Saturday, August 9, 2014

A passion for vintage dresses...

One of my biggest passions is finding pretty vintage prom dresses and lingerie.   For some reason I just can't resist them.  Oh well it's a good thing that I have a booth. This pretty pink ruffled gown was won on ebay.

I've expanded my booth at Calabash Marketplace to allow room for vintage dresses and accessories and this Southern Belle will take center stage....well, at least for awhile...

  I can just imagine a Southern Belle wearing this  to the debutante ball.  Don't y'all just love her!
Well that's it for now so remember to get out there and create, sew, paint, photograph, write or do whatever makes you happy.
Also don't forget to share your creations with all of us!
I'm joining the party at Coastal Charm's Show and Share!

Sunday, July 27, 2014

My new sofa

Our new sofa has finally arrived!  It's a Lazboy and took about eight weeks for delivery.  It's pretty and very comfy.  Needless-to-say I have been through two sofas in the last year and finally I've found one that feels and looks just right in this gigantic great room.
It was worth the wait.
 I found the wooden and metal round table at Marshall's.  The round white pillow is from Pier1 and the floral pillow is from HomeGoods.
 The area rug is from Pottery Barn.
 I found this vintage wicker table from an antique shop.  It was originally brown.  All the things on top are collected or found at Pottery Barn and Home Goods.
That's it for now.  I'm off to visit your blog to see what you've been up to!!


Monday, July 21, 2014

Old Rusty Buckets

What to do with an old rusty bucket????  Why add some doilies, lace, burlap and bling of course!

I lined the inside with some old lace curtain fabric using decoupage.  These have been selling in my booth mostly to brides or wedding planners.

Love the fabric label on this one.  It would be cute in a laundry room.

 Gizzie says hi to everybody.  She's been really busy bird watching through the screened in porch.
 That's it for today.  Remember to get out there and make, create, photograph, write, paint, craft, repurpose and find something wonderful and share it with us!!



My favorite stuff

  • Donuts
  • Iced Vanilla Coffee
  • Finding Junk and making it beautiful
  • Spending Time with my Sister
  • Holidays with my family
  • Poirot movies
  • reading murder mysteries
  • searching shabby chic stuff on ebay
  • writing stories and blogging
  • snuggling with my husband and my kitty kats
  • comfortable pajamas
  • slot machines
  • yard sales
  • hunting through estate sales and thrift shops
  • going to antique shops
  • eating out with my sister
  • having lunch with my husband
  • having lunch with my son
  • vanilla wafer cookies
  • pedicures and pink toenail polish
  • Lavender scented soaps and body wash
  • Good makeup