Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Gotta love thin glass balls

After I get my orders out today, I am gonna make a nice pan of gingerbread. I love the cozy smell it gives the house. Actually, I think I'll make it first!

Pam Fromuth from Portland was in my store last week. She is such fun to have visit. She took tons of pictures of the obsessive amounts of vintage Christmas stuff I have at the moment in the store. Check out her blog:

See ya at the store!

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

shopping bags at Roy's

I find myself haunting the wildest places looking for the good junk. Roy had a couple of these in his store today and I took them back and added them to the pile. Can't get enough of that 70's plastic. Eat your heart out today's reusable bag.

See ya at the store!

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Plant Posies!

I have been having fun looking for these old tire planters at every sale I go to.

I think they are so cool and can't imagine how hard it must be to make one.

I painted this one a pretty turquoise color, filled it with pink annuals and think it looks perfectly lovely on the porch of my store.

I hope I see ya at my store!

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

A picture says a thousand words

A very friendly young woman named Jessica Eskelsen whom I have met up at the Fremont Market on many Sundays came down to Olympia and took many, many wonderful photos of the stuff in my store. If you can't make it in, her pics really give you an idea of what is there. Thank you, Jessica! Here is the link:

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Beautiful old wood type is in!

George just got back from a buying trip to Massachusetts. He found a nice, big pile of old printer's type and it has arrived in the store. He even found an old set that had been hand carved way back in 1880 or so he said. Of course, he also found a bunch of other stuff, too!

See ya at the store!

Saturday, March 28, 2009


Welcome to all of you travelling to Port Townsend, WA for Artfest 2009. If you need a break and want to stop by my store, Fun Junk in Olympia, I will be open on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 10-4 or 5ish. Please go to the web site or call for directions (360-259-1796). See ya at the store!

Monday, March 16, 2009

Not so glum and blah

It is so rainy and cold lately here. Who would think that digging up a little bulb from outside, tucking it into a clay pot and nestling a little cluster of pears on the kitchen windowsill would cheer a gal up so much? I think there is a flower coming...!
See ya at the store

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Note to self: remember to plant snowdrop bulbs in the old sifter in the fall.

I am so excited to finally get the web site finished and up and running and to post my first blog ever. Please visit my web site when you get a chance and welcome to Nancy's Fun Junk!!
See ya at the store.