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antique blue & white pedal car

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I'm not into cars at all.  I drive an old van with over 230,000 miles on it and I'm content.  I know exactly how many pieces of furniture I can wedge into it.   But, if money weren't an object, and I wanted to spend it on a car that was purely for fun, I would totally get an antique car, probably from the 1940s.  I love the rounded fenders and classic lines and I would enjoy cruising around in one  (read more …)

knack-tastic

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I've made some really special friends through my blog and one of them is Barb Blair of Knack Studios.  A few years ago, I received a call on my business line.  "Hello?" On the other end was a sweet southern voice that said something like (I'm paraphrasing, here), "My name is Barb Blair and I feel like we should be friends."  It probably should've been a strange call for both of us, but it wasn't  (read more …)

a vintage watering can & the little things

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A while ago, I realized I needed a watering can, so I picked up a blue (of course blue) plastic watering can.  Of course, it worked just fine.  It waters plants just as it should.  But I realized that I find joys in the little details of my home.  I didn't just want to use a watering can that would hold water, but one that makes me smile each time I use it. So, I looked around on Etsy and found  (read more …)

vintage-style barstools

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I can't believe that I've had new barstools for months and haven't shared the details until today!  I used to document every tiny change that happened in my house, but now that I work at the studio most of the time, my house is just my house, so I don't take pictures as regularly as I used to.  So, finally...these are the new barstools... A few months after we moved into our house, my mom and I  (read more …)

a mirror, new plants & a sneak peek

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When I was shopping for the Lucketts Spring Market, I found this amazing mirror at a nice price.  I think it was about $20.  I was planning to sell it, but I was just so smitten with it that I decided to keep it.  I didn't know where I was going to put it, so I was breaking my own "rule", but I figured I could sell it down the road if I couldn't find a perfect spot for it.  I at least wanted to  (read more …)

blue & white

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Lucketts 2015 | more finds

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I shared a few of my Lucketts finds yesterday and thought I would share the other two today. So, it's Sunday afternoon at the market and things are a little slow.  I had spent most of the day rearranging furniture as things sold and as sprinkles came and went.  The rest of the time, I was hanging out in a folding chair or behind the counter.  I finally wanted to take a stroll around with some  (read more …)

Lucketts Finds 2015

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Between the heat and humidity, bruises and goose-eggs from moving furniture, early mornings, and take-out and fair food, my body was crying out for rest, healthy food and a bit of pampering.  I'm finally starting to feel a bit more like myself this afternoon.  I slept in, spent the morning unapologetically binge-watching Masterpiece Classics, ate mixed veggies and baked chicken for dinner and even  (read more …)