Inventory Update

~ Still sending apologies for missing your fun posts and not visiting and having my own new blog post few and far between. Still having internet problems. The technician is fit to be tied and so am I! :) ~

 Still working on the family room redo. The Louis chair makeover gave cause for my thinner hair, as I pulled quite a bit of it out trying to accomplish my first time upholstery job. I did it!...although in a round about way and I could not have done it without Bobby G's extra pair of hands.  I painted and antiqued it with AS dark wax.. and I said I thought I would recover in something monogrammed and worn red but I went totally the opposite.  Think chiffon, satin and burlap and birds. :) Just a little sneak peek for now. Not quite through yet. :) I love it!  and think you will too!  (one of these days I am going to take a picture of me all dressed up....not barefoot and wearing my Mickey Mouse paint covered pants as I always seem to be :)

With computer time down, I read a book!  LOL It was just a beach read but it did have sustenance and I thoroughly enjoyed the down time. Have also spent extra time at my mall booth adding "new" old items, fluffing and shopping other booths...bad!  I took some photos for you to see.  The pegboard walls are great for hanging stuff but not very pretty.  I do have an old screen door as a backdrop, a brown craft paper and lace curtain, as well as a chippy worn trellis but the booth walls still need something!  Any suggestions? (see something you want.....email me and we'll talk)

Happy Pink Saturday

This is one of those "where did you find that!!??" things I ran across a couple of weeks ago on a treasure hunt/buying trip.  Oh my goodness!  It's amazing and one of those fantasy pieces of furniture.  I am not even quite sure where I will put it.....maybe in the master bedroom or maybe I will sell it.  Right now it sits in the dining room, next to the old farm table, which I am kinda liking....really.  I am just showing the top of the back support here.  It's a gold gilt....not painted gold...but gold gilt rocking chair....pretty fancy....definitely French style.  It has the most fabulous hand painted scene on the heart shaped head rest and scrolls and carved wood and its shabby and chippy.  It's a small rocker.....definitely a ladies chair.  Very unique and just fabulous!  Did I say fabulous???

It was good to see you today.  :)  I would love to have you follow my blog if you don't already and if you do....thank you! There are several ways to follow over there >>>> on my sidebar.  Until next time....have a sweet week. xoxo

It's always a pleasure to join these wonderful parties.....charming hostess and full of inspiration.  I know they will love it if you give them a visit.  

 Potpourri Friday at  2805, Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage, Open House Thursday at No Minimalist Here
Pink Saturday at How Sweet the Sound,  
Kathy at Delightsome Life, Joy of Savvy City Farmer and White Wednesday at Faded Charm

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Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Hi Lynn, Your booth is looking wonderful! When you finish your chair you can come help me with mine!LOL You already know I love the rocking chair. Thanks for joining my party this week.
xoxo, Sherry

savvycityfarmer said...

wishing we were neighbors ... have I said that before?

NanaDiana said...

Lynn- Your booth looks great AND you got to read a book! A few of the bonuses to not being able to blog full time! I am glad to see you here and hope you can get things worked out soon. Can't wait to see that chair in place. xo Diana

Tete said...

I have used lace curtain panels on those old peg board walls in my booths before. I used unbent paper clips to hang things up with. You can poke them through the lace.
I have seen people wall paper them, paint them. You could hang one lace panel and spray paint through it, then move it around your booth. Thought about strips? That would be cute. White and aqua or white and pale pink.
You could hang old frames up and them hang your things for sale inside the frames.
I hope that helps. I know peg board gets really boring.
I hope you get your pc issues worked out. Its not fun when it doesn't work.
I love your bare feet and your mickey pants! I can't wait to see your chair all finished!

Anne said...

Wonderful job on that chair.Your booth looks great.And what a piece you found wow.You will find a spot for it.

The French Hutch said...

Hi Lynn, Sorry you are still having those blog problems, they visit me from time to time too.
I can't wait to see the finished chair makeover. Anything with chiffon, satin, burlap and birds and I take notice, got to be gorgeous! Great treasures in your booth, the heart back chair is stunning……..

