Sunday, October 31, 2010

Get Set, Get Ready !!

Today is the beginning of the holiday decorating at the shop. What fun!! It is always a treat to discover what has been tucked in boxes all these months, just waiting for the right moment. It takes two days with a bunch of elves to transform the shop into a Christmas Wonderland. We will be working feverishly to get everything just right for your enjoyment.

All you have to do is remember the dates :

Nov 2 - 6 th

Candlelight and Cider Open House

Friday, October 29, 2010

Early Birds

Are those your nose prints left on the window??? They are wanting a sneak peek. LOL !!.

Last years eager girls waiting patiently to enter at 10:00 promptly. The numbers get a little larger each year for the early birds . They are not after that ol' juicy worm but maybe a limited Santa or Snowman. After this bunch hits it is usually steady all day and through the week with excited ladies after a treasure.
Come be a part of the fun!!!

Thursday, October 28, 2010


I was home yesterday making preparations for next weeks Open House and get a call. Jill Peterson's new book HOMECOMING just came in. I can not wait to take a look. Norma said the book is beautiful. Of course I told her to set a copy aside for me. This is her third hardbound book and if it is anything like the others you might want to get in for your copy.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Settle Bench/Shelf

Looks good on a table or the floor making this neat little piece multi purpose. There are a number of new small accessory pieces in the store now with a nice grungy finish. Table top raisers, bread boards and trays with handles to name a few.

UPS and FedEx are keeping me busy with all kinds of goodies flying in the door. I am trying to stay caught up because the set up day starts Sunday and things need to be ready. We will be setting up on Halloween for Christmas Open House. Fun huh???

Monday, October 25, 2010

Patriotic Santa

One of Annett's Country Store creations that will be awaiting you next week at the Open House. He is only one of several of her creations that I have in store for you. There are also other Santa's that are wonderful by other doll designers that will be available. Time is drawing near for the much awaited event.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Peek At Oldies

This is a recent buy before things are cleaned, priced and make their way into the store. I have "plans" for the red farm wash stand. It will make a stunning Christmas display in just a little over a week. Christmas is taking over the storeroom also, so I am quite ready to have it out for the Open House. It will not be long now.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Gal with Crow

This little gal looks like she is holding tight to her crow and sack of goodies. She fits in with fall decor now but she is definitely a year round folk art creation.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Old Kitchen Tools

Just found these old tin kitchen tools. There is a hole at the top of the handles of the strainer and ladle making them easy to hang on a wall. The meat fork has a hole also but finding a hole on the other two I thgink is a bonus.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Pumpkin Candleholder

I just love the pumpkin candle holder. It would make a stunning statement on a farm table. the prim candle certainly adds an interesting touch also. What is neat about the pumpkin is that it can be turned over and it has a stem side also. It certainly has duel uses.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Tin Lamp With Wheat

I mentioned in a past post that my husband liked one of the lamps I got in the shop. I did not have a picture of it at the time. This fits in perfectly with the season now with sheaves of wheat painted on the red tin base. Actually it would look nice year round in a prim home.