❤ If you are stressed go Antiquing!
❤ Take your wish list so you don’t forget anything you are looking for.
❤ Be sure your cell phone is fully charged but leave it in the car so it won’t disturb you, who wants to be woke up during a wonderful dream!
❤ Take CASH because you can usually get a better deal (small bills & change)
❤ Take a small measuring tape, a sample of fabric to match colors & measurements of what you are looking for, a ink pen, tablet for notes.
❤ Leave your purse in the car. Only take your money in with you, so your hands will always be free to pick up glass & check around edges for
❤ Shop for others are well as yourself for Birthdays~Weddings~Christmas
❤ Go down aisles in a different direction than normal. You’re sure to see something you have missed before.
❤ Wear comfortable shoes! Let me say that one more time! Wear comfortable shoes!
❤ Take a water bottle and a small cooler for snacks.
❤ Use a GPS or use a map.
❤ Take batteries in all sizes to be sure that items work and check inside the battery area for corrosion.
❤ Take a small tool set.
❤ Hand wipes for those dirty hands.
❤ Take sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat for when you are at an outdoor sale.
❤ A magnet to see if an item is Brass or not. A magnifying glass to see small print such as a date.
❤ A flash light for those crack of dawn garage sales, remember the early bird gets the worm!
❤ Wear layers of cloths so as the day heats up you don’t get hot or cold.
❤ Bubble wrap, newspaper or blankets to wrap your treasures and twine or bungee cords to tie your purchase down. A box to keep items from rolling around and breaking!
❤ Take a tote bag and extra plastic bags to carry all your goodies in.
❤ Write me with more tips!