Lucketts 2016 Recap | part 1

Marian Parsonsbuying & selling antiques, Running a Business

My alarm went off at 5:15 am on Friday morning.  I don’t usually do 5:15 am (or anything before 8:30, if I can help it.)  It was like Christmas morning, though.  Your body feels energized instead of groggy.  Exciting things await, so let’s get to it. I showered and put on the linen shirt dress and jeans I set out … Read More

“it’s like getting off of roller skates”

Marian Parsonsbuying & selling antiques

I’m going to give a full recap of Lucketts once my brain solidifies once again.  It’s total mush at the moment. When I was driving home from the market on Friday, I was trying to articulate to my mom how “out of it” I felt after such a full day.  I almost didn’t recognize the exit for my house! She … Read More

what’s left at Lucketts

Marian Parsonsbuying & selling antiques

It’s so sad, but the Lucketts Spring Market has been canceled for Sunday.  There was heavy rain Friday night and it rained off an on all day on Saturday.  The parking fields are covered with mud and standing water, so there is nowhere for customers to park.  Just an FYI for those who were planning to stop by… Day one … Read More

10 lbs of flour in a 5 lb sack

Marian Parsonsbuying & selling antiques, Running a Business

When I arrived at Lucketts this morning, all of the 20′ truck had been unloaded and the smaller truck was half empty.  As I surveyed the tent and the jumble of furniture that was placed generally according to my map, I realized space planning on this scale is not my forte. 20′ x 40′ sounded huge to me.  Well, it is, … Read More

on the truck to Lucketts | the smalls & littles

Marian Parsonsbuying & selling antiques, Favorite Finds

Thanks for all of the encouragement in your comments on yesterday’s post.  As I’m in the heat of last minute details, it was really uplifting. So, yesterday I shared the furniture.  Today, I’m sharing the smalls & littles.  I’ve shared a few times that these are the pieces that bring life to a space, whether it’s your home, a styled photoshoot, or … Read More