It’s been over a year since Mark and I went to Scott Antiques market here in Atlanta, but we decided to go on Friday last week. We were ready for a fun outing and this was just the ticket. It’s always fun to browse at Scott, even though we don’t need anything at the moment. It’s more fun when I have something to shop for, but still lots of eye candy to look at.
Scott has just about anything you’re looking for as far as home goods goes. From beautiful antique furniture, to vintage wares, vintage rugs, new chairs and sofas, painted furniture, garden items, jewelry, clothing and more, you will see a little bit of everything at Scott Antiques. It’s held once a month south of Atlanta in 2 huge buildings, so be prepared to walk a lot. They have plenty of food and beverages to keep you going as well. We always eat lunch in between going from one building to the next and that helps to break it up.
I’m not going to talk all the way through, but as you can see I took lots of pictures. I just snapped things that caught my eye and that was a lot!
From beautiful pricey antiques to vintage pieces, if you love old furniture you can find some beauties at Scott.
Of course, bamboo always catches my eye, so you’ll see plenty of that in my lineup.
This is a pillow vendor with lots of pillow covers for sale. I need to remember this when I’m looking for more pillows.
A cute bamboo table with glass top and chairs. I didn’t check prices on much of this, but they tend to be pretty pricey. Not a lot of real bargains at Scott from my experience, but lots of neat things.
You can find plenty of original artwork too, some pricey and some reasonable.
Love this booth.
And these small paintings were gorgeous and just my style.
There are lots of vintage rug vendors too.
This booth had some really pretty watercolors, again just my style.
i saw a lot of this bleached wood look at Scott. That’s definitely a new trend I’m seeing on Instagram. Have you seen the stripping with oven cleaner, lots of brown furniture getting stripped down and then either a finish added or sealer for a real raw look?
So far, I’m not a huge fan of this trend, but I’m sure it will catch on. I still like my brown stained furniture for some reason.
Sigh…of course, I love these. They were not cheap.
Lots of pretty garden stools.
Fabric by the yard vendors.
Lots and lots of vintage rugs. They seemed to be selling well.
This is where I bought those 2 swivel chairs in our family room and those vendors are still there. I think there might be 3 different ones. Mine are out of NC. They all have some nice pieces.
You can find some very unique vanities.
My sweetheart and shopping companion! He loves to look too.
They have some decent oil painting vendors and those prices are pretty reasonable.
I like this blue Turkish rug. If I ever decide to get a wool or silk rug like this, I’ll definitey go to Scott.
Vintage wood boxes. Some vendors specialize in certain things.
These flowers fooled me, I thought they were real until I touched them.
More bamboo…I have a thing!
There’s another one of those raw wood pieces.
So that’s another look at Scott Antiques and I hope you enjoyed tagging along with us today on our browsing excursion. It was fun even though all we bought was lunch. Whenever there’s something home related that we are looking for, we will certainly go back to Scott’s to look. It’s a fun place to shop for sure!
Wow!! What a great place, I saw all kids of things that I’d like. I love old doors that have character and would love to put a real unique set going into our theatre room. I have a passion for blue&white chinoiserie and those flowers did look real. Leopard makes everything look better!! I would like to bleach my dinning room set it’s that honey color that seems “outdated” to me. Thanks for sharing, we don’t have any place like that in Tampa.
Wow, great post! Is there a certain weekend of the month that Scott’s is open?
The 2nd weekend of every month.
Wow.. thank you for the tour.. I love seeing lovely artifacts. You have great restraint.. I’m sure I would have bought something.
K winch says
Scott is great for seeing wonderful things, however I miss Lakewood where you could find a true treasure at a great price.
So do we! We both used to go to Lakewood all the time and loved it. So many good treasures for great prices.
So do I…I loved that place and never missed and we got good things!
Ruth Dallas says
Rhoda! That was so much fun! Thanks! When we had our place in Newnan, we went to Scott Antiques. This was about 8 years ago and I seem to remember a lot of goods were outdoors. Of course at that time I was looking for a deal and consequently didn’t buy anything. Looking at the oodles of stuff gave me a lot of ideas though. How much did they want for that beautiful blue Turkish rug? I’m loving it.
