Primitive Christmas Home Show

I want to send out a quick post to tell you all about my dear Friend Teresa.  She is an amazing primitive crafter and well she is having her first ever Christmas Home Show.

Here is a copy of her ad.

If your in the Newburg, PA area or just passing through please stop by.  She has really beautiful wood pieces as well as stitcheries and wool handmade items.  You can also go to her etsy store to get an idea of what she has to offer.

I hope to see you there.

Published in: on November 2, 2011 at 8:44 am  Leave a Comment  
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May issue of Primitive Times Magazine is now Available.

Get your free pdf copy now.

Get your free pdf copy now.

Go to link below to get your free copy now!

April issue of Primitive Times Magazine.

The April issue of Primitive Times Magazine is now available for “FREE” so go now and get your download.  Be sure to sign up for the magazines mailing list to be sure you don’t ever miss an issue.

Just click on the red “click here” to download your free issue.

Published in: on April 1, 2009 at 9:19 am  Leave a Comment  

Make Over Primitive Cat.

I have really been on a roll lately with the not so pretty items I’ve found in thrift stores.  This is a fabric cat that I purchased at the thrift store for a little bit of nuthin.   I have been seeing grubby kitties on various blogs and sites and thought why not.

So first of all I removed every sign of frilly froo froo I  could from this cat, which turns out to only be around his neck.  The original crafter had lace and blue ribbon on him.  Gosh I remember when frilly froo froo was popular and at one time I actully decorated with this look.  And just for the record I’m NOT that old.  Of course I do lie about my age on a regular  basis, so don’t even bother to ask me that question you absolutely will NOT get an honest answer from me.

Sorry I did dirgress for just a moment.  After the frilly froo froo (I like typing that) was removed I stitched a new nose onto his face for character.  Painted the cat black, rubbed good ole cinnamon on him and baked him in the oven.  When dry tied a berry spring with a bell to his neck for a new collar and then sewing on wire for some whiskers.  I think he is just primalicious now.  What do you think?

Fabric Cat Before his makeover

Fabric Cat Before his makeover

Makeover Cat After

Makeover Cat After

The long awaited books have arrived.

Wow, I am in prim heaven right now. I’ve received two awesome books that I have also added to my site. you will definitely want to check these out.

Published in: on August 25, 2008 at 3:50 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Look What the Elves are up to Now.



Every year these little elves come out of the woodwork when we put up our christmas tree.  This year was no different.  Every night when we go to bed the guys move about the house getting into all sorts of silly predicaments.

Enjoy the pictures.

Published in: on December 14, 2007 at 3:27 pm  Leave a Comment  

Its Christmas at Briar Patch Primitives


Last weekend was my yearly open house.  I really like to do lots of fun things for my customers and those who are on my mailing list got a great gift from me.  The candles were burning.  My snowing tree was a magical sight.  I served Double Chocolate Scones, Parmesan Garlic Scones and Hot Spiced Cider and homemade sugar cookies, Yummm.  My guest also enjoy Hot Pepper Dip and Sugar and Spice Dip.  All the foods are mixes that I sell here in my retail shop and are so easy to make.

Here are a few pictures of my shop before the rush began.


Published in: on November 7, 2007 at 12:52 pm  Leave a Comment  

Primtalk radio segment.

I’m really excited to be a contributor to  its a prim radio podcast that is posted every friday.  Go on over and check it out.  This week I’m talking about primitive icicles.  Getting a head start on the christmas decorating season here in my shop.  I really like listening to this podcast as well.  And please send me an email and let me know what you think about it, and what you’d like to hear me chat about.

Published in: on October 20, 2007 at 2:18 pm  Leave a Comment  

Hello Fellow Prim Crafters

Hello to all my new prim crafting friends.  I’m really excited to start this blog and hope you’ll enjoy reading all future posts.  I plan on writing about my primitive crafting projects, trash to treasure challenges, and most importantly the redecorating and updating of my not so old home (its 10 yrs old).  Truth is I enjoy decorating and creating and I do these every chance I get.  So as always grab a cuppa your favorite drink and enjoy.

Published in: on October 19, 2007 at 6:25 pm  Leave a Comment  
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