Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Booth 96 & Scary Mannequins...

Yesterday, I couldn't resist visiting a few antique shops...there's one in Scottsdale that seems more like a museum than an antique shop.

It has a lot of taxidermy animals, mannequins, and interesting collectible artifacts or "higher-end antiques"...just bizarre things.

Look at these wax heads from the Madame Tussaud's wax
museum of the Last Supper...very lifelike.

These figures were in the back of the store behind a bunch of picture frames...not something you'd normally see in an antique shop.

I have to admit that as much as I love wax museums, that I was a little creeped out by this display...yes, I know it's based off of Da Vinci's Last Supper, but....

Wouldn't you feel a tad scared being in this antique store all alone at night?

Here's a booth with antique telephones...not scary like the mannequins and various animal heads that adorn the shop. I think it's neat how much technology has evolved.

These telephones look like they have faces, don't ya think?

Here's a current photo of my booth..."Booth 96" at the Brass Armadillo in Phoenix.

The Brass Armadillo is one of the largest antique malls in the Phoenix area. I think it's about 40,000 sq ft and could take hours to wander through.

I just added a ton of Vintage-style scrapbook papers (12 sheets for $3), ephemera, vintage Bingo Cards, Shabby furniture, and other paperie curiosities. Great prices!

It's almost like a little mini Scrapbook store!
Be sure to visit if you are in the Phoenix area.

Brass Armadillo
I-17 and Cactus
Phoenix, AZ
Open 9am-9pm
7 days a week!


The Polka Dot Closet said...

Your booth looks great and really full! It looks like you sold your suitcases...Yea. Yep those wax figures are creepy!


Betsy said...

Oh yes, creepy indeed. When I first looked at the picture I thought they were people all lined up for something. They'd be good for security though.

rachelsjunkinthetrunk said...

I totally love your blog!

Lyneen said...

OHHH THOSE ARE CREEPY!!!!! I don't want to be there in the dark!


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