Monday, January 6, 2014

Victorian Closet

A few days after Christmas we had a "girls day out" and explored Sutter Creek, Amador City, and Drytown, three historic towns about 45 miles southeast of Sacramento.  Oh what fun!!  I just had to share one of my favorite shops of the day, Victorian Closet in Amador City.

I could have spent hours in here.  It was packed floor to ceiling with vintage clothing, shoes, hats, buttons, lace, ephemera, lingerie, linens, quilts, trunks, and more. Of course I noticed the fabulous brick walls, wood floors, and display cases too!  The link to her website was broken, but you can read more about this fabulous shop here.  I took these pictures with my phone because I didn't want to carry my camera around all day; must save the other arm for carrying all my purchases, right?  I'll just let the pictures do the talking.....


























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36 comments:

  1. One of my favorite shops!! I stop in there all the time! I sit on the floor and go through her bin of bits and pieces of lace and notions!! Of course getting back up is another thing, LOL

    So nice to see you Saturday, although very briefly! You guys were BUSY!!!

    xoxo

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  2. Wow! Looks like a great place to spend a couple of hours on "girls day out." I really like that redwork embroidery! Thanks for letting us browse with you!

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  3. I can see spending hours there. Lots of beautiful, interesting things to look at!
    Glad you had a fun girls day out!!
    Jane

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  4. Wow! The inventory does the name justice - it really IS a Victorian Closet (and here I was going to make a naughty reference to the "trunks" sign).

    Love the hats and shoes.

    And you know who is going to go nuts over all those buttons! ;)

    Thanks for sharing this amazing place!

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  5. I am picking myself up off the floor and sending this link directly to my MIL and telling her THIS is where I want to go next time I am there. Oh.My.Gosh. What did you buy??

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  6. what gorgeous antiques and displays. (wiping the drool from keyboard)

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  7. A real treasure trove! Thanks for sharing your girls' day out.

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  8. Oh that is a fabulous place...I love the redwork piece especially!!

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  9. Fantastic! Looks like a ton of fun and I know you had a great time there.

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  10. Hi Betsy!
    This shop looks wonderful, I would love to visit! There is a vintage clothing shop in New Bedford I haven't visited in a while, now I want to go!

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  11. What a wonderful place to browse and shop. I love love it all! Those vintage dresses are of interest to me. Thanks for sharing! Happy 2014!
    Warm Regards,
    Loretta

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  12. Wow, how fun! I've never seen any place like that with such a great inventory of vintage clothing and accessories!
    Susan

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  13. Oh my goodness! That is an amazing store! I could spend hours in there looking! Thanks for the fab photos!

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  14. Oh my, what a wonderful place! I could spend hours just looking at everything.

    Hugs,
    Robin

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  15. What a way to spend a day!!! So many pretties all in one place, thanks for the photo tour.

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  16. Oh Betsy, I would die!! OMG, that is the most fabulous shop I have ever seen. I love those little miniature mannequins on the shelf. How in the world do they find it all! I have never seen that much lace and goodness in one place....EVER!

    Carol

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  17. What a great place. All those vintage clothing items and those buttons. How I love vintage buttons. I would love a spend a day in this store. Lucky you.

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  18. What an amazing shop. Are you watching Downton Abby too? Wouldn't it have been lovely to have wardrobes filled with pretty dresses such as these.

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  19. Oh wow!!! It all looks soooo lovely, I would be in heaven in there!! I see so many beautiful things that I would just like to stare at for a while! LOl! And image the history behind some of the fabulous items! xo Holly

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  20. Oh Betsy I sure am glad you left to write this Blog post, I think I would have still been there! What a Yummy Shop!

    Huggs, Nancy

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  21. Oh what beautiful vintage dresses!!! So beautiful! Looks like you had a fun time! Laura

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  22. Thanks for the tour! Wonderful things!

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  23. WOW! I wish I lived close to go there! Awesome photos! Thanks for sharing! Thanks for commenting on my photos! Have a wonderful week!
    Linda

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  24. How amazing! It looks more like a museum...like these things would be a good find for a museum. I love all of the pretty linens! Enjoy your week my friend!

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  25. OMG Betsy, That looks like heaven. I think it would need a tow truck to get me out of that shop, lol. What did you buy?
    Hugs,
    Julia

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  26. What fun! I know a lot of people who would like to LIVE in that shop :) If you have a minute, please stop by and share your post at the Everyday Vintage link party at Helene's Legacy. Your style is the perfect fit!

    http://heleneslegacy.blogspot.com/2014/01/everyday-vintage-link-party.html

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  27. what a treat!!!! Glad you snapped pic's!!!!

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  28. Thanks, Betsy! Almost as good as being there!

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  29. Vintage shoes! Buttons! Lace! Oh what fun.

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  30. Oh My! How delightful! Yes I would spend a long time in that shop too!

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  31. Did you buy any of those vintage gowns? I would love to see what will you made from them.

    Wishing you a great week ahead Betsy!

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  32. Hi Betzzz,
    Wish I was there with you. Then we could stay all day!
    Lv u!

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  33. Wow - you're killing me! I see so many things in your photos I would love to have! I'm featuring you tonight at Knick of Time Tuesday - thanks for sharing at the party!

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  34. Oh, wow...!
    I'm not sure I would ever leave...
    Hope you found a treasure in all the treasures.
    Popping over from your feature at Knick of Time...

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  35. Hello Betsy,
    WOW!!!! Now this is one awesome shop. It's amazing that they have so many wonderful items in one place. Thanks so much for sharing it with all of us.

    Blessings,
    Linda

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