I set out today to get a "prim fix" since it has been what seems like forever since I did any antiquing or flea market shopping. I broke my wrist in early March and that quickly put a halt to all things fun! Surgery to insert 9 screws and lots of physical therapy later and now I can go out cruisin' for those old things that I love and can't seem to live without. Today I went to my favorite primitive shop located in Sandwich, IL called BITTERSWEETS. I have shopped there for years during owner changes and even a few shop name changes but one thing always stays the same -- their quality of primitive home decor. They have some antique pieces as well as new items such as candles, lines, braided rugs, etc. to help complete the "look".
There are several other really cute shops in Sandwich, some antique, some vintage, restaurants and other fun places. Make a day of it and be sure not to miss BITTERSWEETS because it is well worth the trip. Not to mention fresh picked sweet corn is for sale on about every corner in the county! I see a road trip in your future!
Thursday, February 12
Y'all probably know already that I am a collector -- I'd give up goin' to the movies or a sporting event in order to go to a flea market or antique shop instead. I'd much rather find a cute ironstone pitcher than a nice piece of jewelry. Crocks? Baskets? Old quilts? I'm there! And I love anything with hearts and/or stars -- always have and I'm pretty sure I always will.