Friday, February 24, 2012

It's Raining Cats and Dogs!

When I got up this morning to let my little doggie out...who by the way, took one look outside and stuck his little poodle nose up in the air and ran back inside... I knew it was going to be this kind of day...Rain boots!


This was the view from the back patio of my store when I got here....yikes! I'm glad I wore my boots!

You can't have a building that is over 135 years old and not have some "issues"....sigh...


Not to worry though, because soon I had all the lamps on and some of my favorite girl friends here singing with me as I put all the buckets out...Alison Krauss, Nora Jones, and Etta Jones....
I love these vintage lamps with the just the shade frame...we've been doing all kinds of things with them here...hanging sheet music on some and birds on others...very cool!


Set of 4 Canisters...Portugal- Jay Wilfred....$65.00- Lovely....



This is one of my favorite new items this week...you don't often see them this small and sweet...and the yellow rose, well, what else can you say? The icing on the cake was on the bottom of this set..."hand painted in Tallapossa, Georgia" - $35.99


And this one...a little smaller, just as sweet...$19.95


Fly me to the moon!....or, just let me be a cool piece in your house...


Shouldn't your butter be in something this delicate and beautiful...I mean if when we are going to eat the real thing...it should be served on something wonderful, no? - 19.95


These canisters have bright, vivid colors and they are super cute! Made in England....
$35.99 - Set of 4



We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them...Albert Einstein
Washington Picture- 41.50
Thinker Book-ends - 25.00


Mexican Chalk ware - great patina! $22.00



These chairs are darling! Mosaic Toile on the backs of this "campy" chair....it's such unexpected delight!

This is my little friend, Bo...he and his mom have been coming into the shop since I opened...actually he was in her stomach the first time....he loves me now because I give him chocolate....is he not a cutie????? You should see his big brown eyes!

Vintage cooler - 15.99


Vintage salt and pepper shaker - dog chasing his tail....sometimes the cuteness has to speak for itself...

French apothecary jars - 16.99 each


Another favorite...just think of the possibilities! Grape picker basket - leather straps- $95.00


For the bride or groom ....


Who says it always has to be flowers? Try a unique boutique of vintage shoe horns  in this crisp, peppermint jug...
Shoe horn boutique - $10.95
Peppermint Pottery - 19.99



Cute pillows- $16.99 each

"Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curve my back into loneliness...."
Vintage....yummy...$35.99

There are two of these good looking, double sided panels...7 ft tall! Beautiful! On sale now too! $99.00 each.

Early to bed.
Early to rise.
Hunt All day.
Make up lies.
No Need to lie with this guy...$60.00


Isn't there a little "ballerina" in all of us? These reminded me of Mrs. Bowen's dance class...how about a little something to keep you on your toes? $14.95


An assortment to choose from....


Vintage step stool, bright yellow color...$45.00

Metal and Wood- a great way to say "Welcome"- $19.95

This is a vintage boot umbrella stand or pot holder...way cool...





I have new Ann Taintor stuff in...change purse, cards, magnets and a new item for this year...floaty pens! Come have a laugh or two...

Last but not least, I just got 11 boxes of my new stuff in from the show...as I type this last line, I am looking at the mountain of boxes to be unpacked....so, in addition to all the cool vintage, there is a lot of new stuff in as well! My advice is ....


Until next time....Liz

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