Well, it’s September, and you know what that means! I finally moved into my new booth, taking over the rest of the back corner. I painted Monday night, giving the BLAH yellow walls a pop of green and tan. It looks freakin’ fabulous! Here are some pics of the new space!
Last weekend I made this new batch of grubby candles – see my tutorial for them here!
I figured I may as well rearrange my original space and spruce that up too. That cute bench in the front is a Craigslist find! I whipped up the cushion using some one inch foam, homespun fabric, and a few safety pins.
This adorable 18 piece tin tea set was a garage sale find. It’s so unique!
Wooden table: Salvo find! I put on a quick coat of Howard’s walnut “Restore-A-Finish,” even though there was technically no finish on it…just to bring out the color and wood grain a bit. It was kind of an experiment…turned out so cute!
Tarts, tarts, and more tarts! This was my project last weekend, using some silicone molds I ordered online. I melted down some yummy, scented candles in a double boiler and poured the tarts. It was a lengthy, tedious project, but totally worth it!
Here are the molds I ordered online. Cinnamon buns, crows and pecans!
This enamel top table was a Craigslist make-over, but of course I forgot to take a “before” pic. It had grungy white legs and no knob. I sanded and painted the legs and then added a cute little Hobby Lobby knob. LOVE the black & white look.
And some FARM FRESH vintage sheet music lines the other green wall. Picked them up at a barn sale the very same morning I set up the space!
As long as we’re on the topic of great finds, here are some of my other favorites from the last week or two. Starting with some vintage pins…ALL of these for .49 cents!
Love this Victorian woman head vase. She’s got a jacked up nose, but is still pretty cool and collectible.
I have been on a head vase kick after some customers have been inquiring about them at the store lately. I got this “Glamour Girl” head vase off of Craigslist for a STEAL! (Didn’t get a pic of mine, so this is a pic from online…same exact one though!)
Probably my favorite find EVER…of ALL TIME…are these antique clay marbles. I adore their muted colors. I scooped up this jar, two baggies full of more clay marbles, and 3 other mason jars full of antique glass marbles. Amazing!
Another favorite is this antique marking gauge.
It’s got a beautiful metal inlay and little pointy things at the end for marking your wood. What a great piece! This guy and the clay marbles are staying with me!!!
Can’t wait to see how things go with the new space over the next few weeks. I am busy, busy, busy working on building an inventory to keep my space filled, which is now 3 times as big as it was. Lots of Fall crafting under way. I just LOOOOVE this time of year!
Well that’s all for tonight…thanks for stopping by! Have a Happy Labor Day and great LOOOOOONG weekend everyone!