SOUTHERN LIVING MAGAZINE

I am beyond happy to welcome Robert (Bob) Perino, Creative Director of Southern Living Magazine, and Caroline Cunningham, Stylist, to our Spring Market!  They will be joining us on Saturday, May 6.  Mark your calendar now to attend the meet and greet and enjoy some other fun surprises! 

We're currently accepting vendor applications for our Spring Market, 2017.  If you're interested, please click on "Applications" at the top of this page and follow the instructions there.  This is a vintage and antiques market with other high-quality products offered as well.  Vendors of antiques, vintage and vintage inspired goods, art, fine crafts, "Made in Alabama" products, and farm products are encouraged to apply.  Please, no direct sales vendors unless you have been personally invited.

THE TRAVELING SHOW

As I post this, we're less than two weeks away from VMD of Mobile!  I participated in the first VMD Market last fall, and it was an amazing event.  I'm so thankful to be a part of it once again....now, I just need to work really hard to get everything ready!

The Market Beautiful in Laurel is organized and brought to us by Jana and Vanessa of The Vintage Whites Market. And, guess what?  Ben and Erin from HGTV's Home Town will be special guests!!!  It's an event you don't want to miss!

And, I've just added another event to the 2017 lineup-The Peach Tree Vintage Market in Clanton, AL.  This indoor market will be held in the heart of old town Clanton in a beautiful venue with exposed brick walls!  This one is organized by Elizabeth Ann's and Micah's Treasures.  


GET YOUR TICKETS EARLY

Why wait in line when you can come in through the fast lane?  Get your ticket in advance by clicking on this link:  Tickets

WHAT'S NEW IN 2017

I have been busy visiting estate sales and such, sourcing fabulous new finds for upcoming spring markets (lots of ironstone and chippy goodness!) and working on those broken treasures that are begging for new beginnings.  Yes, sanders are out and I'm slinging paint!  

Workshops (See new tab at the top of the page!) -one on leather cuff bracelets and another on soldered jewelry- are planned and will be taught at my home studio at Pimperl Place over the next couple of months.  These are always as much fun for me as they are for the people who attend to learn!  I always fix a fancy little lunch for them (because I enjoy cooking for friends!) and it's a fun little break to relax and learn about new friends during the workshops.  

We have also been busy working on a cabin on our property so that we will have a rental unit for weekend getaways...and other cabins are in our plans.  These will come in handy during our markets, so that vendors from out of town will have a place on-sight to stay during the duration of our markets!  We're excited about that project!!

I show sneak peeks of my adventures over on Instagram frequently, so if you would like to see them, you can follow us @downinthedeltavintagemarket.  If you do facebook, we can be found there at downinthedeltavintageandantiquesmarket.  If you "like" us on facebook, follow and click on "see these posts first" so that you don't miss anything. And, of course, you can just check in here from time to time to see what's posted.  

I have also announced the dates for Fall Market, 2017.  Mark your calendars now!  It will happen October 20 & 21.  I am hoping to be able to announce some special guests for this one too, so stay tuned!

SUPPORTING CYSTIC FIBROSIS RESEARCH

A portion of admission ticket sales proceeds will be donated to the Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Research Center at UAB School of Medicine.  This is a cause that is very near to our hearts, as we have two nieces and a nephew who suffer from the disease. Although major strides have been made in the treatment of cf in recent years, we are still hoping for the cure.  To see more about the work that is being accomplished at the research center, please follow this link: https://www.uab.edu/medicine/cysticfibrosis/

OUR RESIDENT ALLIGATORS

CAUTION!  Please be aware of the fact that we have a couple of alligators that hang out down near the creek.  For your safety, please stay in the market area, unless you are on a Down in the Delta guided tour.




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