November 16, 2012

Its beginning to look alot like Christmas ( At least at our house )

    Our open house at Glory Days Antiques went fabulously and we are continuing to restock daily. This was a great kick off to the Christmas season.

    Next up is the Monticello Christmas Show //  show the week after Thanksgiving. We are crazily working to get things completely restocked before the sale. This is a wonderful sale and if you haven't been to the Monticello, you are really missing out. It is such a fun store with lots of magazine quality inspiration. Hope to see you there!

November 05, 2012

This week is our "Joyeux Noel" Christmas opening

      Well we are finally here, It may not look  wintery outside but Christmas is right around the corner! 

      Yes it's time for our first Christmas show of the season, The fun begins this week on Thursday evening. We will be closed Thursday during the day for the final touches and then at 5:00pm the store opens for the much anticipated Christmas open house "A Joyeux Noel" Please join us for delicious treats , hot cider, mingling and some awesome shopping.

      The store will be overflowing with glittery whites, sparkling silvers, glistening golds., and all the traditional colors of Christmas. We will also have our traditional Rosehip wreaths and bundles

     And even as we enjoy all the shopping , decorating , gift giving and family gatherings, lets remember to always keep in mind why we celebrate this special season, the greatest gift of all time, our Savior the Lord's birth

October 23, 2012

I'm holed up in my crafting studio

       The weather was so wonderful this year that I nearly missed October altogether. Now we are busy preparing for the Christmas shows we will be doing this season. They are suddenly almost here.

      Our first Christmas open house will be November 8-11 at Glory Days Antiques in Springfield. 
                                             A "Joyeux Noel".

     We have a wonderful evening planned on November 8th from 5-8. There will be lots of tasty treats and cider , gifts for the first 100 guests, and a store filled to the brim with Holiday cheer.  There will be sparkling Santas, glittery snowmen, fresh wreaths, fabulous French religious holiday decor, vintage Christmas , and lots of tree and home decor. 
      Please plan on joining us and bring a friend . The open house will continue through the weekend . Remember the fun begins Thursday the 8, 5-8 (We will be closed during the day Thursday in preparation)  Then Friday- Sunday 10-5


October 11, 2012

We Have a Winner!

Thank you so much to each of you
 that participated in our Give-a-ways. 
You are all very special 
and we truly wish each participant could have won,
 but this time around the winner is ....... Alissa Clary 
 Congratulations Alissa!!
 please contact me and send me your address
 and I will get your package in the mail. 
To those of you that have followed us, 
my sister in law, My Shabby Roses and I 
will be hosting more give-a-ways in the future.
Have a wonderful weekend ~Kathy

October 04, 2012

Still time to sign up for the Give away

There is still plenty of time to sign up for the Fall Give away! 
We spent the morning at an estate sale and the afternoon getting our new found treasures ready to present to our customers. We truly had a van full and some of the new items have already found their way to the store. 

This child's bike just seemed perfect with the vintage basket for a Fall display.
Remember to sign up for the giveaway, It goes through the 10th and then we announce the winner of both my give away and my sister in law's over at My shabby Roses ....You can enter here
Have a wonderful week end

October 01, 2012

Welcoming Fall with a Special give away!

                     Its fall and we are welcoming the change of seasons.

 My sister in law Debbie and I are celebrating this lovely time of year by offering a joint give away.

             *********There will be two separate prizes.**********

 Debbie from "My Shabby Roses" will host a give away on her blog and I will host one on mine.

So yes, two separate prizes!!!

We want to give you lots of chances to win, so here we go

1.  "Like" Colbycottage on Facebook

2.  Become a follower on Colbycottage "The Barn"blog 

3.  And then pop over to My Shabby Roses on Facebook and "Like" her page
4. Leave a comment on this blog
5. Sharing is another great way to let people know about the giveaway.
After you've done all that be sure to let me know, either through Facebook or by leaving a comment here on this post.
Remember each thing you do on the list your name goes in a basket for another chance to win.
Ok, do you want to see what the winner is going to get?

