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PaperCity Houston March 2022

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W h e n w e arrived at Marburger F a r m a t 8 am, the fields were b u s t l i n g with shoppers — many of the women dressed in the Round Top uniform of floral dresses or denim shorts paired with hats and boots. They were there for the Early Bird Tailgate, which offered coffee, breakfast, and a book signing with Jasmine Roth of HGTV's Hidden Potential and Help! I Wrecked My House fame. As fans waited for signatures and snaps, lines began forming outside the gates. At 10 am, the bell rang, stanchions went down, the tents opened, and lovers of all things decorative began strolling the aisles of the eight tents, looking for gems. As the morning went on, breakfast became lunch, and coffee became cocktails. We made our way through the crowds, where we bumped into Rancho Pillow's Sheila Youngblood, who was hosting L.A. designer Kelly Wearstler. Scene: HGTV's Grace Mitchell, Kristen Nix, Grayson Rooker, Kelly Hermes, Katie Stadler, Rachel Holaday, Martha Britton, and artist Butch Anthony, in from Marfa. As we headed off to more barns and tents, we took a quick detour south through Warrenton and to the Campbell Building to see our dear friend Robin Lindberg, owner of Crown Jewels, who offers a lovely collection of antique and estate baubles. Then we were back on the road, headed north to the Promised Land. At The Compound, one of our favorite spots was next to the Moët & Chandon vending machine. Lori Smithers' The White Barn by Fickle International had a stunning display of white stoneware as well as harvest tables. Season Ammons gave an impromptu acoustic guitar performance. While many we met were seasoned Round Toppers — like Courtney Barton and Andrea Mertz — we were delighted to meet so many new faces, including Sandra Kennedy, Gina Quagliata, and Grisell Martinez. Spotted: Brenda Atkins, Kasey and Mark Massey, Lisa Roy, Lauren Middleton, Brenda Bamford, Margaret Key, and Flora Martin. GO ANTIQUING WE WILL ROUND TOP MAGAZINE HITS THE TENTS RUNNING, ROLLS THE DICE, AND MAKES OUT LIKE A BANDIT AT SOME OF THE TOP VENUES AT THE ROUND TOP FALL ANTIQUES SHOW. By Ryland Holmes Fowler. Photography Johnny Than. (Continued) Season Ammons at The Compound Sarah Bengard, Sheila Youngblood Kelly Wearstler at Marburger Shelley Weidner at Big Red Barn Paige Hille at Blue Hills Lyndsey & Bret Zorich at Bader Ranch Bekah Hale Pollock at Marburger Casey Barbles at Bader Ranch Megan Bean Allison Blessing at Blue Hills 146

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