Shopping in Blue Ridge, GA: Best Antiques, Vintage, and Thrift Stores

Shopping in Blue Ridge, GA: Best Antiques, Vintage, and Thrift Stores

This, my friends, is a Junkin’ Journey long in the making. You see, we’ve been traveling to Blue Ridge, GA for the past 10 years…falling in love with the town and area a little bit more with each visit. It’s been a family destination for a long time and there are so many things to do in Blue Ridge. And one of them happens to be shopping in Blue Ridge, GA – specifically at antique malls, vintage shops, and thrift stores! Read more ›

Shopping in Augusta, GA: Best Antiques, Vintage, and Thrift Stores

Shopping in Augusta, GA: Best Antiques, Vintage, and Thrift Stores

When you think of Augusta, GA, chances are visions of golf, azaleas, and green jackets come to mind, thanks to The Masters tournament. But I’m here to tell you that you don’t have to be a golfer to enjoy Augusta…or its sister-from-across-the-river city, North Augusta (which is in South Carolina). Golf aside, let’s talk about shopping in Augusta, GA. Specifically…the best antiques, vintage, architectural salvage, and thrift stores in Augusta and North Augusta.Read more ›

Shopping in Athens, GA: Best Antiques, Vintage, Architectural Salvage, and Thrift Stores

Shopping in Athens, GA: Best Antiques, Vintage, Architectural Salvage, and Thrift Stores

If you’re not familiar with Athens, Georgia, then you probably don’t follow college football (University of Georgia is located in Athens). Music fans know of Athens thanks to hometown bands such as the B-52s and R.E.M, but I’m here to talk to you about shopping in Athens, GA. Specifically…the best antiques, vintage, architectural salvage, and thrift stores in Athens, GA!Read more ›

Shotgun!: Atlanta, Georgia (Part 1)

Shotgun!: Atlanta, Georgia (Part 1)

*** Please note that this post on Atlanta, GA has not been updated since 2015. I had planned on updating it in 2020, but as we all know, 2020 hasn’t gone as planned!  So, please check back in 2021 for a freshly updated post. ***

If I haven’t mentioned it before, my husband’s favorite past time is sword fighting- with the long sword, to be precise. He studies historical European martial arts with various groups in the Carolinas as well as Eastern martial arts at a local dojo. When he had an opportunity to train with a sword fighting studio in Atlanta, Georgia, we decided to turn it into a long weekend…which meant I could go junkin’!

Truth be told, a city as large as Atlanta offers COUNTLESS options for antiques, vintage, and thrift stores…so this post will just have to count as “Part 1” in a series…because with Atlanta not all that far from me, you can be sure that I’ll be returning many more times…for many more blog posts.

Let’s get started- here are the places I hit this time around!Read more ›

Junkin’ Journey: Savannah, Georgia

Junkin’ Journey: Savannah, Georgia

*** Please note that this post on Savannah, GA has not been updated since 2014. It will be updated in 2021 with additional thrift stores and antiques stores. Thank you! ***

We all know how much I love Greenville…I’ve posted about it here on Sadie Seasongoods…I’ve blogged about it here on Visit Greenville, SC…and I’m a walking advertisement everywhere I go. But I’ve also had a lengthy love affair with Savannah, Georgia. I’ve traveled there for years, accumulating a list of favorite haunts…including a list of favorite junk shops. There are plenty of highfalutin boutiques and manicured antiques dealers in Savannah- if that’s your flavor.

But for me? These shops- both thrift and antiques- are quirkier, more affordable, and serve as wonderful muses for projects and ideas. So, keep this list handy next time you head to Savannah and maybe, just maybe, I’ll see you there.Read more ›