Pretty New Things

I’ve been slowly acquiring lots of little pretty things and thought I’d share them with you!

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Went to Goodwill to look for cashmere sweaters and t-shirts for some craft projects and couldn’t pass up on this super cute Japanese kokeshi doll. She was only $1!

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Before & After: Recovering an Old Chair

Last week I showed off one of my new vintage finds – this art deco chair. While I absolutely loved it and the velvet cushion, it just didn’t fit the decor in the my office. On a whim, I decided to dig around in my fabric stash and found the perfect fabric – cute hedgehogs! This project literally took less than five minutes to do!

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Antiquing in Franklin

Historic Franklin is one of my favorite places in Tennessee because it reminds me of the beautiful England I left behind. Streets of beautiful Victorian, Civil War and older homes lead up to Main Street, which has a ton of fantastic shopping.

Little did I know until a recent Google search, is that there’s a lovely little pocket of vintage and antique shops, just a few short blocks away from Main Street. I had a lovely afternoon browsing all of them and thought I’d share some photos for you. You can park at just one of these shops and walk to the rest!

1. J.J. Ashley’s

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