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Saturday, November 15, 2008

Getting Ready for Christmas in the Country


I have been busy the past few weeks, getting all my goods ready for the
Christmas in the Country sale at the Gresham Barn. +
Tomorrow I have to drop everything off, but I wanted to share a few of my creations with you.
First, I'm very proud of this redware wreath

And these fun wreath stands that I decided to put together yesterday, Yep I said Yesterday. They'll be dropped off at the sale as soon as the paint dries.

The wreath stands are made from table legs, some scrap wood for the base, and old hooks. make sure you attach your hooks high enough for the wreath to hang free.
I've also been busy sewing garage sale bags.

The bag display stand is made in much the same way as the wreath holder. If I had time, I'd paint it, but I just don't think I can get it done.

I've also got several wheel wreaths available, many with vintage ornaments.



I've also got several of these old game board, coat hook thingies.

Whew, I've been busy, You'll read more about the Sale and maybe I'll have some pics next week.

18 comments:

ALVN of WhisperWood Cottage said...

I love ALL the wreaths and wreath stands. You are so clever!!!! Seriously!

Amy

Primitiques 'n Poetry said...

Ahhh...You are tempting me to make it to your neck of the woods soon! Yup. Keep me updated on the date/location. Maybe we'll meet up soon! Love those wreath stands! ~Mindy

Vee ~ A Haven for Vee said...

Incredible what you've created, Margo. My mouth is hanging open...just wonderful.

thedomesticfringe said...

Now those are really creative wreaths. I love them!

Lori @ Katies Rose Cottage said...

Margo ~ All of the treasures that you are taking are awesome ! I love the wreath stands and the red plate wreath is gorgeous !
xoxo,
Lori

Sher said...

Just look at you go! Have you borrowed an elf from Santa? ;) I love the little bags you're creating - and you're the one who said she can't sew!

Hugs,
Sher

csudderth said...

Love everything you've made. You have been busy. Good luck at the sale.
Christy

Cynthia Holt Ziemian said...

Hey girl, as usual, everything is just wonderful! LOVE the wheels, the wreaths and all! Just wondering how do you hang the game boards on the wall? Keep up the good junk work! Cynthia

philben5 said...

Hello from Nebraska!! We met on the junk jaunt by Taylor at the Red Barn. I've been dropping by faithfully every since... In fact if you have time, I would like for you to look at a lamp I purchased that's posted on my blog and give me some ideas on painting, decorating... Blessings
Roxanne

debi said...

Wow...what a great idea for the stands you built to hold those beautiful china wreaths! You are sooooo talented! "Break a leg" at the show...I am positive that you will do GREAT! xo...deb

Blueberry Buttons said...

Margo,
I love your ideas! You are so creative, I wish I could make it to your show.
Thanks for sharing,
Cheryl

Michelle Palmer said...

Love...LOVE the wreaths!!! Especially the child's bicycle tire one...
Love to visit...you're so clever~
Michelle

Linda's Blue Gate said...

I really like the wheel wreath very cute..
HUgs
Linda

Shelley said...

Hi Margo,all your things look great. Those wreath stands turned out wonderful. Your wreath looks so good displayed on it! I read your post about the Collins purses. They are highly collectible. I have one,I may be willing to give up if you want it.
Also,I wanted to let you know I have tagged you....
I pray your sales will go over great at the barn sale...you have some very neat items to offer.
Have a blessed week......
Shelley

Stacey @ The Blessed Nest said...

LOVE the wreath holders! Very clever and pretty!!

Stacey

Roxie said...

LOVE the wreaths. What creative ideas!

Couture de Papier said...

Wow I love your shop! The assemblages are so imaginative! I love your title too! I am an ol 'dumpster diva'!

Rosemary said...

Sounds and looks like it's going to be a great sale Margo.
Have fun, sell a lot.
Rosemary

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