Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Things I Keep . . . Monday??? And, Save The Date


Is it Tuesday - really?  We are in the middle of show season and I just can't seem to find enough hours in the day (and be at home long enough to get anything else done).  Better late than never I suppose. . 

Recognize these guys?  They are my wonderful hand-cut vintage silhouettes that I have created product after product with (including paper, rub-ons, stamps, and stencils) and I'm sure to not soon part with them.  They rest on the picture ledge in our upstairs family room, forever my muses.



Save the date - December 5th and 6th 
 
These are the dates for a special new event that we will be holding at our little farm.  This event will be replacing Vintagefest which we have done for 4 years now at the Holiday Inn in Mt. Juliet.  I am so very excited about this for so many reasons and have SO MUCH I want to share.  I will be nailing down some details this week and getting some graphics done and will have all of the details by the end of next week.  Stay tuned!


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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

New Finds and Handmade Treasures Await!


Our mid-month Flea Market will be full of great treasures including (finally) a few of my curiosity globes like this one with a found hornet's nest. . .


and this one featuring an antique celluloid elk. . .

also some mid-century finds like these deer glasses and carrier. . .


another great stamp spinner in black and gold. . .


a beautiful beaded antique tiny purse. . .


a vintage slide carousel . . .


a vintage silver trophy plate . . .

another round of vintage brass post office box doors. . .

and an instant collection of vintage paint brushes in an old beaker . . .


This is just a peek.  Be sure to catch the site tomorrow at 10:00 am to see the full release.
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Monday, October 13, 2014

The Things I Keep Monday. . . and we have a winner!


First of all, Elaine Plemons - you have won the Country Living Fair Atlanta early bird passes!  You left your email so I will be shooting you a note soon about how to get those.  Congratulations!

And now on to this week's "keeper" . . . my 1960's Buddy L camper.  We buy and sell a lot of old trucks.  They are so useful in so many ways - as postcard holders, plant holders, or even Christmas Trees during the holidays.  The Buddy L brand is one of the best, and one of the most collectable.  I have actually never found a truck and camper attachment to sell like this.  Once I got a hold of this one it was put into my permanent collection, and not just for its color and style, but it belonged to Jared's uncle Joe.  And that's the best reason yet!


Happy Monday!  Previews for new Flea Market finds coming tomorrow.
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Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Giveaway!! 2 Early Bird Passes to the Country Living Fair in Atlanta!

Hey guys!  The folks at Stella have given me 2 (two) early bird, 3 day passes to giveaway to the upcoming Country Living Fair in Atlanta!  Just leave a note here is you are interested, preferably with a way to contact you, and we will choose a winner at random from these posts.  I will post the winner this coming Monday, October 13th (you can post up until then).

This is truly a destination event - you can not get through it and see everything (and eat everything!) in just one day.  We love this event and the beautiful park setting it sits in.  Looking forward to another great year!


And if you are local, you will find me here this weekend, in Franklin, TN.  Please come by and say hello - it is for a great cause! Tons of live music and some great activities for the kids on Saturday.  Right across the street from The Factory in Franklin.  Setting up our booths as we speak (we have 3)!



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Monday, October 06, 2014

The Things I Keep Monday . . .

It seems as though I keep little planters in constant rotation to hold my favorite pens.  Most recently I exchanged my yellow piggy (which ended up in the Flea Market) with this little bull - I couldn't resist him when I spotted him at one of my favorite local events.  I love, like everything else, how once upon a time such love and care was put into everything involved with gift giving - including the vessel flowers were presented in.  Much better that a generic clear vase in my humble opinion!


Happy Monday!

Oh- and local gals, come by and see us this coming weekend at Bella Rustica in Franklin.  We have a huge booth (and another smaller one that will be full of our artsy stuff).  Come shop and eat - and all for a great cause!  All gate fees (and our booth fees) go 100% to AGAPE.  Click on the link to the left to learn more.
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