The French Hutch

The Decorating Diaries said...

I can't wait to see the finished chair. Your booth is looking great, too!


Blondie's Journal said...

I love your booth...there is a nice mix of pieces there, something for everyone! And hurray for you, redoing a chair! I just don't have the brains!


Sandi McBride said...

Oh Miss Lynn, I love that room. It has lots of places for cat mischief and napping too...Mamon loves the chair and is thinking about doing that...or maybe it was pulling out her hair

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Sorry you are still having internet problems, nothing more irritating! At least you got to read a book! Your booth looks gloriously jam packed, but not cluttered!! I have to learn how to do that!! It looks like all of your wall are peg board, not much you can do with that except give it some interest? Maybe some horizontal or vertical wide stripes? Love that chair!!


Sueann said...

Oh my! The booth looks fabulous!!
And I applaud your bravery in reupholstering your chair. Clap!! Clap!! Clap!! Woot!! Woo!!!

lynn said...

looking forward to seeing your finished chair! LOVE the sneak peek:) you are a brave soul, in my book.

i have that chair, but was too chicken to try to re-cover it. i just painted all of it, including the fabric.

chateau chic said...

Your booth looks soooo good!! Wish I could come by to shop.
Mary Alice

Kathy said...

I live to be barefoot! I am looking forward to seeing your end results with this chair - I love the mix of fabric you're using. I'd love to pay a visit to your booth - way too much fun - surely hope your computer problems clear soon - I completely understand - book reading is a fantastic pasttime! Thank you for sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,

lvroftiques said...

Hmmm let me see....where to start...Your booth looks great! And I think some dried hops would look great draped around the top? Do you know what I'm talking about? They're so romantic and kind of rustic mouldering cool at the same time *winks* I looked for a perfect picture of some to show you but couldn't find any...durn it. Second is that a necklace display back on the slatted shutters? I'm interested if it is *winks* I need one....Even after my spend-o-ganza of last week lol!
And that rocking chair is FAB!! Oh my goodness you must share more of it! The painting is sooo wonderful! I'm just eating it up! And finally I can't wait to see your finished chair because I have a set of similar ones that I've done nothing with, and I need the inspiration *winks* Vanna

The Rooster and The Hen said...

Love the chair with the ruffle! This project would be perfect for our linky party featuring "Transformations" called Repurpose-Remodel-Reveal, I know our readers would love to see it too! (It starts Friday, March 2nd 2012 at 7:00 am MST and reoccures every 1st and 3rd Friday)

-Whitney @ TheRoosterAndTheHen

Jen said...

The chair must be amazing! Tackling upholstery terrifies me. It sounds like you have plenty going on. Hope all is well.


Charlotte said...

Love your booth! It makes me want to visit an antique mall. Love the chair! Happy Pink Saturday.

Kaye Swain - SandwichINK for the Sandwich Generation said...

So sorry to hear of your computer woes - I know that feeling well. Praying for speedy healing for it. :) :) :) Have a blessed and safe weekend.

Unknown said...

So many gorgeous treasures in your shop.

I hope you will pop by to help us bring 'angel love' for a young girl who is sick.

Thank you.
Have a beautiful PS weekend ~

dana said...

Your chair upholstery job looks.....HARD!!! I did recover a sofa..many years ago....with plaid upholstery fabric, no less! (Well, it was IN at the time!) My BFF bought some beer (we didn't have kids at the time...so we were really young) and drank our way through the recovery! :) It turned out pretty nice for having no idea of what I was doing. We used that sofa for several years....but I was really happy to see it go when it finally did!

Your booth...wow...it looks wonderful! I could shop in that place with no problems!

I've missed you. We are both busy.....I have a sale next week and I'm not supposed to be doing this!!

HPS!! L, Dana

Ann said...

Really like your booth--looks like lots of sweet things. The chair re-Ann

Dreamgoddess said...

I can't wait to see your chair completed. I bet it's going to be stunning.

Your booth is so pretty! I would love to have the dress form I spotted! And that heart shaped chair is gorgeous. I need it!

Honey at 2805 said...

