Thursday, July 5, 2012

Sisters in Kalona, Iowa.....

We've always loved this shop.  It sets in an old farmhouse (now 2) on highway 1 on the outskirts of Kalona, Iowa & not too far south of Iowa City.  It's an amazing, creative store that always inspires us and sends us home with both merchandise and ideas.  The pictures that I took this time seemed to be centered around their little glass house behind the big house that was made from old windows and doors and has a metal roof.  It is soooooo cool......I want one!

 I love a bottle tree.  It's hard to see this one but it was great setting out and in front of the old tree.
 This is a picture inside the front door......yes, it had electricity!

 Can't decide if these would be called chargers or placemats.  So cute under the old ironstone plates.

They must have just had a special event on the lawn.  These old Mason jars had candles and various other things in them.  So cute hanging from the clothesline.  Have a feeling they were hanging all over for the event.
 These were so cool hanging at the battery candles at Leola's would be perfect in these jars.
 This was the view behind the shop.
 ....down the driveway.
We had such a good trip to Iowa but it wouldn't be complete without going to Barb Conner's shop in Fairfax, Sisters and The Rug Cottage in Kalona.


Danavee said...

That mason jar idea (with your candles) is SO CUTE!!!!!!!!!! LOVE!

Andrea said...

Gorgeous pictures! They make me think it's time for a road trip.

Elizabeth Maxson said...

Thanks for the hanging jars! Looks like a great place to visit. Must add to my list.

big hug,
Elizabeth :-)

Tammy Burks said...

love, Love, LOVE the greenhouse made of old windows....loved it so much I "pinned" it!

Sharon said...

Looks like a really cool place ! So many neat ideas !

Minden Place said...

What a cute place--the pics are great--would love to go & visit:)

June said...

I love places like this!!! SO many fun thing to unearth. Thank you so much for taking us there.

A Primitive Homestead said...

I have mason jars hang in in my gazebo with the metal candle holders & inch or so sand to catch wax but may just get some of those candles you mention. I already have a collection of Windows started for a green house in the garden. Just amazing. Blessings! Lara