I was so glad that we decided to join my parents down at Lennox Head for the weekend. Even though I wondered last week if I'd get there, I was able to get out & explore a bit of the area for the first time.
It's such a pretty area with gorgeous beaches, & there are plenty of op shops to explore too. We did some op shopping in Ballina, & we went to Bangalow & for a look at the monthly markets, which were HUGE. I was surprised by how large they were, with so many stalls & a great atmosphere. But my favourite thing was seeing the vintage stalls & shops in a side street, including Kitsch' n' sync & Heaths Old Wares. Both shops have some amazing stock, so many things had my heart racing!
Kitsch' n' sync in Bangalow
This has to be the strangest deer salt & pepper shaker set I've ever seen.
The busy Bangalow Markets
Heaths Old Wares in Bangalow
Love that polka-dot Diana ware
I'm kicking myself that I passed up that blue glass jar thing (below) in orange a while back at an op shop for $4.
The main street of Bangalow
Beautiful Byron Bay
Here are my vintage finds from the weekend.....
1. Blue beads - Ballina Salvos
2. Mauve knuckle bone beads from my Mum
3. Two fabric brooches
4. Brown bangle - Animal Welfare op shop
3 hair clips made from vintage earrings
Scarves from Ballina oppies
Scarf in my happy colours from Bangalow Markets
Maxi dress from a garage sale near the Bangalow Markets
New old sheet set from Kitsch' n' sync. There were 4 sets still in original packaging for $5 each, & I had a floral set in my hand, & put it down for a second to look at a tray, & another woman snatched it from under me. When she put it down to look at another set, I grabbed it back, & she said, "That's mine thank you". No thank YOU sheet cow! So I ended up with a stripe set instead.
Large circa 1920's AGEE 'Special' jar
$3 Ballina op shop