So this is where I spent all of last week…
HEAVEN!! We were in Arizona visiting family and got the pleasure of enjoying this lovely pool and perfect weather the whole week!!! Nothing but blue skies and sunshine! Here are just a few of my favorite pictures from the week!
Wheels and I on the sky ride over the zoo! Awwwww….
“Hey, you lookin’ at me?” LOL…
Giraffe kisses! Yuck!
Me, Greg and Uncle Eugene
Aiden and I on the log ride!
And my very own stud muffin getting his tan on…hehehe….sorry Greg, I had to!!!
Anyway, I’m back home and getting back into the groove of things and trying to gather up some new stuff for my booth since I sold a ton while I was gone! Wooohooo! A good problem to have!
One piece I wanted to share is this thrift store mason jar lamp that I paired with a shade from Dollar General! Mason jar lamps are so popular because you can “customize” them to hold whatever you want. Who knew Dollar General would have shades; let alone such CUTE ones!
I left the jar empty this time…people can use their imaginations!
And here are some updated booth pictures! And by updated, I mean just before I left…it already looks so different!
I’m loving this trend of stacking vintage suitcases as little side tables or decorative stands! Picked these up over the last few weeks at estate sales!
I found this awesome green desk/hutch on Craigslist and it wasn’t in the shop a week…SOLD! I am trying to get a few small furniture pieces here and there, and they seem to be selling quite well.
Decorated my shutter with a bunch of hanging spoons…
And an old card table and small green end table…both from Craigslist!!!
One of my new favorite pieces is this old chair missing its seat, which has been replaced with a large basin and pitcher. Such a cute way to display. It would even look great with a big enamel bowl. These items are courtesy of my friend June’s barn that she let me go PICKIN’ in!!!
Got a bag full of vintage pins at an estate sale; a mix of political buttons and many Paul McCartney ones! I like having fun little chotchkies like these!
And I learned something interesting about this stoneware jug from some regulars that come into the shop that are stoneware experts! See that little green spot?
At first I thought it was a blemish and would affect the value of the piece. And in fact it does affect the value, but in a positive way! It is called a “turkey eye” and is actually a drip from the top of the kiln from when the jug was made. Apparently it is rare and desirable among collectors!
Well guess that’s all for now. I have so many to-do’s on my list. Can’t wait for the Spring weather to officially get here so I can break out the paint brush and make-over some pieces, including a HUGE, beautiful $20 roll top desk I picked up off the side of the road! It’s in great structural condition but needs a coat of paint to freshen it up.
Have a great week my picker pals!