Monday, October 12, 2009

Show and Tell Tuesday

Happy Fall, my sweet friends! Meg has been waiting for me to get back from the Showcase of Miniatures show in San Jose. I think she knew that I'd be bringing her some fall decorations for the Little Pink House. I brought her some pumpkins and a jack o' lantern for the porch. She immediately went to arranging them at the entry to the house. Looks like she got her packages from her recent eBay purchase. She and I are both a little addicted to eBay these days!
This a plastic jack o' lantern and some skulls that I received in a $2 grab bag. There were more things in the grab bag, but these were my favorite. They seem kind of vintage-- and I love the party hats on the skulls! Meg would like some Halloween candy for this jack o' lantern so she can sit out on the porch Halloween night and pass candy out to the little goblins that may come by.

On the way back from the show, my friend Kim and I stopped by Bearly Big Enough to take a look at minis. I can never leave without finding something that I just must have! I found this wonderful glass cake stand and glass dome-- and of course needed something for the inside, so I found this yummy looking cake to put in it.
A few weeks ago I purchased this little bed and chenille bed cover and pillows. I was able to find a rug, a garden hat, and the orange kitty playing in the fishbowl at the show. Meg now has a dog (Hagrid), a cat (Bojangles) and a goldfish (Sushi). I think that pets really make a house feel like a home, even a little home.
While at the show, Kim and I met up with our friend Lynne from Club Little House. She was so sweet to give each of us this wonderful little table with flamingos painted on it, a tea cozy that she made at her mini club (that I forgot to photograph) and a mini copy of Through the Looking Glass (on the nightstand shelf). Thanks so much, Lynne! She is so thoughtful- and talented too. I love everything she does! She made the wonderful kitchen table and tablecloth in the kitchen for our last Club Little House swap. Lynne, when will we ever talk you into starting a blog?!
These are some hankies that I found at The Shabby Shack, one of my favorite quirky antique shops. Each hankie was priced at $2, but when I got to the register the man gave them to me at two for $3! I didn't even ask! I love the hankie with the embroidered floral wreaths. I may make a bed skirt for the bed, or maybe some curtains for the bedroom.
Well, I hope you enjoyed "Show and Tell Tuesday"-- it was fun to show you a little bit more of the Little Pink House. I promise that I will start showing more. The bathroom is wallpapered now, but the room still needs some work. I purchased some wallpaper for the living room, so I'll post that when it's completed also.
I hope you are all enjoying the change in the season-- have a wonderful day!



Marsha (Sassy Mini Dolls) said...

Looks like you brought home some cute minis.

Pumpkins are one of my favorite mini things to make . . . when I have time . . . .

kathi said...

Oh I just LOVE that chenille bedspread! How pretty!
Was that an Ebay find? I'm going to have to get back there soon. I might miss something!!

The French Bear said...

How exciting, and look at all the little things you found!!!! Wow, never ceases to amaze me!!! I am so impressed with all the ladies talents!
Margaret B

Jill said...

Thanks for all your sweet comments! Kathi- I purchased the chenille bedspread at Bearly Big Enough in Stockton, CA. It's the "Small Comforts" line from Splendidly Small, Ltd. It also came in a really cute pink-on-white. I had looked high and low for a shabby chic bedcover and was thrilled when I found it! I couldn't find a website on the label, but call Suzie at Bearly Big Enough and she might be able to help you out. It's worth a try!

Anonymous said...

I wish that place was real. I would like to live there! I LOVE that little table with the DARLING!

Claudia said...

Jill - everything is wonderful! What wonderful finds. I love the bed and the chenille bedspread! So lovely.

Kim G. said...

Hey girl! I had a great time at the show, but my favorite part was definitely the shop in Stockton! Definitely will need to head back there! I already installed the flooring and tin ceiling for the girls! The front porch looks so cute with all of the halloween goodies! Blessings!

Maria Jose said...

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mama said...

Hi! I like it ! I am french and i like your blog. I invit you to my ATC SWAP here :
I hope you will be with us!
Have a nice day
Mama from France

Into Vintage said...

HI Jill- thanks so much for your comment on my blog today. I used to live in Sacramento and the Shabby Shack was in my neighborhood - I loved that shop! Your miniatures are amazing - so charming. -amy

Robyn said...

This is all just so darling! I want to move into there myself! You've done a delightful job.