The clock is tickin' and the Barn House Vintage & Antique Marketplace is only days away!
I've been crossing things off my list and starting new lists. Down to the little details.
It has felt wonderful to get back to creating pieces that make me happy. Working with the textures and hues that make me comfortable. Preserving bits and pieces of the late 1800's and early 1900's.
The quality and detail is beautiful and it speaks to me. I am glad it speaks to me, but sometimes I wish it would wait until morning instead of in the middle of the night! Oh well, you can't be choosy. Just like a good, old friend ... you are there for them whenever - right?
This assemblage represents taking care of important things: mending, caring for and preserving. Whether it be relationships, a way of life, or things that can never be replaced.
Respect it, value it and keep it in a safe place - maybe in your heart?
This is re-purposed suitcase lid makes an interesting base for
a collection of special bits. You can create whatever story suits you.
Use your imagination ... hmm ...
you are a young woman who, quite by chance, met the tall,
dark and oh so handsome son of one of your father's colleagues.
(Thank you daddy!)
You went out to the veranda to sip your lemonade
and enjoy the summer breeze...
and there, he was ...
You can take it from here. My job is done.
These and more re-purposed creations will be in my space with Molly Mo's in the
Barn House barn. Lots and lots of "as found" and re-purposed treasures: furniture, linens, chandeliers, ironstone, unique odds and ends. Months of collecting just for you. Come see us! M.