Monday, June 22, 2009

Unique Antique Shop ~

I instantly fell in love with this unique antique store in Holly, Michigan. It is called Battle Alley Arcade Antiques and if you ever get up that way it is a MUST see! We stopped here after our Victorian tea on Saturday and I could have spent the rest of the day there.
"The interior of the store has been restored to look and feel like you are walking down a quaint 19th century street of shops that is home to 25 dealers of a wide variety of quality antiques and fine collectibles".
It has these gorgeous victorian corbels and windows just like you are looking inside another building. I was speechless (and that does not happen often. LOL)
I love this look of the lace in the windows and the antique corbels~ One of the many, many rooms inside this wonderful store~ Goodies galore as far as the eye can see~ This is just a small glimpse of the *hallway* with rooms off to the right side~ My sweet granddaughter walking down the hallway~ Another room jam packed with wonderful antiques~ I just had to take a photograph of this display~
More old victorian trim~
Lovely display of antique baby goodies. Aren't they precious...

Now I wish I had taken more pictures, but I didn't know how many my flash card on my camera would hold so I stopped snapping. I will most certainly be taking more next time I am up that way and hopefully I will have more time to spend there. DD is 7 and 1/2 months pregnant and has had some problems so we didn't stay long, but I am so glad we found this wonderful and unique place. I just loved gazing at all the antique lovelies and I hope you did too.
Blessings ~

15 comments:

Holly said...

"Holly" Michigan? I gotta love that! ☺ What a wonderful store! I've never been to a really nice one like that where everthing is so nicely done up! That would be soooo fun! Glad you got to go, Sandi and hope your daughter is doing okay. ♥

Melinda said...

WOW...I would so have loved to have been there!! What beautiful things, and a beautiful shop!

Karen said...

What a beautiful looking store!! U could spend hours there I bet! Hope all is well with your daughter.

lorhen82 said...

The corbels and the windows...I would be in heaven there! Very beautiful! I googled it, and it's only 140 miles away, so maybe it would be doable sometime! Could you please email me the address? lorhen82@gmail.com Thanks! ~Lori

Sue said...

So nice to see you in Holly, Michigan. That is about 15 miles from me!
What a great place Battle Alley is. Hope you are enjoying your visit!

LillySue said...

What a wonderful shop full of treasures. A perfect day would be tea and treasure hunting with the girls!
Blessings~LillySue

Lisa said...

Oh I so like that! Thanks for taking us on a tour!
Hugs, Lisa

Photographer Sydney said...

so rarely unique

♥Aubrey said...

That store looks amazing. I'm drawn to ALL things antique. Thanks for finding my blog & entering the giveaway. Good luck to you!!! Don't be a stranger :)

its so very cheri said...

I wouldn't want to leave. I went to a flea market Friday (posted all about my discoveries) and had fun but really wanted to find more antique treasures

Cleaning Melbourne said...

so wonderful to see those lights and stuffs my mom is collecting antiques as well

Allidink said...

Wow, neat place. I love the decor too. How fun to go there! I wish I lived there :(

All the best,
Allison

Shabby Kim said...

What a fabulous place you found for antiquing. That's just the sort of place I would love to visit someday. Looks like they have lots of great things there.

Nola said...

hola, que precioso es todo, pero me enamore de ese carrito de bebé, voy a ser abuela por primera vez, y estoy muy feliz, le preparo cosas a mi nieto que llegara en noviembre. hasta pronto, espero encontrarte de nuevo, soy algo torpe con el ordenador y suelo perder estas paginas tan preciosas, saludos de Nola, espero que tú me encuentres a mi.

Sandi said...

Rough translation from Nola above which I found online:

"hello, that's all lovely, but I love this baby cart, I will be grandmother for the first time, and I'm very happy, you cook things that came to my grandson in November. see you soon, I hope to meet you again, I feel somewhat awkward with the computer and losing ground these pages so beautiful, greetings from Nola, I hope you find me.