Tuesday, November 22, 2011


We were so blessed to have so many wonderful friends join us for our Christmas Open House. We even made the local newspaper!!And...the dear sweet charming Kristi Day of junkology.wordpress.com AND.... Anne Lorys, the famous photographer of Fionandtwig.blogspot.com and her charming friend Tom (also a brilliant photographer) graced us with their company. Kristi posted photos on her blog the very next day!!! please stop by her blog and see them. And Anne posted the most beautiful photos on her blog. So you really must go see. I'll show you a few here, but, please go see the rest.
Thank you Anne and Kristi!!! ya'll rock!!

Here are some of my photos of the event.

An old shabby white cabinet filled with vintage Christmas in more traditional red and green colors.

Lace garland above the table by Robin Brown of Magnolia Pearl. Lace pendant lamps by Binky la Faye.

Vintage Christmas glitter house and old light reflectors

Antique iron bed with layered with vintage hand crocheted coverlets.

Spectacular dome and pretty mercury glass finials.

A star and pillows I made.

some burlap stockings I made. The numbers are from graphicsfairy.blogspot.com

My beautiful grandsons, the youngest came to the party as a "snow bunny" (he loves to wear costumes).

The charming Bolton family of Homestead : Tim with Gussie, and Carol with Mac. I have some exiciting news about their next adventure that I will be sharing with you real soon!!!!


  1. Binky, the shop looked absolutely fabulous! I've been hearing about Carol's new adventure. So excited to read what you'll say about it. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

  2. The shop looks amazing! i would love to visit and see it with my own eyes! Hope you have a wonderful hoilday season.

  3. I saw pictures on Anne's blog of your shop and your Christmas open house. Everything looks so great, and I LOVE the Christmas stockings and your little grandsons!!

    Take care, Sue

  4. Beautiful shop and GREAT pillows! Am always interested in anything Carol does........
    Looks like you had a great open house.

  5. I found your site from my friend Anne's blog.
    Your shop is just great! You have so many wonderful, creative designs!
    I only wish I lived close by to shop, shop, shop!
    Happy Holidays~
    Lisa Moran
    Bilancia Designs

  6. Everything is just Beautiful! And everyone looks like they are having a wonderful time! I can't wait for you to reveal Carol's new venture, she is my all time favorite Stylist and Designer... an amazing Talent and so Inspirational. Congrats on being featured... your Creations are gorgeous. I Hope your Thanksgiving was filled with Beautiful Memories.

    Blessings from the Arizona Desert... Dawn... The Bohemian

  7. Your photos are just wonderful, Binky!
    I still have quite a few left to post of the party in my "part two" post coming next week.

    And yep, the Hicks-Bolton news is great. I know, but I'm not gonna spill it, either! :-)

    Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  8. sigh. Why do all the cool shops have to be so far away?