29 September 2009

first prize !!

a few weeks ago at the wild wind festival in pittsfield, pa, we participated in a scarecrow contest. i thought you may like to see the competition...........but whoo hoo, WE WON FIRST PRIZE !!!
here's our guy:

and here's the competition

21 September 2009

more awesomeness - it went on forever !!




one of my customers had her shopping cart all decorated up for the occasion ......too cute !!!!

a very talented painter, nancy, who we have met up with a few times now....great stuff !!!..
the tole booth...creative name too !!

us in a HUGE longaberger ?????...
you know the name................basket....
(no imagination on our part for this pic...duh)............


our friends laura and tony's booth.........great display....
and she makes the best smelling soy candles around !!
i LOVED THIS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!crowd shots...................













country living ~ beaucoup awesomeness

here are some pics i took while everyone was setting up....hence...no customers...


the village itself was way cool, wonderfully historical buildings, and the decor rocked



hard to see in this pic, but this is the line about a half hour before it started






we liked this as my friend jerry always says this to me... not that i'm not nice, but apparently he feels i could be nicer.....cant tell in the pic, but it was HUGE




these were lights created with old rusty fencing ~ way to trash to treasure !







new friends we met and LOVED - home girl - her booth would have occupied you for hours !!!

gina and brian were just our type of people...wish we lived closer..we would be fast friends i have no doubt!

gina's friend, (sorry, dont remember your name) made these awesome fish out of fence boards, but i dont think i got a pic of them....i think she made these bottle cap flowers too???




found a picture of the fish !




bought one of these bags !! loved them ! and her framed prints were also cool
http://austinwoodhenge.com/index.html


bought one of these too !!!


oh yeah ! and the weinermobile was there too...who could ask for more ??

this could be found at earth angels


these too !!!


this was my next door neighbor, loved his take on things...he makes happy houses which i loved ! he was there with his family who were so pleasant, wish some of their calm demeanor would rub off on me !! berries in the meadow










arent these great !!!! ............................................................




could have bought everything in this booth....no problem ......................................


another of my fav earth angels .............................................................









another of my favorite booths...sorry didnt catch the name...

(if this is yours, let me know and i'll link it )


her displays were as great as her items !...............................................










more home girl coolness ......................................................







loads of sweet annie....................................................








more berries in the meadow...........................................................



now...dont you wish you were there !!!..........................there's always next year............