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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Vintage shoe form and blogging friends!

Ok, so you are asking yourself, what does a vintage shoe form and blogging friends have in common?  Well I will get to that in a moment!
First, I want to tell you about my fabulous day.


A few days ago my blogging friend Carrie from Dittle Dattle, asked me if I would like to join her and Cindy from Dwellings The  heart of your home for breakfast and a trip to the Sleepy poet antique mall.


Of course, I would love to go, and thanks for thinking of me:)!
First thing we did was meet for breakfast, sorry no pics, too busy gabbing and eating.

Then we hit sleepy poet...


Asking yourself why I have this picture...well it was here we starting yelling, "HELP needed in aisle 9"
We needed help to have an employee take our picture.

{Cindy, me and Carrie}
they are as sweet as they look!

We promised the employee we would buy something and not just walk around being obnoxious...well that is hard for me to promise.  We were very well behaved, except a few times stopping in the dead of aisles just to chit chat and not let elders pass us by.

 We all did leave with a thing or two...
remember I had a story to this...


This was the first time Carrie had seen a shoe form.  I told her they were very popular and people use them in their decor all the time.

Then, I thought...why NOT all three us buy one at $10.00, not sure if that is a deal or not, but anyway,
buy it, and after the NEW year, challenge ourselves to come up with something really creative and fun.
So that is what we did, and you will have to stay tuned after the Holiday to see what we come up with.
I HAVE NO CLUE!


Thanks Cindy and Carrie for a great day!


Have a great night everyone,
the weather is a bit weird here, very cold, windy and strange sky..





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49 Comments:

Blogger laurie said...

what a great time you had, I think happiness just follows you around!

December 7, 2011 at 6:48 PM  
Blogger Rosemary@villabarnes said...

Well, aren't you guys cute. Looks like you had a blast. Always fun to hang out with blogger friends.

December 7, 2011 at 6:53 PM  
Blogger Pattie said...

How fun glad you got to go have some fun.... And I love that shoe form I'm sure you will come up with something to do with it... You all look very cute...

December 7, 2011 at 6:54 PM  
Blogger ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Sounds like you guy's had a fun day!! Great pictures Debbie! Can't wait to see what you come up with. Martina

December 7, 2011 at 6:54 PM  
Blogger ♥ Sonny ♥ said...

I'm looking forward to seeing what you all do.. Glad ya'll had a great day~!

December 7, 2011 at 6:57 PM  
Blogger ReFresh ReStyle said...

What a fun idea! I know y'all had a great time! And your sky looks wild!
Debbie

December 7, 2011 at 6:57 PM  
Blogger The Garden Bell said...

First, I'm just fine. It's been one of those blah days, with lots of family stuff going on, behind the scene. But, I did get out for my walk. Not to worry, I'll be back to normal soon.

Any who, I have one of those shoe forms stashed some where, in some box of antiques. I can't wait to see what you all do. I might have to go on a hunt around here and find mine.

I sure wish I lived near by. I would have gone too. What fun you all had.

December 7, 2011 at 6:58 PM  
Blogger Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Looks like y'all had fun. Wish I lived closer. That is an average price on those. Same very cold windy weather here, too. brrrrrr

December 7, 2011 at 7:09 PM  
Blogger NanaDiana said...

I am jealous! It looks like you girls had WAYYY too much fun! You are all just adorable.

I can't wait to see what you come up with for your shoe form...but I'm betting there won't be any shoes involved. xo Diana

December 7, 2011 at 7:11 PM  
Blogger ~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

What beautiful ladies...all three of you and how nice to meet and have some fun! I love the idea for the challenge! This should be interesting! ♥♥♥

December 7, 2011 at 7:27 PM  
Blogger Olive Cooper said...

Fun, fun, and you three are adorable. I sell those vintage forms for eight to twelve dollars on consignment. So the price is fair.

December 7, 2011 at 7:39 PM  
Blogger Eileen said...

I am curious now to see what you use it for, and the other girls too. it looks as if you gals had a roarin good time.
;)
Eileen @ Cottage Beach House

December 7, 2011 at 7:43 PM  
Blogger Shannon@vintagerestyled said...

What a great day! I love the shoe form and have sold a few in my space. You may inspire me to keep one.

