If like me you enjoy art, textiles, findings, and architectural elements that wear a true patina, the kind that is applied by loving hands, weather, use, and Father Time, you love to go to antique shops and shows. Now a lot of places call themselves "antique shops" but really they just sell other people's junk; some of it isn't even vintage but just a few years old. And let's get real, a lot of these "antique shops" resemble a hoarder's living room or garage and frankly, I wouldn't bring any of it home.
The county I live in has a wonderful Spring/Summer Antique Show at the local fairgrounds the third Sunday of every month, and I wrote about it last summer. I
Here's a great episode about the Burlington Antique Show featured on the show "Market Warriors." Enjoy!