My first find was from Lori Rippey of HomeSpunPrimsByLori. She is always making so many beautiful items... and approximately once a season she updates her picture trail and offers some items for sale. When I seen Mr. Wabbit, I knew I had to have him! :-)
Betty Dekat of PrimitiveBettys is not only one of my most favorite cross stitch pattern designers... but she also makes items that are irresistible! So when it came time for her to update her Early Work Mercantile page.... I ran over there and quickly grabbed up this beautifully stitched Olde Strawberry Pinkeep which is resting on Mr. Wabbit's lap!
And yesterday... I was finally rewarded the opportunity to venture out to Hereford, PA and meet up with Joanne and Judy at The Cinnamon Stick! Had a great stroll around the shop and a lot of laughs!!! What a great way to spend a rainy day than with a couple of real kewl gals! :-)
I purchased some goodies... first up is a make-do Shutter Basket! Very unique! I have plans for this piece... a little bit of this and a little bit of that... I'll share pics when it's all done and hung up on the wall in my hooking room!
Next is this great Drying Screen... this one will also be hung on a wall in my sewing room... and, once again, there will be some touches added... it's fun to find unique stuff and then personalize it with some goodies here and there... right now I just placed the two pieces of fabric I purchased just for the purpose of this pic. I have plans for the fabric too!
Lastly, is this primitive bunny named "Sage" She was "Handmade In Ohio" though I did not see the artists name on it anywhere... but, she is stitched wonderfully, aged just right and has a solid weight to her! So cute!
You will notice all of these items from The Cinnamon Stick have great tags on them... Judy is always taking that extra bit of time to present the items in her store "just right". There is even delicious snacks about the store. Visit her blog, The Spice Cupboard to find a recipe for a really yummy dip! Heck, visit the store itself to meet Judy and see all the great variety of items she offers!!! I personally guarantee you will find something "just right" for your home!
Joanne and I also visited an antique mall... lots of stuff in there... but, nothing came home with me... I did find this neat RCA sign... I did not know RCA made telephone systems too...
And, here's a quick update on "Cat Trick's". I'm thinking that my camera is getting a bit tired. I really should borrow my hubby's camera to get a clear pic of all these tiny stitches... maybe when the piece has been finished into the pillow tuck it is meant to be...