HI Ruth, the first building does have a large area of outside vendors too, we just didn’t take time to walk thru those. There do seem to be more deals out there. I didn’t check prices on much so I don’t know on the rug.
I used to go to Scotts all the time when we lived in Newnan. I think it has gotten way over priced and so many designers go there so they have driven up the prices. Please do not use oven cleaner on furniture. It’s toxic and leaves your furniture with butane and other chemicals that soak into the wood. Check out @ourrestorationnation on IG. She explains exactly why it’s a bad idea. It can leave your furniture flammable.
Hi, Jan, those are good points. I personally won’t ever do that, but I know a lot of people are doing it.
Victoria Lukye says
Very interesting blog. I’m starting to like the bleached wood. Thanks Rhoda!💙
Would love to go there. I think I could live there!!!! What a great place.
Thanks for sharing
Thanks for all the beautiful eye candy! My favorite pieces were the faux bamboo chairs. They have gotten really pricey as well as rattan. The vintage rugs looked beautiful too. I got to go to the huge Roundtop Antique Show in TX about 10 years ago and it lived up to the hype but designers, celebrities and HGTV stars such as Joanna Gaines frequent this show as well so as soon as shows gain certain popularity prices can get crazy.
Linda Futral says
Our family also went to Scott Antiques last weekend. We had a great time exploring but I was ecstatic when I discovered a piece of WJ Gordy pottery. He is a prominent potter with his work at the Smithsonian Museum, White House, US Capitol, etc. You see, he is my husband’s Uncle Bill and I collect his pottery. This was a very unusual vase unlike any work even his daughter had ever seen. Even though we were looking for other treasures, I am the one that came home with the real treasure!
HI, Linda, that’s a great story, what a lucky find for you!
Sue Lewellen says
All I can say is ”WOW’! You and I share a love of bamboo and blue and white porcelain!! That high-back dark wicker chair is to die for! Texas is a little too far to “just run over on the weekend”, but I could definitely spend some quality time (and dollars) in that place. Thanks for sharing the beautiful things I will probably never see!
Rita C at Panoply says
Rhoda, I started reading raising post this morning, got inspired at the pictured prints, stopped, and ended up hanging my botanical prints in our new home (until now, just could not commit to where I wanted to hang). Back now reading again, I just love this post. Scott’s is on my bucket list, not as a dealer but, like you & Mark, to buy furnishings for home. I’ve spent a good deal of my hunt for this newest home of ours by scouri ng estate sales. I’m very much like you in that beautiful wood is what I like (and rattan!). I hadn’t heard of the oven cleaner /raw look you described, but not keen on that look for everyday living. Thanks for sharing your trip. You got some really great pictures. I appreciate them all.
Rita C at Panoply says
*scratch raising, meant this post.
Thank you for sharing!
I love Scott’s and it’s been a long time going.
That RUG!!! Oh my!
What a great post! I love seeing all the beautiful decor. It’s fun to visit these places, if only on Facebook! I sometimes get weary with the same few consignment and antique stores in my town.
Jan Odom says
The south building is my fav. Rarely even make it to the north building, although they have busses running back and forth!
Wow thanks for sharing. We used to go to go years ago when it was mostly antiques at very high prices. Boy has it changed looks very interesting. More of a decorator place. Hi to preferred Lakewood always found a good deal there. I look up north now and we have lots of antique outdoor fair with good deals.
Thanks, I Love all your ideas in you blog.
When I lived in St Mtn, this was my favorite place to go. I was looking for smaller collectible items. Then I would do Lakewood before they closed and moved. This is a great place! Thank you for sharing.
Thanks for this tour of the Scott market. I haven’t been since the Lakewood market closed. I used to ‘look’ at Scott, and ‘buy’ at Lakewood! Might need to take a drive over that way soon.
I don’t understand the current oven cleaner fad. That, and blasting wood furniture with water, can’t be good for it. I’ll stick with my dark wood furniture as well. 😉
Jean Windham says
Wow I think I see a trip to Atlanta in my future. Thank you for sharing all the photos. Jean