This Week at the Shop!

Hello, friend! While Mr. Wonderful and I are on vacation, Jill and Alexis are holding down the shop.  As you see, Jill has her hands full, with this custom paint project!  A deconstructed hutch, in 412 pieces! Even away, my brain never stops thinking about the shop. In fact, it sort of goes into overdrive,…

New Classes, for a New Year!

Greetings!, Can you believe it’s the end of 2017?  Crazy! I hope your holidays have been everything you wanted them to be!  Mr. Wonderful and I were orphans this Christmas, so everything was pretty low-key.  We missed the kids, but the low-key part was pretty nice! Having been up at Tahoe for a week, I’ve…

Santa’s coming! Plus more news from the shop!

It’s true!  Santa’s coming this Saturday, around 1 p.m.!  You never know, with Santa.  Head winds, tail winds, or some extra good girl, (like me), may hold him up, but he’s pretty dependable! We’ve stocked up on candy canes and have the perfect spot for him, to sit and hope you’ll be able to stop…

This Week, at the Shop

Hello, Darlin’! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  We sure did, but I have to tell you, it nearly wore me out! It had been some time since we hosted a family dinner and I had forgotten how much work goes into shopping, prep and clean up, for 17 +/-. No wonder they sell…

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…