All posts tagged: Shop Local

Five Minute Floral Gift

What do you give the lady that has everything? What do you give the lady that gave you the best man you’ve ever known? Yikes, that scary isn’t it? My mother-in-law, Jackie, is a hard lady to shop for, she has great taste and is a collector that no longer collects. So when her birthday comes around, it’s hard to come up with something better than a Micheal’s gift card. On Saturday, Mr. Modern June and I went to one of my favorite shops in Richmond, Strawberry Fields, to look for the perfect gift. Located in the heart of Richmond’s historic Fan District you’ll find this shop filled with lot’s of pretty flowers and finds! I figured I’d end up with a small bouquet of flowers, but I really wanted something more original. Thankfully Deanna (my friend, floral guru and shop keeper), has a shop filled with inspiration. Here’s what I left Deanne’s shop with, four bits of floral fun so I could go home and make something special for my MIL! One chubby (faux) …

Shop Local: Class and Trash

Class and Trash is one of my all time favorite places on earth. So when I was down in the dumps on Sunday — and I wasn’t really digging my teenage kids so much — Mr. Modern June took me to my happy place. It’s about 15 miles north of Richmond, VA on Route 1 and worth every minute! It’s filled with thrifty finds, antiques and collectables both inside and out. Downstairs is filled with Lisa’s finds and upstairs has rental booths. Here are a few of my favorite finds! This old chicken roost is awesome!! I can see it hanging on my wall and filled with crafty supplies at MJHG! Tee hee hee, I just had to grab a few ceramic chickens from the booths around me so I could trick it out this photo. I just want everyone to know the restraint it took not to bring all of this home!! I seem to have started collecting chickens recently. When I look at this pile of spindles I think about Nicole Curtis from …