Tuesday, May 29, 2012

little sister. . .

matching bedside table to go with this dresser/desk.  Both have been dry brushed in a creamy white. . .just waiting for a new home.

Monday, May 28, 2012

Happy Memorial Day!


Whether you are at the beach, lake, pool, grilling out at home or just "chilling", I hope everyone is going to enjoy the holiday.  I love any excuse to decorate for the "season". . .so here we go in a Red, White & Blue theme.  I have resurrected the red bottomless chair (I like red!) and filled it with an enamel pot and flowers (yes, "real" flowers would have been better but the porch/door faces south and nothing will survive that sun/heat). . .across the back is a small raggedy fabric garland.  Garlands are available in different length and color schemes.   The chair would also look cute in the garden. 

Saturday, May 26, 2012

pure and white. . .

pieced cotton eyelets and lace combine to make this a perfect tote bag for the bride or bridesmaid.  Asimply tote is accented on the handles with vintage mother of pearl buttons.

Friday, May 25, 2012

It appears. . .

that I am "stuck" on painting white furniture. . .because it's (nearly) Summer?  because white sells better than color? (not always) or because I have an abundant supply of white paint?  Regardless, I have painted another desk white. . .and painted a plant stand white. . .and a wooden basket white!  Personally I think the white looks clean and well like Summer!  The three pieces are available at Troy Antiques.
I couldn't resist adding this photo of the dress/desk at the antique shop--great beach or cottage look I think.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Sweet Potatoes. . .

yes, this is a potato sack that once help sweet potatoes!  Now I have to admit, my Spanish is really rusty and we had to search for the Spanish/English dictionary in order to translate this.  The rustic sack is great for crafts or sewing--wouldn't it make a great pillow?  Or fill it with crumpled newspapers and sit in a corner--regardless, I am certain the buyer will find a special use for it.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Happy Mother's Day!


Yes, it's me and my Mom many years ago.
Happy Mother's Day
in memory of Mama.

Friday, May 11, 2012

International travelers. . .

a custom order for towels traveling to Japan. . .hand stamped monograms. . .hope you enjoy the towels Rie!  Ruffled osnaberg towels may be personalized with initials or numbers.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Beach season. . .

Whether you own a beach house/cottage or "want" to own one. . .this pillow is perfect.  A 20" pillow cover featuring a beach cabana design in blues and reds sets the mood for sun and surf!  Perfect on the porch to add a taste of summer.  Pillow cover features an envelope back.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Sweet baby. . .



monogrammed flannel blanket. . .handmade in an extra large size. . .perfect for swaddling the new baby.  Monogram is hand stitched embroidery in white.  Blankets are available in ballet pink, baby blue, creamy yellow, sea foam green or white.  These blankets make the perfect baby shower gift for the new mom.
Baby blankets are displayed on a vintage doll; if you are interested in purchasing this you may leave a comment here along with your email address.
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