"Life is amazingly good when it's simple and amazingly simple when it's good." ~ Terri Guillemets

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Good Saturday

Good Saturday to ya'll!
October is a wonderful month...
with the leaves putting on a fanciful show,
the cool mornings greeting us hello,
and the feeling of appreciation rising up for this blessed season.

My being extremely busy in preparing for a show will soon come to an end.
The show is next weekend and I believe I'm almost ready.
Rustic soaps, vintage items, and farmhouse decor will set the stage.
After the show, I plan to find my blogging rhythm again.

And I do want to let you know that today I'm being featured at the blog, Must Love Junk!
Susan is a great gal with such a talent for decor.
We'd both be pleased if you stopped by for a visit.
I'm sharing a few tidbits about me there that I've never shared here before.

Hmmm...are you curious, yet?
Hope to see you there.
Farmhouse hugs!

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Vintage Hankies

I have piles of vintage hankies. I didn't try to collect any.
It just happened. A few would be tucked in here and there in boxes at auctions.
And before I knew it, I had a collection. A collection sitting in drawers and not being used.

Well, I decided to pull them out, along with some lace that also came from an auction, to make a bunting. I'll use it to jazz up my space at the show I'll soon be doing. This is a quick pic of it. Hopefully, I'll be able to get some shots of it hanging in my space to share with you later.

I actually enjoy being creative and using what I have to make my show space special. Of course, it helps when I have a good stash of supplies and vintage items on hand.

I sewed these on the machine with large stitches in case I want to take them out at a later date.
I just might want to hang this bunting in my soaping room after the show. We'll see. 
Now if I could just figure out what to do with all the other linens I have stashed away.

How about you?
Do you have your own stash?  

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Cute Couple

I would like to introduce you to a really cute couple...
Plain Jane and Just John.

Jane is on the left dressed in yellow and John is the one on the right in blue.
They are two of my unscented soaps that will make an appearance at a show I'll soon be doing.

Did I tell you I decided to do a show? It has been years since I've gone this route, but...
what a great way to officially start my new business. 

So ready or not, on October 18, 
I'll be in Glendale, KY with a mix of handcrafted, vintage, and new items available for sale.

Oh, and about Plain Jane and Just John.
Nothing ordinary about them as their names may suggest. 
They are filled with the goodness of Shea butter and vitamin E.
And Plain Jane also has white kaolin clay just for us girls.

Simplicity at it's best.
Farmhouse hugs!

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