December 7, 2011 at 7:46 PM  
Blogger Marydon said...

How fun a day for you 3! Wish I were there. Shoe forms are all over my house. Decorations, paper weights, candle sticks, etc. Celeste @ larearose blog is the best artist ever in her 'doings' with these shoe forms.

Anxious to see where you 3 go with your shoe forms.

Merry Christmas ~
TTFN~
Hugs,
Marydon

PS GIVEAWAY ends 12/9

December 7, 2011 at 7:49 PM  
Blogger Grace @ Sense and Simplicity said...

Sounds like a fun time. I love spontaneous challenges like that. When I did the cookie week with Angie she suggested we do containers for the cookies to go in, so I had to put my thinking cap on and get to work on something for the cookies to be packaged in. It ended up being lots of fun.

December 7, 2011 at 7:51 PM  
Blogger Corn in my Coffee-Pot said...

How fun! That looks like y'all were enjoying yourselves.
Great idea on the shoe form...I can't wait to see what y'all come up with.

Those pictures of the evening sky look eerie... at first I thought if was fire. But we've had skies that look like that before.

take care~
Pat

December 7, 2011 at 7:55 PM  
Blogger Marydon said...

... & I am DYING for you to find them (Love Is...) & join me/us.

Huggers,
Marydon

December 7, 2011 at 7:59 PM  
Blogger Glenda/MidSouth said...

Bet you had a fun time.
Strange weather came thru here last night and I got up to snow. :(

December 7, 2011 at 8:09 PM  
Blogger Pam - diy Design Fanatic said...

Sounds like a fun time! I need to get back there ~ maybe next month. Would definitely be a great SC/NC blogger meetup!

December 7, 2011 at 8:27 PM  
Blogger Ruby Jean said...

Oh how fun!! Eating, Gabbing and Shopping... Always makes for a GREAT day.... Especially when your amongst friends.... You look Beautiful in that Blue... I do believe it's your color... :) Can't wait to see what you come up with for that shoe form....Maybe you can turn you shoe into a Cordless Phone... :)

December 7, 2011 at 8:30 PM  
Blogger Sweet Tea said...

Nothin' funner than shopping with friends - what fun! The three of you are cuties and I hope you can get together again...Vintage shoe forms? I never knew people decorated with those. I'm anxious to hear what the 3 of you come up with.

December 7, 2011 at 8:37 PM  
Blogger Shannon@FoxHollowCottage said...

That looks like a super fun day! Wonder what you'll do with your shoe form? Something totally cute I'm sure!

PS-That was one spooky looking sky.

December 7, 2011 at 8:41 PM  
Blogger Jane@Cottage at the Crossroads said...

Weird weather here, too. My Christmas tree on the porch has blown over several times already! How fun to get together with other bloggers. And I can't wait to see what you do with that shoe form.

December 7, 2011 at 8:52 PM  
Blogger SavannahGranny said...

So neat that you ladies got to meet. You all look lovely. Can't wait to see what you do with the shoe form. Hugs,

December 7, 2011 at 9:03 PM  
Blogger Cindy said...

It was SO MUCH FUN spending the day with you and Carrie! Haven't a clue what to do with the shoe form...not a clue! Guess I better get busy.... :)

December 7, 2011 at 9:39 PM  
Blogger Blondie's Journal said...

What a fabulous day you guys had! I'd love to shop in that mall!

XO,
Jane

December 7, 2011 at 10:02 PM  
Blogger Michele Smith said...

Sounds like a great day! Can't wait to see what you come up with. I love seeing shoe forms in decor too!

December 7, 2011 at 10:11 PM  
Blogger Linda @ A La Carte said...

Always fun to meet, eat and shop with blogging friends! hugs, Linda

December 7, 2011 at 10:20 PM  
Blogger Betsy@ coastal-colors said...

Ya'll look so cute and like you had so much fun! I love the shoe form! Great pick! It's so much fun to meet fellow bloggers! Thanks for sharing this!

December 7, 2011 at 10:20 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

Looks like you girls had alot of fun. Can't wait to see what this shoe form turns into!

December 7, 2011 at 10:22 PM  
Blogger Shelia said...

