Monday, July 8, 2013

A day at the gift shop

We have just returned from the beach house where the weather was fabulous…..but I can’t say that to Mr FH as we are desperate for rain on the farm. As well as needing rain we have suddenly hit a cold patch today (guess that’s expected in winter lol). The sun was shining but boy was it cold… frost everywhere this morning at the farm. I have spent part of the day fiddling around in my sister’s gift shop. Life has been busy so I haven’t been there so much lately but today I really enjoyed myself. Lots of new giftware has arrived since I was last there. It is just so hard not to take things home with me all the time.  My sister laughs because I have this addiction to scarves (I have 7 crates full at the farm!!) so I can often be seen walking around in my work uniform with a scarf (not matching!!) draped around my neck to see if it needs to come home with me!!! So far I have resisted today but I’m back there tomorrow so we’ll see what happens.
Here are a few quick snaps of some of the gorgeous giftware she has for sale. Some great cushions too….oranges and browns. Not really my colours but very cute, just the same.
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Sorry the pictures aren’t too flash but I took them quickly just as I was finishing up and it was starting to get dark. Hopefully I’ll get some a bit earlier in the day tomorrow. I’m finishing early tomorrow and having a massage after work…how nice will that be!!

Suzy
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17 comments:

Terri said...

Beautiful gift shop! Your sister's shop always looks wonderful.
I am glad you had such fine weather at the beach. I hope you get the rain you need though. Wish I could send you some of ours...we have plenty! lol!
Lucky you to get a massage! Enjoy!
Hugs,
Terri

Martha's Favorites said...

Hi: What a great shop! Looks like a wonderful day. Have a great week. Blessings, Martha

Kim Hood said...

Hey, your sister has some neat stuff in her shop! I found you at Inspire Me Tuesday and enjoyed reading your post. :-)
His blessings,
Kim @ Curtain Queen

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh my great shop, I need to be shopping there. Thanks for joining Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

Lavender Cottage said...

Whenever you show your sister's shop, I always see something I'd like.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

I would love to browse your sister's shop. There's always something there I see that I like. Thanks for coming to tea and I hope your weather cooperates!

Blessings,
Sandi

THE FARMHOUSE PORCH said...

What a pretty red and white vignette!

sew sweet vintage said...

OOOh i love those red & white pitchers! We've had so much rain, lots of time to shop:)
http://www.sewsweetvintage.com/2013/07/vintage-swimwear.html

Diane said...

Thanks for the tour! I did love all of the red and that pretty blue glassware. I noticed that lovely scarf on one of the displays - I think I saw your name on it - lol!!

Susan said...

Oooooo, loved your photos. Where is your sister's shop located? Does she have it open all week long? Nice treasures. Thanks for sharing. Susan

p.m. Found you on Diann and Linda's Thrifty Things Friday.

Ann Krucek said...

I enjoyed window shopping at your sister's shop - lot's of pretty things! I am sure I would be spending some $$ there! Cute stuff

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Oh I would be buying things all the time if I worked there! Love the blue display! Thanks for linking to TTF this week.

Linda

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Transformed Tuesday said...

Suzy! What a wonderful shop! I would have to stay away as I would be buying everything. lol I love the blue stuff. Thanks so much for entering Transformed Tuesday.

Hugs,
Peggy~PJH Designs

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

I am glad you had a good time at the beach - I wish we could share all the rain we've been having this year - last year we were in a drought -
Love what I see in this gift shop - especially the bottles and the pitcher!
I am delighted that you shared with Home and Garden Thursday,
Kathy

Jann Olson said...

What a fun shop. I bet you had a ball tinkering with all of the new dishes. Love the red and cream! I have a little bird twine holder like that. A friend gave it to me for my birthday last year. Thanks for sharing with SYC.
hugs,
Jann

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Hi Suzy Sweetie...
What a wonderful stroll through the shop this evening. I can't decide what I loved most. The blues were so calming and delightful, but I am definitely ready for Fall, so loved seeing the pitcher with the Fall stems.

I wish I could have gone to the beach with you. Just sitting in the sand, feeling the wind on my face and hearing the surf is healing enough for me. No place better in the whole wide world.

Thanks for sharing sweet friend. Thank you also for the sentiments on Bruiser. My heart feels as though it has a big hole in it. He was one in a million.

Country hugs and much love, Sherry