Tuesday, July 31, 2012


When you get to a, ahem, certain age, you sort of figure that you will no longer let nerves get the best of you.  I'm here to tell you that's a pile of bunk.  I haven't been truly nervous in a long, long time.  Giddy and excited yes, but with nerves attached, nope.  Until this week...NJ  Co. is opening, actually it is open now with a grand opening set for next Weds.  My little booth inside has had me tossing and turning, and sweating, and giggling nervously.  It's all set up, though I suspect I'll be in there fiddling with it constantly.  Would you like a peek?  Hope so, cuz here it is...
I've learned a lot.  How many pieces of furniture I can fit in an 8x8 space, how I need to spend some time working on more "Little's", what it takes to truly style a space without overwhelming the furniture.  It's a work in progress, as am I!  Hey look how that works out for me!
This coffee table is finally shown in all her glory and looks so cute I kinda want to take her home.  Just shows that I really need to focus on taking better "styled" photos at home when I finish some pieces.  Of course, then they might not leave me. (grin)

See the cute little chair in the background there?  I just finished that last week, and I didn't even blog about it.  Shame on me!  It turned out really cute, but I've been too busy worrying about whether anyone will like my work to actually get it up on the blog.  Have you missed me a bit??  I'll try to do better!

Now I think you might like some teaser pictures of the rest of the store.  I assure you, they have a great selection of some really, truly cool pieces.  I've been drooling and plotting which piece to purchase first for my home!

See some things you might like?  Well, here's some more.
And how about this?
So, furniture, accessories, pillows, artwork, candles, soaps, teas, belts, purses, jewelry, clocks, lamps, chandeliers, boutique clothing, function and form, and downright beauty.  They are open for business so run by and say hi and see what you find.  I apologize, but the photos I took of the clothing booths did not turn out great so I was not able to add them here, but trust me when I say "hot, new, trends"!

Have a great week...I need to go shake in a dark corner for a bit!


  1. it looks awesome! so happy and cheerful! best wishes!

  2. Congratulations and much success, Deb! I'd love to do this myself; it's just a matter of finding some place not far from home that has space available.

  3. Your space looks amazing. Love the color! Makes me smile!:) A HUGE congrats to you!!!!!!!!!! Way to go!

  4. It looks great! Hope all goes well, Im sure it will!

  5. Your space looks wonderful Deb! I know it will be a huge success!

  6. I missed you...I ALWAYS miss you :)
    Awesome shop, I love it!! I'm sure everyone else will too!

  7. Nerves-smerves. Your things are gorgeous and everyone is going to love them!!! I for one canNOT wait to see everything up close and personal and am very intrigued by the "littles" -- especially the things you have hanging on the walls! I completely "get" the worries and fears....but beg you to have confidence in all of your lovely items and work!

  8. Oh, I'm so excited for you. It will be just great. Take a few deep breaths and have a great time!

  9. Love it! I'll stop by soon and check it out; considering our past, I'll probably run into you there :). Now that Summer is wrapping up, we should get together and chat. I'm starting to grow a collection of raw materials and await my studio's completion so I can go to town! Small things are up on Etsy now :) Good luck on the shop...although you won't need it! --Carina


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