Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Scott Antique Market

I only get to Scott Antique Market (2nd weekend monthly in Atlanta) a few times a year, but it is a great place to keep track of the latest trends. The dealers in the large tent in front of the North building are always very interesting.....
....there is lots of burlap covered stuff, architectural, industrial, and weathered wood.
(I actually have no idea what these are....driftwood?)


I was surprised to see hundreds of different metal junk lights, so I made a mental note to use up what I have and move on from THAT idea!!


More junk lamps-these kinda look imported to me, but I LOVE the tables!! Wish I got better pictures of those.
Inside the North building is some very high-end stuff, but always interesting.

(There are "3300 booths?" spread out on two properties called the North and South buildings because they straddle I-285. It's a pain to have to travel from one to the other, but there is a bus, too)

I actually ran through both buildings and the outside dealers in under 2 hours, which is why these pics are not so great.

Outside of the South building is a great place to get those hard to find hardware and architectural pieces....anything rusty, crusty and garden-y that you are looking for is probably out in this area-- it takes hours to sift through it all, but it was so hot I wasn't even tempted!
I did want one of these cool metal baskets but forgot to go back and get one before I left--did I mention how HOT it was?
I ended up only buying one lampshade and one lamp, but it really sparked some much-needed creativity to see what was trending at this show!

15 comments:

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

I have always wanted to go to Scott's, but I've never made it. *sadface* Thanks for your photos! Those tables are fantastically industrial and Steampunk looking!

Susie~From My Home To Yours said...

Enjoying your post today. I haven't been to Scott's in so many years....now I have a 'little taste' of what's going on. Oh, do I love those metal baskets...too cool! Maybe they'll make their way to Rennigers this fall?
Take care and stay cool.
Blessings,
Susie

junkermidge said...

Wow! What cool stuff! Love all the metal and the junk lighting!
Midge

A Wild Thing@Sweet Repose said...

I can feel yer wheels turnin' all the way up in Ioway, I need some good ol inspiration, been too hot and dry to play outside. We are having a terrible drought, all the rains are going North or South...geesh, what next!!!

The Cranky Queen said...

Nancy, Great snap shots of Scott's. I like to go...a little pricey though. Still miss The Original Lakewood so much! The visits do give you great ideas of what is hot and what is not! Atlanta is kinda the "hub" for decorators in our neck of the woods. Stay Trashy, Tiff

countrycharisma said...

Love your wall vases Nancy! They are so interesting and unique. We did Scott's once a few years ago. We did alright, but it was as you said, so big, and overwhelming. You got some good pictures though, and I wonder what those wood balls are? Make intersting lights with little white lights on them!

time worn interiors said...

I miss selling and shopping there! Thanks for the photos!
tot

Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking said...

I agree looks like really cool stuff! We are heading to Atlanta in a few weeks so I am glad to know about this place!

Sea Witch said...

Scotts is fun to see what is new and upcoming. I love the french booths but boy are they obscene in price. Sea witch

A Treasured Past said...

Looks like an interesting market. I can see an old folding screen that I like in photo # 2. I agree that the lamps looks a bit cheap??imported for sure. The outdoor area look interesting, Thanks for sharing. I hope you are staying cool Tam x

Bohemian said...

Well your Marathon Photothon of the Show certainly sparked some creativity and inspiration here!

Dawn... The Bohemian

Room Dividers nyc said...

Very nice antiques. I like it.. Very unique.. Keep it up..

Jeanine Burkhardt said...

It's been way toooo long since I've visited your blog!!! Just LoVe those Metal Baskets w/Handles!!! Soooo much potential there...
Jeanine, ChiPPy!-SHaBBy!

Ronnie said...

I enjoyed that! Thanks for the trip.

Jo Waterhouse said...

I love the driftwood stuff, I'd like to find it on the beach, not buy it though.
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