Girls Gone Junkin’…Gotta Git’cha Junk On!

There are girls who go to the flea market, and girls who go to yard sales.  There are girls who go to craft fairs and there are girls who just go where the sales are..And then there are Girls who go Junkin’and make it look real nice in a retail setting which makes other girls want to shop the junk and take it home…

I love other people’s junk…just this past week I hit up a yard sale out in the country and the guy had this big pile of rusty tools out in the yard, naturally I gravitated toward the rust.  As I was zoning in on the pile of potential treasures I heard him utter the words…”Ma’am that’s not for sale”…What? Not for sale…then why is it in the yard?  I tried a couple of time to get a good look at the pile of rust but he was having none of it…rust denied! 

Junk is in…Other peoples old discarded rusted dented dilapidated tired old junk is in vogue.  I follow quite a few Junkers on twitter and I “like” several junky Facebook pages…If you like junk check out junk bonanza, flea market style, the antique crank, funky junk, funky junk interiors, funky junk sisters and junk gypsy’sThese Girls know how to git their junk on!

Junkin’ or Pickin’ it’s all the same…and lots of people are doing it. And believe me there is enough of it to go around…I like to think of it as doing my part for the environment…recycling and upcycling…being green and all.  Here is a little peek at my junk treasures from my Girls (and Guys) Gone Junkin weekend…we got our junk on!

…As I was pickin my way through row after row of funky junk treasures my junk radar was picking up a definite color theme…

…of blue and green…

was catching my eye as I scanned the offerings of the junk vendors…

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This post is part of the Blogging Challenge: A to Z April Challenge. This post is brought to you by the letter “J”.

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10 responses to “Girls Gone Junkin’…Gotta Git’cha Junk On!

  1. I don’t do much treasure hunting these days . . . because I have all the knick knacks and paddywhacks I need . . . but I enjoyed this post immensely, Jeanne.

    Have FUN with JUNQUE!

  2. Between the gardening, the photographs and the junkin’–I think we’re on the same cosmic wave! I am a mistress of junk. My husband teases me every time we pass curbside offerings! I used to make money on ebay selling all that junk. It’s surprising what one can find! Junk on!

  3. jeanne, I would be so grateful if you had any ideas about what I could do with all this silver plate we have…silver tea sets, trays, coffee urn, chafing dishes…what to do junque girl?

  4. One (wo)man’s junk is another (wo)man’s treasure… ;)

  5. Hello thank you for stoppin by my blog! I love, love yours, definetly kindred spiritis…new follower!

  6. Pingback: There you have it…From A to Z! « jeanne's blog…a nola girl at heart

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