we are still painting a lot...love this blue...i saw it on pinterest...mine is white first, a sloppy white....then a bit of aqua then a bit of light blue....a little wood shows thru...
issues this month..
..2 NEW WORKERS...s happy and excited....
JONS IDEA of custom work has been a big deal all year......... i have fought it and tried to keep him in line....but his theory is GIVE THE WOMEN WHATEVER THEY WANT..i guess this was marshall fields motto a long time ago so maybe hes on to something....
. ive always been cash and carry and take it as is or leave it.... so this is all hard for me..
IMPORTING A PILE FROM TURKEY..... MY NEW PROJECT....CANT believe i talked dh into it... getting 100+ big wood bowls,100+ olive oil jars and 100+of those neat olive buckets and some doors ...the sender doesnt speak english..... so we will see!!!!
WE GOT SOME TV COVERAGE.... a south bend station came and filmed us about small business and made in indiana....it was on the news this week...
mostly im on facebook but i miss this blog... it just doesnt feel like many are on here and i dont have the time to do it right.... facebook has been great for us tho....
where god's in his heaven and all's right with the world
dh and i at the garden party
why magpie cottage
thanks for visiting my blog..... i chose this name because a magpie uses/enjoys all kinds of things...being an antique dealer, that seems very good and natural to me....also i want this blog to have lots of different parts .trash to treasure adventures ..business in general, our store, style ideas, what inspires me or makes me smile....and the fun people along the way.... heres our store http://www.greenoakantiques.com/ we sell retail and wholesale
we are 100 miles north of indianapolis indiana on us 31.... we welcome .. come see us any day except thursdays... contact us anytime....we are cash and carry ... *********************************************** WHOLESALE ..we have served dealers and stores and show dealers since 1978...selling antiques and great store fixtures and props for shops...
you know we BUY ANTIQUES EVERY DAY.... this month we have been getting lots of barn and garage cleanouts ...so we have .lots ...
JON WITH A TRUCKLOAD
incoming merchandise at green oak
buying from greenoak and shipping
we dont offer shipping....BUT if you are wanting to buy lots of furniture here is a possible way...... you come here, pick out your furniture and arrange shipping.. possibly with this service; http://www.upack.com/ and talk to their volume department..1 800 348 0143 or http://www.abf.com/ they drop off a trailer at our store, we load it, they pick it up and deliver it to you....you arrange everything....we pack.... this might work for 10 or more pieces but maybe not for one or 2......our zipcode is 46975..... a lot of buyers come in rented trucks to buy from us....
TO INVENT YOU JUST NEED IMAGINATION AND A PILE OF JUNK........
son Jon, his baby timothy and me
bella chic www.bellachicinteriors.com
our webmistress,terri ,dil
the foo foo room
country and primitive
here in indiana , we have real country from hoosier barns...but also nice inside country too...
made in indiana
recycled bed parts and house trim
big displays for home of store,,,around 400$
these cottage cupboards are all available wholesale
fantasy cupboard 350$
big porchpost,around 350$
a nice red 4 ft stepback...255$
350$....one of our porch post cabinets, full of iron birds
our cupboards work great for stores .. lots end up as big useful outside the box store displays ...we have sold to resturants, kids stores, dress shops, candle shops, greenhouses, lots of darling boutiques , country stores, salons and spas...they make great outside the box store fixtures..especially the big one of a kind displays made from archetectural salvage, aka the fantasy furniture.... .... ..and the wood is strong you can nail into it easily.... shops come to rochester to buy ...most are under 350$ some way under...
one of our big cabinets,under $300
under 200$.....great store fixtures,
our counters run from 280 to 425
why i cant live in town
this is looking from our front door out to the garden