Ready for a little fairy dust magic? Enter the enchanted world of The Vintage Pixie!
Mary Meide Andersen
The Vintage Pixie
Lives in/Business located:
This will be Bonanza vendor appearance:
3! First year solo; previous two years with the Queens of Posh
romantic, posh one-of-a-kind furnishings and decor, glam lighting and restyled chandeliers, custom signage antiqued to perfection, lacy French textiles, tattered and elegant clothing, romantic jewelry and crowns fit for a queen
Favorite activity besides junking:
spending time with my new and first granddaughter, my children and bonfires with precious friends and loved ones.
Would save if the workshop were on fire:
nothing, it’s all replaceable. But now my house is another story. You’d find me hanging and tugging on my kitchen chandelier (given to me by my parents from the home I grew up in.) You can see pics of it on my Facebook page. I altered it a wee bit…
You knew you were a junker when:
I was about 7 years old and our neighbors moved. I couldn’t wait to go dig in the garbage pile they had outside their garage. (In fact, my Mom encouraged it; she was a thrifter always. With 6 kids, one had to be resourceful.) I still have some of the items I found. One is a picture of Jesus decoupaged onto a wood board. I still find it precious. And I remember thinking I couldn’t believe they would throw away Jesus. LOL. From that day on I was hooked!
Three words that describe you:
passionate, eccentric, energetic
Three words that describe your product:
romantic, tattered, innovative
If you couldn’t be a junker, you’d be a:
You couldn’t stand to sell it once you found it:
This is a standing problem I have. Everything I buy I love. Sometimes my friends have to intervene; they help me keep my focus. My house is already full so my rule is: If something comes in, something’s gotta go!
Just as the junk has got to go out of the house, we have got to go to the junk!