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Blog Refresh and Etsy/Zazzle/CafePress Valentine Updates

January 24, 2013
(details from our latest Valentine Inspiration Kit on Etsy)

OK, the Christmas photos have GOT TO GO! My decorations are all put away and have been for a good while, so it's WAY past time to get a new post up for the New Year! (wow, are we really already 4 weeks into it??)

As usual, there is so much go…

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Etsy, Here We Come! (1 week from today)

August 24, 2012

The Grand Opening of the Just Bee 'n Me Boutique on Etsy is just one week away!! Wanna know what we will be selling? Yeah, me too! LOL!  What I can tell you is that we will be starting out with supplies to inspire you. We'll be pulling together some ribbon...

...and bits of vintage jewelry...

...and …

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Our Booth at the Winnie Flea Market

November 12, 2010
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Hi friends! I'm happy to finally bring you photos of our booth at the Winnie Flea Market this past weekend! Before I do though, I wanted to thank all of you for your kind words of encouragement after my semi-conscious late night post last weekend where I was lamenting a…

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Shopkeeping: Looking Back & Looking Ahead

August 4, 2010
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Hello friends! Let me start by saying that I have been working on this post on and off for almost a week. I've shortened it, lengthened it, threatened to scrap it all together as pitifully self-indulgent, but I finally decided to go with the full version. I think it will …

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Shopkeeping: Smaller Can be Better

May 4, 2010
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Hello friends - I hope you'll join me as I take you on a tour of our new smaller (but in my opinion better) space at Whispering Willow Gifts & Antiques...the photo above was taken as you walk in from the front of the shop...

...turn to your left and here's what you see...


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Fun with Junk, and more...

April 21, 2010

Edited:  I thought it would be fun to re-post this project with the wonderful Kim at Get Your Craft On Tuesday (Today's Creative Blog). Click the link or the image above to visit all the other fun, creative projects!!

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So, what's a girl to do with a funky 70's-era plastic …

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Shopkeeping Update: Busy Week!

March 10, 2010

Hello friends! Sorry to have been away for a week...but after our bust at Canton, we have more than made up for it in the past week with some great local junking, glorious weather (perfect for furniture painting and lots of garage sales), and lots of prep work for new items to go in the shop. It was…

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Christmas Shopkeeping Update!

December 21, 2009

After a week of looking at my last depressing post about rainy days and Mondays (ugh), I am happy to finally be able to share some cheery Christmas photos from our space at Whispering Willow! Throughout November I had featured a shabby pink tablescape at the front of our shop space, which I loved, b…

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As if on cue...

August 27, 2009
Just as the make-ready on the Studio is winding down (photos coming very soon), a great opportunity has presented itself...! I was just wondering (OK, fretting) out loud on this post about not having a clue as to what to do with all of this... ...and this... ...and this... ...and this... .…

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