For some reason, I have a real hang-up with the word "antique". I know what you're thinking.... She's the promoter of an antiques show. I know...
Let me explain.
I love old things. I find comfort in bringing them into my home. And I've always lived surrounded by them. For some reason, the word just seems so stodgy to me.
When thinking about what I wanted to name my show, I struggled with calling it an antiques show. But that's what it is. And antiques aren't stodgy. In fact, they're cool.
Antiques are actually the best way to add your own unique, one-of-a-kind style to your home. And they can be used in cool and unexpected ways.
I think when many people hear the word antiques, they think of treadle sewing machines, high-laced women's boots, and old dolls. (Don't get me wrong, I learned to sew on a treadle sewing machine). But to me, those are my grandma's antiques.
These are mine:
And at my show, The Farm Chicks Antiques Show, these are not your grandma's antiques. They're yours. Because it's all about what you love and what you do with it. Antiques are cool like that.
Don't miss out! The Farm Chicks Antiques Show runs June 4th & 5th at the Spokane County Fairgrounds, in Spokane, Washington.
Inspiration abounds. And you don't want to miss out. I promise.
The first six images are by my friend, John Granen, from my first book, The Farm Chicks in The Kitchen.
The ice-cream image is by Ray Kachatorian, from one of my stories for Country Living Magazine.