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Visit an Antiques Fair and Stock-up on Kids’ Dress-up Clothes

May22

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We’ve been inspired by Stefania of City Mama. Last weekend she visited an annual antiques fair in Southern Oregon and scored big.
See, Stefania and her daughters collect “olden days” dress-up clothes and they scored the above-pictured hat and gloves (for $3!) to supplement their play wardrobe. We love the idea of a closet full of vintage clothing and accessories used for imaginative play.
Now that we’re into full-blown Spring and have several months of antiques fairs and flea markets ahead of us, consider making it a family outing. So many teachable moments about upcycling and craftsmanship are possible. Plus, there are plenty of distractions so that you can do a bit of shopping yourself.


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Isabel Kallman

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One Response to “Visit an Antiques Fair and Stock-up on Kids’ Dress-up Clothes”

  1. Onna Holl Jun 01 at 9:34 am Reply Reply

    I always pick up “dressup” items I see at sales. Hat’s and gloves!

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