Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Preview of our Open House

Hey everyone, I thought I would post some sneak peek pictures of the open house.
The first collage is of the displays outside.The second collage is of some of the displays inside the store. We will be adding a lot more product to these displays but some of the items will not be finished until Thursday.So here you go, I hope you enjoy your "sneak Peek".

P.S. Make sure to check out the link on the last post for a map to our new house.
You also get directions to our house from there.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Folk Art on the Farm Spring Open House

Here is the flyer for our Spring Open House,
which will be held next weekend April 1 & 2.
Make sure to get directions to our new house,
our new address and phone number is listed below.
Hope to see you next weekend!
Please make sure to mention if you saw this ad on our blog!
Here is a link to a map of our house and you can get directions as well.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Inspired Ideas

As I told you before, right now I am enrolled in Blogging Your Way e-class by
Holly Becker of Decor8.Our homework this week was to feature one of ten ideas that
we talked about.I choose to highlight a magazine.I immediately thought of my friend Amy Powers,and her magazine Inspired Ideas. A few years ago my Dad was featured in the magazine as an Inspired Friend.I love this magazine as it combines fresh ideas, new artists,whimsical layouts,and vintage finds.In this mostrecent issue, Amy had Mary Engelbreit as one of her artist profiles.
I was so glad to see her since I was a big fan of her late magazine,
Home Companion.
Also there are some wonderful projects.They are not difficult and have great results. Amy includes all the patterns for the projects in appendix in the back of the magazine.
The magazine is $3.30 for the online version or $38.70 for a printed one.
It includes 117+ pages full of inspiration,projects,a
nd artist that will brighten your day.
Please check out Amy's wonderful blog,to read more about her and her magazine.

I want to say a big Thank You to Amy for let
ting me blog about her and her magazine.

Below are some pictures of the latest issue of Inspired Ideas and the pages from when my Dad was featured.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Alphabet Magnets

I wanted to show you all a preview of the new Alphabet and Happy House magnets that I will be putting on my Etsy store next week. I will sell them by the letter, so you can build your own words and names. Hope you like them.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Inspiration Board

Right now I(Chloe) am enrolled in Blogging Your Way e-Class by decor8. One of our assignments was to make a "mood Board" showing different pictures, colors, and items that are inspiring and that reflect what you want our blog to look like. For mine I had Dad paint one of his happy houses, and some letters and numbers to scatter throughout the page. I went through some of his favorite magazines to find pictures that reflected his style and aesthetic. One fun idea I had was to put in some of his bingo and playing cards on the page, I thought they added a touch of whimsy.I also used some red baby rick rack around the top and bottom edge to hold some of the different elements on the page. I hope you like what I created. It was a lot of fun to make,I am definitely hooked on them.