Your booth looks wonderful and I can't wait to see the finished chair. It's now a piece of art! Thank you for sharing your creativity at Potpourri Friday at 2805!

Unknown said...

I'll take one of those and one of those and all of those....


Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson said...

Hi Lynn, I think that your booth looks great. My first thought was to say bring in a few branches and nests and have some tags or something funky hanging down. Wouldn't you know it, in the next pic I see branches and a nest. You're one up on me girl. lol! Hope your comp. is up and running soon.

Aledia said...

Your booth looks fabulous!
What a beautiful find...

Happy Pink Saturday!


monah http://graciouscottage.com/ said...

Hi Lynn,
Do you remember me? It was a couple two or three years ago that we first exchanged links.
Today, I am visiting you for Pink Saturday.
Good luck with your computer.

RobinfromCA said...

I'm looking forward to seeing the finished chair and your fancy rocking chair is divine - don't sell it!

Trotter said...

Hi Lynn! Sorry for the absence, but time has been at a premium here... ;)

You're absolutely right: Where did you find all that!!?? ;)

Blogtrotter Two has reached April 2011; no trips, and posting delay is shortening... ;). Enjoy and have a great weekend!!!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Lynn,
Your booth looks wonderful and I see so many things I would like to bring home with me. I would love to be able to recover my furniture. Your chair will look fabulous! Happy Pinks and enjoy your weekend.


Lynne Moncrieff said...

Happy Pink Saturday
What a splendid post this is.
Adore the photographs.

Jeanie said...

Lovely in every way -- and boy, do you ever have my respect for doing that chair! you deserve a medal!

Dru said...

Hi Lynn ~ I cannot wait to see what you do with this chair. Sorry to hear of your computer problems - they can be just so frustrating. Thanks for sharing your shop pics - just love all that vintage goodness. Happy Pink Saturday to you...Dru

Marti McClure said...

Oh, I just love what you are doing with your chair! The little peek you gave us makes me sooo want to see more. Happy Pink Saturday. ~Marti

Cathy said...

Hi Lynn,

I love your booth. The only thing I would do if I were you is hang old worn lace tablecloths over the pegboard. That way it will look pretty and you can still put hooks through the holes and you won't have to worry about ruining an old torn tablecloth. Plus it will fit right in with your look.

I love, love, love that hand painted heart chair. I think YOU MUST keep it! 2DIE4.

HPS, xo Cathy

jeanne said...

I am sure your chair will be awesome. Your booth is so pretty. I love that beautiful heart chair.
Hugs, Jeanne

Envoy-ette said...

This was so enjoyable as the photos helped me "see" everything. Beautifully done!

pinkkandy said...

Happy Pink Saturday!
It is always nice to see what each lovely lady is up to...and the creativity that flows...I pray that you all have a blessed week !
Please come by my blog anytime...I love having you!
God Bless......Kandy

Blooming Rose Musings said...

I'm looking forward to seeing your reupholstered chair when you are finished. You are brave! I'm sure it's going to be fabulous. Your booth looks wonderful. Everything is so tempting. I bet you will be able to make the boards look different in many different ways for each season.
Computer/Blogger problems are so frustrating. I hope everything works out soon. In the meantime enjoy a little more freedom.
Have a wonderful weekend.

Chubskulit Rose said...


Visiting from Pink Saturday, mine is Pink Mink Blankets, please come and see. Have a blessed weekend!

Mimi said...

Love those vignettes.

jeanne said...

Hi Lynn, My hubs gave me this plant for Valentines Day from Amazon. When it arrived it was just a can that said water me. In about two weeks right on Valentines day A big bean sprouted barely and it said I love you. I posted it on PS for Valentines. I am just sharing it's growth. Amazing huh?
Have a happy Sunday.
xo, Jeanne

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

Oh, I love what I'm seeing of your chair in progress, love the burlap. Your booth looks like so much fun! Wow, that rocking chair is an awesome find. I might have a real hard time parting with it. Thanks for sharing all your treasures.

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Looks like you have been busy busy!!! Thanks for linking up at FNF! :)

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