Lots goin on this week.....!!!

First I had to share this adorable picture I found while on the Bella Notte site
Is that cute or what??????

I am Getting daughter ready for back to school and loads of paperwork for hubbies business so I know I promised more New Orleans pics but that will be next week just wanted to show a few pics of what we have been doing this week

We got a hamster.......She is a Dwarf Winter White, she is precious and her name is Snowball,

 Meet Snowball
Abby and snowball  Abby requested I share pics of her and her ham ham with my blog readers!  (yes she sleeps in her dads shirts inside out) she is not shy and when I told her to change this morning for a pic she was like what is wrong with what I am wearing she is so confident in her own skin love it!!

I went to a flea market last weekend and found a prairie bonnet.....
They call me Prairie Sherry LOL

I did get patterns and am seriously going to make a few of these and put in my etsy the pattern I got was very intricate with little ruffles buttons etc.

We stocked our booth and hung french doors on smaller booth

I had an awesome FB Friend  Christina Miller find, help me acquire, and wrap and ship a vintage 8 foot long pink ballet barre to complete the ballet room it is on it's way!

Many other friends contributed to the room  Drena sent me a beautiful set of Degas Post Cards and book, music and angel, and hair comb and a ballet wrap pink soft sweater that I wore today!
I have to take pics of the wonderful additons that have came my way I have tried to recipocate the kindness and send some home made items to these wonderful ladies

Denise Goodman Shepherd handpainted a sign for me after seeing my inspirations I love it!!

Amanda Scarborough sent the prettiest ballerina figurine, an awesome vintage tin and paint by number vintage ballerinas for wall love them Thanks so much ladies !! I will get better photo's of everything when I complete the room put up the ballet barre and hang chandelier

All this kindness is making me feel like

a Ballerina!!

Wanted to share a few pics of Jacks that got sent to me,  I just love seeing them once they reach their destination  sharing them with you  I am continuing staying busy sewing Jacks and The heart of Texas throws,  I have plans for pillows, more aprons and bonnets to stock in my etsy soon!! ........

 Thanks Birgit for sharing your pic of your ShantyJacks and you furbaby I am still drooling over your settee!!!!
I adore when I get photo's like these!!

Drena Batheness Sent me a picture of her ShantyJack in her home love her dining nook lovely chandelier!! Thanks for sending!!

Tausha posted a pic of hers in her daughter room!  Love That Sadie is loving the Heart of Texas Throw!!

I almost completed a dress one evening but she has to wait a couple days while I work on orders and take daughter to get her back to school items  My mannequin wanted to go out on the town but she better wait till I finish the dress!!

Goth Chair I did in Annie Sloan Emille to go into booth next trip

So till next time ( and I will post about french quarter as there is so much french inspiration and patina and architecture I want to share!!)

Have a wonderful week Ya'll!!


  1. It's so fun catching up with everything you've got going on.
    And girl, you are rocking that bonnet!!! :-)


  2. What a great post--your little hamster is so cute! It is so sweet your daughter isn't at that stage where she has to look prefect for every picture:) Two of my kids have hamsters and they love them. I wish they didn't have such a short lifespan.

    I saw your heart of Texas throw at Tausha's--love it!

    The photos of that little Maltese on your Shanty Jacks are so cute. What an adorable dog and the Jacks look great! Love the colors!

  3. It's so much fun reading your posts, Sherry! What a doll you are, girlie! lol! You are so stinkin' busy.... I don't know how you do it all!!!!

    xoxo laurie


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