Monday, May 9, 2016

may 9th

We have lots of new painted heavy boxes and bags that match, with fabric flowers and veggies
boxes are $3 each

bags are $2

Friday, May 6, 2016

YAY it's May time to Plant and Paint

Finally the last snow melted. time to get lots done.

Shop News: lots of new paper and fabric trims and garlands available.
200 fabric eggs (balls) for bowl fillers or add to any container to make pin cushions.
some more fun fabric strip garlands... a yard long and 18" long.
I still have some of the great old windows too.

Farm News: the lavender fields are tilled up... gotta clean up the rows for the 300' mounds, get the ground cover down, then hopefully i have the drip line also set up by next week.
You can see that Zeru is learning to use the excavator to help dig the trenches for the water hydrants  to the lavender fields, the chickens and ducks, and a third to our vegetable / fruit garden.
also we just got our 16 baby turkeys ... yes day old turkeys, they look like baby chickens , but soon will be big turk
Lots of trims, and paper garlands sold by the yard

Egg cartons and stuffed fabric eggs

Add egg to cute pot to make a pin cushion

Lots of different fabric garlands

Zeru learning to use the excavator

Working on digging our 6 foot deep trenches to add
water lines to lavender fields, chicken coop, and veggie garden

working on tilling the mounds for the 8-  300 foot rows of lavender

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

old windows I just got last night

I got acquired 10 of these amazing old windows
they are all a little different, but sooooo cool
I am selling them for $32 a window.
come see them before they are all gone.

Monday, April 25, 2016

april 25 2016. Is it spring yet?

amazing cabinet with drawer boxes.
it is on wheels (which is a good thing)
81" x 45" tall... yes big.
each drawer is 9" x 11"
most of the box drawers are wood, but there are 12 metal ones
haven't decided weather to sell the boxes separate at $5 a piece
(because the metal shelves underneath each drawer are pretty cool too)
or sell it as one piece...

paper silverware trim on a wood clothes pin
2 1/2" x 5 yards
$5 each

 pink fabric garlands 1yard long. $25 each

close up of wood box drawers

top of cabinet

3" pinwheels $1.50 each

more paper garlands, sold by the yard

lined  cardstock cones for spring $1.50 each

2 chippy doors that went onto the large cabinet
$25 each

art envelopes with paper dresses $1.50 each

more paper flowers .75 ¢ each

mini cards with vintage doll stamp .50¢ each

Sunday, April 10, 2016

New must see

Finally painted on Saturday and finished: 
a large table and chairs
5 other chairs
4 dressers
2 frames
and a coal bucket
also a large variety of trims and other embellishments

tilled the 40'x50'  vegetable garden, built a fence around it with stones at the bottom.
ordered all my organic seeds. Hopefully a large bounty like last year. 

mowed about 2 acres for the lavender fields. Started raking all the tall weeds and grass 
and digging up the 100s of yucca plants (at least it seems like it) 
already hauled over 6 truck loads of weeds.
next i have to till it up and make 8 rows 300' long of 12" mounds for the lavender plants that come the end of may. we got all the ground cover and drip lines.. now just gotta get it all done

white table $95 chairs $28 each,
vintage white dresser with mirror
(mirror on floor next to dresser) $90
white chairs $28 each
dresser $35
coal bucket $20
detail on chair
heavy chair bench $20
coal bucket
primitive frame $20
area in front of shop
for lavender fields before we mowed
after mowing, working on raking and pulling yucas
the yuca roots are as big as the wheel barrel
the vegetable garden, before the stones were put in place

Thursday, March 31, 2016

White tables and dresser

cool vintage white dresser metal wheels $50
white table 47" long $65
primitive white desk $50

Monday, March 28, 2016

Garlands, kits, trims, and more

 I am ready for spring, (if this snow would go away).
come by on Mondays or give me a call if you want to come by any other time.
I am hoping to start YouTube videos each week , showing how-to's on lots of things i do in the shop.
Farm News: 
as soon as the ground dries up we will have a couple of acres in front of the shop, plowed up, and tilled. ordered all my ground cover, irrigation drip lines and 800  lavender plants. hopefully everything will be in by the end of may.
already started to work on our 2000 sq foot vegetable garden, I cant wait to get digging in the dirt.
we now have about 50 chickens and ducks, and will be getting 15 turkeys the end of april....

a corner of the shop
more jewelry $3 each
lots of metal and cork
peat pots, and egg cartons... and yes we have fresh eggs again
4$ a dozen chicken eggs and 5$ a dozen duck eggs
large folded paper dresses $8 each
medium $5 each
during the snow storm i finally had time to sort and organize my 1000's of stamps... yea for me
as you can see lots of organizing still left to go
very fun paper houses $3 each
Tags, cards, carrot kits, flashcards
with the one day of no snow i got to paint alittle, alot more to go
finally moved all the wood on the side of the building and started making a wood walkway... now i need a large deck
another table in progress, need to get all the chairs done
picked up lots of really cool wood crates $15-$20
very cool metal and wood desk $60
metal and wood kids chairs $20 each
button and linen thread cards $2 each
lots of large spools of threads, and vintage trims
trims and garlands
paper button garland $3 a yard
book paper garland $2 a yard
fabric bunting $5 a yard
fabric bunting
 my beautiful wood crate a friend gave me
folded book paper hearts
large folded paper hearts  75¢ each
gauze trim $1 a yard
blue fabric trims $2 a yard
pink garland trim $2 a yard
white with white flowers trim $2 a yard
ivory wool trim $2 a yard
Japanese piggy fabric.
these cute little piggies are sewn to trim, they can be cut out and made into cute pins or embellishments
$2 each 
hand cut flowers trim, $5 a yard
book page folded paper dresses $2 each
pretty cardstock " trims and embellishments" book kit
comes with buttons, lots of trims flower, needle threader, floss
$8 each. each are different
a trims kit wrapped up in a pretty package 
a trim kit in greens
a thick stack of book page strips $3 each.
I used this pack to make the quilled paper project that is in the frame
I also used the paper strips to make this paper chain garland
clip boards $4 each
wood math cards $2 each
when it wasn't snowing