Tag Archives: antique furniture

Halloween Tables, Fall Arts Festival, and a Getaway

Although I have had my fall décor out forever….I got it out way too early, when it was still 100 degrees outside…., I was a little late getting out the Halloween items. I mentioned a few posts back that I … Continue reading

Posted in Fall, Family, Halloween | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

We’re Home! Plus Updates

As I reported in my last post, David had his surgery Wednesday, and we got home Thursday. He did really well, and the surgery was a great success. So far he has been a good patient, doing everything the doc … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Father's Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Blue and Silver

I love blue and silver as a color combination for tablescaping and started thinking that I have not used it in a while. Even though you have seen most of these elements before, I have tried to use them a … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Summer, Tablescapes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Before and Afters; Salt & Pepper Shakers; Christmas Mantel

Before I update you on my mantel décor, I’ll show you a couple of recent furniture projects that David has finished. We purchased this nice oak table from Driveway Man. It only had 2 chairs with it, but most tables … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Mantel, Vignettes, Winter | Tagged , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

A Small Change and Fall Tables

Before I begin, two points of housekeeping. First, thanks to Kathe with an E for featuring my recent estate sale post. If you haven’t checked out Kathe, do so! She has great tablescaping, decorating, and bargain hunting ideas! Second, several posters … Continue reading

Posted in Fall, Family, Tablescapes, Vignettes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Booth Update, Bargains, and Table Variations

I actually do have some news to tell you about my booth at the flea market. The owner/manager likes to hire vendors to work, and she recently had some openings and asked if I would like to try it. I … Continue reading

Posted in Fall, Halloween, Tablescapes, Vignettes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Booth Update, Bargains, and Rant

After a fairly dismal summer, August sales picked up a good bit. We were pleased and hope that signifies even more sales to come. We spent about 4 hours at the flea market on vendor day this week. We culled … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Fall, Halloween, Tablescapes, Vignettes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Estate Sales and Dishes and Coats, Oh My!

The weekend seems to have flown by. We started out Saturday morning at an estate sale about an hour and a half away from our home, to the south. The house was very small with tiny rooms, and there was no … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Summer, Tablescapes, Vignettes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

My Dining Room Project, or Embracing Orange

I have been planning on cleaning out the dining room for a long, long time; I’ve just kept putting it off because I knew what a job it would be. Last week I finally decided that I would procrastinate no … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Tablescapes, Vignettes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Mix-n-Match Teascape and Booth Update

One of the ideas that I have gleaned from several blogs is the “teascape.” Even though I am not much of a tea drinker, I have several tea and coffee pots in my vintage china collection and have been wanting … Continue reading

Posted in Fourth of July, Summer, Tablescapes, Vignettes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments