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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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I'm getting ready for the Camas Vintage and Art Fair coming up on August 26th, (mark your calendars!) and I have designed a new logo for my All About That Junk shirt line. I have added the new logo to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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My Mom's new home has a nice big laundry room just off of the kitchen, (especially now that my brother painted it a fresh cottage green!) and if the laundry room door is open, (Which is always, because it lets... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2017 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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Seriously?! I think I totally, and completely missed June and July. Here's to August, with it's hot summer nights, and dry, sunny days....! Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Hi Lori- the china is Syracuse China, and it's called Suzanne, in the Federal shape. Isn't it pretty?!
Toggle Commented Jul 31, 2017 on Inspiration pieces. at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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I shared a short while back that my Mom (The Sewing Queen) was moving. Now that the actual move is over, we are ready to begin the fun part of making her new place a jewel box of a home,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2017 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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(Photo taken by me at the fabulous El & Em event last Sunday in nearby Battleground, Washington! Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2017 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Polly, the shirts are in my new All About That Junk etsy shop! It's located at : Allaboutthatjunk.com Audrey, yes! Do come! And be sure to let me know so we can meet in person! Tracey
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I was down at my booth last night working on changing things up a bit, and wanted to share a peek..... For those of you in the area, Camas Days are this Friday and Saturday (as well as First Friday!)... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2017 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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I have been wanting to share photos from the small window display at Camas Antiques all month, but with everything that has been going on, time got away from me.Last night was what we call "Dealer Night" at the shop,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2017 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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...and in this case, it was for a surprise double sixtieth birthday party! My daughter's in-laws (as well as being my friends) both hit the big six-oh recently, just a month apart, and that called for a party of epic... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2017 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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I am now the proud owner of two new pair of specks, and I am pretty tickled about them. I rushed to get my eye balls examined as soon as I was laid off from my grown up girl job,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2017 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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As promised, here are the cutie patootie party favors I created for the Ladies who junk party I hosted Wednesday night. Part of what makes a gathering fun are all of the little details, and for me, a great party... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2017 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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It's been a crazy week and a half, and I was busy last night working assembly-line style on some of the cutest little party favors I have ever created, if I do say so myself. I showed you the boxes... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2017 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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**Before I start today's post, I wanted to say thanks so much for all of the lovely comments from yesterday. I'll be keeping you all posted as my new adventure unfolds!** ..... So, he's not my Dad, and truth be... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2017 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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Or boring. Never. There's a reason I call it my not-so-ordinary life. What's that quote? Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing at all? (I think maybe Helen Keller said that....?) I've been incredibly busy the last week or... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2017 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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Thanks for commenting, Ladies! Dinahsoar- Oh my! She has SO MANY books! I have 4 of them, and one i had signed by her when I got to meet her way back at the Victoria magazine re-launch party in Dallas Texas. Love her outlook on life! Mary Scott-t hey ARE for sale! Thanks for mentioning it! Just hop on over to my etsy shop, and there you'll find them! Tracey