As I have said before, there are pros and cons to shopping at the Antique Mall. It's the perfect place to go if you are looking for that hard to find piece for your collection. With so many venders there is a better chance that you just might find it. But this convenience comes with a price... a much higher price than if you found it yourself while thrifting. One great thing about the Antique Mall is that the items are often in better condition than what you might find thrifting. So it is a give and take kind of thing. I find that I leave the Antique Mall with the thrill of that automatic gratification of scoring some great finds for the collections but I also leave with a bit of a let down feeling that it was just too easy and I paid more.
Here's what I paid too much for this time! ;)
I found the middle sized bowl for my Pyrex "Woodland Brown" set. It is pristine and shiny with not a scratch and for this I paid $9.
*Diane's bowl collection was not forgotten on this trip. I was able to put a lovely set of four together for her. Unfortunately, I went to her house right from the mall to give them to her and forgot to take a photo of the set. Maybe one day I can do a photo shoot when I'm over.