Fresh Fall Tablescape

I’m so excited to host a Thanksgiving dinner for the first time! I’ll be shadowing my mom in the kitchen as she passes down family recipes and we incorporate new dishes and traditions. I personally love unexpected seasonal colors. For my first thanksgiving I decorated with shades of blue and brass. Get the look: First […]

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Cleburne, TX Antiques

We took a quick trip to Cleburne, TX to run an errand and found a wealth of antique shops! It was only a 30min drive south of Fort Worth. On entering the downtown square we passed a small car show and an outdoor flea market. The town is full of history and shopping that could […]

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Junk Fest 2018

The Arlington TX Junk fest is held in a quaint garden behind Collected Treasures twice a year. The sun smiled down for our first attendance at the Junk fest this past weekend. The low key vibe and live music made for an enjoyable shopping experience. My vintage wooden sign saying… The hurrier I go, the […]

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Amimono boutonnières

I lucked into a whole box of beautiful flowers which also have an amazing heritage. They are Amimono or hand-woven flowers from the Marshall Islands in Micronesia. Traditionally they are worn behind the ear but really the possibilities are endless!! Add a hint of paradise to your special occasion! They are made from natural coconut […]

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Antiquing Fabric

Coffee & tea dyes are an easy way to add a bit of vintage to your otherwise new fabric. I was gifted a bag of ribbon remnants and decided to make a doily dreamcatcher. I want the dreamcatcher to look vintage so I’m going to tea dye the ribbon. Coffee & tea are great alternatives […]

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Fall & Holiday Market

Come visit my aunt Joy Jenkins and myself at the Main Street Antique Junk Fest – Fall/Holiday event in Arlington, TX. We will be showcasing antiques, handmade holiday floral & decor, custom wedding belts & more!!

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