November 23, 2014

Cinnamon Spice Apple Cider

Last week we served a very, very tasty spiced apple cider for our ‘sweet’ at Sparkles and Sweets. Since so many of our visitors like it, we […]
November 19, 2014

{11/17} New in the Shop…Numbers, owls and farm animals

Oooooo… this is a fun time of year!! We’re ramping up our stock. In fact, once we get in our pending orders, we’ll have nearly DOUBLE […]
November 13, 2014

{Meet the Maker} Lindsay Curren

Hey folks! This week I’m super-excited to introduce local artist, Lindsay Curren. Lindsay is the set of hands behind a lovely selection of Christmas stockings that we […]
November 10, 2014

{11/10} New in the Shop… Everything Mason Jars

Welcome to our new Monday tradition…. New in the Shop! Check out the blog every Monday to get a look at new arrivals. We’re kicking off […]
November 6, 2014

Three Tips for DIY Picture Framing

I’m a big fan of cheap, cool, vintage prints for my walls. But… with the vintage prints comes a whole host of issues. Framing issues. Of […]
November 6, 2014

How-To Tea Stain Textiles

Last week found Jeff and I hosting my mom for her first trip to Virginia. Of course, we spent plenty of time playing tourist. As one does. […]
October 26, 2014

Finding stock for our vintage home shop

Let’s talk about the word ‘vintage’. When we decided to take the {slightly crazy} plunge and open up a vintage shop we knew what we wanted […]
October 20, 2014

7 Practical & Pretty Workspaces

Hey ya’all! The first two weeks at the shop have been awesome!! Jeff and I are meeting wonderful people and to make things even better, my mom’s coming […]
October 16, 2014

Three tips for sewing burlap drapes (plus a step-by-step!)

Here’s what surprised me most after we opened up our doors last week: How much everyone liked our curtains. If you haven’t been by the shop, our […]
October 8, 2014
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The Snugbug Mercantile is open for business!

Hey ya’ll cats and kittens. And basset hounds. And humans… We’re open! Here’s our blurry selfie at the end of our first day as shopkeepers. It’s […]