We LOVE to shop small anytime of the year. You know, the handmade, the mom-shop, etsy artist, craft fair, unique items made with care by wonderful people. Holiday time is an especially a wonderful time to shop small then give BIG! Big in that these gifts are unique, thoughtful and not from a mall. Today we are sharing some of our favorite shops and wonderful decor.
First up is a shop & shopkeeper we adore, French Garden House owned & operated by the gracious & talented Lidy Baars. Lidy's shop is so well curated and includes antiques from Europe, gorgeous linens and one of a kind jewelry. Treat yourself to a visit to French Garden House & don't leave without a gift for you or someone you dearly love. Have look HERE
You know how we feel about pumpkins, especially of the velvet variety and Plush Pumpkin is the leader in the design of these decorative pumpkins. Handmade and including a real stem, these pumpkins, acorns and mushrooms ( yes mushrooms ) are perfect anytime of year! Monya is the owner & operator of Plush Pumpkins. Head over for a tour of the patch. Go HERE We bet you end up leaving with an arm full!
Oh, this next shop & blog is simply resplendent! Edith and Evelyn Vintage is run by our friend Cindy. Her home is stunning, her taste stellar and the items in her shop divine. We each have one of Cindy's lambs. A truly beautiful piece of decor to showcase in your home as is everything in the shop. Visit Edith & Evelyn Vintage HERE
Lavender Road Antiques is the perfect Etsy shop for DTT listeners. Grainsack stockings, tarnished silver, white pitchers. This shop run by Karre hit all the marks for us. Have a look at the over 300 items. We know you'll find a treasure or two! Pop over HERE
Lastly for today, Anita share a very special candle made with love by very special people, including her daughter Elise. You can listen in to Anita talk about the candles and pick up a few as gifts this season. If you do, we thank you so much for supporting people with special needs by purchasing a candle from Summer House, CLICK HERE.
Shop small give BIG will continue next week on our blogs wherein we will share photos of the items we talked about today. So make sure you are subscribed to Stone Gable, Cedar Hill Farmhouse and My Soulful Home so you don't miss out!
If you want to learn about the Shiny Brite ornaments we talked about have a read HERE
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