it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

This weekend was super productive for me- which was great since I've been nursing an injured back.
Friday, I finally felt like I was turning a corner on healing, and it was a relief - pain wise, but also because right now I can't afford too much down time. 

 The Holiday Heritage Faire is in 2 short weeks, and I have a list that doesn't seem to be getting any shorter!

I was able to finish up these cute stocking ornaments:

They are made from vintage cotton batting, wonderfully aged.  
French crinkle ribbon in red and gray- to match the original binding on the edge.
Some vintage buttons embellishing the ribbon also!

I went to a couple great sales and got some goodies too...
Two matching hutches!

So excited to have a pair of these to work with staging!
They have the first coat of paint on, Duck Egg blue.  The next coat will either be a cream or pale gray with a crackle finish.

A huge purchase over the weekend was a large art deco armoire.

One of the vendors at Aunt Bee's was laughing and saying, "no paint on this one?"
I think she's a beauty as is.

(I know you wood lovers just sent up a cheer!)

It needs a bit of TLC- it's missing one of the decorative foot fronts, and has a hole cut in the back, but the inside is super roomy with brackets for shelving or a closet rod for hanging clothes.

It's priced to sell, as is.
Isn't she purdy?

There's also a new bunch of English ironstone in my space, including 2 big platters- just in time for the holiday season!

I completed another cabinet over the weekend too.

This one was finished in Miss Mustard Seed's Linen
(just like the chippy dresser- which sold over the weekend!)

 I tried out her crackle medium on random spots. 
I am totally in LOVE with this stuff!!!
I could see myself needing this by the bucket load!

I will show you that project tomorrow- but for now, the sneak peek of 
the finish:


Besides all the furniture purchases, I worked on more ornaments and pricing of vintage goodies.
Loved the mid century Santa mugs I picked up:

A prayer figurine:
(my favorite find of the weekend)

English inspired jewelry box:

There's lots going on around here!
Even though Halloween is this week, it's Christmas prep here at Chateau Pink Postcard.

Hope to see you in a couple weeks at the Holiday Heritage Faire, at Mission Mill in Salem, Oregon.
My Facebook page has a $5 off admission coupon for the pre-sale night.
I am hoping to get a few of those printed out for my booth as well.

And, if you can't wait that long, Aunt Bee's vendors are already starting to trickle in some Christmas fun!


  1. I sure wish I could join you, sounds like a fabulous event. The stocking ornament is adorable and I love all the new goodies you found.

  2. What treasures! You must be so excited and I LOVE your little stocking! xo Diana

  3. Beautiful goodies! Love those hutches and the armoire is divine

  4. Looking good! And it looks like I'm going to have to get the crackle medium - it looks way different than what I picture when you say 'crackle'!

  5. Oooh I love the stocking! And the santa mugs are fab, glad to hear your back is better :)

    xoxo, Tanya

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