Ahhhhh Summertime!

Thought I would finally get around to showing a peek of the exterior of our shop.  We converted this tiny shed, complete with chandelier, into a mini showroom for our raku pottery.  

I only wish I had the 'before' shots to show you.  Think dirty, dark and dingy and crammed to the gills with junk and you have conjured up the image.  Nothing a little paint and elbow grease can't improve upon though. 

Can you hear the relaxing sound of this vintage fish fountain I found at a local antique mall for a mere $26?! I know -- and it actually works too!

Oh and then there are the tiny white roses that are blooming right now. . .

 planted right inside a huge vintage wrought iron birdcage!

The cage is wrapped in tiny white Christmas lights, of course.

 I took this shot a couple days ago as evening was approaching.

In the background to the right of the shed is the location of the cemetery that we are restoring.  I should take you along the path to it in a future post.  It continues to fascinate us and hold our attention so I must make a point to share it with you sometime too!  


  1. Enchanting!! So nice to hear from you. I think of you so often!
    The roses are sweet, and your fountain is almost otherwordly....I think it was made by mermaids!! LOL!!
    Hope the summer has been good to you so far!

  2. Oh Lili- I've missed you so much!! I see that you've been SO busy!! Your quaint little display shop is just exquisite-- so welcoming-- so perfect for your beautiful pottery. The pictures are amazing-- I want to step inside and take it all in--- it's you Lili- it truly is.

    I'm so happy to see you back at your beautiful blog:)

  3. Lovely! Those roses in the birdcage are so beautiful! And I love old cemeteries. I can't wait to hear about yours!

  4. So wonderful to see a post from you on my sidebar Lili! And your new shop shed is lovely! The roses in the birdcage, the fountain, it's all beautiful. Welcome back!

    xo Kat

  5. I'm homesick!!! xoxo Can't wait 'til we meet again... and combine creative ideas.... I so need to fill my soul with Maine and all of you. :-)

    1. I am so excited for you to be here Gale!!! xoxo

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