Part Time Position for Creative Director!

Greetings!, I hope your week is off to a stellar start!  We’ll be busy getting the shop ready for this weekend’s Holiday Open House, starting Friday evening, at 5:30! We’ve been teaching classes at the shop now, for the last five years and love inspiring all of you!  Most of our classes have focused on…

Our Remodel Is for Sale!

1504 Sebastian Way, Sacramento, CA 95864 It’s official!  Mr. Wonderful and I are not going to be hosting our own HGTV house flipping show! In an effort to simplify our lives a bit, we decided to sell this investment property, nearly a year ago!  But first, it needed some love! We spent so much time…

Join Us In November, for Our Craft-O-Rama!

                                                 Hello gorgeous! Have you even dared to think about gifting, this fast-approaching holiday season? A family I know, agreed to make their gifts for one another, last year. It sounded like…

What’s Up at the Shop?

Greetings, dear lovelies!, We had our Meet & Greet, with my favorite tour guide, last week!  8 of the 12 spots, for this wonderful Vintage Shopping Tour have been filled!  If you’re thinking about joining us, I’d encourage you to decide soon! Next week, after I get finished moving my French pieces into the shop,…

News from the Shop!

Arriving this week! Contrary to popular belief, it’s not going to be 177 degrees, for the rest of the year!  “Yeah, sure!”, you say.  Trust me! There will come a day, when you’ll put on your boots, poncho and your lovely necklace, from your favorite shop… And you’ll say to yourself, “Hey, gorgeous, this outfit…

Join us for a Vintage Shopping Trip, to Provence!

Make Plans Now!  Vintage French Shopping Trip! Tour dates: April 25-May 1, 2018 – Aix en Provence Hello again! Are you ready to do some exploring?  Our  wonderful guide, Jill Mitchell, of LeTrip.org, has scheduled another vintage shopping trip, to Provence…and we’re joining her!Care to join us? Close to many sites, Aix en Provence (pronounced…

Hand Made Jewelry, from Spain, now Available Online!

Greetings!, It’s Saturday evening, as I write this.  Mr. Wonderful is at the wheel and we’re headed to Tahoe.  We’re so thankful it’s just 2-hours away! We’ll have a turkey Caesar salad, for a late dinner, using a dressing that’s yummy garlic-heaven. If you love Caesar salad, I’ll post the delicious dressing recipe, before I…

More Tahoe Updates, Plus A Few Decorating Tips

Greetings, from the lake!  I hope your weekend has refueled you for a great week ahead! I am so excited, because the new addition remodel, starts on Tuesday!  I’m not sure if I’m more excited about having more space, or the prospect of taking an ugly, dated space and giving it charm and personality. Either…

The Tahoe Fixer, is Fixed!

Three years, one month and ten days of home renovations and Mr. Wonderful and I still love one another! This was how the house looked 3 years ago.  Not a lot has changed on the exterior, other than paint. The sliding glass door is new.  Two weeks after purchasing the place, Yogi paid us a…

Inventory Clearance & News About Your Winning Lottery Ticket!

That made ya look!? Huh? Winning lottery ticket and all, I mean! I have so many projects I want to take on and the nasty part is that they all seem to require money!  And of course since I don’t play the lottery, the next alternative is a money tree! Two, very reasonable options! Now,…

Grace Girl Beads…Hand-Made Jewlery, Plus More News…

I love hand made! For so many reasons. There’s always the pride of designing your piece of art, for others to love.  For the maker, there’s a validation, when someone buys and wears something you’ve created. I feel the same way, when someone falls in love with a piece of furniture we’ve rescued and restored.…