Anyway, we had a great day & came home with so many great ideas & renewed enthusiasm. Our favorite place in Eureka Springs is Something Simple. It is the most beautiful store thanks to the talented owner, Kaylene. I just would like to know how she runs the shop, makes the wonderfully creative things she comes up with & maintains a guest cottage outside of town. She's really amazing! The tree below is kind of a Halloween tree but truly a gentle Halloween tree.
This tree is more of a Christmas tree but had lots of things you could use all year.
This was the most amazing wreath. I thought how cute it would be with g'children's Christmas pictures on it along with old family Christmas pictures all copied in sepia tones.
This was her front porch with rakes done in an arrangement on pillars. She painted one rake on each side white. Who would have thought.......
Another one of the places we love here is Vintage Cargo. Every fall we are wowed by these berries at their front. This year some were bright orange & some bright red. They are absolutely gorgeousI love this saying & seems to fit my life right now. I can see a bumper sticker & an apron. Don't you sometimes want to say "it is what it is" when you serve a meal?
I'm not much of a "new" shop person until I get in Vintage Cargo. They sell a dish detergent that I buy this time every year that smells just like a Christmas tree. It's expensive but with most expensive soaps, it lasts forever. I also bought the cutest chocolate molds that I'll either tie on packages or hang in the kitchen.