The winner on my giveaway will receive this french motif tote bag, the recent
 Flea Market Magazine, a tiny metal crown and a lavender grain sack sachet and a 10.00 Starbucks card

This magazine has wonderful ideas and lovely pictures
 The winner for My Shabby Roses giveaway will receive the following tote and current issue of Autumn Cottage magazine plus a 10.00 gift card to Starbucks 

*Remember get your entries in by October10 midnight!


September 29, 2012

Loving this Beautiful Fall weather

 We are busy filling the "Barn" area at Glory Days with new items. The salvage area is doing great and we are replenishing the selection weekly. We are also bringing lots of fall decorating items as well as a selection of vintage furniture pieces. If you have a chance stop by and get inspired to cozy up your home a bit for Fall. Have a wonderful weekend!

September 07, 2012

"Vintage Harvest" Happening now.... This weekend


                            Sweet Sybil,  one of the venders at Glory Days Antiques
                             Yummy foods at the Kickoff last night
    We have been so busy preparing for our Fall Harvest event that I forgot to post about it. So here we are and it is happening this weekend. If you were there last night, you know we had a fabulous time with food treats and special little gifts ( there are some left for today)  if you hurry :)

   The venders have really brought in loads of fabulous merchandise. There is every type of Fall decor you can think of , along with so many fun antique furniture pieces it is almost overwhelming. 
We have gotten the Salvage area up and running for the do- it- your- selfers out there, so stop by and have some fun. 

The Vintage Harvest continues today 10-5, Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 12-5

August 28, 2012

Camas Antique Show

 Lovely fall colored grainsacks
 This barn topper will end up in our salvage area

 Marv and  a gal packing a treasure we purchased

 This is the Camas Antique mall, An amazing antique Mall for this small town,packed with treasures
Last weekend we took a little run up to the sweet little town of Camas Washington. We had a wonderful time hunting for treasures, enjoying an outdoor street fair and just enjoying the feel of a beautiful small town. It is unique in its quaintness. The entire town pulls together to present this antique show. Here are a few shots from our lovely day

August 07, 2012

Just Letting Ya Know

Well we have finally joined the masses and we are now officially on Facebook.I have decided it is a great way to quickly give updates and let our fabulous followers know about special sales we are having. So if you would like to "like" us we would be honored. Just go to Facebook and look up Colbycottage and we will soon get a face book button on the blog that you can just click on. In the mean time we will be filling the store with unique and special items!

August 04, 2012

Lots of great changes

     There are all kinds of changes going on at Glory Days. First of all there is air-conditioning. So if you need a break from the heat, its newly installed throughout the store.
     We also have some new venders that are moving in and its always fun to see all the new items arriving.
      We in the "Barn" area are working like crazy to prepare a new enlarged salvage area. We realize there is very little available in this area, so we have taken on a little more space so we can bring in a huge amount of salvage. With the onset of Pinterest , there is much interest in all these wonderful old doors, windows, architectural pcs. We don't have it set up yet but it will be happening very soon. We are making space and preparing the area.
   The store has had a "lemon & leftover sale" this weekend and there are still lots of great deals to load up on tomorrow.
 How about a sturdy large farm table ?
   A new display case with lots of  antique pharmaceuticals
 The "Barn" area  at Glory Days
  This collage  is a sampling of what you may find in some of the other awesome venders areas

July 14, 2012

More Fabulous Finds

    This has been a wonderful week and we are thrilled to be finding lots of great home and garden items to bring into the store. If you haven't stopped by lately please do. There are many great changes happening at the store and of course that means even more variety. The deli is busy and has fabulous food options. I would suggest one of their lovely salads. Come by and visit soon and happy weekend!

July 07, 2012

Bountiful finds

     We have been out and about looking for fresh stock for the "Barn"
It was a great weekend for gathering and we will be bringing in lots of new items.
          We also have spent the week stripping an old house that will be demolished . We have lots of salvage to bring in. So much in fact that we may even start a new area just for salvage. Stay tuned for updates.

                                         Handyman Marv taking out wonderful old doors

This is what it looks like after stripping the good stuff

                                                           Part or the work crew