My Handid Christmas

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

1778 St. Nick Cupboard Tuck

I love this cupboard tuck! Made with primitive stitching for authenticity it lumpy stuffed and coffee stained. It is closed with primitive hand stitches. 4" high x 6" wide.

30.00 plus shipping
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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

1710 Cabin Santa Cupboard Tuck

So wonderfully prim! A great piece for your Christmas decorating.

Measures  4 3/4 x 5 high,
Stitched on even weave and backed with drab brown wool.
The stitching is primitive right down to the crocked pine tree- some cross stitches some star stitches and sometimes uneven stitches for authenticity.
Closed with primitive stitches.

38.00 plus shipping- Paypal only please

Monday, October 10, 2016

Child's Prairie/Pioneer Dress
Made from vintage blue and white check fabric.
The dress is 14" long and 12" wide at the bottom.
16.50 plus shipping
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Saturday, October 8, 2016

Altered Art Necklace

Follow your heart necklace made from an old watch back- filled with resin- chain is 26"

18.00 plus shipping

Monday, August 1, 2016

I am now on Picturetrail

Friday, July 29, 2016

Mercy Gale Fall 1716 Sampler
Mercy Gale was my sixth Great Grandmother.
She was born December 4,1710 to Richard Gale and Sarah Knight
In Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
She died in 1751 at the age of 41 years.
Imagine her stitching next to an old fireplace using that and a whale oil lamp for light.
This sampler is authentically stitched with imperfections and has been stained with coffee for aging.
The sampler is framed in a free standing black wooden frame without glass- you can add a picture hanger for wall display.
45.00 plus traveling fare.
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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

A week ago

my husband of 34 years passed away.We did not have life insurance.

Any donations will be appreciated.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Take a look....

at what our other site has to offer

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Hand Made Soap Blog

With my husband's multiple medical crisis for the past nine months my life took a shocking turn but things are better and we are back to work- no prim items yet but handmade soap and crocheted couture items. Here is the link:

Sunday, February 8, 2015

My husband is very ill

You can read the full story of his medical problems here

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Sam the Snowman

Sam the Snowman
Hooked pillow backed with medium blue wool blend fabric, trimmed with nubby brown mohair yarn- scarf is fleece and can be dyed to be a deeper red.
10" wide from one edge of hat brim to the other and 12 " tall.

Can leave him out all winter long!
40.00 plus shipping

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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Sam the Snowman

Sam the Snowman
Finally finished this up this morning- not steamed yet or finished off- by far not perfect but primitives. I guess that makes him Prim Perfect!! lol

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Olde Santa/Olde Box

Olde early look Santa cross stitch mounted on old wood box.

Outer dimensions of box are 6 1/2" wide x 3 12 " high x 5 " deep.

Cross stitch piece is appr. 5" wide x 3 1/2 high.

Design is a adaptation of a Country Rustic chart.

38.00 plus shipping.

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Christmas scents are on the way- orders can now be placed!
Applejack & Peel
Balsam & Spice
Chestnuts & Brown Sugar
Christmas Cabin
Cinnamon & Clove
Cookies for Santa ( Sugar Cookie)
Spiced Cranberry
Spicey Gingerbread
Olde Jack Frost

6/pk- 5.00 plus shipping
Sampler pack/ 12 tarts- 12.00 plus shipping

10oz mason jar candles 8.50 each plus shipping 

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Child's Prairie Dress ans Bonnet

Child's Prairie Dress and Bonnet

Blue dress, brown bonnet ( bonnet is more brown than it appears)- great color combination.
The dress is made from blue mini check fabric and the bonnet from chocolate brown calico.
Dress is 14" long and 12 " wide at the bottom. Bonnet is 9 " long not including ties.
38.00 for the set plus shipping

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Sunday, June 29, 2014

Prairie Washboard and Soap Dish

Prairie Washboard and Soap Dish
Perfect for a prim laundry room or kitchen or wherever you choose to display them. Comes as a set- made from old weathered wood and old wavy tin.
Washboard is 12" high x 6 3/4 " wide and soap dish is 4" x 5"
35.00/set plus shipping

Friday, June 27, 2014

Prairie Goodes For Sale

Made from olde barnwood with square head nails for pegs.
7 inches high x 12 inches wide.
Great early look, functional decorating piece.
22.00 plus shipping

Olde & Early Washboard

Made from olde barnwood and rusty corragated tin.
12 inches high x 7 inches wide.

