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  1. I spotted that scale in your first photo . . . I would have snagged it too! Love a good junk show, thanks for taking us along 🙂

  2. It’s a good thing I don’t live there. I would have spent so much money, Lora! And I don’t even have room for it all. That galvanized tub in the first picture would be great in the cut flower garden. And the white iron patio table set is so charming. So glad you shared this fabulous junk bonanza!

  3. So fun, I love seeing these even though I’m too far away to go. Thanks Lora.

  4. Sarah Stuber says:

    When was Junk Bonanza ? You never mentioned the dates. I have always wanted to go ! Looks wonderful. Sometimes I have trouble following your site and figuring out where to go next. Lots of scrolling. I feel like I miss things. Love your content !

  5. Really enjoyed the pictures of all the wonderful stuff! One of these years I’ll be able to coordinate visiting my sis in Anoka & timing it with one of the shows!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Great idea; hope you can!

  6. I would have been broke!!! That was amazing!! I would kill for that galvanized metal sink…it would look so good in my garden.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      I was thinking it would be awesome in a laundry room! Yes, I had to hold myself back, indeed!

  7. So many great finds. I was shopping your pics. What a fun event.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Yes, it’s so fun!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      I hate to miss it; always a shot in the arm!

  8. Thanks for sharing! I’m glad you found a unique treasure.

    I attended Junk Market back in the day (I was into junk before it was cool!) with Ki & Whitney but haven’t been to Junk Bonanza.

    I have always wondered if they sell much out of their beautiful displays. What do you think? I heard Junk Jubilee in Des Moines wasn’t a very good show for selling this spring.

    While I don’t mind digging thru a pile of junk with all the grime & grease I just can’t sell it till I clean it up….so I understand your statement!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      I think they restock all weekend long, so their displays always look good. I’m sure dealers have to analyze if it’s worth their time and effort; it’s a lot of work! Many come from far away & have to spend the weekend in trailers or hotels.

  9. Well this was fun…what a huge venue that building is. I’m like you, having done Art/Craft shows and also having a shop for 10 years. Display is Play…I always said, and these are wonderful! It’s just hard to think my childhood home items are now…’Antiques’ or seriously Vintage. LOL. Sandi

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      I know, right? When I see items from the 70’s I played with, I just laugh;)

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      It is pretty special!