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Friday, April 17, 2009

Reproduction Civil War Housewife

This is a reproduction Civil War Housewife. It is made from cream colored wool that has been heavily tea stained to make it look like it was made in the 1800's.It is approximately 5"x7" and would look great hanging for a peg or the knob of an old primitive cupboard. Use it to store wax melting tarts, potpourri, or anything else!
6.00 plus shipping
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Olde Blue Parairie Bonnet

This Item has been SOLD! Thank You!!
This 1800's style prairie bonnet is very true to the actual bonnets worn by Pioneer women.
It's brim is 7 1/2" wide and the skirt is 9 1/2" long and is pleated.
It is made from reproduction calico in a soft navy blue and tan print.
It would look great hanging form a cupboard door or a peg rack!
15.00 plus shipping
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Tan Calico Prairie Bonnet

This Item has been SOLD! Thank You!!
This bonnet is reminiscent of the kind of bonnet my great, great, grandmother Sarah wore during her days on the Illinois Prairie in the 1800's. It is a big bonnet with the brim being 7 1/2 inches wide and the skirt is 9 1/2 inches long. It is made of a tan calico with a small white print on the tan backgound. The skirt of the bonnett has a pleat on each side and four pleats across the back. This bonnet will make a great primitive decorative addition to your home.

15.00 plus shipping

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Monday, April 13, 2009

Plain Pioneer Prairie Muffins

These pantry muffins are very authentically old looking! Slightly lumpy as many muffins made in Pioneer kitchens were!
They have the wonderful aroma of allspice,cinnamon, and cloves- no sugar in our ecipe so they will last forever!
They would look great under a flyscreen cover or on an old breadboard.
Each muffin is 2 1/2 " in diameter.
Set of three 6.50 plus shipping

Plain Round Prairie Cake

Our primitve plain Prairie pantry cake is perfect to set out in a wood bowl , trencher, an old bread board or, flyscreen cover.
They are rubbed with cinnamon, allspice, and cloves and have some small crannies for an authentic look.Each cake is 5 1/2 " in diameter.
No sugar is used in our recipe so your prairie cake will last for years!
8.50 plus shipping
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Sunday, April 12, 2009

Scented Wax Bears

Our old fashioned looking bears are dipped in our scented soy wax in any scent that you choose.

They are used as an air freshener. Simply display them on a prim plate or shallow bowl along with some hips & sticks and you have a great way to scent you primitive home.

To refresh the bears scent use a blow dryer to warm the bear for 30-60 seconds.

They come with a homespun bow- choose from navy- burgundy - dk. green.

The large bears are 7 1/2 " sitting and the smaller bears that are identical are 6" sitting. ) Small bear photo is on the right.
They are available in brown, tan, and white.
Scent choices are at the bottom of this page.
Small bears are 10.50 plus shipping -Large bears 16.50 plus shipping

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Clean Burning Soy Candles

Our clean burning soy candles are filled with 10 oz of our richly scented pure soy wax candles. They provide you with awesome scent throw and an even clean burning candle.They can be poured with color at your request- other wise they will be natural or cream color.In spite of the rising cost of living we have not raised our prices to give our customers a great product at a reasonable price. The label photo is our current label. Our current available scents are listed at the bottom of the page.Price: 8.00 plus shipping Order by email:

Navy Ticking Seed Bag

Made from navy homespun ticking this Prairie seed bag is 5 1/2 " wide x 7 1/2 " long.
it would look great hanging from a peg board or old cupboard knob.
Fill it with tarts or nubby candles or to store small items.
4.50 plus shipping
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Primitive Black Shelf

This little shelf is just right for that small space you need to fill!

It is 3 1/2 " wide x 8 " high. It is painted black over buttermilk white & the sanded for that old worn look.

8.00 plus shipping
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Black & Gold Prairie Seed Bag

Made from the same fabric as one of our Prairie Bonnets- a black & gold homespun plaid.
It measures 5 1/2" wide x 7 1/2 " long with a jute tie.
It would look great hanging from a peg rack & can hold tarts, nubby candle or what ever you wish.
4.50 plus shipping
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Square Nail Head Peg Board

This primitive peg board is painted black over barn red & white then sanded & lightly stained.
it has 3 square head nails for the pegs,
It is 20 " long x 3 1/2" wide. 8.50 plus shipping
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Old Advertising Cone w/ Sweet Annie

This cardboard cone is decoupaged with vintage advertising and filled with our wonderful Sweet Annie. It would lokk great hanging from a peg rack or the knob of an old cupboard.

7.50 plus shipping.
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Hardtack Bowl Fillers

Hard tack crackers are great for bowl fillers in your Colonial/Praire style home.
A staple for Civil War soldiers they are very primitive looking.
There are approximately 9-12 per jar and would look perfect in a wood bowl or trencher but can also be displayed in the jar they come in!( the label does not show up well but is an old Civil War style label.
8.50 plus shipping
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Prairie Tote Bag

Our plain & simple Prairie tote is made from navy ticking fabric that is coffee dyed( darker than appears) it can be grunged further if you prefer. It is lined withosnaburg
It has a shoulder strap and measures 15" long x 13" wide.
Great for holding your shopping treasures or can be hung from a peg rack & used for extra storage.
12.50 plus shipping
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Abe Lincoln Cone w/ Sweet Annie

A carboard cone decoupaged with vintage style papers- Abe Lincoln with an eagle & flag motif at the top- a Civil War general and sepia ticking stripes. Filled with our wonderful Sweet Annie.
7.50 plus shipping
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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Colonial Star Votive Holder

These little votive holders are perfect for your Colonial or pioneer style home!
They are rusty tin with a punched star design on three sides for the candlelight to shine through. They would look great on a shelf or on top of an old cupboard or fireplace mantel.
4.00 each plus shipping- (2 available)
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Monday, April 6, 2009

Sweet Annie

Sold! Look for more next Fall!
Our Sweet Annie will come to you in a preserved state- still has it's green color & smells wonderful!
It is great for crafting or just to display in a wood bowl or seed bag.

You will get a good sized bundle for 5.00 plus shipping.
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Pure Soy Tarts

Our 1 oz size melting tarts are made with our richly scented soy pure wax and have amazing scent throw!
They will come in natural or creamy tan color- but can be poured colored upon request,
Avaialble in a 3/pk for 2.50 plus shipping or6/pk for 4.50 plus shipping.
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Prairie Pantry Melters

Our Prairie Pantry melting tarts are a big 2 oz of our richly scented pure soy wax- they may be too big for some melters but can easily be cut in half.
They have a primitive, plain & simple look but will provide you with many hours of scent pleasure!
They come in a 3/pk and are 4.50 plus shipping. Scent choices are on the bottom of this page
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