Kentucky Monthly Article

In case you haven’t noticed it in your June/July issue of Kentucky Monthly, we had our hands in one of the articles and features. On pages 62 and 63 you’ll see that we decided to show something we like and know best….BURLAP! We thought we would share some extra photos not seen in the magazine […]

Angels in the South: Part 1

First we want to thank all of you for your out pouring of support with everything in helping us aid those in need in the South, and specifically Alabama. We’ll be keeping you uptodate with information so you can see how your small steps of kindness affected our “family” to the south. In the last […]

30% OFF of Tea Blossom Candle For Mom!

Incase you’re like many of us who haven’t figured out what to give your mom this Mother’s Day, well….we’ll try to help you out. Starting today, our 2011 Spring scent Tea Blossom is 30% off. Now for you late comers, they will continue to be on sale until May 14, that’s next Saturday. HOWEVER, the […]

Local First Saves! yet again

So…I love Pottery Barn as much as the next person! I get lots of inspiration from them! However, today…while perusing their website, fell into the floor, when I saw something 99% like we’re selling here in the store, for 8x the price! Tied vintage books! I mean….if you’ve been in, you know we love books, […]

A boy can dream…..part 2

So, as I wonder through kitchen after kitchen for divine inspiration… I had to share! First I have to admit, that no… I am not a really good cook. I actually hate to cook, the idea of dirtying up dishes only to have to wash them too…well, it’s not high on my priority list. LOL. […]

Who’s Shady?

A few weeks ago on my Kentucky Monthly Blog “Homegrown Design”, I discussed how you can start to update your space by changing out lamps! Well, here’s another alternative…CHANGE OUT THE SHADE!… BURLAP Seen to the left is an image from Pottery Barn, the lamp is beautiful, however it’s also $250+. However you can just […]

You Can Do It!

A while back a wonderful customer, Nancy Thomas, emailed me this image of what she had created at her front door! She simply filled a standing basket with tree limbs and bark, nestled in some fern, and then finished it off with several nest with eggs! How great is this! This is a great example […]

Hoops of Color!

Sometimes….we just need an alternative to art work. I love beautiful pieces of art as much as the next person, but every now and then I find myself wanting something else! Today I stumbled on this craft project that I thought was a great idea. I know there’s been many times where I’ve walked into […]

We’re going GLOBAL….well kind of, lol

It’s been in the works for some time now, but it’s official! We have an online store!!!!! There are a number of items on there now ranging between handmade burlap pillows as well as soaps, candles, and a few other items! You can visit the site here: There is a clickable link off the […]

If you want it…you have to earn it kids….

At least that’s what Dwayne told his kids….so they’re providing us with Handmade Chocolate Candies for Easter! Here’s the note that Dwayne gave me about his kids and the candy! EASTER CANDY: HANDMADE by Ian and Chloe (with very close supervision) “If you want it, you have to earn it!” The kids were wanting to […]