Tuesday, April 21, 2009

~Girly, Girly~

So, here we are in SoHo, I see this building with white chippy paint and I turn to Bill and say
"I know there is a Shabby Chic store here in New York. Will you please look it up on your phone and try to get an address?"
Of course he gets busy right away. He loves his phone as much as I love mine.
He looks up and says "Maisy, it's so weird you asked because we are only 1 block away!"
I knew from that moment I HAD to go!

I spotted this sign and my heart skipped a beat.
I just love the feeling Rachel Ashwell's things gives me.
I also get the same feeling at Target.
I have never been in her store.
Literally, I started speed walking.
Let's keep in mind that I am with all males.
They just don't get the same feeling~

Here I am walking out with my loot.
I asked if I could take pictures in the store and I was politely told NO!
All the stores are closing so the whole store was 40% off.
YEAH for Maisy!

Here it is back at the Maisy homestead.

Vintage inspired locker baskets.
I don't know why but I had to buy 3.
That's all they had.
They were using 2 of them for display.
I asked in my sweetest voice I could muster up "may I also purchase those?"

Jars, jars, jars.....gotta have 'em!

This one says...Mason's Improved Butter Jar~

This one says Crown and has that great crown on it.
Maisy the princess...
Yeah right....

Old Judge Coffee with the cutest owl on it.

The best smelling bars of soap on this entire planet!!!!!!!

I'm so sorry that this photo is awful!!!

I couldn't walk out of there without a new apron.
I don't know about you but I wear aprons all the time.
They make me feel so domestic.
Sometimes I put one on, lay on the couch, think about what I want to order for dinner. Then order our dinner.
Is that domestic??

This store was so much fun.
I may just hit the Chicago store before it closes.
Anyone up for a fieldtrip??

~Happy Tuesday~


Allegra said...

oooooh you lucky!!
i walked into the san francisco one a few weeks ago.
those jars and baskets--i peeled myself away from them.
I throw my hands up, fall to my knees, look up and scream "WHHHYYYYY!!!"
a little dramatics to show you how much i love your finds :)

gwengoods said...

your finds are wonderful!

southerninspiration said...

What a find you came upon!! Totally cool!!!


Katie said...

Lucky Lady! You always find the coolest things!

Walking on Sunshine... said...

They're closing all the stores??? Interesting. Glad you were able to get some great deals! Love the look of the soap, I love nice smelling soap, and don't tell anyone, but the Colonel likes to use it as well! Love the pictures!!

LuLu said...

What fun! so glad you were able to pop in and get some goodies!

Victoria said...

Man, that looks like so much fun! I love her stuff. I didn't know they were closing the stores.

the wild raspberry said...

those baskets are awesome...good job getting the nerve to ask for all of them!
i have quite a few of those judge jars with the owls that i got from my hubbie's grandma...they are so great. i keep food in them in my pantry.
what will you do with yours?

Just be happy! said...

you're the funniest girl in the world, I love the way you feel domestic ordering food out, you're the best!

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

This was just way too cool. I am so happy for you and your apron. Did you forget it at home. LOL No sorry, I think aprons are so cute. Have a beautiful day domestic princess!!

Wendy said...

That looks like fun!! Where is the one in Chicago? Maybe I will join you.

Kasey said...

good score my friend. love the baskets.
and thanks again for eating my cupcake...

Amber Ellis said...

CUTE!!! I love her stuff too! I'm sad that her stores are closing. I guess not everyone has our appreciation for "shabby chic".

Sandi said...

I LOVE YOUR FINDS!! Especially love the jar with the crown! You are one lucky girl!!!! I was very sad when I heard the stores were closing , but I think she will come back soon better than ever!

Christina said...

oh my! My heart was beating faster just reading your post. So many goodies. Love the locker baskets and the jars. Glad you had fun! One day, maybe, I'll get the courage to jump on a plane and visit NY>

Anne Marie said...


uh -

sorry- gotta go!

Backyard Candle Co. said...

Ok, if I would have been with you, I would have grabbed your hand and we would have took off running! I am sooooo jealous! Was it as beautiful inside as I would imagine it to be? The jars that you got would look so cute with some candles poured in them :) I am so glad you were able to go there and how lucky were you that everything was on sale!

littlebyrd said...

Oh wow! I just bought one of the shabby books yesterday and looove it. I can't belive the stores are closing. Lucky you for getting there!!! You look so cute and happy with your packages, I love it. And no, I didn't know you had one of my clutches. I am flattered - Flattered!!!

Sheila R said...

Looks like you had a wonderful time and what goodies! Thanks for sharing!

Zita - Mlle Magpie said...

Oh, you lucky girl! I've been to that shop and can't believe it's closing. You got great stuff, Amy! BTW, stop by my blog to pick something up....

Jeanneoli said...

I am jealous! I have always wanted to go to one of her stores. If the store is still open the end of May I would go with you in Chicago. Love the jars you bought!!!

Tara said...

Oh I love her stores, i am so sad they are closing too..she has the best stuff and I love the vintage items they had in there too (kinda pricey) but fun to look at~

Melissa Miller said...

Hi Amy, ~WOW~!
You sure found some very lovely items.
I'm glad you had a wonderful time!
What a pretty photo of you.

Have a blessed week my friend.
~Melissa :)

LillySue said...

OMG~ How cute are you standing there with your bags full of goodies!! I love all your treasures, especially the baskets and jars. You know why....Because then you get to find more treasures to fill those!! Heehee!

Jen r. said...

great stuff!

Honey Bend Vintage said...

Oh what a great day. I love those jars. You should go again before they close.

Tracy is ... Loving Pretty Things said...

um PS - went to our local Glendale Shabby Chic store a few months ago - bought the EXACT SAME apron. Will think of you each time I wear it....

LOVE that I just noticed that!