Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Merry Christmas!

 From the farm!

Wishing you and yours a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Monday, December 19, 2011

Countdown to Midnight. . .

Yule Time Ornament
what better way to count the days, hours, or minutes til Santa comes than with a vintage watch. 

The Yule Time Ornament is strictly ornamental (no it doesn't work) but it add anticipation to the Holiday.  Hand on the tree or by the fireplace.

Available on etsy and is an entry in the "Countdown to Midnight" Treasury Challenge.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Turkey TIme. . .

planning ahead. . .

and what better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than with a wonderful vintage turket platter.  Enamelware in vibrant colors, perfecting for holding the Thanksgiving bird or displaying on the wall.

Extra large tin tray available on etsy for $28 or you may contact me.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Black Beauty. . .

Wonderful old vanity. . .a fresh coat of paint. . .cloth drawer pulls for interest. . .

and we're finished.

Four drawer vanity with hanging mirror is available on etsy and in the window at Troy Antiques.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Rustic gift bags. . .

with style. . .Small favor bags ready to be personalized with your initial.  Perfect for wedding favors or small surprises at Christmas.

Custom orders are available.  These bags, a set of 5 assorted sizes are available on etsy.  Fabric ribbon ties are included.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Raggedy ♥hearts♥

for you Christmas tree, package tie ons, or just to surprise a friend..

These raggedy ♥hearts♥ are hand sewn from a primitive quilt, stuffed slightly and then clipped and "fluffed" .

Available in sets of threes for $15 on etsy.

Friday, October 14, 2011

and why?

do I love wrought iron? 
Especially, it it is rusty, chippy and peely!

I couldn't resist. . .now I am the proud owner of two vintage rusty, chippy, peely wrought iron plant stands!  They will live with me for a time. . .then maybe grace a wedding or a beach house?

They are available at Troy Antiques and on etsy.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Sweet dreams. . .

woodland retreat.


Vintage four poster bed with handmade linens. . .ruffled bed skirt, mattress cover, blanket, flanged edge pillow, and velveteen throw.


Perfect for your cherished doll.  Available on etsy.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Tiny dots move the world. . .

a fingerprint of sorts for me--a QR code. . .well not me exactly but for my shop   Easily scanned by  smart phones, these dots will introduce the person to MissHettie's. 

Now the decision comes. . .where to place this blob of dots?  Watch carefully, MissHettie's may pop up on your phone.

Thanks to BeckLeeCottage and her expertise.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Vintage linens. . .

Flower girl dress. . .

A neautiful vintage pillowcase with pulled thread and white on white embroidery is the body of the dress and a vintage bridge tablecloth with cut work and embroidery makes the collar.   Satin ribbons in white and ecru make the ties.

This beautiful dress is a custom order for a beach wedding October 15.  More dresses are available in my Etsy shop  or contact me there for a custom order.


Pulled Thread and Embroidery on Hem
Embroidery Collar Detail

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Harvest Style. . .


Basket Collection
Perfect for Fall Decorations
Burlap Bags

Harvest Table Runner
Custom Orders Welcome


Hand Painted Paper Mache' Pumpkin
Hand made and vintage items ready for you Fall decorating.

Available at MissHettie's on Etsy.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Farmhouse Linens. . .

 hand stamped linens for your home.

Table runner, napkins, and kitchen towels can be stamped with your choice of words or numbers.
All items are made to order.

These items and more are available on Etsy.



Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Harvest Decorations. . .

and with (slightly) cooler weather upon us, I begin
planning the fall decorations.

The hand painted paper mache pumpkin works well with the vintage Pepsi crate and rustic stool.

The burlap bag has an autumn feel all its own--fill with pine cones, pine straw or just paper.  At Christmas, the same bag becomes a Santa Sack!

All are available on Etsy.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Who gives a Hoot?

 Retro owls. . .

Cute throw pillows with a retro vibe available on Etsy

These owls are ready to decorate your home, dorm room. . .they will perch anywhere.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Your call. . .

hand stamped monogram pillows. . .

One of the latest additions in my Etsy shop. 
Monogram pillow made to order.

Hand stamped burlap pillow covers.
Envelope back closure. 

Wonder if this pillow is moving on?

Saturday, September 17, 2011

as right as rain. . .

As sure as daffodils in the Spring . . .

Spider Lillies herald the coming of Fall in the South.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

New Arrivals. . .

a line of home and wedding accessories from burlap and osnaberg.
Pillow slips constructed from utility burlap and hand stamped with your choice of number(s) or letter(s). These 18" slipcovers fit a standard pillow fors (available at your local craft store or home store).
These are available on etsy; custom orders are available.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Coffee anyone?

grab a cup and relax. . .
Vintage wicker settee has been updated with a black floral cushion. Coffee table adds the perfect palce to rest your coffee cup. The pair make a great addition to your porch or sunroom.
Available on etsy and at Troy Antiques.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

vintage quilt transformed, , ,

Christmas in July. . .

