This past weekend I got to take a mini girls trip to Pasadena! I have LONG wanted to visit the Rose Bowl Flea Market, and so we planned on going way in advance. I was so excited when the date finally arrived! The flea market is on a Sunday so we had Saturday to do whatever we wanted. We made a pit stop at Ikea in Burbank on the way down south. After we got to the hotel, the beautiful Langham Hotel, we went to Old Town Pasadena for some shopping/eating/exploring. We were hoping to find a few of the cupcake places to try out, but only came across one of them in our time there.
This is Pasadena City Hall, peeking through the buildings. It was beautiful.
We THOUGHT we saw all of the vendors, and THEN we saw there was a bridge in the back of the side section that if you crossed it, looked as though it stretched all the way to the nearby mountain. Seriously, it's enormous! It has 2,600 vendors!
After we were done shopping, we decided to go drive by the Father of the Bride house, because google put it at less than a mile from our hotel. It's like a dream, isn't it? I love the homes in Pasadena, I could drive around and look at them all day.
After lunch, we went across the street to try some French Macaroons. I've always wanted to try some, but have never seen them for sale.
Ok, here is the loot I came home with...
I was on the lookout for something red to be thrown into the mix of the stuff on the top of my kitchen cabinets. I'm afraid my house is becoming too turquoise so I'm trying to change that. ;) I love this old tin.
I found a bottle seller (finally!) and I bought 2 lavender and 1 aqua glass bottles to add to my collection. They were from the $3 table. ;)
Junk Gypsyz. They had really cool signs that were outlined in metal and had the big bulbs in them. If you want to see what I mean, you can look them up on Facebook. I ALMOST bought a turquoise arrow sign but didn't want to part with that much money. I did buy this metal piece from them for a few bucks, that I'll use to add detail to a project. I also bought some necklace charms.
Well, that's it! We all had a fabulous time! I can't wait to do it again!