Antiquing in Russellville and the Mark Roberts Find

Mark Roberts rabbtLiz , Anna, and I went to M’Lynn’s gift shop in Dardenelle for their 20% off sale Saturday. We both wanted to see if there was any Christmas we needed.  JoClaire had been on Friday and she showed me a Mark Roberts Christmas fairy she bought. She has several of these very decorative fabric figural designs. The one she bought was a Christmas chef fairy. It was $100 with 20% off. Really cute and very festive for the season.  I got some Christmas presents and stocking stuffers.   I found in the bargain room  3 round dome frames, 8 jello/tart molds for 20Junking 1 cents each, and 2 sets of Nikko Christmas salt and peppers for half of half. Matches my set and Mama’s Christmas dishes. Then we drove towards Russellville and stopped at the flea market. I got several things for me and for other people’s collections. But the find of the day was a Mark Roberts Easter fairy. Remember JoClair’s purchase at M’Lynn’s? Well, I got mine for $2.98.  Good junking day.junking 2Mark Roberts rabbt

About Jim Gatling

Artist: primitive watercolors, colored pencil. Quilter: Original designs, Scrap quilts. Craftsman: Woodburning, Recycling Teacher: Retired MHS, SHCS K-12 Part Time. Collector: Antiques, Quilts, Glass, Buttons, Petit Point, Needlepoint, Hankies, Figural Perfume Bottles. Son, Father, Grandfather, Neighbor, Friend.
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2 Responses to Antiquing in Russellville and the Mark Roberts Find

  1. Ethel Granger says:

    Hi Jim, this is Ethel. Love your emails. Did you get our house and trees quilt done? I’m dying to see it. We’re planning to hang it at our quilt show. Will you be coming down for the show? If so, you can stay with me again. Loved your visit with Evelyn.

    My Favorite Quotation: “Don’t confuse me with facts, my mind is made up!”

    Date: Sun, 24 Nov 2013 16:45:41 +0000 To:

    • Jim Gatling says:

      Hey, Thanks for remindng e about the quilt top. Dot wrote today. I forgot it and found it Friday. Have it ready to mail in the morning. Evelyn and I would love to come to the show. We’ll just have to wait and see. Thanks, JIM

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