Beautiful old quilt has been given new life as a shabby chic Christmas stocking. Cuff on the stocking is a vintage dresser scarf.

Available at Troy Antiques and on etsy.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Doggy Heaven. . .


A doll bed has been changed into a pet bed--fluffy pillow waiting for doggy to curl up on and go to sleep. Perfect for that special dog in your life. Of course cats are welcome here too!

Available at Troy Antiques and on etsy.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

another table. . .

another chair. . .

yes you have seen both of these before. . .this is a twin to another table and the chair is very similar to another one that I refinished. No matter. . .they are still cute and cottagey and and have already found their way to another person's home.

Monday, May 23, 2011

shabby chic end table. . .

ready for your home or cottage. . .

Small wooden table has been painted a cottagey white and distressed.

Available at Troy Antiques.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

cottagey stool. . .

little tuffett for Miss Muffett!

Slip covered stool finished in osnaburg, natural unbleached cotton fabric.

Available on Etsy and at Troy Antiques.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Tea for Two. . .

or lemonaid in the garden.

Regardless what your preference, this cute table and chair set will work. Different chair style complement each other. Table cloth is burlap.


Available on Etsy and at Troy Antiques.

Monday, May 16, 2011

To paint. . .

or not to paint. . .

This child's rocker was just too cute like this--rustic, primitive, shabby. It will look really cute on a porch waiting for a child to take a seat or holding a flower.

Available on Etsy and at Troy Antiques.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

one of a kind. . .


First impressions are not always correct. . .at least in this case.

This antique mantle--whitch is absolutely wonderful--has been totally transformed. Bobby at Cottage and Cabin has repurposed the mantle into a one of a kind headboard. The mantle piece has vintage boards, painted in wonderful accent colors, in the center opening. The mantle structure can be attached to the wall behind your bed frame.

This piece can also be used as an unusual accent piece in your home or beach house.

Available at Troy Antiques and on Etsy.

Shabby chic footstool. . .

Cute little stool. . .legs have been painted white and distressed. . .top is covered in white matelasse. . .shabby chic at its best!

Available on Etsy and at Troy Antiques.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Shabby Chic Doll Furniture. . .


Cute little high chair for your doll--painted white and distressed.

Available at Troy Antiques and etsy.

pretty in green. . .

and white. . .


Shabby chic bench. . .a perfect match for a dressing tableor vanity. Already on it's way to a new home!


Visit me on Etsy and at Troy Antiques for more furniture and vintage goodies.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

for the children. . .

Sweet little French County bench for children. . .or dolls! Painted white and distressed, the bench is perfect for a little girl and her doll.





Available at Troy Antiques for $35.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

more and more. . .

I suppose if one person loves white, it stands to reason another person will love it just as much. . . therefore, I'm in a "paint the world white" place. That's perfectly fine with me; while I love color, white is the perfect neutral. Thus, another small bench or table, painted and distressed to give a French Country look.


Bench is 22" x 12" x 17 1/2" tall

Available at Troy Antiques and on Etsy.

Friday, April 15, 2011

moving from plain to unique. . .

Simply wooden table is now a wonderful French Country accent table--painted and distressed, the table takes on a whole new personality!

This table has already moved on to a new home,

Thursday, April 14, 2011

White is In. . .


Suddenly, everyone is "in need" of a white shabby chic vanity.


These are one of my favorite things to paint--I love the 30's-40's style--the era is always so pretty.


This one left the shop today for Nancy's grand daughter--hope you enjoy it!

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Vintage pillowcase. . .

transformed into a doll. . .

A vintage embroidered pillow has been repurposed. . a doll for you little one to play with or a cute addition to your collection.


Available at Troy Antiques and on Etsy.

Cute and sassy. . .

Smaller size white bench for a bedroom or sun porch. . .

Cushions are a red and cream floral print and a "dishtowel" weave. Already sold and in its new home!

Friday, February 11, 2011

Spring is coming. . .

In spite of the cold weather and snow flurries. . .

Still February and the buttercups (and yes these are called Buttercups in the South not Daffodils) and beginning to bloom! I am ready for warm weather so I can paint more furniture. . . Stay tuned!

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

black and white. . .

and zebra. . .

This small footstool is only 12" square and 10" tall but it packs a big punch--a real wow factor! black distressed metal legs with a leaf motif and a zebra print cushion!
Available at Troy Antiques and on etsy for $32.
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