Hi Debbie Dear! OH, look at you three gals, being all pretty and all! What a fun time you must have had! I like your shoe form. Looks like an awful long and skinny toe part! :)
Now how will you use it to decorate?
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

December 7, 2011 at 10:41 PM  
Blogger Designs By Pinky said...

Looks like you 3 had a FUN day and came away with a great piece! Can't wait til I see what you all do with them! That was a great idea. XO, Pinky

December 7, 2011 at 10:45 PM  
Blogger Linda said...

What a fun day! So fun meeting up with blog friends! Looking forward to seeing what you do with the shoe forms!

December 7, 2011 at 10:48 PM  
Blogger Something Nice and Pretty said...

I have a shoe form but can't seem to find it, unless I sold it.LOL
Looks like you had a wonderful time with Cindy and Carrie!

December 7, 2011 at 11:42 PM  
Blogger The Polka Dot Closet said...

Oh what fun! I want to go to breakfast with you girls, I have a show form and have not yet figured out what to do with it, I am going to wait for your inspiration! We had a high of 80 today and your cold front came through and we are supposed to get to 38 tonight.....weird weather alright!

Carol

December 8, 2011 at 12:18 AM  
Blogger Tracey@Breathing English Air said...

What a fun idea, I can't wait to see the results. It looks like you all had a great time. That sky is incredible!

December 8, 2011 at 1:55 AM  
Blogger Carrie @ Dittle Dattle said...

It was a great day spending it with you and Cindy. I look forward to our next encounter. As for that shoe form challenge, it was a great idea! And I am happy to report that it doesn't smell like the shoe it once lived in. Ha ha

December 8, 2011 at 6:12 AM  
Blogger ☆☆Mumsy said...

Looks like you gals had fun and bonding beautifully!

December 8, 2011 at 6:20 AM  
Blogger Becca said...

Okay ... I'm totally jealous that you guys met! Glad you all had fun, and I can't wait to see what you come up with for the shoe form! Still jealous .... :)

December 8, 2011 at 6:20 AM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Ahh what a wonderful time you all had:-) What a neat idea to each get a shoe form and see what you can do with it
That sky was really weird -in our area of PA-friends said they saw thunder and lightening and snow flurries at the same time.

December 8, 2011 at 7:21 AM  
Blogger marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

What a fun day and you all look like you were having a ball. Can't wait to see what you do with the shoes. Hugs, Marty

December 8, 2011 at 7:53 AM  
Blogger laxsupermom said...

What fun! You all look like you were having such a good time. It's great to be able to meet up with blogging friends. Can't wait to see what you all do with your shoe forms.

December 8, 2011 at 8:34 AM  
Blogger Kelly said...

Looks like you had a lot of fun! It's always fun to hang out with people that share the same interests as you. Looking forward to seeing what you end up doing with that shoe form!

December 8, 2011 at 9:21 AM  
Blogger Audrey said...

Looks like you beautiful ladies had a blast. Can't wait to see what you do with that form. I need to do something with mine. Christmas Blessings. Audrey Z.

December 8, 2011 at 9:29 AM  
Blogger Kris said...

Love it. I was thinking of starting a linky party where thrifters like us...took, say 25.00 dollars, and the challenge would be to go thrifting and see how creative you could be with your 25 dollars ONLY. NOT going over. Wouldn't it be fun to see what people come up with? I will do it after Christmas! Love your shoe form!

December 8, 2011 at 10:46 AM  
Blogger ros@dimaggio63 said...

Hi DEbbie,
ho riso molto vedere che voi usate le forme per fare le scarpe come oggetto per abbellire la casa !!
Nella mia fabbrica noi le usiamo tutti i giorni per produrre le scarpe di marca Tod's.
Usarle per divertimento è una cosa che non mi era mai capitata !
Buona giornata :))
Myriam

December 8, 2011 at 1:15 PM  
Blogger Denise said...

Wonderful time you all had.Sounds marvelous.Merry Christmas

December 8, 2011 at 1:27 PM  
Blogger All That Glitters said...

glad you girls had a good time!

December 8, 2011 at 7:47 PM  
Blogger Anita @ GoingALittleCoastal said...

Sounds like a fun day! I have a pair of forms too. I haven't done anything with them, just on display. The weather changed here as well and it's pretty darn cold! Stay warm :)

December 8, 2011 at 10:38 PM  

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