When B and I went on our PA Adventure to pick up the auction goodies we happened upon these beautiful chairs at a thrift shop. We hadn’t even planned to stop in the thrift shop, but I noticed it when we pulled over to get gas, and we still had half an hour to kill before we could go to the auction house. The chairs were only $5 each and in such dreamy colors. Now we have 4 different old school chairs around our dining room table.
Thomas and I had a nice Thursday in Leesburg & Lucketts VA recently. We found this adorable pie shop when we were searching for coffee, and of course we had to stop in for some pie! Then we had to stop in The Old Lucketts Store
, to peruse the vintage treasure. We found an amazing glass front cabinet that would of been perfect for a space in our house, but it ended up that it was double sided. With glass front doors on both sides. It seemed such a shame to buy it and push it up against a wall, so we left it behind for someone who needed a double sided cabinet to find.
As you can see I was serious when I said I am really into adorable anthropomorphic bugs & insects. This vintage puzzle is just over the top! I can’t wait to frame it and hang it in the studio.
I’ve been spending some of my down time in the evenings working on some embroidery. I have had the Aunt Martha Busy Bee iron-on patterns
for quite awhile, and it felt great to finally use them! I’ve had a little bit of an obsession with cute bugs & insects with little faces lately. Once I finished my favorite bees I felt like I needed to draw a little bug to join them. I tried the red iron on pencil first, and felt it didn’t really leave a great pattern on my fabric, so in the end I traced it with a washable embroidery pen instead. I hope to get stitching on her soon.
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