Sunday, November 25, 2012

Ready for Santa

Allegan had its Christmas parade this Friday Nov23rd, and we host Santa Claus in our store so we had to do some clean out to make space for Santa, Mrs Claus, & Jingle the christmas Elf.  so above is a picture of Santa in the parade, just about stopping in front of my store.
Here shows Mr & Mrs Claus with a young lady telling Santa what she wanted.

here is another little one not talking but mom and dad got some pictures of her with the Claus's
and last weekend we had a big concert Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas Celtic fiddle and chello
and I did not have internet service except the small cell phone screen so basically no service but alas we are back amungst the real world wireless back up and running, something between the computer and the antenna but dave got her fixed YES!
shipped out several sets of chairs that had been done as well as got in a couple sets to cane and rush as well as a set of 4 ladder backs to do binder cane on
I had a great thanksgiving with my better halves Lori's family for lunch and went to my brother Bobby's for supper, so I was in a food coma for a few hours.
will catch up next time with more pictures


Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Caning done this week and some new items in the store

been busy in the shop again, got a few more cane projects done.
paper rush in a hand made walnut arm chair,
A great looking 5 foot long bench originally out of the Allegan, Mi court house that building torn down  in 1961 the bench dated 1928 on the bottom, just put in a new seat I will be glad to get this out of my shop as every one wants to know how much is it,  but alas it is for a customer, they have another one for me to do later also
and one of those wing back all cane arm chairs, just the seat needed redone, it is for sale in B & C Emporium I also have the matching rocking chair I have to recane that will also be for sale

a set of Opaline porclain signs, pr of 1920's baby shoes, and a nice old brass bell.nice pr of sconces, 5 lb calumet baking powder can, set of 1880s door knobs and a pair of cast iron decoritive hinges along with lots of other stuff.

now this weekend I have to do some cleaning in the store, as Christmas is a coming, and we host Santa for our town, got to get one of the show room windows emptied and set up with my working elves making toys for santa. photos later.

we have went from 70's on Sunday to 30's for the high on monday a dusting of snow, so winter is now on us. Brrr!

Everyone have a great week!

B & C Emporium antiques and original hardware