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Tracey Buxton
Camas, Washington
...living a charmed life on a shoestring.
Interests: thrifting and yard saling, along with baking (Mostly, but not-only cupcakes!), painting vintage pieces of furniture and making my home a perfect nest.
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Ha! well yes, there's that. Happy Thanksgiving week!
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Food for thought on the Sunday before Thanksgiving. (See what I did there?) Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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November? November! (Already.) Oh, how I love autumn. Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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...coz, Halloween, you know. Hope you have a spook-tacular day! (hehehehe...) Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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Sunday's post is a little late...... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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Have I already told you that my fabulous daughter-in-law is a kindergarten teacher? Well, she is, and she has twenty lucky little five and six year olds who are in her class. I made some fun little treats that I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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Last weekend I had the most fabulous time. My daughter and I went to the little town of Silverton, Oregon for some quality me time for each of us, to be able to focus on projects we had been struggling... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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...and as a way to celebrate this, I am having a sale! Check it out, and save 20% through Wednesday night. Simple use the sale code word SPOOKY at checkout! (In the midst of all of this, my computer had... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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One of my fellow junkers is celebrating a milestone birthday this week, and we threw her a little surprise birthday soiree, right there in the lit-up-front-window of Camas Antiques. There were beautiful cookies (I think from this amazing girl...) and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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A number of you inquired about my homemade tags, and I am happy to share them with you all. Here you go! Download Hallo-wine-and-boos-tags Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Nicole, Lori and anyone else...Ask and you shall receive! I have edited the post to have printable tags for YOU! Click on the link up there and print, cut and use! You're welcome!
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I kinda got on a roll with the googly eye thing. (Heh heh.) Turns out you can glue gun googly eye balls to wine bottles, then wrap the bottle in medical gauze, and create a memorable Halloween season hostess gift.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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How cute are these? I saw the idea on Pinterest (of course) and decided it would be adorable to do for my daughter-in-law's kindergarten class. A quick trip to the Dollar Tree yielded purple paper cups, and, not only packages... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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Ya think? This is yesterday's lunch-break stop at Goodwill. It all made it down to my booth by the end of the day. Well, all except that cutie-patootie small cut glass pitcher. (It melted my heart and I had to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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When you have a booth in an antique mall, they generally have one night a week where vendors are allowed to come in after hours to fluff and update their booth spaces. Wednesday nights are the designated dealer nights at... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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Okay, so I am much more a harvest decore kind of girl than a Halloween diva, but I do like a few touches here and there, with more of an Edgar Allen Poe sort of feel than a Beetlejuice or... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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I spent a decent portion of my weekend tinkering around my home, adding little harvest touches here and there. My mantel is always a focal point, and after borrowing back some pretty fabulous arched side mirrors from my daughter, (I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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Oh, how I adore autumn. It's the coziest season of all, with crisp mornings filled with cocoa, and toast with jam. The first of so many roaring fires in the fireplace, and my pumpkin spice wax wafting through the house.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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Funny how five days away from home can feel like five months and five minutes at the same time. I returned home Sunday from an out of town on a work trip since that began last Wednesday. It was a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2016 at Notes from A Cottage Industry