Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Cash n Cari RePurpose Store & Blogger's Bodega Sale

Does anyone watch Cash N Cari on HGTV?  It features Cari Cucksey of Northville, Michigan, who runs estate sales. She's also recently opened a shop in Northville, called RePurpose.  The web site describes the shop this way: "We offer 4200 Square feet of unique shopping. Everything from Clothing, Shoes & Accessories to Antique and RePurposed Furniture and Home Accessories.
 I had a chance to visit the shop on Saturday.  The clothing is in one area, with the rest devoted to furniture and accessories. It reads like an upscale home furnishings shop, with nicely staged vignettes at every turn.  I didn't see a lot of "chippy" in-the-rough pieces; many items had been  re-painted and distressed nicely.  There were wine corks made from old door knobs and a very cool chandelier made from lockplates.  Wish I could show you more but my request to take photos was declined, and I respect that.  I did get a shot of this ultimate junker's vehicle that was sitting out in the mall, and an outside shot of the shop with our three grandgirls peeking in.
 RePurpose is a fun browse if you're in the area.  Prices are definitely 'retail', but reasonable. If you aren't a DIY-er but love this look, you'll find some fun pieces all ready to put in place.

Changing gears here...
It is Tuesday and that means Bloggers' Bodega over at
Capers of the Vintage Vixens. Hop on over there with
me and see what's featured.  We've been busy restocking Gracie's Cottage on etsy and are offering YOU 15% off everything today, til midnight. CST. Simply use code
bodega15 at checkout.


  1. Your grand girls are adorable!
    I just started watching the show two weeks ago and its fun to see the behind the scenes of an estate sale from another perspective. This past weeks show made me cringe when she purchased an adorable chippy white bakers table and sprayed it with new paint! Cool that you were able to visit the store.

  2. I DVR the show and look forward to watching it on a weekly basis. I am amazed and that prices they get at estate sales.

  3. I used to shop Northville all the time! Especially when the wholesale shows were there. It's a cute little town.
    Your granddaughters are too cute peeking in the windows!
    Your blog is really neat!! love the design.
    Enjoy your evening.


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