Welcome to Brimfield 2013

A peek inside our VIP tent at the world's biggest outdoor antique show

 
We’re suckers for pretty much any shopping opportunity. Now add a market filled with one-of-a-kind antiques as far as the eye can see, bartering shoppers, and a poshed-out VIP tent to catch your breath in between deal-making, and you can call this utopia. Here’s a glimpse inside.

Check Out: The VIP Tent
Serving as a refuge from the outdoor bustle, this is the kind of tent we can really get behind (sleeping bags, bugs, and campfires totally optional).

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tent

Check Out: The Bar
Interior designer Shane Inman used Benjamin Moore paint to line the insides of the hundreds of bottles that adorn the bar. Who knew – all it takes to energize a space is a little color (okay, a lot of color).

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Check Out: Benjamin Moore & Robert Allen
Shane used products and images from fellow partners Benjamin Moore and Robert Allen to set the stage for a cushy and relaxing VIP outpost. From designers and home bloggers to fellow fashion lovers, these areas offer a stylish escape for everyone to congregate, get off their feet, and talk about their finds from the day (complimentary jars of M&M’S® are a nice pick-me-up, too).

benjamin moore

robert allen

Check Out: The Details
Reclaimed light fixtures. Who needs new lighting when a spool of rope is lying around? Talk about a conversation piece.

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Tissue-paper flowers resemble rows of giant hydrangea. Finally, something to do with all that recycled wrapping paper.

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One of the seating areas from within the tent. There’s just something about bright colors and expert pattern-mixing that makes a room feel like home.

Surya

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May 17, 2013