Patty The Snug Bug

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 […]
September 1, 2014
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Welcome to the new web-home of The Snugbug Mercantile!

Greetings! Things are progressing here at The Snugbug Mercantile (and blog)… For longtime readers, you might notice that the old website address has changed. Our new […]
August 18, 2014

The Snugbug Mercantile… First Peek!

Hello lovlies! I’ve got such exciting news for you all I’m not going to lie… it’s hard to fall asleep at night! I’ll just spit it […]
August 11, 2014
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Granny Chic… fall obsession

Hey there care bears! First off… let me lead off with an across-the-board confession (ballyhooed across the land) that I have absolutely no idea what’s what in […]
July 16, 2014
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When I was a little girl I lived in the woods with no electricity

It’s true, ya’ll. When I was six my mom and dad packed up the house and we headed into the woods. We lived in an old […]
July 8, 2014

Rip-It, Rip-It. My adventures in yarn recycling

Hey there bumblebees! I’m checking in from a cabin on a horse farm in the Illinois countryside. The cabin has no cell phone service!! But there is wifi so […]
June 18, 2014

Living with less

Hey chickpeas! I’m hailing you from a small town in Virginia. And I’ve been living the last few weeks with clothes enough to last for a […]