Saturday, October 23, 2010

Country Living Fair, Columbus Ohio ~ juNxtaposition

Jeanne from juNxtaposition is a fellow French Cupboard member and it was such a pleasure to meet her! Not only is she a nice lady, she's a super artist. I just LOVE the typewriter key jewelry and took quite a bit home for me and my daughters!

As you can see her booth was very popular!

I've been wanting one of these bracelets for a long time and finally treated myself to one. I think I've worn it almost everyday since the fair!
Also had to have one of the silverware handle necklaces. Mine says "Dream."
More of Jeanne's wonderful repurposed items!

Jeanne also has old key necklaces. I got one with a pearl for my other daughter, an initial typewriter key necklace for me and my younger daughter along with a ring and a few other things! I could have spent hours at this booth! Each piece of jewelry is just a little bit different. It was so much fun looking at everything!

You can visit Jeanne at juNtaxposition and at her blog.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Featured at The Old Painted Cottage!

Thank you to Jennifer from The Old Painted Cottage! Jennifer recently featured The Pink Rose Cottage and The Vintage Tablecloth Lovers Club on her blog.

If you haven't visited Jennifer's blog before you are in for at treat! Her Cottage of the Month series is an inspiration to those of us who love the cottage look!

I'd be honored if you'd pop on over and read the feature "Holly from The Pink Rose Cottage."

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Country Living Fair ~ Urban Farmhouse

I'm a little late on my posts from the Country Living Fair 2010 in Columbus Ohio. But it's still worth sharing!

I wish we could have taken photos of each and every booth. But between my purchases and the crowds, we just couldn't. Most of what I'm sharing was early on in the day.

Have you ever gone to shop or antique store and walked in and thought "Wow! I could just move right in!"? That's how I felt about the Urban Farmhouse booth!

I spent a lot of time here! I purchased some vintage silver and a large shabby green basket. After the holidays I'm going to have an arrangement made in it for my fireplace hearth. I'll show you then!

Urban Farmhouse has a beautiful website. You can visit them there!

I have a few more interesting booths I'd like to share and then our trip to the amazingly HUGE antique malls! So please stop back. You can sign up on the right of this blog for email notifications of new posts.

Until next time...HAPPY AUTUMN!

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Country Living Fair 2010 ~ Earth Angels

As promised...a little bit more about the Country Living Fair in Columbus Ohio, 2010!

I can honestly say I enjoyed every booth at the fair. Such a eye-catching displays with wonderful items!

The Earth Angels booth had to be the biggest tent at that fair. If you love whimsy this is the place you wanted to be! As you can see, it was quite popular!

Colorful artwork.

Wonderfully repurposed vintage items. So much that my husband and I couldn't take pictures of it all. There was beautifully recycled jewelry that made my heart go pitter-patter, sweet figurines, so much!

Also housed under this tent was the author of "Collecting Handkerchiefs," Rosanna Mihalick. As a linen lover and a hanky collector it was so exciting to meet her. She had the best whimsical collection of handkerchiefs that I've ever seen in one place. All for sale along with some great States hankies.

In addition to her amazing hankies, Rosanna also had gorgeous vintage quilts to sell.

Rosanna gave a workshop on Saturday "Living with and Loving Antique Linens." My biggest regret of my trip was missing this seminar! Our plan was to shop the Heart of Ohio Antique Mall in the morning and make it back to the fair in time. Unfortunately I got completely side tracked at the mall (the size is amazing - more on that to come!) I'm so hoping she'll be speaking next year. I'm scheduling in an extra day!

I have more to share so please stop back!

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Homecoming 2010

How time youngest daughter is a junior in high school. Tonight she is attending the homecoming dance.

Her dress is her favorite color, PURPLE! And she's wearing all vintage rhinestone jewelry.

I think it's so sweet that her date is also wearing purple to match her dress. (Sure beats those pastel tuxes with ruffled shirts to match the dresses from back in my day!)
A wrist corsage never goes out of style!

I can't wait to hear all about her night!