Saturday, February 28, 2009

Another Pink Saturday

Well here we are another Pink Saturday of as the old song goes " Another Saturday and I aint got nobody" That the way with the pink, Getting hard to find new pink to post, Got to get moving earlier in the week. This little lady is another from my doll collection. She belonged to my MOM. She is a very old store Mannequin, The size of about a 10 or 12 year old girl. She had a cloth body and rag hair. I have her sitting in a chair in a guest bedroom. I keep thinking she needs new clothes but haven't got around to it yet.

Be sure you stop over to Bevs place and visit all the other blogs who have joined us today. There are to many for me to visit so please forgive me if I don't get around to you each week, Just to busy with all I do. Click on the little pink lady on the left and you will be moving right along. I can't remember how many this week makes me, I need to count and see. Hope you have a wonderful pink week.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Saturday night at the Auction

There is a wonderful auction house in Richlands Virginia that Darrell and I love to visit when we can. It is about a hour and a half drive from our home. We decided to go this past Saturday. Usually when we are going I give myself a budget that I plan to spend for the evening, Well this week I shot that all to pieces. This is some of the dishes I purchased. Also purchased some furniture but it had to go in storage until spring, We are going to open a shop in the spring so I guess I can use this as an excuse for my purchases. Also found a fabulous rug to go under my dining table. I try not to go but once every couple of month as I would go broke if I went any more often. It is a country auction where the local ladies have a food stand and they sell everything from chicken and dumplings to pinto beans and all kinds of deserts. Is there a better way to spend the evening than a home cooked meal and an auction. They move so fast you can get lost very easy and bid on the wrong item. A true auction is a real experience and a barrel of fun.

This is a wonderful flow blue tea pot.
Vintage lemoges hand painted shoe
Fostoria candle sticks that I sold on Etsy just 15 minutes after listing.

Vintage China

All the rest are a total look at the dishes.

Don't you love the Cobalt Blue pieces.

My favorite is this flow blue soup tureen,

Well since I am in the business of selling you will find most of these pieces for sale on my web site, or on Etsy. Come visit me. They will go fast.

Hope you are having a great week.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Pink Saturday

I found this wonderful vintage ice bucket a couple weeks ago on ebay, It is silver plate and in near to excellent condition. I couldn't wait to paint on it and since I have been painting Hydrangeas, I decided to add this to the stash, I was so pleased with the way it turned out that I just had to share it with you. I painted it white and trimmed with a soft pink and very pale green. Painted the lovely hydrangea design all the way around. I absolutely love it and this one I will have to think about keeping . Would be a wonderful addition to the buffet at your next dinner party. This is the first one I have seen of this design. I love it when I come across something unusual.

Be sure you stop over to Bevs place and visit all the blogs we have joining us today.
Just click on the little pink lady on the left.
Darrell and I are off to Virginia this evening to an auction. sure hope I find some goodies. I'll let you know if I find anything great.
Hope you have a blessed week end.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Share my gifts with you

Good Morning, Mark this one down, this is my second post this week, I am on a roll so watch out. LOL!

Want to share a couple of beautiful gifts I received for Valentines from two wonderful ladies I have become acquainted with.

The first is from Steph of Angelic accents, She and I have become very good virtual pal over the last year, I have purchased some gorgeous pink lamp shades from her for some of my lamps. She Has been very busy these last couple months with a new grandchild. We know how wonderful that is. She sent me the sweetest little cross stitch and framed valentine and a lovely little heart ornament, I will treasure them always and remember my sweet friend every time i see them. We belong to a wonderful group of ladies called our Romantic homes and my next gift also comes from the same group of ladies.

When I open this one I knew I was in for a treat, We had a valentine exchange in our little group and Miss Vickie was my partner, You can visit her at Visual by Vickie. As you can see each item was wrapped so beautiful.

Among all the goodies are pink Pasta, hot chocolate mix, beautiful pink sachet.

Pink petal for the bath, Wonderful warm pink footie's which I have enjoyed very much. A wonderful little girl ornament.

Red Doilies, and the sweetest little hand made paper doll all dressed in Red. And last but not least my favorite Giradella chocolate with Carmel. What more could a girl want.

I love participating in the exchanges, Let me know if you have one going on and I'll join you.
I missed doing something special for my 100th post so I am planning a big bang when I reach the 150 mark. Be sure you check in and join all the fun.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

More new goodies

I have had so little time this year to post to my blog and I am so sorry. With the sickness of our daughter, Darrell being in the hospital, loosing his brother to a sudden heart attack and now my brother is in the hospital, We have been meeting our self coming and going, Sure hope we get back to normal real soon, Seems like some years get off to a bad start. Hope it is no indication of the whole year.

We have managed to get new items into the web site, We had so many lamps from our hunt in the old house we purchased early last year. At least 500 when we started. Darrell has been working on some of them. Adding new wiring and redesigning some of them. We really have some awesome lamps, Below are just a few we have added in the last few days. Be sure you stop over and take a look. We have something for every decor.

I love painting Hydrangea almost as much as roses. We have had customer requesting more different items this year, The web is so saturated with the hand painted roses, I think they are beginning to want something else. I have been trying to paint hydrangea on different items, These are a few we have listed in the last week or so. Have more in the works and coming real soon. Come by for a look. If you are looking for somethig special let me know.

I have a number of things in the works to blog about over the next few weeks, just hope I can find the time. We have decided to open a little shop here at home. We are going to be remodeling our wood shop to open. Will probably take us a couple months but now that we have decided to go for it I can hardly wait. We still have one 18 wheeler out in front of the shop that is loaded with furniture along with 4 outbuildings full so I will have no problem stocking it and I love going to the auction and this will give me an excuse to buy more which makes a girl happy.
Let me know you stopped by, I love to hear from you.

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Pink Saturday

Good Morning! and HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! I hope you have a wonderful day planed with someone you love. Beautiful day here in the mountains, the sun is shining. We have had wonderful weather for the last week and sure hope it continues. Haven't been able to blog for a couple of week and will post more this week to let you in on a couple of things.

Today I decided to show you a beautiful book stand Darrell made me a few years ago to hold my bible. I love it and of course I painted it pink. Not real pleased with the design I put on the top and plan to redo it but just haven't got around to it. And in January he made another one for his brother. It is in beautiful hardwoods.

A lot of blogs to visit today so won't keep you long, Just step on over to Bevs place by clicking on the little pink lady on the left and visit all the other wonderful blogs.