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Sunday, 28 August 2011

Arundel Festival, the shop and other stuff

Arundel Festival
has been on for a week and appears to
have been pretty successful.
Certainly festival goers have poured into town.


window shopping in Tarrant Street




Nass helping me set up in Tarrant Street
I took the little shop in Tarrant Street again as I did last year.
We popped up in just one day.
Actually, it was our 10th wedding anniversary..and we thought we didn't have time to celebrate, but our lovely neighbour, Hilde, was passing and came to say "hello". She went straight home to put a bottle of bubbly in her fridge and cook dinner for us all.
When we got to the point of keeling over, we went home, 
and to the summer house by the river..or, as Hilde once christened it
" La Maison de Bonheur"


the champagne and the dinner duly arrived brought by our 
dear friends and neighbours next door.


What a wonderful place Arundel is!





Oh for those who regularly buy our diaries...we managed to get the
Arundel Diary 2012
out in time for the festival.
It has loads more photographs/addresses
 and Arundel bits and pieces in, this year.


By the way, Allie Bond, my friend
 I produce the Arundel Diary with,
 is exhibiting at the last house on corner of Tarrant Street and Arun Street.
She makes some great handmade items such as her
"junk journals"
but also specialises in Wedding stationery and beautiful albums 
made by hand and created just for the customer.  


I have seen so many old friends who have either come specifically to see us, or just happened to come to Arundel for the festival..
either way its been lovely catching up with folks and locals also have been incredibly supportive

The shop in Tarrant Street

ARUNDEL CARDS..GENERAL AND CHRISTMAS... AND ARUNDEL DIARIES 2012

ITALIAN BASKETS ON A 19TH CENTURY BAMBOO TABLE WITH MUSIC DECOUPAGE

19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN PAINTED DRESSER


ALL THE SMALL BITS THAT PEOPLE LOVE TO TAKE HOME AS MOMENTOS

FISH CHEST DRAWERS BOUGHT BY A RATHER LARGE STORE IN REGENTS STREET!

TWO STORIES GIVEN FOR THESE VINTAGE BUCKETS..ITALIAN FOR GRAPES..AND LESS ROMANTIC
 TURKISH FOR WASHING CLOTHES!
EITHER WAY WOULD MAKE GREAT WASTE PAPER BINS OR PLANTED UP READY FOR SPRING

I will be setting up some courses to teach painting and decorating antique, vintage and junk furniture, starting with just simple painting and distressing and moving onto more ornate work such as decoupage, gilding and craquelure..

I've had a few people sign up through the shop,
 which is great.


Come in and say "hello" if you are in Arundel.
I've just finished night duty, so will be a 
tad late in opening.


BUT I managed to get tonight off so am looking forward to my last couple of days and the excitement of the festival


Where to next?? I have no idea..
who knows what's around the next corner!


We will, however be at the next Ardingly in September

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