and then we were at market

As the new things start rolling in at the Barn I long for summer and the farmer's market. Not the market in the the cold-wet spring when there are hardly any vendors, BUT in the height of the summer.

Full booths, loads of people and fresh produce.


For now I am trying to create that environment inside at the Barn.

this buggy seat is one of my all time favorites
...from my friend Sara

What's an outside inside market without thinking of Paris

you need a good vintage bag for hauling the goods

you can weigh the goods or maybe yourself....

this burlap ribbon comes pre-stamped
how easy is that

girlfriends from Michigan...

This week I am schlepping truck loads of my vintage and European finds to a Junk Market Style event.  It is the 2nd annual Under glass Junkin' extravaganza (housed in a huge green house).

Where:  Long Lake, Minnesota
At the Otten Bros. Garden center
stay on Hwy 12 - just past down town Long Lake

When: March 1 - 3

10 - 6 pm Thurs ($5 )
10 - 5 pm Fri & Sat ( $5 )
Early bird shopping Thursday 8 - 10 am ($20 - all three days)

Come see me and 50 other great vendors.


March is coming...

Good Morning.
Happy weekend.

March is right around the corner.
Can you believe it...

This burlap ribbon is also fabulous
green vine embrodery

look at these fun wooden flowers...
so bright and spring-y

Special March Madness at the Barn

On Friday's great savings.

Bring a friend and you each receive 10% total purchases.
Bring 2 friends and you all receive 20% off
If you have a group... meaning 3 or more friends you all get 30%
your total purchases.

FUN !!

Every Friday in March.
So Buddy up.

See you soon.

~ L

a touch of blue

I am still into that touch of blue.

Mixed with white or brown or gray.
A little bit of texture

a little pop of spring

I love this table.

I have 3 -4 small vintage, chippy tables in the Barn. I have them priced up a bit because I don't want them to sell. Actually, now that I think about it, two of them are not even priced because I just can't let them go.
Isn't that the craziest thing you ever heard of.... Mr. Miller says, "everything must go"... but really, everything???

Once again this week The product is rolling in.

I will have loads of pictures for you later in the week.
We have some fun Easter.
.... more farmhouse AND  fabulous spring.

Crazy weekend here.... mid February IN MINNESOTA and it has been sunny and in the high 40's. People come in with no coat at all.

I don't think I have ever experienced a winter or early spring ... whatever this is, quite like this before. Crazy. It sure put a damper on all winter sales. All my cute winter scarves and mittens - no home for them.  AND the spring stuff... usually I do a spring open house in Mid March.... not this year.  Everyone wants the spring stuff out now. I said, crazy times.
but it is catchy... spring is in my heart... I think I'll wear my cute orange sandals today.... Ooops, just looked outside, looks like we finally got some snow... oh my, the weather man says 5 "

No cute orange sandals for me...

OK lots to do getting ready for the Junk Market sale next week.


spring is in the air

Oh my Goodness.
Friday again!

Don't you love when Friday comes along.

I always work hard all week to change things up at the Barn and get some of the new goods out in time for the weekend. Boy, have I been working.  Most things I have not even had time to photograph yet.... but I wanted to share this post with you....
too fun.

some fantastic new kitchen soaps and lotions.
Love the packaging.
Love how they smell and how they work.

Most of all... because I am such a visual person...
I love how they look.

and check out my mini hands... just in.
I found them in New York

so sweet.
I will try and get them up to the website but you can always call the shop and order.

Missy if you are reading this I'm going to have to reorder soon.

Alright, back to the work day.
We did get a little bit of snow over night. 
Feels festive to me... see you at the Barn.


Layer it on. Change it up.

Time for a refresh. Have you ever looked at an area in your house and thought I am done looking at that mess.   Or maybe it's just time...