26.00 plus shipping

This sweet box is shown with eating utensils but it can be used for so much more. Use it to display bars of lye soap, candles, salt & pepper shakers. a bunch of dried Sweet Annie . You can do so much with this piece. In the Fall it would look great with some small gourds in it and at Christmas time- greenery.

Made from lightly weathered wood with an old piece of leather strap for the handle it measures 6 1/4 " wide and 3 3/4" high.
24.00 plus shipping

Weathered Olde Cutting Board

This is a great display piece. It can be hung on a wall or used to display faux biscuits or bread, use to display a bar of lye soap or a candle, a bunch of drieds. The possibilities are endless.
6 1/2" wide x 9 " high.

22.00 plus shipping

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

1801 Antique Rabbit Hooked Mat

1810 Antique Rabbit Hooked Mat
Antique rabbit with prim tulips in rusty red and gold.
Backed in old brown wool

Measures 9 1/2 " w x 6 " h.

65.00 plus 5.95 Priority mail shipping.

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Monday, March 24, 2014

Olde Prairie Candle Board

Tonight I decided to try a new prim prairie project. I had read directions to weather wood and was skeptical but it worked! I also had never grubbied tea lights before but it too was successful!
Here is the before picture

 and here is the after

 I really love how this turned out! I am rather proud of myself!

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Spring Goodes for Sale

Olde Rooster Hornbook
Punchneedle Rooster in a heart shape mounted an a painted, stained, sanded black hornbook. Not as bright a shown.
Horn book is approx. 8 1/2" h x 6 1/2" w- punchneedle piece is 4 3/4" w x 5 " h.
50.00 plus shipping
Olde Bunny Punchneedle
                Done in pastels for Spring .Bunny in the middle, pennies on the left side, tongues on the right side.
Blue tulip on top of bunny and pink tulip below bunny.
 Measures 5 1/4" x 5 3/4 ".
36.00 plus shipping

Backed with coffee dyed old sage green wool

1802 Prairie Bunnies Cupboard Tuck

A trio of sweet looking antique bunnies for Spring!
Stitched on 28 ct even weave and coffee dyed for aging.
4 ½” w x 2 ¾” h
24.00 plus 5.95 shipping

Olde Bunny Needlepunch
Olde buuny with water color effect background- edged with fluffy, bumpy yarn-mounted on Rusty candle pan with 4 legs.
Design 4" x 4 1/4" Candle pan 5 1/8 " x 5 1/8 "
Darker than shown.
32.50 plus shipping

                                                   Sarah's Prairie Hen Pioneer Hooked Pillow

Sarah's Prairie Hen Pioneer Hooked Pillow
Sarah was born in 1838 and raised on the Illinois prairie.

As a small child she loved the prairie chickens that flocked around the cabin. Her mother Anna made her a pillow with a prairie chicken on it. Anna had to make do with what wool scraps she had.
Sarah carried it so much she wore out a corner and part of the side so Anna used old an old brown scrap od yarn to patch it.

Sarah's prairie chicken can be your's for 38.00 plus 5.95 priority mail shipping

Home Sweet Home Cabin Tuck

 This cupboard tuck is so wonderful! Features a cabin and blue quilt motifs- absolutely prim perfect.
Stitched even weave fabric and aged with coffee then lumpy stuffed for that authentic look.
Measures 5"h x 4 " wide
36.00 plus 5.95 Priority shipping

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