made them makes "tie art" -- collars, skirts, etc. and said she wanted a way to use up the knot which is usually a throw away! On the right, a lovely little rhinestone-y necklace.
From the Junktique in Florence: a sweet apron, and Scout ephemera
This is my favorite piece of junk of the day: an old box from the dollar table, pink with a sweet colonial scene on the lid and sides -- and then I opened it up to find two vintage bouquets!
The beautiful compote next to it is something that I have been eyeing at a shop that sells estate stuff -- it was 1/2 price, finally, so I treated myself. More on that sale later!
Did you find any junk this weekend?