Friday, July 27, 2012

SURPRISE~!! August Issue of Jeanne d' Arc Living Magazine Arrived Early!!

I'm so thrilled to share with you the August Issue of Jeanne d' Arc Living Magazine...four~DAYS early!  You are going to love this issue~one of my favorite homes is featured~!!  Here is a sneak peak~
It is always so exciting to have the boxes of JDA arrive at my house~this is one of my favorite issues ever~ (I know I say that all the time...:) but it is true~)

Have a wonderful weekend~I will have this issue at American Home & Garden on Saturday July 28th and to The Agoura Antique Mart on Sunday July 29th~

You can always email me at and I can mail you a copy...$13.95 plus $5.00 shipping. 

Also have a few copies of the July Issue left (this is very unusual)


Friday, July 13, 2012

~Retail Therapy and some Summer Inspiration~

Happy Friday everyone~!  The weather is very strange here in Southern California...It's cloudy and we have some rain forecast  for today!  Not complaining~just saying~!  When the weather is like this outside, I want to redecorate something inside..I've been scouring over Pinterest and reading all my Jeanne d' Arc Books, redecorating my booth space at AM&G...ahh retail therapy!!  I thought I would share with you some of the AH MAZ ING  FINDS the dealers have brought into American Home & Garden.
First I re-did my entire booth (I get bored so fast) and I'm so happy with the results~take a peak

This AMAZING sofa and chair with custom cushions just SOLD!

Update this sweet wooden glider with the custom cushion SOLD!!

These awesome Antique Italian Corbels SOLD!

So as you can see my booth is nice and bright and WHITE~!  I love white in the Summer~
Here are more pictures from around the store~ We are so packed right now, there is so much to choose from~
Awesome Armoire with doors that fold all the way back to the sides..great green color~!  This beautiful armoire SOLD!!!

Loving the beach look here at the entrance~ French hand blown cloches in 3 sizes, sea shells, and beautiful colored glass bottles~
This is one of my FAV vignettes~a great spring mattress with bird picture and Rusty statue..succulents in a chicken feeder~Update the spring mattress SOLD!!
Blue chippy French Day Bed with custom ruffled cushion SOLD! ~GORGEOUS garden arch and Italian iron chandelier~Update that chandy SOLD 1 hour after hanging it!
This is an AMAZING Antique iron chaise lounge with a oak leaf pattern, old iron wheels beautiful color~  Hand painted beach cottage sign and custom pillows~Update the antique chaise lounge SOLD!!
Bookshelf made from salvaged doors~tons of storage~ Cute little curio cabinet~
Hand made baby dresses and a cute dresser with embellishments~
  I love this gigantic chicken feeder!  You can plant a garden in that one!  Cement urns and lots of garden themed items in this booth space~
 Another view of that antique iron chaise lounge~love the French Nordic look of this vignette~Mary Statue~
Hand painted Swedish Bench~antique cast iron urn and French market cart~
 Vintage French iron bistro set and a vintage Dalmatian Dog statue ~
 Antique sugar mold with the iron stands (very rare)...painted cabinet, and iron chairs~

WHEW~I love me some retail therapy~ I hope you enjoyed another tour of American Home & home away from home...LOL!~

I will be linking to Kathleen's White Wednesday over at Faded Charm here come and join the party and see lots more inspiration!

Also joining Cindy's Romantic Home for Show and Tell Friday here
Linking to Little Miss Maggies Hot Fun in the Summertime Party here

Come follow me on Pinterest here 

Please stop by American Home & Garden when you are in the area we are located at

64 South Oak Street  Ventura, CA 93001

(805) 648-6818

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 I hope you all have a beautiful weekend~xok